US.jobs - can US Jobs assist you secure a new job?
US.Jobs is a network of individual US state sites, supported by the DirectEmployers Association and National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) alliance.
This defines the kind of advertisers you'll find on this site, as they are mostly large employers and members of the associations (although others can advertise too).
"More than 70% of jobs on US.jobs are not found on other employment boards" .
Searching For Jobs on US Jobs
The basic search allows you to search for jobs keywords and location. You can conduct a more advanced search by clicking on the 'Add Advanced Fields' link which is below the 'jobs keywords' box.
With the 'Advanced Fields' selected, you can then search by date advert posted, industry sector and kind of advertiser (employer or staffing companies or both).
The jobs matching your search criterion are then displayed in a results page. When you click on a job a new window will open in your web browser, and you will be taken to the web page that the job is displayed on the employer / recruiter's own website. You can then apply for this job through the employer / recruiter's site.
To return to the results page, you either need to close the newly opened window or select the tab (in your browser) that contains the results page.
Why Should You Register on US.jobs?
US.jobs allows you to save searches and receive email alerts for similar jobs as they're posted - on the results page see the 'Advanced Tools' menu on the right-hand side (you may need to scroll down the page a bit) or click on 'Create Account / Login' on the Job Seekers section on the Home Page.
Once you've created an account, you can upload your CV / resume so that employers can view it. Other site features include resume writing advice, areas for executive posts, a salary calculator; and a video for jobseekers. The site also links through to the NACE graduate employment site.
What Else is There?
On the Home Page, you can also do a veterans job search, browse jobs from a particular company or search for jobs by state. If you click on 'Additional Tools', you can also search for jobs by metro area, industry sector, by occupation, or view international jobs or search career events.
There are also links to special 'Areas of Interest', such as disability, diversity, seniors, veterans, veterans job bank, youth careers.
US.jobs also lists career events and provides a really handy search engine to enable you to quickly locate whether there is a relevant career event near to you that might interest you.
|URL for job seekers||US.jobs|
|Type of site||Generalist job site|
|Specific job sectors covered||
|Geographic coverage||USA and worldwide|
|Number of jobs on the site||Not stated, but likely to be one of the top 3 US job boards.|
|Jobs by email||Yes|
|Can you upload your resume||Yes|
Information for Employers and Recruiters
There are 4 options for posting your jobs on US.jobs:
- Join DirectEmployers as an association member.
- Register to post jobs for $25 per job for 30 days.
- Free job posting using the state workforce systems.
- Use US.jobs indexing systems to list your corporate job.
If you're planning a career event, then you can register your event with US.jobs and they'll then display it when a job seeker uses their career event search engine to find relevant events in their locality.