NEW! How To Post a Job For Free on Glassdoor


As I mentioned in a previous post, there are plenty of places where you can post a job for free online, and now that includes Glassdoor! For companies looking advertise their jobs to a community of 22 million engaged, informed candidates, Glassdoor is offering a free $50 credit towards any job posting or job advertising campaign. Consider it a holiday gift for employers looking for top talent during what can be a difficult recruiting period.

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How it works: Set a budget of $50 on your first job posting and you won’t pay a cent. Each time an interested candidate clicks on your job listing, it will cost a small amount; usually around 70 cents, which will be deducted from your $50 free credit budget. It’s in our best interest to make your posting successful, so our technology will continuously update behind the scenes to target the ideal fit candidates in our community to showcase your job. Your job will then be showcased throughout the Glassdoor community, in job searches, on the company profiles of your talent competitors, on Glassdoor mobile apps, in targeted emails to job seekers, and on our partner sites.

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Getting started: First, set your budget (the total amount you want to spend on your job posting) which would be just $50 if you want a completely free job posting.  Next, decide if you want manually set your cost-per-click (CPC) price, or if you want Glassdoor to do it for you (this auto-optimize option is the default). In either case, this is modern pay-for-performance advertising – not ‘post and pray’ – so you’ll only be charged when someone clicks on your job posting.

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Determine if you’d like to receive applications through an external website link or if you’d like to receive them via email.  After that, you’ll have the opportunity to preview your job posting, edit if necessary and not, you’re ready to go! Feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.

Have more than 5 jobs to post? Learn more about our Job Ads product.

Author:  Alison Hadden

Head of Brand Strategy at Glassdoor

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