Strike Jobs allow you to post an unlimited number of jobs for FREE for 30 whole days! This free trial allows you to explore our services, begin posting advertisements immediately and provides you with full use of our CV database to discover candidates. Our website, http://www.strike-jobs.co.uk, receives over 100,000 users per month so your jobs are sure to be seen by applicants and potentially your new employee.
There are other options out there; some websites allow you to post jobs for free for different lengths of time or with certain packages. Here are 9 alternatives:
1. Strike Jobs- http://www.strike-jobs.co.uk
Post all of your jobs and use our CV search as much as you want for free for your first month with Strike Jobs.
2. Job Mate- www.jobmate.co.uk
Job Mate provides a 3-day free trial in order to test out their services. There is no further obligation once that trial is complete. Following that, registration costs £365 per year, and applicant tracking is included for free for the first year.
3. Free Index- http://www.freeindex.co.uk
Free Index allow you to create a company profile and post your job advertisements on their website for free. The website is only for advertising, so you cannot search through a CV database, but it is a good way to spread the word.
4. LinkedIn- http://www.linkedin.com
LinkedIn is a great way to connect with other people, including potential candidates. Strike Jobs have sector specific groups on LinkedIn with 1000s of members. You can post your jobs to these groups for free and connect with members who are interested in and active in that career path.
5. Indeed- www.indeed.co.uk
You can post your jobs for free on Indeed. However, they encourage employers to pay to sponsor each of their ads. You are paying for superior placement of your job when a candidate makes a search. You set a budget for the job or at campaign level, and pay per click. Most clicks cost between £0.12 and £0.70. There are no joining fees or commitments on Indeed.
6. Best Jobs UK- www.bestjobsuk.co.uk
You can register, post jobs and search for CVs for free with Best Jobs UK. Jobs are posted and then reviewed by their staff. They keep your jobs on their website for 3 months before removing them, and you may remove your advertisement any time before then.
7. Free Ads- www.freeads.co.uk
You can post a job for free on Free Ads for 60 days. After that your job will be removed, or you can renew it but with an upgrade which must be paid for. 3 months costs £24.99, 6 months is £32.49 and 12 months costs £44.99. Free Ads is similar to Gumtree in that the website hosts advertisements for a broad range of products, not just jobs.
8. Jobs 365- www.jobs365.com
Jobs 365 have a limited number of free memberships that they can offer companies. Employers can register and apply for a free job posting account to post up to 3 job vacancies as a trial of the website. Following that, one job post costs £89 + VAT for a 1 month advert. Their Basic package is £199 + VAT which includes 25 job posts. The Premium package is £299 + VAT to post unlimited jobs.
9. GetJob- www.getjob.co.uk
GetJob allow you to post job advertisements with full contact details, search CVs and contact candidates directly free of charge.
10. Now Hiring- www.nowhiring.co.uk
If you choose the silver package with Now Hiring you can post 1 job per month for free. Included in the package is candidate screening, an applicant management system which allows you to communicate with and track candidates, and you can list your company in the advertiser directory.
Miriam Beard | Strike-Jobs.co.uk | Journalist