100+ Places to post (and search) jobs for free

I might be dating myself, but are you familar with Usenet? Usenet was the original “My Space,” an open internet forum where people can meet to discuss ideas. It was created in 1979 and some recruiters used it shortly thereafter to recruit technical candidates. (Check out “The History of Sourcing”) Well today it still exists, but its called “Google Groups.” I skimmed through the forums and discovered that there were lots of places to post free jobs to a general audience and to a regionally targeted audience as well. Below is a list of all the ones I found. 

100+ Places to post (and search) jobs for free

The good thing about the list is that its a free resource. The bad news is that many of these forums are a haven for spammers and I don’t know how trafficked they are but hey, you get what you pay for. (Smile) Check them out for yourself and let me know what you think?

General Job Forums on Usenet:

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Jessica Miller-Merrell

Jessica Miller-Merrell

Jessica Miller-Merrell (@jmillermerrell) is a workplace change agent, author and consultant focused on human resources and talent acquisition living in Austin, TX. Recognized by Forbes as a top 50 social media influencer and is a global speaker. She’s the founder of Workology, a workplace HR resource and host of the Workology Podcast.

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  1. AvatarScott Weaver says

    Hey, don’t forget us telecommuters!

    We might work from home but we need places to post jobs, too. 🙂

    Work At Home Point allows you to do just that.


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