Seek and ye shall find? Not necessarily, as any job seeker knows. But if you’re just looking on job websites and search engines like Monster, Career Builder, Indeed, and SimplyHired, you might not be seeking as hard, or as smart, as you can.
Just as being a specialist in a field typically pays off with a higher salary, turning to a specialized job search site might just pay off in finding that job. To that end, here are 37 niche job search engines you just might have overlooked.
Digital and tech jobs
Application engineers, database administrators, programmers and others seeking digital and tech jobs will find plenty of sites to help in that search:
- Dice.com is not only a leading site for tech job searches but offers tech news, advice and talent communities to bring like-minded techies together.
- Jobs.Mashable.com offers jobs for every tech segment including designers, developers, marketers, programmers and bloggers.
- Careers.StackOverflow.com is another leading site for programming jobs from around the world.
- Other tech job sites include seojobsfinder.com, crunchboard.com, 37signals.com, TechCrunch.com and TechCareers.com.
Specialty sites for jobs in the healthcare industry abound online. Leading sites include:
- HealthcareJobsUSA.com lists jobs in virtually every healthcare category from physicians to case managers to dentists to medical assistants.
- Medzilla.com specializes in jobs for the biotech, science and pharmaceutical sectors.
- HealthcareJobsite.com lists jobs in all segments of healthcare.
- Healthecareers.com offers listings in counseling, pharmacy, therapy, for physicians and other healthcare segments.
- PracticeLink.com specializes in finding jobs for physicians in a variety of clinical, office, hospital and research settings.
- MDJobsite.com is another site focusing solely on physicians in all specialties.
Niche sites focusing on finance include:
- eFinancialCareers.com offers IT jobs in banking, accounting and finance around the world.
- FinancialJobBank.com offers a speedy search engine and a robust set of filters to help locate a wide variety of financial jobs.
- Onewire.com is yet another site specializing in financial careers.
For students and new job seekers looking to get some experience to beef up a resume, job sites that specialize in internships or entry-level jobs include:
- YouTern.com seeks to connect inexperienced talent with startups, nonprofits and other business segments needing cheap labor.
- Internmatch.com offers internships in a variety of fields along with news, trends and tips.
- CollegeRecruiter.com offers listings for both internships and entry-level positions.
Sales, Marketing & Advertising
- SalesGravy.com posts sales jobs of all types across the U.S. along with news and advice, training resources and community-building tools.
- SalesHeads.com is offered by Beyond.com and offers listings in addition to useful job search tools.
- TalentZoo.com specializes in jobs from advertising, marketing and new media.
- AdRANTs.com focuses on jobs in advertising.
- WorkInRetail.com is a division of CareerBuilder.com and specializes in listings of full and part-time jobs from retailers of all types and sizes throughout the U.S.
- AllRetailJobs.com also posts retail jobs and claims more than 15,000 employers and recruiters have registered on its site.
- TheGreenJobBank.com lists jobs from nonprofits, recruiters, green employers and trade organizations. There’s also greenjobspider.com, goinggreenjobs.com and environmentalcareer.com.
- JobsOnTheMenu.com is for those looking to work in the food service industry.
- BeautyJobShop.com specializes in beauty, salon, spa and fashion jobs.
- JobsInManufacturing.com offers just what its name implies with jobs ranging from plant management to purchasing to logistics.
- PoliticalJobHunt.com posts jobs from the political, government and legislative arenas.
- WorkatHomeCareers.com connects would-be workers with a number of legitimate work at home opportunities.
There are also plenty of other niche job sites available. Check out this list of niche sites for more.
Author Bio: Eric Nacul is a freelance writer, graphic designer and tech enthusiast who also blogs at bestfreeonline.net.