July 16th, 2015
Top 10 job boards on Twitter
Celebrities, politicians and companies all have a Twitter account today, so why not job boards? Here are 10 job boards that are using Twitter better than the competition.
Top job boards on Twitter
Twitter isn’t just for celebrities, companies and parody accounts. It’s now an outlet for job boards as well. Turning to Twitter in your job search might not feel natural, but Twitter is becoming a popular recruitment tool. As social media becomes a mainstay of our everyday lives, it’s also become a part of your job search as well.
Engagement Labs, creators of eValue, which rates how well companies use social media, rates successful uses of social media based on likes, follows and overall audience engagement. Here are 10 social job boards using Twitter better than the competition.
#1 Twitter: Monster
Monster’s main Twitter handle, where the company shares both unique and shared content, has over 150,000 followers. It’s eValue score was “20 percent higher than their nearest competitor,” according to Engagement Labs, along with the highest impact score, indicating their content is reaching a large — and interested — audience.
#2 Twitter: CareerOneStop
CareerOneStop is another socially successful government website, coming in second for its use of Twitter and its ability to engage with its audience of over 5,000 followers. The website is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and offers a number of helpful resources for job seekers in every industry.
#3 Twitter: ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter may have a modest following of around 4,000 on Twitter, but the company has created a social outlet for its services and its followers are engaged in the experience. ZipRecruiter posts a number of job-seeker-related content, updates about the company, industry updates and, of course, job listings. The site pulls in jobs from other well-known job boards including Monster, Glassdoor and SimplyHired, just to name a few.
#4 Twitter: AOL Jobs
AOL has come a long way since it dominated the Internet back in the 90s, but the company has since moved on from dial-up tones and mailing out its latest software. The Internet company has now extended its reach into the job market, with AOL Jobs, and it’s getting the right feedback on Twitter to put it at number 4 on the list of job boards using Twitter. With over 13,000 followers, AOL Jobs’ twitter feed mostly features original – and interesting — job-seeker focused content that will draw you into the homepage for AOL Jobs.
#5 Twitter: FlexJobs
FlexJobs helps you find jobs that aren’t your typical 9-to-5 office roles. It includes remote opportunities, freelance work and other less conventional career listings on its jobs board. FlexJob’s Twitter account, with more than 8,000 followers, houses content related to flexible job schedules, remote work and telecommuting. Its number 5 on the list of companies with the most powerful social job boards, so if you’re looking for remote, part-time or freelance work, it might be the right account to follow.
#6 Twitter: CareerBuilder
CareerBuilder is a well-known career site and jobs board, but it also dominates the top 10 list for Twitter. At number 6, CareerBuilder uses its Twitter account to connect with nearly 150,000 followers and share content related to job searching, employment, recent college graduates and, of course, job postings.
#7 Twitter: Mediabistro
Mediabistro is more than a jobs board. The website also includes educational programs, articles and industry events in addition to job listings. Its Twitter account, with over 170,000 followers is no different. The social account features job listings, information for job seekers, tips and strategies for finding the right job and more. Mediabistro also poses questions to its followers as well as funny hashtags and memes, going the extra mile to connect with followers.
#8 Twitter: Glassdoor
Glassdoor was a pioneer for job seekers, bringing them reliable salary data and reviews from current and former employees a large number of companies. It’s now channeling its know-how and data into a well-rounded Twitter account with over 80,000 followers. The company features original content, shared articles and job search statistics on Twitter, making it another great option to follow if you are in the market for a new job.
#9 Twitter: Snagajob
Snagajob isn’t successful only on Facebook, it also makes the top 10 list for Twitter. It’s clear that Snagajob is trying to connect with its millennial followers, with its use of emojis and references to pop culture, and it seems to be working. The account has over 14,000 followers and scored high on the list of companies using Twitter effectively.
#10 Twitter: TheLadders
Similar to other jobs boards, TheLadders has a wealth of job-seeker related content on its Twitter account. With over 60,000 followers, TheLadders shares and posts content from its own site, articles from other sources and networking tips. It’s focused on connecting with driven job seekers who want to push their career onward and upward, and its Twitter efforts seem to be doing the trick.