When the subject of professional social media sites comes up, most everyone naturally thinks of LinkedIn. And there’s good reason for that. With almost 550 million users, it is far and away the most popular work-related social media site.

But it isn’t the only one. There are many more out there that are geared toward specific industries and professions. Here are a few.

1. Jobcase

This social media engine operates more than 100 job sites. People who join can tap into a wide range of employers and jobs. More than 70 million people use the site, and members can put together professional profiles on the site for recruiters.

2. Indeed

This is one of the more well known sites. More than 200 million people use it each month from around the world. You can create a profile and post a resume, as well as search job listings from many different sources around the web. It also has mobile apps and email alerts.

3. Opportunity

This site uses algorithms to match up people across a range of services. You can connect to people who provide opportunities in sales, networking, and employment. A mobile app will alert you with an email when something has been located for you. This site even allows you to set up dating profiles.

4. Glassdoor

This is another fairly well known site. It specializes in giving reviews of companies by the people who work at them. There are millions of reviews, as well as information on salaries and benefits.

5. Ladders

This site bills itself as the place top earners go to network. Many executives use the site. The site also gives users access to news articles and advice, as well as help on resume writing.

You don’t have to pay anything for a basic membership, and you get access to about 200,000 jobs. However, to actually apply for the jobs, you need to upgrade to a paid membership.

6. Monster

Yes, it’s still around. It is still very popular, with more than five million job listings. It also providers alerts when new jobs appear on the site. The site also offers tips on job searching and has a database of company profiles.

If your job search is fizzling, Winston Resources can help. We know how to help people land jobs that are a good fit for them. We work closely with each of our job candidates to establish a relationship based on trust. We take the time to learn about their skills, experience, and interests. Give us a call today

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