Note: As a service to RF Cafe visitors, I will
post your company's tech-related job openings
at no cost. Only direct hiring companies' jobs are posted
(i.e., no recruiters). If you are responsible for hiring
in your company, send me an e-mail with the job listing information and I'll be glad
to post it for you. The most recent list of jobs can
be seen here.
ZipRecruiter is a relative newcomer to the online
job search world. It began in 2010 as a "kitchen table project" by the founders literally in the kitchen of
co-founder Ian Siegel. I hear their
radio ads frequently. You might have seen ZipRecruiter ads on TV,
but I almost never watch TV. The
Better Business Bureau (BBB) gives ZipRecruiter an A+ rating. If
you scan through the user gripes, they appear to be mainly from hiring companies who
did not read and/or adhere to the policy for cancellation of the service. Job seeker
complaints tend to focus on dissatisfaction with hiring company practices, which you
will find with any job posting service. For comparison,
Monster Worldwide (not a BBB member) gets a D- rating, and
CareerBuilder rates an A+. Having no personal experience with ZipRecruiter,
I can neither endorse nor condemn them.
Marketing Intern Amanda Drury sent me an e-mail asking
for a promo on RF Cafe after finding some of my engineering career advice postings.
A quick check of listings for engineers and technicians in my city of Erie,
Pennsylvania, turned up a surprisingly large number of listings. Most of the
technician postings are from temp service agencies, but many were also from direct
hire companies. Even
General Electric Transportation, which is all but dead here, has
a couple job openings listed. ZipRecruiter advertises having more than 8 million jobs
listed across the world at this time.
Companies seeking employees can learn how to work with ZipRecruiter to
post jobs here,
and job seekers can begin a job search here. Free apps are available for both Android and
A few articles on the
ZipRecruiter Blog with advice to hiring companies and job seekers are linked below.
This paraphrasing by Ian Siegel of a famous quote applies to many successful
startups: "First, they ignore you. Then, they mock you. Then, they try to kill you. And then,
they buy you."
Posted July 17 2018