Looking to expand your team? As a business owner who is handling the hiring process on your own, the first step is to blast your openings on job boards to reach qualified candidates.
Whether you are looking to fill a full-time position or hiring an intern onboard, you’ll benefit from this list of job portals for employers in Singapore.
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#1 Cult Jobs
Cult Jobs is a job portal catered to the creative industry, for full-time positions and internships. If you are looking to fill positions in design, arts, content, PR, marketing or social media, give Cult Jobs a shot. The job portal also accepts jobs that fall on the business side of a creative field, such as marketing or PR services.
Job listings are free for 30 days and go through strict moderation, so be sure to read their posting guidelines clearly. If you need to hire urgently, you can also get a “featured post” listing for $49, which places your job listing at the top of the job board for 10 days.
Indeed is one of Singapore’s largest job search websites with an enormous database of jobs and resumes across industries. One of the most unique features of Indeed is that you can search for resumes to look for the exact skills and expertise you need, just like how a jobseeker would look for a job. It is free to post a job on Indeed.
It is free to post a job on Indeed but you could also pay as little as $5 a day to sponsor your jobs to attract candidates faster.
JobsCentral is one of the largest job portal in Singapore, catered to a wide variety of professions. Employers can tap on their recruitment solutions, such as database mining for scouring through their jobseeker database and the LUCEO Applicant Tracking System where you can easily manage your applicants.
FastJobs is another job portal that employers can use to fill non-executive and part-time jobs. Employers can connect to applicants in real-time and receive responses through the FastChat in-app. Posting jobs on the portal requires their native currency called FastCoins and would be available for 7 days.
While LinkedIn is mainly used for professional networking, it also has various employment-oriented services such as its Recruiter account and a Jobs page. Employers can create online job postings, which will be linked to your company’s LinkedIn Page.
Posting a job on LinkedIn is simple with its recommendation technology. For instance, as you type in the job title or fill in the required skills section, a list of standard suggestions will appear. You will also receive candidate recommendations tailored to the job vacancy after the posting goes live.
Job postings on Linkedin are on a pay-per-click model, you can set a maximum total budget or an average daily budget. You get to save up to 35% if you purchase job posting budget in advance. Here are the discount tiers:
- Save 17% – pay $498 instead of $600
- Save 25% – pay $750 instead of $1,000
- Save 35% – pay $1,300 instead of $2,000
If you wish to recruit young team to join your team, Glints would be the job portal to turn to. The platform allows unlimited free job posting for entry-level positions, internships and freelance work. Its paid recruitment solution offers access to a curated talent database and a faster hiring process of within 2 to 4 weeks.
And if you are considering to build an offshore team–particularly a tech team at a lower cost, Glints Global provides a free consultation to guide you through with that. Currently, the countries that you can build your team at are Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
InternSG is one of the most well-known platforms for internships, with a mission to connect students and corporate entities through purposeful internships. The portal caters mostly students, so you can expect job placements to be largely internships.
What’s nice about InternSG is that listings are free, which makes sense especially for small businesses who have a limited budget (or none at all) to spend on recruiting interns. Once your job listing is approved, you’ll receive resumes directly in your email when candidates apply for the position.
MyCareersFuture is a job portal supported by the government for Singaporeans and PRs. It is also mandatory for companies hiring employment pass (EP) or S Pass holders to post their job openings on the portal from 1 October 2020.
The job portal makes use of the job matching technology that allows applicants to be filtered based on their skills and experience. It also has a ‘Suggested Talent’ function, providing a recommended list of candidates with relevant skills.
Jobseekers have to login with SingPass to apply for the jobs, so that helps in ensuring serious applicants only. For employers, job postings are free and are valid for up to 30 days. To post jobs, you have to login with your CorpPass.
#9Tech in Asia
Tech in Asia may be known as a reputable tech publication in Asia, but it also has an extensive talent database with over 40,000 candidates from Singapore and Indonesia. You can choose to pay per job posting at US$29 each or to subscribe to their Premium plan from US$99/month.
Premium members get access to its talent recommendation algorithm, where potential talent is identified for you. Each month, a premium subscription also allows you to choose 5 jobs to be featured on Tech in Asia’s Jobs page.
This article was originally written on 17 February 2020 and has been updated with the latest information.
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