Beyond.com distinguishes itself from other online job search sites by supporting career networking, personal branding and on-site professional communities. The platform connects job seekers and employers through 70 separate career channels as well as across 3,000 industry and regional communities.
With clean, easy to use design and features ranging from career consultation to resume distribution services, Beyond.com has made it to our favorite’s list. Take advantage of all that is and you should go a long way towards being successful in your job search.
The Beyond.com experience begins with your personal homepage, allowing you to customize professional updates and post/develop your CV. What makes it unique is its community-approach; the site is dedicated to fostering professional relationship-building communication tools that make it easy for seekers, recruiters and career builders to connect. This platform is intended to not only help boost your job search, but also help you develop your career once you find the job for you.
It’s entirely free for job-seekers to register for Beyond.com and begin boosting your personal brand. Take advantage of a wealth of tools, including a Free Personality Questionnaire. Once it’s completed, you receive a Candidate Personality Assessment and a Career Mapping Analysis Report both intended to help you determine what job or career path best compliments you. In addition to their basic service, Beyond.com also offers premium services at additional for job seekers including Career Consultation, Resume Writing Services and more. For up-to-date prices, please check Beyond.com
We found searching to be a breeze. Enter a job title or keyword, or, search by location or industry. You can even specify a certain distance away from your zip code. If you want to check on a particular company, this type of search is also available. For more personal, career specific searches, join a community and do your own networking!
Resumes and Alerts
To really take advantage of this site, it is recommended that you post your resume via resumerabbit.com. This posts your resume to over 85 job search sites in one-fell-swoop and will enable you to sign up for job alerts. Alerts are emailed to you according to your desired frequency.
An additional (paid) service is the ability to actually post a career profile. This would be very helpful for someone in a more creative field such as design or web development, but it is a nice touch.
Be sure to check out the additional advice and articles. There are helpful career and job search tips available.
Employers & Recruiters
Beyond.com wants to help connect with just the right candidate. Sign up for one of their many packages for access to their database of over 34,000,000 job-seekers. Registered recruiters are be able to search through the resumes of those job seekers who have posted to the database. This gives you the option of finding a new candidate directly. Additionally, manage those who have applied with an easy to use recruiter interface.
Choose from several recruiting options outlined below. We suggest you contact Beyond.com for more job-posting/recruiting options.
Job Posting Packages
Beyond.com job posting packages include an “Apply” URL, use for up to 1 full year, candidate alerts, their free applicant tracking system and more.
|1 Job Posting||7 Days||$169|
|1 Job Posting||60 Days||$33.32|
|2 Job Postings||60 Days||$275 each|
|3 Job Postings||60 Days||$225 each|
*A selection of popular packages are listed below. For more options please visit Beyond.com.
Resume Search Packages
When you sign up for a resume search package, you gain access to a free applicant tracking system, free resume alerts, multiple viewing modes and helpful targeting software.
|Term||Number of Views||Price|
|Nationwide weekly search||Up to 5000||$250|
|Nationwide monthly search||Up to 1,500||$600|
|Statewide monthly search||Up to 1,000||$275-300|
*A selection of popular packages are listed abve. For more options please visit Beyond.com
One of the strong points of Beyond is the additional features offered. This includes everything from industry centered blogs to helpful articles, career search tips, video tutorials and a handy career calculator.
There are even additional paid tools such as a resume blaster and background checker. You can read the free career magazine or laugh at some of the funny cartoons. There are even resources to help you find continuing education or interesting franchises.
Also, you will love the job seeker frequently asked questions and the self-assessment tools. There is even a mobile application so the site can be accessed on the go.
There are a number of different support options available as well. This includes some very helpful frequently asked questions. These are searchable, to make finding the right answer quick and easy. You may also submit a question by email via the form online. Expect a quick turnaround time and a knowledgeable answer.
The bottom line to all this is that Beyond.com has much to offer whether you are a job seeker or an employer. It is highly recommended that you become active in your search and take advantage of all of the different tools and additional features offered, since they can make a world of difference.