Dice.com : Job Search Sites Review

 

Dice.com, ‘The career hub for tech’, is one of five job sites singled out by Forbes with a Best of Web award, and is considered the top recruiting site for the information technology sector.

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The site has over 80,000 technology jobs posted, with over 3,000,000 registered technology professionals and approximately 2,000,000 unique visitors. 75% of registered users have a bachelor’s degree or higher, and two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience in their field.

The Dice.com site not only provides the usual job posting, search, and career counseling information, but also a wide range of useful information about employment in the technology industry, technology development trends, IT certification, and more. The site is simple to use for both job seekers and recruiters.

Job Seekers

Register with Dice or log on using Facebook. Complete the MyDice 1-Minute Skill Card to create your profile, and then upload your resume. If you want to receive job alerts, select that option.

On the Talent Communities page, join a Dice.com technology community (for example, Android or Linux). Take advantage of Dice.com’s Tech News & Advice page, and comment on Dice Blog Network articles or participate in Tech Talk discussions.

Follow thousands of top technology company profiles on Dice.com (such as AETEA, Research in Motion, Microsoft).

  • Search and Navigate

    On your MyDice page, you can simply click one of the 4 categories (such has By Skill/Job Title) to look for related position.

    Alternatively, click Advanced Job Search. Select the criteria you want to use for your search. This site provides a variety of different location combinations (city, country, zip code, area code, and more).

    A list displays showing positions matching your search criteria.

    Use Dice.com’s Create a Search agent Matching These Results to receive email alerts about new job postings related to your saved searches.

  • Apply for a position

    Select a position, click Apply Now, and complete Dice.com’s application form. You’ll need to include a cover letter and upload or paste your resume. The application is then forwarded to the appropriate company.

Employers and Recruiters

Dice.com offers a variety of recruitment solutions, including a 30-day resume database access service that retrieves up to 500 resumes that target specific tech skill and requirements.

  • Membership options

    Click Post Jobs to quickly post jobs on Dice.com.

    Postings (for 30 days)Resume Database Access Service
    12345-10$995
    (for 30 days)
    $495
    each
    $410
    each
    $385
    each
    $365
    each
    $315
    each


    For other membership options include:

  • Premium Posting, where you can post for 60 days and receive ‘hand selected’ candidates

     

  • Full Service Solution, with reusable postings, full access to the resume database and more.

     

    For these options, contact the Dice.com sales team.

Special Features

  • Create resumes and cover letters for free. Set resumes as searchable or unsearchable on the Dice database.
  • Job alert search agents to notify you via email of new jobs in your search.
  • Featured top companies in the technology field.
  • Talent communities for special technology interests including discussions, software development such as mobile and online game development, and much more.
  • Dice.com’s free mobile app for iPhones and Androids. With this, you can search highly targeted tech jobs from top employers any time.
  • Extensive employer aids describing social recruiting, Dice.com benefits, salary surveys, even some hiring humor!
  • Access to online chat for support and sales.

Support

  • A complete online help system with everything you need to know about Dice.com, including FAQs.
  • Contact forms for job seekers and employers, with an option to email Dice.com or call the Dice Customer Support line directly with questions or technical support issues.

Bottom Line

Dice.com is the premier go-to-job board for anyone in information technology. The site is easy to navigate, contains a wealth of information for both technology professionals and employers. Technology professionals can join in a number of discussion groups and networks related to their field and comment on a wide assortment of blogs; this feature is unique to this site.

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