Health E-Careers : Job Search Sites Review

 

Healthecareers.com has been in business since 1996 and has built a strong reputation for themselves in this time. They provide a one-stop shop for everything you need to know about a wide range of healthcare fields. This includes news, information, events, career resources, and of course employment opportunities. They make it easy to use and accessible for both employer and job seeker. Their goal is to deliver unparalleled access to job seekers across all disciplines and specialties, even the most hard to reach audiences. The certainly seem to achieve this goal with things such as articles, industry news, events, and even a helpful blog.

Job Seekers

There are a number of services and features designed specifically for job seekers.

Signing Up/Profile:
The first step you should consider is registering for the site and then creating a profile. Although this is certainly not required, it is free and will allow you to post your resume, making for an easy application process to desirable jobs. Once completed, you may also establish customized job alerts, so that relevant positions may be delivered straight to your email. You may also sign up for free eNewsletters specific to your interests and discipline.

Targeted Searching:
There are a number of really nice features aimed at targeting your jobs search. For starters, you may just use the category/discipline and your location. This likely will result in more potential jobs than you can physically sort through. Therefore, the left side of the site will give you options for refining the search, drilling down deep within the category. You may also sort the results according to the date posted, best match, or employer name. In addition to drilling down within the category, you may also narrow the location, employer, and/or career level. In short, you can really customize this search and make it your own.

Recruiters

As an employer you may post jobs, conduct targeted resume searches, email campaigns and job alerts, and even take advantage of website advertising and featured spots/listings. In order to post a job, you do need to actually register as an employer.

Although this registration process is free, there is a cost for ad posting. All ads have an initial run of 30 days and are available for viewing across the network. You may renew the ad by paying for an additional 30 days. You may also sign up for a contract and pay for a number of job postings in advance, obtaining a discount in return.

PackagePost LengthPrice
Monthly Posting30 Days$395.00
10-Job Contract30 Days (each)$3,199.50
25-Job Contract30 Days (each)$6,122.50
50-Job Contract30 Days (each)$10.270.00
100-Job Contract30 Days (each)$18,170.00


Special Features

There are some additional special features that make the Health E-Careers site even more valuable. This includes a blog that discusses just about any healthcare job and professional topic imaginable. You will also find a wide selection of articles available on the site, once again covering a wide range of topics and issues in the healthcare profession. There is also a listing of industry news, normally organized by topic, and some professional events, organized by discipline. There is also a listing of featured employers (as well as a general listing), that you can use for further research.

Support

If you ever have a question, the site does include a nice page of frequently asked questions that should be helpful. They also have a toll-free phone line that you can use. The About Us page includes several email address, depending on your area of concern and an actual physical mailing address.

Bottom Line

The Health E-Career website offers a lot of functionality for both job seekers and employers in the healthcare industry. Although it does seem a tad expensive for running ads, the contract option is a nice way to secure some discounts. Job seekers will find it easy to search and use this site.

 

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