How Indeed Works

Whether you need to fill one position or 100, Indeed helps you reach the people you want to hire.

Start hiring with Indeed today.

1. Post your job for free in 5 minutes*

Just create an account and enter your job description to post jobs for free.

*Terms, conditions, quality standards and usage limits apply.

2. Sponsor your job to hire great people faster

As thousands of jobs are added to Indeed each day, free job postings lose visibility. To hire faster, pay to promote your postings as Sponsor jobs to hire faster.

3. Manage your candidates

Review applications, schedule interviews and view recommended candidates all from one place.

4. Find the right fit

Attract best-fit talent with your free Company Page, or find the exact candidates you need by searching on Indeed Resume.

How pricing works

Post jobs for free on Indeed to appear in general search results. To reach more talent, set a daily budget to promote your jobs as Sponsored listings. You only pay when someone clicks on your Sponsored Jobs, up to the amount you set for your budget.

Drive more applicants to your career site.

1. Maximize your presence on Indeed

Jobs from your career site or ATS may already be included on Indeed for free.

Provide the best application experience with Indeed by accepting mobile applications or using a connected ATS.

2. Start a hiring campaign

We help you determine which jobs to sponsor and offer a suggested budget based on job title and location. Your Sponsored Jobs will appear prominently in search results and receive up to 4.5X more clicks than free listings.*

Indeed data (worldwide)

5. Be the brand candidates rave about

Provide the best application experience with Indeed by creating a mobile career site or using a connected ATS.

6. Track campaign performance

Track hiring metrics using data from Indeed and your ATS. Indeed will help you apply these insights to your online hiring strategy so you can effectively recruit key talent.

How pricing works

There is no set fee to sponsor jobs on Indeed. You only pay when people click on your Sponsored Jobs. Some businesses budget a few hundred dollars a month, and others invest thousands. We’ll help you set the right budget to get the results you want.

Here’s how three companies used Indeed as a leading source of hire with results based on their respective budgets:

Recruiting goal
Number of hires
Cost per hire
Employer insight
Charles Schwab
Recruiting goal Attract diverse talent in financial and customer service fields
Number of hires Hires from Indeed tripled from 5% to 15% in 3 years
Cost per hire $200 cost per hire, compared to $2,000 on traditional job boards
Employer insight “To be able to provide a hiring manager with that exact quality hiring pool that they’re looking for is one ofthe biggest benefits we’ve found from Indeed."
Hitachi Data Systems
Recruiting goal Find high-quality engineering talent
Number of hires 2X more hires from Indeed than a leading technology job board
Cost per hire 75% lower cost per hire with Indeed
Employer insight "Because so many types of professionals use Indeed, we're able to improve the exposure of our openings to the talent we want to target."
Intermountain Healhcare
Recruiting goal Maximize exposure and staff hard-to-fill healthcare roles
Number of hires 6 hires per month on average
Cost per hire $167 per hire with Indeed
Employer insight “Indeed was the only model where we could get visibility for all jobs while only paying for performance.”

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