How to post a job for free*

  1. Create your free* job posting

    Include the location, an industry-standard job title, and a detailed job description. Here are some pro tips on writing a great job description.

  2. Set your application preferences

    Tell us how you want to receive applications, and who needs to see them.

  3. Choose skills assessments

    Pre-screen your applicants with skills, aptitude, and personality tests.

  4. Select optimization preferences

    You can pay to Sponsor your job for improved results, or post for free without optimization.

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Indeed helps the right candidates find you.

There are two ways to get your jobs on Indeed:

No career site? Post jobs on Indeed
Set a budget after entering your job description.
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    Post for free: Post jobs for free and appear in general search results.
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    Pay to sponsor: Sponsor your jobs for a price that fits your budget to attract candidates faster.
Sponsor jobs from your site or ATS
We’ll help you set a budget and choose which jobs to sponsor.
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    Post for free: Jobs from your employer career site can appear in general search results for free.
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    Pay to sponsor: Drive more candidates to jobs on your career site with Sponsored Jobs.

Why sponsor your jobs

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    Free postings lose visibility over time

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    Sponsored Jobs are 4.5X more likely to result in a hire*

    *Indeed data (worldwide)

  3. Get quality candidates right when you post

  4. Only pay for quality applications that meet your criteria*

    *Not available for all users

How it works

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People search for jobs on Indeed

They enter keywords relevant to their experience and background.

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Jobs appear in search results

Indeed matches the job description and location to the keywords.

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Sponsored Jobs help you hire great people faster

Sponsored Jobs get more visibility, and give you immediate access to quality candidates you can invite to apply.

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Posting Your Job on Indeed

Get tips to post and edit your job description, set a budget to attract more candidates and navigate your Indeed dashboard.

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600+ job description samples

Start a new job description or optimize an existing one to capture candidates’ attention.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Does it cost to post a job on Indeed?
    Posting a job on Indeed is free*. A free* Indeed job posting shows up in general search results, but you can also pay to Sponsor your jobs to attract candidates faster.
  2. How do I advertise a job on Indeed?
    To advertise a job on Indeed, log in to your employer account and create a free* or Sponsored Indeed job posting. Add a job description, select optional skills assessments to pre-screen your applicants, and choose how you’d like to receive applications.
  3. How do I post a job to Indeed?
    To post a job to Indeed, log in to your employer account and click the “Post a Job” button. Add your job description and optional screener questions to help the right candidates find you.
  4. Where can I post a job for free*?
    Post a job on Indeed for free*. Just create an account and enter your job details to get started.
  5. Can anyone post a job on Indeed?
    Posting jobs on Indeed is free* for anyone, whether or not your company has a career site. You can also pay to Sponsor your job to help attract even more candidates.
  6. What is a job posting?
    A job posting advertises a company’s open jobs. It typically includes a job title, a description of the role and company, and a list of skills, qualifications, and experience required for the role.
  7. How do you promote a job posting?
    There are several ways to promote a job posting, including sharing it on social media and paying to Sponsor your job on Indeed to get noticed by more relevant talent.
  8. How can I post a job for free*?
    Post a job for free* by signing up for an Indeed employer account and clicking the “Post a Job” button. Add important information to your job posting, like location, job title, and detailed job description to attract the right candidates.
  9. How do you post a job?
    Post a job by logging in to your employer account on Indeed and click the “Post a Job” button. Add important details to the job posting, choose any skills assessments you want included to pre-screen candidates, and select your preferences that tell us how you’d like to receive applications.
  10. What is the best place to post a job?
    The best place for posting jobs is where candidates are actively looking for new roles. Job search sites like Indeed allow you to post a job that will appear when candidates enter keywords such as job titles, experience, and skills.
  11. How can I advertise my job for free*?
    Advertise a job on Indeed by signing up for an employer account and creating a free* job posting. Just add important details to the posting and select optional skills assessments to pre-screen your applicants and find the right talent for your role.
  12. What is one of the best free* job posting sites?
    Free* sites for job posting include Indeed, a job search site that connects job seekers and employers across industries. On Indeed, employers can choose to post jobs for free* that will appear in general search listings or post a Sponsored job to reach a broader talent pool.
  13. Where are most jobs posted?
    Job postings sites include career websites, job boards, and recruiter listings. Most job postings can be found on online job boards, such as Indeed, where employers can create and post jobs to discover and connect with candidates looking for a new opportunity.
  14. How do you find someone’s resume on Indeed?
    Indeed resume search gives you access to unlimited searches at no cost to you. Search for candidates by job title, skills, company and location to narrow in on the right talent for your open roles.

*Free job posting offer does not apply to job sites, all staffing agencies or certain other types of jobs at Indeed’s discretion. Terms, conditions, quality standards and usage limits apply.