What to Expect when Posting Your Job on Indeed

At Indeed, we want you to spend more time vetting candidates to find your perfect hire and less time navigating our job posting process.


Below, we’ve outlined six things you should know before posting your job.




Posting your job typically takes 10 minutes or less


Once you’ve gathered all of the information you need for your job post, submitting your job post to Indeed typically takes 10 minutes or less.




Your job should go live within a few hours


After you submit your job’s details, we process your job within a few hours. 


If this is your first time posting on Indeed, this process may take longer. We vet your company to make sure the opportunity you’re posting is a legitimate job opportunity. In these cases, your job should go live within 24 hours of submission.


Once your job is live on our site, candidates will be able to apply immediately.




We’ll email you the resumes you receive


We want to make sure that you can respond quickly to great candidates, so we send you an email with each applicant’s resume. When you post your job, you have the option to receive an email every time you get an application or a daily email summary.


You can view your applicants in your Employer Dashboard on your Candidates tab. Don’t forget to write notes about the candidate or mark them as a Yes, No or Maybe to remember your thoughts.




Your job posting will fall back in search results over time


We display jobs to job seekers based on how long ago they were submitted to our site. The first day your job is live on Indeed, it will appear towards the top of relevant search results. As time goes on, your job post will fall back in search results.


If you decided to sponsor your job, this will not happen. Sponsored Jobs get better visibility and don’t fall back in search results over time.



We’ll send you a weekly summary of your job post


Every Monday, we’ll email you a summary of your job postings on Indeed. Your summary typically includes information such as how many applications you’ve received, which jobs are Sponsored Jobs, and any opportunities you might have to improve your job post to get better results.


Keep in mind, we’re always working to make this email better. The information included might change from time to time.




We’ll pause your job after 30 days


If your standard job has not been paused or closed already, we’ll pause your job after 30 days on our site. (This does not apply to Sponsored Jobs.) A Paused job does not appear in search results. We’ll send you an email verifying that this position is still open, and you are actively looking at applications.


If you’re still searching for the right candidate, go to the Jobs tab of your Employer Dashboard to change the status of your job from Paused to Open. Once the status has been changed to Open, your job will begin appearing in search results again.


If you have any questions about job posting, explore our employer help center, if not, post your job on Indeed today!




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