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Monster Job Ad Training & Advice


Anyone can post a job with Monster – it’s easy. But learning how to build a better job ad will set you apart. The resources here will help you write, promote and manage your job ads like never before – so you can improve performance, reach your hiring goals, and become more efficient all around. Click a training topic below to make the most of every job ad you create.

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A: Yes, absolutely. You can choose to create a free job ad – no questions asked. If you’re interested in driving more applications, you also have the option to promote your jobs at a budget of your choice.

A: As you walk through the job ad process, red asterisks will indicate required fields. Just know that Monster urges all employers to complete as many fields as possible when posting their job ads for improved search rankings.

A: You choose you budget and only pay when a candidate clicks, taps or swipes to view your job ad. Change your budget or cancel at any time. For more details, check out our Promoting Your Monster Job Ads article. It’s a great read.

A: Candidates search on Monster for job titles, skills, or keywords within a particular location. If your job ad is considered relevant to the search, it will be presented in the list of results. A lot of factors are considered when the system ranks job ads. Read our Elements of Performance article to learn how to optimize your job ad and improve your position in search results.

A: Yes, you can – and it’s very easy. Review the Manage Your Monster Job Ads article for more information on the actions you can take on your open and closed job ads.

A: Of course. You wouldn’t want to reinvent the wheel every time you need to post the same job. Take a look at the Manage Your Monster Job Ads article for more information on the actions you can take on your open and closed job ads.

A: We have detailed reporting available so you can always understand the value you’re getting with Monster and your return on investment. Check out our Job Ad Management article to learn more.

A: When you log in to your Monster Account, click on my candidates at the top of the page to view your list of candidates.

We currently don’t offer this functionality but are looking to include it in the future.