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 Monster+ 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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Create a Monster+ Job Ad (3 mins)
Ready to create your Monster+ Job Ad? It’s easier than ever before! Let’s review the steps one by one.
Promote Your Monster+ Job Ad (2 mins)
Choosing to promote your job ad on Monster is the most effective way to increase your ranking in search results, extend your reach, and build a better talent pool from the start. See how it’s done.
Manage Jobs & Monitor Performance (3 mins)
Learn how you can take action on your previously posted jobs, track the progress with real-time performance data, and access your applicants.
Q: Are your free job ads really free?
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.
Q: What is required to complete a job ad?
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.
Q: How does promoting jobs work?
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.
Q: How will candidates find my job ad?
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.
Q: Can I repost a closed job ad?
A: Yes, you can – and it’s very easy. After you’ve signed in, click on Jobs at the top of the page. Find the job you want to open in the list and choose Open in the Status dropdown menu. Your job will now be visible to candidates in search results. You can also promote newly opened jobs from this page. For more information on job ad actions, click here.
Q: Can I save job ads for future use?
A: Of course! You wouldn’t want to reinvent the wheel every time you need to post the same job. The Jobs page, located in the top navigation, will bring you to a list of all the jobs you have created with Monster.
To repost a closed job ad, simply change the Status from Closed to Open and it will reappear in search results. Feel free to edit the job through the Actions menu to make any adjustments. For more details on accessing the Jobs page and managing your job ads, click here.
Additionally, when you are in the process of creating a job ad you can save your progress and continue at another time by clicking Save for Later at the bottom of the page. The draft will be saved to your Jobs page.
Q: How can I track my job ad performance?
A: We have detailed reporting available so you can always understand the value you’re getting with Monster and your return on investment. When signed in to your Monster Account, click on Jobs at the top of the page. Each job ad you’ve created will be listed in this view. Click the job ad title to view the performance data such as: Views, Paid Clicks, Applications, and Total Cost. To learn more about monitoring your performance, click here.
Q: Where are my applicants?
A: When you sign in to your Monster Account, click on Applicants at the top of the page. This will bring you to a list of applicants that have applied to any of your job ads. Feel free to use the filters and sorting tools to better manage your list – to learn more about them, click here.
Q: Do you have EEO or OFCCP tools?
We currently don’t offer this functionality with Monster+ Job Ads but we are looking to include it in the future.