How to post a job on Monster

Monster is part of the job board elite. Formed in 1994, it is a powerful recruiting tool that offers job ad products to help employers reach the audiences they want. Monster offers 30 and 60 day posting options for most of its jobs. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to post a job on Monster’s home page for employers:

How to post a job on Monster
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1. Create an account

Before you buy a job, Monster will ask you to sign into your account. If you’re new to the site, you can do this by filling out a short form that asks for information about you, your industry and your company.

How to post a job on Monster: Create an Account

2. Choose how many job ads you want and their duration

Decide whether you will be posting one job or multiple jobs, and whether you will post for 30 or 60 days. You can make these choices by visiting Monster’s employers’ home page, which, once logged in, will look like this:

How to post a job on Monster: Choose Jobs

Click on the “Jobs” tab from your home page and select “Post a Job.”

How to post a job on Monster: Jobs TabYou will then land on a page that prompts you to fill out details for posting a Standard Job Ad.

How to post a job to Monster: standard job ad

Choose the number of Monster ads you would like to purchase. Click “buy now” to purchase a single ad or buy multiple listings. Monster will offer you job enhancements (at an extra cost) to get your ad more visibility. Here’s a look at some of these add-ons:

How to post a job to Monster: purchase job ad

Standard Job Ads are just one type of job ad product Monster offers. To reach even more niche audiences, Monster offers other job ad types. Choose which job ad product works best for your needs.

Monster job ad types:

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3. Proceed to checkout

Once you’re satisfied with your jobs, their duration and any enhancements, go ahead and check-out your cart.

How to post a job to Monster: job posting inventory

How much does posting a job on Monster cost?

Prices for job ads on Monster vary, depending on several factors. Here are some:

  • Duration: Will your job ad be live for 30 or 60 days?
  • Purchase size: Will you buy just one ad, or several?
  • Enhancements: Will you enhance your ad with Job Bolding (which increases your job ad’s visibility by making it appear bold in search results), or Diversity & Veteran Reach?

Here’s a chart that breaks down the Monster job pricing of single and bulk job ads for 30 and 60 days:

Job Ad Type Pricing for 30 Days Pricing for 60 Days
Premium Job Ad Start at $379 for a single job, or $299 each for 10 jobs.

 

Start at $429 for a single job, or $329 each for 10 jobs.
Standard Job Ad Start at $375 for a single job, or $130 each if you buy between 100 to 249 jobs.  *This job ad price varies by location. Start at $399 for a single job, or $135 each if you buy between 100 to 249 jobs.  *This job ad price varies by location.
Skilled and Hourly Job Ad Start at $119 for 14 days, or $530 each if you buy between 5 to 9 Skilled and Hourly Job Slot Ads. Use Skilled and Hourly Job Slot Ads to repost jobs after 30 days. Buy one slot for $720, or 5 to 9 at $530 each.
Veteran Job Ad Start at $90 for one job, or $64 each if you buy between 25 to 49 jobs. Start at $95 for one job, or $68 each if you buy between 25 to 49 jobs.
Diversity & Veteran Job Ad Start at $519 for one job, or $177 each if you buy between 100 to 249 job ads. Start at $547 for one job, or $187 each if you buy between 100 to 249 job ads.
Newspaper Job Ad One-time post. Varies from $79 to $150 depending on the newspaper. One-time post. Varies from $79 to $150 depending on the newspaper.

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Rohma Abbas

Rohma is the former Content Marketing Manager at Workable. She planned, managed and edited Workable’s editorial content.

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