About Indeed

Indeed is a recruitment advertising network that helps companies of all sizes to find the right fit for every hire. The platform acts as a source of candidates for a vast number of companies that helps drive millions of targeted applicants to jobs in every field. Users are provided with a powerful applicant tracking system (ATS) for managing candidates and tracking results while on-the-go via mobile device.

The solution enables organizations to post job listings directly to Indeed, to be automatically included in relevant searches by millions of job seekers online. Users can add job details into simple fields via desktop or mobile app, preview listings to ensure accuracy, and publish within minutes. Users can also add screener questions to filter out any unqualified candidates.

Indeed enables users to manage all candidate communications in one place, including view their resumes, schedule interviews, and send messages. Users can set candidate statuses as reviewed, interviewed, rejected, or hired, and make applicant notes to record impressions. The solution also enables organizations to create and send rejection letters to dropped candidates.

Indeed lets users view their active budget, as well as track results to get insight into listing performance such as candidate count, and the number of views a job listing received. For improved results, organizations can choose to promote their listing as a ‘Sponsored’ job. Sponsored jobs are paid job postings that appear higher above free job postings in search results.

Pricing starting from:

US$150,00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Free Version
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Indeed

  • Indeed is visited by over 200 million people every month, giving organizations access to a vast number of talent in every field.

  • Users can post job listings for free online from both mobile and desktop devices, or via Indeed's native mobile app for Android and iOS.

  • Companies can get data on views and applicants that can help improve listing performance and budgeting.

  • Organizations can attract more qualified local applicants to open positions by including job details and location information to the job posting.

  • Users get access to a talent database of more than 70 million resumes to find the best candidates across every industry and location.

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    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, United States

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    US$150,00/month

    • Free Trial
    • Free Version
    • Subscription

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    Build a talent brand for free with an Indeed company page
    Promote jobs as 'Sponsored' listings to attract more candidates
    Give jobs more visibility in search results as a 'Featured Employer'
    Post jobs directly on Indeed or through the company's career site or ATS
    Manage all job listings via mobile device
    Manage candidates and view their status, resume, and more
    Send messages and manage all candidate communications in one place
    Schedule interviews and include a message
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    Indeed screenshot: Build a talent brand for free with an Indeed company page Indeed screenshot: Promote jobs as 'Sponsored' listings to attract more candidates Indeed screenshot: Give jobs more visibility in search results as a 'Featured Employer' Indeed screenshot: Post jobs directly on Indeed or through the company's career site or ATS Indeed screenshot: Manage all job listings via mobile device Indeed screenshot: Manage candidates and view their status, resume, and more Indeed screenshot: Send messages and manage all candidate communications in one place Indeed screenshot: Schedule interviews and include a message

    Features

    Total features of Indeed: 33

    • Accounting
    • Applicant Tracking
    • Applications Management
    • Assessment Management
    • Billing & Invoicing
    • Budget Control
    • Built-In Database
    • Built-in ATS
    • Candidate Profiles
    • Candidate Tracking
    • Communication Management
    • Customizable Questions
    • Document Generation
    • Employer Accounts
    • Interview Scheduling
    • Job Application Management
    • Job Management
    • Job Posting
    • Jobs Board
    • Live Chat
    • Matching Engine
    • Mobile Access
    • Multi-Location
    • Preview Functionality
    • Purchasing & Receiving
    • Recruitment Management
    • Resume Database
    • Resume Parsing
    • Resume Posting
    • Resume Search
    • Self Service Portal
    • Status Tracking
    • Workflow Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,5 /5
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    Value for Money
    4,4/5
    Features
    4,4/5
    Ease of Use
    4,6/5
    Customer Support
    4,4/5

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    Jeff I.
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    • Industry: Food & Beverages
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Great candidate search tool!

    Reviewed on 2019/10/14

    Indeed has been amazing at saving me time in sorting through potential candidates and the...

    Indeed has been amazing at saving me time in sorting through potential candidates and the functionality has allowed me to be very specific in searching for candidate skill sets.

    Pros

    My experience has been that I’m able to find a deep and varied talent pool from which to seek candidates. I suspect some of this is due to the name recognition and broad use.

    Cons

    Although not my own experience, I’ve heard other users complain that the free version has limited access to details.

    Andrew K.
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    • Industry: Internet
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

    Quality Hands-On Recruiting Tool

    Reviewed on 2019/08/03

    If your company does not have a lot of job openings on a regular basis, Indeed can be a very cost...

    If your company does not have a lot of job openings on a regular basis, Indeed can be a very cost effective recruiting tool in lieu of hiring a full time staff member. The more time and money you are willing to invest in the application, the more beneficial it can be for your recruiting efforts. It is definitely a solid platform for reaching a larger pool of applicants for your position opening.

    Pros

    When posting job openings, Indeed allows you to be very specific about your minimum criteria for the position. It then gives you a breakdown of how each candidate matches against the criteria, which can save you some time sorting through various resumes. Indeed also allows you to be very specific about your monthly spend, which is important as you are charged a base fee for each candidate who applies for the position. One you reach your maximum spend for the month, Indeed automatically pauses your posting so that you do not go over budget. Its email and scheduling capabilities make it easy to set up interviews with candidates you feel are qualified for your open position.

    Cons

    Indeed has a large variety of options and filters available when posting a new position, which means you will probably spend a lot of time both setting up and maintaining your job posting. If you choose not to thoroughly set up your posting, you will receive a lot of applicants who are not specifically qualified for your open position, which means additional time sorting through resumes and communicating with applicants. While many of the process are automated, Indeed still requires someone to invest a significant amount sorting through resumes and cover letters.

    Jessica H.
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    • Industry: Financial Services
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Indeed gets people hired

    Reviewed on 2021/02/23

    I’ve had a great experience honestly and I can see them one day coming up with a paid site as well...

    I’ve had a great experience honestly and I can see them one day coming up with a paid site as well because so many do use this service. I’ve personally gotten hired 4 times with this service myself and it’s always the first place that people tell you to look when they know you’re looking for a job. Best place to look, just stay on there randomly and you can very well be the first person to apply on many jobs sites.

    Pros

    What I like most is that your resume is always stored and can be downloaded onto your phone, in case of getting a new phone or losing yours, I also appreciate the emails about other jobs available, telling you how many applicants there have been to the same job, as well as helping you fill out your resume to best catch employers eyes

    Cons

    This was tough coming up with a “negative” , I don’t really have a issue with any of the features except I hated when I applied to a job and the resume didnt paste through and I still had to fill things out, or it did paste through but it went through all mixed up so I’d have to change it

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Hospital & Health Care
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

    Paid Version is Pointless

    Reviewed on 2018/10/18

    In general, the free version is useful and should be an automatic posting option for any...

    In general, the free version is useful and should be an automatic posting option for any Recruiting/Talent Acquisition department if it isn't already cross-posted by your ATS automatically. In a free version, you can excuse how bad the software is, which is pretty bad. However, their freemium aggregate model of scraping jobs from thousands of other sites and making their website a one-stop shop for job searchers made them the #1 job posting site quickly. But the dirty little secret is that this model isn't sustainable, and like Monster and Amazon, their first goal was to grow their user base, and then try to force paid versions onto their user base. However, unlike Monster, their product is only good because it was unique and free. There are tons of other sites that now use the aggregate scraping model and are much better programs. In addition, Google-for-Jobs has pretty much made Indeed obsolete by offering the same ability, but using the vast superior searchability of Google with an already existing Millennial user-base. The software is better, and it already syncs with google search. Regarding the paid version of Indeed, it just isn't worth it unless you recruit in large cities, you may need to use the paid version in order to not be buried quickly in their ads, but even then, the effectiveness is debatable when you can update the ad or repost it every few days. Even in larger cities, I haven't seen any quantifiable benefit of using the paid version.

    Pros

    As an aggregate job posting site, it is a must have for any recruiting department to use on a daily basis.
    The free hosting feature is automatically done on most ATS programs.
    Because they scrape from so many websites, job postings with them will reach even tough markets like Physicians, whereas Careerbuilder, Zip, Monster, etc. do NOT reach these.

    Cons

    Google-for-Jobs has made Indeed all but obsolete.
    Their "paid" version is pointless compared to the free version. We have tested several times and have seen hardly any, if any, quantifiable difference for the huge cost, regardless of what the sales team says.
    Their resume database is horrible in search function and results, although, useful in that you can pay per resume pull.
    They are aesthetically the Craigslist of job search websites. The site is ugly (relative), hard to become a power user on (like Linkedin), and is only successful because of their Freemium aggregate model.

    Tiffany A.
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    • Industry: Staffing & Recruiting
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    Different from the other big job boards

    Reviewed on 2020/12/23

    Overall, now that I have a solid foundation and recruiting process, I really like the candidate...

    Overall, now that I have a solid foundation and recruiting process, I really like the candidate diversity it has provided.

    Pros

    Indeed is so different from any of the other big job boards out there in terms of candidate pool and sourcing experience, though the job posting / application review is pretty standard. Indeed used to offer a pay-per-view of contact information for $1 per view. However, they have moved to a subscription based system, which might be more challenging for individual recruiters, but as an agency recruiter I prefer it. The dashboard is not fancy or bright, it is bare and basic, which makes it more user friendly and readable for seasoned recruiters.

    Cons

    The basic nature of the dashboard is potential a con as well. New recruiters who rely on call-to-action buttons and ATS integration for candidate management might struggle at first, to my knowledge Indeed is not integrated into any of the ATS I've used, so remembering to search for a pre-existing candidate record and manual resume parsing is required. Indeed also provides an "@indeedmail" email address for every candidate, and tends to populate it's Indeed formatted resume over the candidate's original, so often times their direct email is not provided.

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    Indeed has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

    Indeed supports the following languages:

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