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They sold my data to spammers, who contact me near-daily referencing CareerBuilder as how they got my data. Their TSST team, regular support team, and even CEO refuse to do anything about it. Trusting them with your personal information is a mistake your inbox will regret.
The moment I posted my resume on CareerBuilder I've become a target of very fishy, scammy emails and text messages. I've never experienced anything like this with other services. Awful experience, I do not recommend getting involved with CareerBuilder unless you enjoy being spammed 24/7.
Since I signed up with Careerbuilder I've received nothing but scams. Apparently, anyone can view my resume and information but I have no protection. Indeed verifies that the company is legit. Career Builder does not. Don't waste your time or give out your information. Also, be diligent with anyone who contacts you through Career Builder.
Beware for Over Charges and Auto Renewal. We registered on CareerBuilder and paid $300 and opted out when registering for automatic renewal. We uploaded and posted 2 fully detailed Job Posts including our company logo from 1st day and After 30 days we got 4 applications with No relevant experience and they charged another $300 dollars automatically, I called them today, a day after being charged and spoke with Camaron in Billing and explained that we were charged without authorization and his response was there are several areas in the site that needs to be checked off and there is nothing he can do to reverse the charge. We spend THOUSANDS with INDEED every YEAR and I will Only Recommend INDEED and will continue to use INDEED'S Service. STAY AWAY FROM CAREERBUILDER. You will be wasting your hard earned money.
After signing up for an account with CareerBuilder.com, immediately started receiving spam texts for things unrelated to job searches. Then my email inbox started flooding with “recruiters” offering jobs with starting pay set way above normal (for example $25/hour for a basic customer service job), aka too good to be true. On top of that, they were all from people in India. They started calling and leaving voice messages and sending texts. Dozens of them. Any time I tried to change my contact preferences on both the website and the app, it would redirect me to the job search page. Otherwise the settings had no options to stop receiving third party contact.
I attempted emailing their customer service about the contact preferences link redirecting me to the job search page, and received an auto response email that it could take 12 business hours. But my phone continued to blow up from Indian “job recruiters”. That’s when I started researching other reviews on CareerBuilder.com and immediately regretted using their service with my personal information.
Another thing that seemed sketchy was their website had a “do not sell my information” page, where you could fill out a form to stop your info from being sold. That alone is a Hell No From Me. After a week straight of receiving calls, texts, and emails from foreign job recruiters, and being unable to change contact preferences, I just deleted my account. Going forward, I’m sticking with Indeed and Glassdoor. Highly recommend you do the same.
I have used multiple job sites, and Careerbuilder.com is the only one I have ever had issues with. To be clear, I am not complaining about the basic 1st party spam that careerbuilder.com sends; I was able to opt out of that easily enough. However, after making the mistake of applying to just one job through careerbuilder.com, and without even creating an account, careerbuilder.com made my information available publicly. Within 24 hours I started receiving cold emails from "employers" who could barely read or write on a 6th grade level. Notice that some of the following have near identical phrasings.
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When I contacted customer service explaining that I was receiving spam because of their public display of my information and asking that they remove it, all I got were canned responses that were barely applicable to my problem: "I understand that it is frustrating to receive fraudulent emails stating they are coming from our site." I never claimed the spam was coming from their site. Either nobody actually took the time to read my email, or they just didn't care (prolly both).
"We do verify every employer before they are able to use our website. However, if at any time you have a complaint regarding a job that has been listed on our site, or would like to check the legitimacy of an employer saying that they are coming from CareerBuilder.com please submit any email contact between you and the company to our Trust and Site Security Team for them to investigate and verify the employer." A complaint regarding a job? Listed on your site? Neither topic is relevant to my complaint. I continue to follow up with this problem and continue to receive the same canned response. Ultimately I'll need create a new email address. Thanks careerbuilder.com.
Someone was using my phone number for job applications. Resulting in me getting 5-15 calls a day for job offers, each time I got a call for Dawn ** I told them that that wasn’t me and to remove me number from their resume. However they told me only DAWN can removed the number. So let me get this straight.... if someone is LYING and using a false phone number I can’t do anything about it? I assume this person is using a fake number to collect unemployment while making it appear they are job searching.
But there has GOT to be a way to get my number off their website as it is interfering with my job (requires me to answer my phone when random numbers call, and often). I have messaged their “fraud” report email on 4 separate occasions and all I get is a ticket number- and no reply, no call, no one to help me. I have the person's first and last name, as well as the phone number (mine) they are using. That should be enough. :/
Not user friendly to sign up. Very poor turnaround for 'support'. Lengthy process of 'authentication'. I found the sign up process slanted to the job seeker... Several times I had to stop, clear the registration, and go back to select employer. I don't know why. I reached out to 'support'. The morning of the next day, still no response from them. My card was charged and showed my 'purchases' but they didn't get authenticated in timely fashion. I gave up. I requested a refund and the guy who took my request was very helpful and efficient. I don't want to suck up my day by trying to post job ads. I have learned that there are many more user friendly sites who want to post my ad and let me get back to my job!
Career Builder sells your information to 3rd parties. I received many robo calls after registering on their site. I have never had an employer contact me via this site, as with other job sites. I would recommend using other sites, including InDeed or after finding a job on Career Builder go directly to the company site.
CareerBuilder made my experience easy when job searching. They have a easy resume uploader that fills in most of the information for you after the resume is uploaded. They have it where you can filter the job search according to the category of your choice.
Job searching can be stress enough. And while there are many avenues of search, I find CareerBuilder to be easy, reliable, and provide enough information, that does not make you feel as though you have wasted your time, thus adding to your already stress. Besides, they have many opportunities within their site to offer a plethora of options.
I have been using CareerBuilder for years, it is the one website that I trust consistently to help me find employment. I have been to many an interview and had my a good response from my resume using CareerBuilder and I will continue to use it.
I’ve been using CareerBuilder since 2010. It has helped me get 2 jobs that I kept during these 10 years. I love the updates because if I give up or forget to check that day it gives me the ones posted that day.
I personally use CareerBuilder because it is the easiest to search and send resumes. If you are out of work I find that you need to apply to a lot of jobs because maybe 1 out of 10 will call you back so ease in applying is important to me.
I have used Career Builder to search for jobs for myself and others. It allows you to search in several different ways based on job titles, specific words or company names. Most companies provide a pretty extensive description as to the job functions.
Very seldom give 5's, always room to improve. Headers allow me to get specific quickly. Doesn't overwhelm with information that is not necessary during initial search review. Appreciate knowing the location and can filter search.
I like the variety. Some of the listings are older. They try to remove them as best they can but I guess it's all in the reporting from companies. I get alerts and recommendations. Very helpful. Site is easy to navigate even for non computer savvy people. Great site.
It's very easy to search for a specific job and the search is very thorough. It makes it easy to apply for a job from the main screen as well, without even having to open the listing all the way. I also like that I can save my resume on the site and applying is as easy as clicking one button. The website is fast and there is no issue with ads blocking the content or getting in the way of my search. I would certainly recommend the site to anyone looking for a new job or a career change.
The only issue I had with CareerBuilder.com is that the filled jobs are not updated often enough leaving you applying for an unavailable position. Other than this, it is easy to use, create profile, and search for a position. Though I think the search could be better as well.
I'm using CarrierBuilder for years, from 2004, when we moved to Hallandale Beach from NE Philadelphia and I got my first job from Job Fair, posted on CarrierBuilder in Miami Herald newspaper and from that day I love it how easy and professionally navigate CarrierBuilder to get me to the right provider or Company.
A bit misleading and frustrating. Clicking constant without knowing the intended employer and I are exchanging information immediately feels Like a waste of time. I am not in direct contact with the job training employer from the get go.
Very helpful. However need to be more proficient in terms of posting more jobs in a particular field. In order to accommodate every persons that are seeking employment. It's a great place to look whenever seeking employment. It gives you some ideas of the job descriptions and what you might be interested in.
Several job recommends pertaining to my search criteria. Like the fact of not recommending openings out of my qualification. Daily emails with new and updated job opportunities in the area to which I live is a great feature.
Website is very hard to use, uploading resumes is impossible no matter how short. Making a resume on the site is very hard to do. They do have great jobs offers but have never been able to finish application. If I could I may be able to get the job unless there is age problem. I am an older person with over 30 years of experience.
I lost my job during the economic downturn in 2008. I tried every single job site 12 hours a day and most them matched me with jobs I couldn't possibly get. I was just an algorithm for advertising. Every time I used CareerBuilder I was actually contacted by phone from real people in my local area. After only 4 searches I finally found employment.
Easy to upload my resume and be seen by employers. You get a lot of scam emails so it's important to do your research but the site is easy to use. The search feature lets you filter so that you only find jobs that are of interest.
After updating my account, I began to receive junk emails about positions that did not match any of my requirements. I made it clear that I was only available for local full time permanent direct-hire positions suitable for my extensive experience and qualifications, but I kept getting notifications about unsuitable positions with unsuitable pay. I verified that the information I provided was correct, so it became obvious to me that the recruiters who have been contacting me could be just using the Careerbuilder database to gather email addresses and other information. I closed my account and would recommend that others do the same. Good luck.
It seems all the job boards are basically making money, as they should be, but the jobs that are posted aren't always as the employers aren't really needing there. Just looking to see what's out there. They the job boards need to realize people are looking because they need a real change,
Better than Monster, not as good as Indeed. CareerBuilder is another one of the classics like Monster. In a comparison with Indeed and Monster for Legal Jobs in Santa Cruz, CA; found the most local jobs on Indeed, a fair number of close by jobs on CareerBuilder, none on Monster. Like Monster, CareerBuilder has good Job Search Advice (like resume or interview prep).
CareerBuilder distributes aptitude tests that absolutely discriminate extremely qualified applicants, who applied for mid-level resort positions. The tests are timed (12 mins), biased, and exhibit no relationship to the job skills needed to perform such jobs. Careerbuilder also administers merged background checks/ credit checks that not only is irresponsible, it also is extremely damaging to a person’s reputation and good name!
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