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Reviewed June 19, 2020
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.
Reviewed June 18, 2020
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.
Reviewed June 17, 2020
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.
Reviewed June 16, 2020
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.
Reviewed June 14, 2020
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.
Reviewed June 13, 2020
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.
Reviewed June 13, 2020
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,
Reviewed June 12, 2020
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).
Reviewed June 7, 2020
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!
Reviewed June 3, 2020
I heard about the site from a friend. Signed up, uploaded my resume and applied to what I thought were legitimate job postings. Not a single job I applied to was legitimate. My applications were responded back to by text messages. What legitimate business replies back by text message instead of email?! I have over 20 text messages at this point and I deleted my account weeks ago and still getting these text messages. Complained to their fraud department weeks ago and no response. Do not use this site.
Reviewed March 2, 2020
One of our entry level employees signed a trial with Careerbuilder without our consent. When we let him go Careerbuilder tried to bind us to the contract for over $300 per month. When we called to explain they would not listen to us and were only interested in collecting the fee even though the employee had no authority to bind us, I would never do business again with this company as they appear to have no customer service and do not care about their reputation. It's all about hardcore money.
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2020
Having my resume on Career Builder has resulted in my receiving numerous phishing emails from countless sites. It is obvious that they have sold my information or had it hacked from their databases. They are either extremely unscrupulous or incompetent at protecting their data and should be shunned.
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2019
I applied for a job on another website which used Careerbuilder's platform to share my resume with the potential employer and since then, I have received numerous spam e-mails, phone calls and text messages with fake job offerings because Careerbuilder shared my personal contact information with third party services, none of which I consented to. I talked to two different nationwide recruiting agencies after this and they both had all of my personal contact information already imported into their databases, without my knowledge. While this may seem helpful to some, all of the spam e-mails and texts I've received since then were for jobs that aren't real, are in different states, jobs which I've never expressed interest in or applied to, or are pyramid schemes.
This makes applying for other credible jobs much for difficult because while I'm getting these spam messages, I'm having to filter through them to figure out which ones are responses from actual jobs which I have applied for. Careerbuilder has essentially aided to the extreme difficulty of searching for a career due to these experiences.
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2019
I signed up for CareerBuilder over a decade ago to search for a new job, with no success. O well. Not my complaint. All of a sudden after ten years they are giving out my info to anybody and everybody. Not even from related fields. If you are paying them for candidate referrals you are being scammed!
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2019
I run a new small business here in Denver and bought a package, the sales team reached out and sold me a better deal - 10 posting slots monthly for $510 as a one year contract. The posting yielded no good candidates, the resume database - no good candidates to be found. To this day and thousands of dollars later I have yet to interview a decent candidate that is relevant.
I called to cancel the service, had to spend $30 to send them a certified message in the mail. They responded saying "GOT YOU" for our contract, and denied the cancellation of their service. No concern whatsoever that we are canceling, or why we are canceling, their only response was request denied - you are under contract.
Career Builder sells contracts, not postings that would lead to good candidates. Run, don't walk! I run a recruitment firm, and we don't often place a candidate who applies, but usually a platform like this is a good place to mine data, look for candidates, and then network with them to find the best people who we could help place. Career Builder, after multiple complaints to this day has yet to reach out and attempt to help, or address the issue that their postings don't work. They only send me letters stating I have invoices due, and notices that my account is on hold. What a sham of a company, they used to be great....times do change however!
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2019
We are a small business and purchased a job posting for a sales management position for $219. After a week we only had 2 applicants, neither of whom were qualified for the position. We had the same posting up on other sites and received dozens of applicants. I called and told them I wanted to cancel and request a refund. They cancelled so the post would not renew and forwarded the refund request to a manager, saying she would get back to me.
Almost a month later I had heard nothing, so I called back. The rep on the phone didn't seem to find any notes in the record about the refund request and said she would email that person again. I requested to speak with them instead so I didn't have to call back again. She came back a minute later and said the request was denied. I asked to still speak with that person, she said there's no need since it was denied. They simply don't give refunds because the results of the product are not guaranteed. I said I would still like to speak to a supervisor. She said "sure" in an exasperated tone and I was put on hold. Within 30 seconds I was disconnected! Hard to believe that they treat their customers this way! I might have given them another try on another job posting had they handled this appropriately. Instead I will never use them again and I will spread the word far and wide that they don't seem to care about their customers!
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2019
We purchased the ability to post job postings for a fixed cost per month. We have tried to access the site and post a job with zero success. Emailed the salesperson and was directed to their offshore support. We called and was directed to their offshore support. Their offshore support was pathetic. AVOID using this platform to post a job. Indeed is expensive, but they are responsive.
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2019
NO STARS!!! I turned in my information for a background check, and I and the company I will be employed by, have been waiting a week. This is unacceptable and ridiculous. I've been on hold for close to 30 minutes to inquire about the status of this. I called yesterday and left a message, and to keep my place in the "queue", and I did NOT receive a callback. So here I sit on hold 35 minutes later, because I know they will NOT call back obviously. Due to their delay, they are holding up my start date and I am losing money because of this. It's not hard to make a few phone calls to check my previous employment, run my criminal history, etc. Might have to contact an attorney. So annoyed right now!! Employers should NOT use this company!!!!
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2019
DON'T SIGN UP IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY. I had to make an account here to apply to a certain job that I wanted. What a mistake that was, and not because the application didn't work out. I get sooo many scammer emails now referencing my "application on a CareerBuilder.com". They let scammers get access to the emails of (probably) all the users, and now my email will forever be on the hitlists of scammers worldwide.
Reviewed Sept. 24, 2019
I don't even have a phone number posted anywhere in my account yet I keep getting phone calls and text messages from recruiters who state they have seen my resume on CareerBuilder. What the heck? I read all of these complaints everywhere about the phone calls and email scams but CareerBuilder has yet to fix the issues. They are a scam and if you were smart you would not create an account with these people. There has to be some way to report this crap.
Updated review: Sept. 2, 2019
Application for a job posting for a particular job initially was responded by CB with over 4 dozen job offers none of which were the one I was responding to. However, after consider pause >15 minutes all of a sudden get email confirmation my application was accepted by the company posting for a job opening. Belatedly, I with draw my earlier complaint.
Original Review: Aug. 31, 2019
CB advertises for a particular job and before you are allowed to proceed you must download your resume. Surprise, following the prompts after the gatekeepers step, you are presented with several dozen jobs listings. None of which are the one originally posted to attract you. Numerous suggestions pop up either to enhance your resume or others, all asking of course for a fee. At this point I and all who are faced with this choice hit the EXIT button. Unbelievable this outfit stays in biz.
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2019
This website is full of scam job postings-beware. Bogus jobs can pop up anywhere on ANY website but they are definitely rampant on Careerbuilder -->they just want to get your personal info and so tell you they're "interested"/encourage you to apply, etc.
Reviewed June 14, 2019
I uploaded my resume and then provided all the required information. When I saw how it looks finally or the profile preview all the information provided has gone. I did it 4 times, all 4 times data or information I provided has been erased. I wasted 2 hours just I the hope to upload my profile and to look for opportunities, it's a complete waste of time. Please stay away and save your time and energy. Finally I deleted my account. Never ever I will visit CareerBuilder????
Reviewed May 13, 2019
I would give zero stars if I could. I have never used CareerBuilder, or even made an account on it, but somehow they've gotten ahold of my name and phone number. I was told that they take it from other job sites. The thing about this, is that my phone number has NEVER been available to see to the public. I've always had it set to be available after it's been sent to a job posting. What I don't like about CareerBuilder is that they've taken my information, and are sharing it WITHOUT MY PERMISSION. I've been bombarded with texts and phone calls from strange numbers, and every one of them say that they got my information from CareerBuilder. Again, I've never made an account with this site. I don't trust them, and I don't trust people who say they got my info from them. I can't be alone when I say that this is EXTREMELY shady.
Reviewed April 24, 2019
My company has been using CareerBuilder for over a decade so they may have been doing a good job in the past but that is not the case now. We advertised a position with them since January 2019 with no suitable results. In fact CareerBuilder integrates with Facebook and auto submits Facebook profiles as potential candidates. One application was from a 'Florida Tomato' so these are not real people even. I marked the jobs as do not auto renew and figured the subscription will end once the time on the jobs run out.
In the meanwhile I went to their competition, ZipRecruiter and was about to find few great candidates within 1 week. Today I noticed a charge from CareerBuilder on our company card. I called their accounts payable and had the pleasure of being scolded by Tonya. Tonya and later her supervisor, Kristin ** informed me that just because I am not running a job does not mean I don't have to pay for the service. My plan renews today April 24th and she said that I have to pay for it till May 23rd and there is nothing I can do about it. Not only is the service terrible, their customer service just tops it off by being extremely rude and unhelpful. The site lets you select do not auto renew but still auto renews the service as if that's 2 separate things. This is a SCAM!!! I don't see them being in business for very long.
Reviewed April 6, 2019
I was living in Chile and decided to move back to America. I thought I was moving back to the Bay Area in CA again, but after talking to my family, I decided to move to FL. Well, in the mean time, I opened an account with CareerBuilder while living my last month in Chile to look for job leads in the Bay Area, I unfortunately had to disclose my local sister´s cell phone number in San Jose, CA to open my account.
Once I got to FL, I updated all my contact information and job preferences to FL instead. Today is April 2019, I closed my account with this company few days ago because, since January 2019, I have only received offers for jobs in the bay area. How come? My sister has been invaded with phone calls from recruiters(from India), when I gave my new local FL phone number on my profile since January 2019 and I am still receiving job leads in CA too, never in FL, even after deleting my profile.
I ONLY opened Career Builder, not any other job portal. They are a nightmare and they are careless about customers´needs. I wrote to customer service in January and they just provided the tips to make sure my profile was set for Florida. I followed up all steps and even when my profile and resume were not a available to be seen by recruiters, I continued receiving job leads for California. I never received any job lead for my location in Florida in 3 months+ after opening my profile and doing all changes. So, is this just a one-time-opportunity job portal and if you move, you will continue living for CareerBuilder in the same city over and over??? Hasta La Vista Baby!
Reviewed March 19, 2019
I posted my Resume about 3 months ago, and since then, there has been an update. I try to post the updated Resume, but The Career Builder site gives me an error message saying that they will have the problem fixed soon, and to try again later. I have tried for 2 weeks, and same error message, and cannot update. I sent them an email, and their "Customer Service" person took no responsibility for the problem on their site, and blamed me and my computer, saying I need to clear cookies or use another browser. Why? My cookies are cleared, and this is the same browser I use for every other internet site without issue for 15 years.
The Customer Service Agent's name is Iswarya, and based on my experience with her, and having a background in Customer Service for over 25 years, I would say that the only reason Career Builder hired her was because their goal is to provide the worst customer experience in Human History. I will believe otherwise when they fire Iswarya, and have a real Customer Service Agent contact me with a solution, not blaming me.
Reviewed March 5, 2019
CareerBuilder ten years ago used to be the "go-to" for posting an ad for employees. They are absolutely horrific now. Their customer service is awful. They will call your account manager all day and send them emails daily. I get automated contracts to renew every day when I have sent them multiple emails to stop harassing me. I will never do business with this company again because of their unprofessionalism. Their customer service reps are young guys who speak so unprofessional and don't even know what they are talking about. If you are an employer, DO NOT USE!!!
Reviewed March 5, 2019
Anyone with a 3rd grade IQ should apply with CareerBuilder.com. I tried to block a employer who would not stop emailing me with their “we want to interview you” emails. The CareerBuilder link to block the employer told me that I was not authorized. Really? It’s my account. I emailed them with the problem and they closed my account “per my request”. I did not request my account to be closed.
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2018
Every time I tried to apply for a job, I either get an offer for a sales or marketing job. Somebody needs to do a daily evaluation on their website and make sure that legit jobs are actually on the job site instead of just stupid sales and marketing jobs!
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2018
I am receiving emails from CareerBuilder. I am in Pakistan and they want me to get hired in US. Lol. In fact I never made account. Never signed up. This is insane, illegal. I am jobless from many years. I am hurt now and more disappointed because that's a fake website.
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2018
I hardly provide personal information online. However, careerbuilder.com seemed to be a good source of career development. IT IS NOT! After uploading my information in their website, I started receiving SEVERAL phone calls, even in the middle of the night, with people with the worst personal skills ever, trying to steal my information. I am receiving SPAMs on my personal e-mail account, phone calls, etc. This is a headache careerbuilder.com caused on myself and my family. Now, it says that I CANNOT cancel my account because of my password is wrong. I am guessing then the careerbuilder.com is selling my data to Spammers and doing whatever they want with my information? I demand my account to be deleted, otherwise I am personally taking legal adjustments to this.
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2018
I have never communicated or created an account with CareerBuilder.com but keep receiving emails from them and other scam services. They all offer random jobs that are not even related to me. I suspect they stole my information from LinkedIn.
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2018
I received a “Welcome to CareerBuilder” email not too long ago and never signed up. I soon began to receive a dozen phone calls and emails for sales positions. My information was used to create an account that was never authorized. This is extremely frustrating and intrusive. I am still being contacted by several of these sales companies. I’ve since asked them to remove my info but based on other reviews here, it seems I’m not the only one who has faced this issue. It could have cost me my new job if they saw my public resume on here and thought I was job hunting when I wasn’t. This is highly unethical and should be illegal. Shame on CareerBuilder for doing this.
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2018
I did not register for this website. I received an email thanking me for uploading my resume. I did not provide any of this information, nor did I authorise the use of my information. Creating an account in my name using my email and a fake address is COMPLETELY FRAUDULENT. I have requested that my account be removed and expect to be informed when this is done within the 30 day window (which is egregious). I will be negatively rating this site on every possible review site possible. Skimming my LinkedIn for this information and creating an account in my name is akin to identity theft.
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2018
They promise much and deliver nothing. I got roped into this nonsense. Now, I get 4 to five calls a day. When I ask them to stop calling, they hang up in your face. Most of the operators sound like college age kids working a dead end, minimum wage paying job. These people are horrible.
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2018
I received an email from a Career Builder recruiter about a possible job. The email asked for a call. We set up a time to talk; the recruiter was late. When we got on the phone we basically went through my resume and I was told this was a call center job in insurance and they thought I would be a good fit. I said I would be interested and was told I'd have to speak to a supervisor. I spoke to the supervisor. She spoke really fast, was very curt and totally disinterested in what I was saying. By her tone I knew I would not be offered a chance to interview. Sure enough, I got an email from the recruiter after speaking with the supervisor saying they were sorry and I wasn't a fit. This is the second time I have dealt with Career Builder and it is the second poor experience. If they can't place you or make money from you right away they have no use for you. How does one go from a fit to no thanks?
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2018
I was told that CareerBuilder.com was a great way to get noticed, but the only people who contact me are recruiters and head hunters that don't even offer full-time jobs anymore because nobody hires through staffing or temp agencies anymore. So the advertisement that you will be working a great job in little or no time is all a ploy to get you to sign up and then be bombarded by staffing agencies that send you emails left and right and then their phone calls are all from staffing agencies offering temp jobs "or the same job through three different agencies." Then you get what is called a "double submission" so they throw your job application altogether because the headhunters don't want to argue over the better offer.
PLAIN AND SIMPLE, career builder is a way to sell your information listed as third party information which is a fancy way of saying staffing agencies and they all have the same job available, because when you get multiple agencies all calling about the same job position and same job location, you know they are all like two male koi fish fighting to the death and the people are the prize. So unless you want to be bouncing from job to job for the rest of your career, you won't find anything on careerbuilder.com but an abundance of staffing agencies flooding your email with those positions all from temp or contract jobs and they are all going to tell you they are offering a temp to hire, or a contract job, because very few are direct hire anymore.
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2018
Never landed a job through this site. What I did get were fraudulent e-mails from SCAMMERS. Every e-mail I received from CareerBuilder from a "potential employer" always wanted me to send money, pay fees, or cash checks and then MoneyGram or use other money transfer services to send cash to some person and tell me I get to keep x amount of the money from their BOGUS check. Nothing but scams here folks, I always verified anything I got to make sure it was legitimate, and I hate to say it, 100% of the time the job offers I received were NOT LEGITIMATE!
They were scammers that would steal your info, bank account info and bleed you dry if they could. I'm just glad I was SMARTER than the scammers that use these sites to harvest e-mails and personal data to lure a person into such traps. I never fell for it, and it's why I WILL NOT recommend any of these online job services to ANYONE. Want a job, talk to the company or type work you want, get the website DIRECTLY from the company and apply directly through their website or at their facility, some businesses still do that. Good Luck folks!
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2018
I hope you like SPAM. That's all you will get here. I am still spending my hour, disgusted about how these people upload your resume. Then have to fill in all the gaps, that make you look like an idiot. Your resume does not correspond with the void tactics used on this site, to make you look good. It just shows employers, how you have not filled every gap, which is misleading. Indeed.com is the way to go. These companies try to show your faults, not your accomplishments. Waste of time, don't spend yours. There are many sites that are looking for your career. Don't let this fool you! Now it's giving me a test to see if I'm a robot. ;)
Reviewed July 18, 2018
Within seconds of entering my phone number, my phone was ringing with spam calls. Upwards of 10 times per day. No matter how many times you ask to be taken off their list, they hang up on you and try again. It is absolutely infuriating. Spam emails from all over after too.
Reviewed July 17, 2018
I have sent 2 feedbacks to CareerBuilder team on the important issue. I have not heard from them for 5 months. Issue 1: The data in the profile below the [Save] button - in not getting updated - so there is no way to update sections like Skills, etc. Issue 2. I tried to delete my account and to re-create it. I am not able to do this as the ONLY option is to reactivate my old account. NO way to create new account with the same email. I want to keep my email! Suggestion: Add the "Objective" section so we can put minimum requirements, such as at least "Location". Recruiters call from all over US, which is waste of time for all.
Reviewed May 24, 2018
On May 23, 2018 I received phone calls and text messages regarding a job offer where the caller stated they found my resume on Careerbuilder.com. The problem with this is I never signed up for an account with Careerbuilder.com. I looked back through my resume email address inbox and found that on April 27th at 7:46 pm I received an email stating welcome to Careerbuilder. There after a regular emails regarding how many times my resume showed up in searches and how many times it was viewed.
I NEVER UPLOADED A RESUME because I NEVER SIGNED UP FOR AN ACCOUNT WITH Careerbuilder.com. My resume is only on two sites, Indeed.com and LinkedIn. Both of which I have privacy settings turned on and I haven't logged into since 2016. I work in a sensitive field and I'm now at risk of losing my employment due to the reckless actions of this company. How is it possible and not criminal that a business can just acquire your details and put them on display publicly?
Reviewed May 18, 2018
I'm really glad I'm getting so many call backs, but... Half the calls I'm getting aren't even in the same field as jobs I'm applying for. I've been applying for entry level data entry and receptionist type jobs, but I've gotten all kinds of random calls - everything from executive/management positions in sales/marketing to housekeeping. The calls I am getting that are in the field I'm applying for have all been a long distance from me. A few of the positions were even from out of state! I thought CareerBuilder was supposed to match you to potential employers based on your profile, resume and job applications you submit. What's the strategy here? I really need a new job but that doesn't mean I'm going to just take whatever comes along as CareerBuilder evidently assumes. I would rather job hunt on my own. CareerBuilder is no help, just a waste of time.
Reviewed May 18, 2018
I feel that this site falsely lures you into finding your perfect career match. All the extras pull you away from your purpose & you get nothing but questions about furthering your education. Become frustrated, lose interest & immediately are hounded by telemarketers. Ridiculous.
Reviewed April 13, 2018
Beware about providing your phone #. The recruiter said they’d help me find work by sending me job posts (which they never did). Then after talking to them I’ve been getting spam phone calls everyday.
Reviewed March 18, 2018
I have been using CareerBuilder.com for several years and have NEVER received an email or call pertaining to employment opportunities (other than selling insurance), not even interview. I am not sure why it is so hard to find gainful employment in Mississippi that is centered around my education level and employment history. I just wonder if businesses are getting my applications. I refuse to believe my skill level is so unappealing that no one is willing to even call me for an interview. This make me feel companies are not really looking for employees, they are just using the website for advertising. I am very displeased and discouraged in fair employment opportunities.
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2018
Functionally speaking, CareerBuilder is basically on par with other job sites. The postings seem consistent with others (nothing exclusive, not too much seen on other boards not showing here). The profile and resume tools are as expected. The one thing I noted was that the saved search (and email alert) function are useless. For one reason or another, they don't bother to save all the parameters (including the preferred industries), so the results are way broader than you think you're getting.
The other big downer about this (and why I had to cancel) is that if you share your contact info, you get inundated with spam. Loads of email and phone contacts from supposed people offering career opportunities, but really trying to recruit franchisees, insurance agents, and other such schemes. The few communications you see regarding actual jobs are obviously mass-email advertisements from body shops that have clearly not even attempted to classify your profile. It seems that CareerBuilder is first a mass lead-generator for these businesses using shady tactics to prey on jobseekers and second a jobseekers' platform. I'd stay away.
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2017
I have been a recruiter for over 20 years and trying to establish an account with this company has been a complete joke. I'm starting a new business and because I did not have my email address or website set up yet they said they could not verify it and I was a fraudulent account. I sent the LLC letter right from the state still no one could fix this. The only answer they gave was we can't do business with you and not one person no matter how far I went up the chain and tried to get them what they needed could fix this and or even follow up. I've never written a review in my professional history. You have to really get under my skin for me to waste my time doing this. You all need serious help with account sales and customer service.
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2017
I find this website very good and easy for find what I was looking for and the emails telling about job in my file really did help me a lot.
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2017
Career Builder is it good site for people looking for employment. They send you texts every day and emails on jobs that you're interested and more just in case you want to change your career too. Pretty easy site to use and if you don't have time to check your email that's okay because you'll get daily text sometimes more than one or two. It's a great site for the unemployed. I made an account and it was easy and simple. Ask all the right questions, filled it out like an application.
But I never did find a job there. They kept sending me jobs that I had no interest in or experiencing or qualified in. Don't know where they got all that from because what I filled out the application I did not put that down. I was very clear on what I was interested in. Career Builder send you jobs that are 500 miles away. Sometimes not even did the state to live. And the text messages can be annoying at times especially when the jobs you have no interest in and never applied for. But they work hard on trying to get you a job.
Reviewed July 31, 2017
The search engine made it easy and simple for me to look for specific jobs. I was able to get certain job listings upon my filters. However, it ran very slow. It also showed some job listings that I was not interested in even though I filtered for certain jobs. Other than those it was very simple to create my account.
Reviewed July 30, 2017
I am in the desktop, laptop computer business. I have been in security for numerous years and they had a wide variety on the type of job I was looking for and within 15 miles of my home. I used CareerBuilder not only for helping me to find a job but also helped me to put a resume together as most employers require that now and after being with the same company for 27 years it was difficult for me to even attempt getting a new job. It was easy to connect with prospective employers because CareerBuilder listed the job in great detail and what your qualifications needed to be. I will use CareerBuilder.com again. They're fast, efficient and fair.
Reviewed July 28, 2017
Career Builders offer a large selection of potential prospective employers that are located in my hometown, while appeals to me because I won't have to commute back and forth to work. They are pretty much state of the arts when it comes to pairing the right candidate with the right potential employers. This saves time and effort when conducting a job search. But I wish they offered more potential prospective employers that are within my ZIP code, which would lessen my time to commute back and forth to work.
I had to create an account. Thereafter, I also had to post my resume, and on occasion, I also had to update my resume to curtail it for the position I was interested in applying for. I always had to create an account, and post my resume with each of these search engines to ensure proper recipient to receive my resume along with proper follow up with each employers whom I've submitted to resumes to.
Reviewed July 27, 2017
I realized CareerBuilder.com is the place to find a job. They have a great set up and a large variety of jobs to search through. You can put up your resume so employers can contact you if you qualify for the job they are hiring for. I created an account so I could apply for open positions and upload my resume. Some of the ads are cluttered and hard to understand but that’s because some employers try to put too much in one ad so they can get confusing and then we will get upset and walk away. But after a while, you can figure it out before you get frustrated and give up altogether.
Reviewed July 26, 2017
It's a great site with a lot of job opportunities. I like this site because it matches your profile with great employers who are looking for someone with exactly what you're looking for saving me time. I am instantly connected. I made my account and downloaded my resume. I was connected with job opportunities that I qualified for. It's very simple to use and I landed over 3 interviews in one week. But I would like more job opportunities in the city I live in. This would lower travel money providing me with the convenience of working close to home. This feature would help. Don't like to travel to work every day.
Reviewed July 25, 2017
I was contacted by a recruiter after responding to a lot of Admin. Assist. positions Employers posted on CareerBuilder. I asked if they had even looked at my resume. Since it appeared to me that was not even glanced at. I had spent a lot of time make sure I was a good fit for position before applying, I don't want to waste their time. Why would recruiter want to waste mine? I asked since they didn't seem to care to remove me from their list and make no more contact. Five minutes give or take, she sent a listing for general labor and lawn service. I let go on the person and refuse to have any more dealings with CareerBuilder's from now on.
If a company hires someone like that, I have no faith in them. No she/he knew what they were doing and you could almost see the smirk on her face when sending me the inappropriate job listing. I take my time when I apply make sure I'm a good fit. Why would someone just be obnoxious, rude, unprofessional, and just what's the word? Bad day, so what me too, I do not have a job, you do so you are ridiculing me? Thanks but no thanks. CareerBuilder has always been off about jobs sent to me, but not like this.
Reviewed July 25, 2017
CareerBuilder.com have jobs that are not listed anywhere else. It has the ability to filter by annual pay, date posted, company, category, and hours. It also has the ability to save your resume. It is also fairly easy to use. But it has fewer jobs listed than on other websites. I am not sure how this could be solved other than more advertising or perks for employers to post their job openings. I have not made an account yet because I prefer to use other websites. It is harder to look for jobs on this site due to the lack of jobs posted.
Reviewed July 23, 2017
CareerBuilder.com is real Handy finding jobs that I qualify for. It's very easy to navigate through the website. I like this very much. I plan on using this a lot more in the future. But I would categorize it a lot better and have more jobs on there. I would also make it easier to get a hold of job opportunities period. Nevertheless, I really like this website a lot. It was very easy uploading my resume and deregistering. It was easy to find a job. I found everything I needed and timely manner.
Reviewed July 22, 2017
CareerBuilder.com is very user-friendly. You put in where you are looking for a job, salary range you are looking for. You can upload your resume, so that you don't have to type it in each time for school job that you apply for. The way it is set up is just right! I put in my name, address, date of birth, education, what types of positions I was interested in and the area I was interested in with a mile radius all based on what the positions stated needed qualifications. I uploaded my resume and posted it to the jobs that I applied for. I put in the types of jobs I was interested in and it was very easy to find those jobs because it came up with a list and then when I found jobs that I was interested in, I decided that I wanted to use the site to apply for those open positions.
Reviewed July 21, 2017
CareerBuilder.com is very easy to use and very easy to job search. It search jobs in your area and your radius is very helpful. The website is pretty awesome. I received a few callbacks each time I do applications. I love the website. Once you make your account it keep you updated daily. You keep posting jobs in your field. The website is pretty good and I would recommend it.
Reviewed July 20, 2017
At first I was not happy about having to make an account but it ended up working for the best in the end. It was very easy for me to make an account and find job listings. Most of the listings led me to the application process. All of my preferences, information and search history are saved so that whenever I log on, easy to access and new jobs that fit my interest appear. I liked that I could find positions I was interested in with clear search terms and the website was easy to navigate. But some of the postings were unclear or irrelevant.
Reviewed July 19, 2017
I like CareerBuilder.com because of the immense variety of job postings they have listed. There is always a job posting I can choose from and I like the filtering system also. I made an account and it is simple and I was able to find job listings. I was actually lucky enough to get a job. But I would make resume building and also resume attached to the website. For example I want to be able to email my resume straight to the employer from the app.
Reviewed July 18, 2017
It was difficult to find job listings. I would improve the search functions. I had to use several different combinations of search words before I found what I was looking for. I remember using Monster in the past and even that was slightly better. There should be some incentive for people to list on the site so there will be more options for people searching for a job. Also, a lot of the jobs that came up weren't what I was looking for. It was a little disappointing and discouraging and I went to other sites after this. I think there aren't enough people using them.
Reviewed July 17, 2017
It was easy to create an account in CareerBuilder.com but I wish there was a less time-consuming way to apply for jobs like indeed.com has. They have an option (only on some jobs though) where all you have to do is submit a resume and that's it. I wish all applications were like that since most people find applying for jobs tedious and time-consuming as well as slightly difficult to maneuver around the website. But I enjoyed using this website. It was nice to be able to only create one resume and have it submitted to multiple jobs so I wouldn't have to retype it. I like that I only had to do this once and CareerBuilder.com automatically saved my information and I liked that the job search was relevant to my qualifications.
Reviewed July 17, 2017
CareerBuilder.com is the best one so far. I like how the website is set up. It's easy to navigate through and easy to understand. Some of the best options than any other website out there. There are so many options to choose from and how you want your resume to be submitted. I like the fact that you can fill out your resume and the employers find you. There are so many employers to choose from. However, I dislike some of the options there that are not even necessary. I would definitely change the lengthy sign-up process. I would make the process a little more friendly. Nevertheless, the website prompted me to set up an account so I can easily submit my resume to different employers. I used the website to easily apply for many open positions in my field of work. I even applied to open positions that were not in my field and each one were easy to submit my resume to.
Reviewed July 16, 2017
The Career Builder website was very easy to navigate, and search for jobs in my area, and had more choices available in a reasonable distance from my home. I also, like the friendly but simple layout of the website. The only thing I would improve would be to remove truck driving from warehouse work. They do deal with warehouses, but it's mainly a driving job. I made an account and I didn't find what I was looking for, but it has a lot of options, otherwise. It also gave me a good idea of what career path I could choose and how well the job market is for those careers. It was a somewhat satisfying experience.
Reviewed July 15, 2017
I made an account in CareerBuilder.com and uploaded my resume. It is very easy to find opportunities with their expansive search options. I have not applied... yet. Still narrowing down some options. But I think that is a great resource and I recommend it to others.
Reviewed July 14, 2017
You could make an account if you actually wanted to apply for a position on their website. However, I used it more of a browsing search engine to see if anything sparked my interest to change jobs. At that point in time, I was not interested in any of the jobs enough to apply. I wish some of the jobs would have a better description, but that might be more of the company who is hiring at fault more than Career Builder itself. But it was nice to have a search engine that covered a wide variety of jobs and different companies to pick from. I also liked that I could type in specific search words to find the best fitting Job for me.
Reviewed July 11, 2017
I used this website to apply to different jobs that were hiring. It was simple to find job listings, but they could have been organized in a better fashion. If the website maybe used color-coded tabs to differentiate between job titles, it would make it easier to pinpoint jobs. For example, if one tab for resume is in blue, you can remember resume as blue. It makes the process faster. But I like that you can categorize your selections to make it easier to find what you are looking for. If I am looking for a retail position, I can specify my search to only that category.
Reviewed July 10, 2017
I like the many jobs that they had listed in my area and near where I live. I also like the resume option. My account with CareerBuilder has helped me find some really good jobs in the past. I've used this site on and off for years. Over the years, CareerBuilder has constantly improved. I'll always use this site when it comes to searching for a job or career change. I recommend this site to my friends and family all the time. My 16-year-old daughter found her very first job through CareerBuilder. It is my very first choice when I want to do a job search/career change. I have been to other job search sites and still CareerBuilder is my number 1 favorite.
Reviewed July 9, 2017
I came across an ad for CareerBuilder.com as I typed in job offers on google. It took me to the site and based on what I had seen of it I decided to make an account. I was able to apply to a nearby job offer. I used CareerBuilder.com as a search tool more often because it had intensive information on all available jobs in different fields that would interest me and I know I'm getting a very great value from visiting their website. My experience was very satisfied.
Reviewed July 8, 2017
I decided I would make an account on CareerBuilder basically and put in everything I need to put in, submitted my resume, uploaded it and collected quite a bit of various Job searches and was very satisfied with other results so I see nothing wrong with it. It gives me my local jobs that are in or around my area plus it gives me the option to apply straight from their site. It was a simple site to use you know nothing major, want to word searches and you had your jobs around you. It give you good description of the job and what they required and how to play with them. Basically it serves the purpose and it's a good site. The top out there. I enjoyed it.
Reviewed July 5, 2017
Using the Career Builder website is very easy. First I made an account which only took a couple minutes to answer some information about me then I did a resume. This is important because this is what matches you to your jobs. In a day or so they call you. What I like about CareerBuilder is that you fill out some questions and your resume on their website (careerbuilder.com) then they email you when there are potential matches. I haven't been using Career Builder very long but I'm very happy about how the service works. I love getting emails about the jobs I qualify for because it's not like searching thru the paper and finding nothing - you're already matched to these jobs. It's been very successful and lots of interviews.
Reviewed July 3, 2017
I used Career Builder because I heard a lot of reliable things from it and my friends said that it is sometimes better than LinkedIn. Not to mention there are other bonus features like adding friends without having to pay premium for connections, communicating with friends with reliable and protected SMS services, and also connecting with employers in real time which is a huge benefit as a young person myself. I made an account so I could access all the features I could at no extra cost to myself and my wallet. I think that this works perfectly for me because I want to get a great job and make myself into the career that I want. But they should add more features like step to step ways to fill out applications and more searches for job interviews because that is what I need help the most. If these features were integrated into the system then I personally believe that this website could be better than LinkedIn.
Reviewed June 20, 2017
In the past several weeks I posted my resume on CareerBuilder. My resume contained my phone number -- I subsequently reposted a resume without a phone number, after receiving several calls for irrelevant positions.
In this group of calls, I was contacted by a female with an Indian name and accent working for a recruiting company called Collabera.com. The job employer and position sounded great as well as the pay and location. She telephoned me frequently (to determine my availability) over a period of 2 weeks. I traced the phone number that she gave me to a number in New Jersey. I was able to reach her on this phone number. She asked me to electronically sign a consent form to guarantee her company the right to solely represent me for this position. Another thing that bothered me was that she told me I would get only 24 hours notice when an interview was scheduled. After a couple of weeks she called me with a second position for the same employer. The same consent form was required with my electronic signature. Nothing ever happened.
I had nearly the same experience with another recruiter who claimed to represent Disney. I got several emails from recruiters for this same Disney position. I concluded that the positions were fake. On closer scrutiny, I see that all of the postings to CareerBuilder are from recruiting companies -- I see none from the client companies, themselves. Since then, I have received emails from over 20 recruiters with Indian names, all located on the east coast. There have been a couple who call me repeatedly, and keep leaving voice mails, even though my phone number is no longer in my posted resume. I'm sure that they share our information. They claim to represent Fortune 500 companies. Some ask for the last 4 digits of my social security number and for the month and day of my birthday. The most common recruiting companies that email me are spectraforce.com, etalentnetwork.com and idctechnologies.com.
Reviewed June 6, 2017
CareerBuilder.com includes a much more varied set of search results when I used it. It was also connected to my local newspapers and a lot of jobs available to apply for in my area. The process of making an account was simple enough and I used the site to search for jobs but had to apply through the companies' website as that is what was required by the companies as compared to applying through the site. An improvement would perhaps adding a extensive add-on that helped out with both cover letters and resumes and make it so it is easy to make cover letters specific to certain jobs.
Reviewed June 5, 2017
CareerBuilder.com was an easy, unique and amazing website. It was very helpful and it gave me a lot of options. I made an account and it was very simple. However, CareerBuilder.com could be more descriptive. Other than that, it's the best website ever!
Reviewed June 3, 2017
It was simple to find job listings on CareerBuilder. I use the website, CareerBuilder.com to apply to several open positions. I like that there are so very many options to choose from. The website helps me get specific and detailed information about the job I'm looking for. They also give examples and advice for resumes and interviews. But I would like them to offer more first-hand experience or ratings from previous employees. Real information on what the interviews are like at this job, what the actual salaries are like & what it's like to work there.
Reviewed June 2, 2017
CarrerBuilder.com was easy to navigate. It was nice having so many career options in one place making it easy to search for the perfect fit. It was also easy to search by job and location. On the other hand, the website was difficult to use from a mobile phone and I was forced to use my computer to finish creating an account. I also receive more emails than I'd like.
Reviewed June 1, 2017
I made a CareerBuilder account and it is very easy to use and to find specific areas of specialized work and in all different areas with easy filters and so many networks and big names. But sometimes repeated results show up and it's hard to keep track of everything on your own with no extra assistance or service. Nevertheless, I did apply for several jobs which I got interviewed for and found my new job. Wonderful!!!
Reviewed May 31, 2017
I have created account with CareerBuilder.com. It was very simple, easy to access and update my profile and apply for a job I'm interested in. It is very useful job search for me. I like the site keep me updates with new open jobs and remind me to keep my profile up to date. I also like that I feel secured for my personal data that I put in the site and the companies that the site found it matches my search are a good companies. Overall it is not much different from other site but it's always wonderful.
Reviewed May 30, 2017
I liked the way you could narrow down the search, the locations, etc. and that they would email you with updates daily. I also like the fact that you uploaded your resume and was right there when you wanted to send it to posted jobs. It was not difficult to use and I was able to submit my resume at the site. I cannot think of anything that I dislike about CareerBuilder.com; which is the reason that I chose them as a first choice. I really liked using this website and would use it again.
Reviewed May 29, 2017
I made an account and it was very easy. I found a ton of different listings and I was able to apply to more than one job at a time. There are lots of features I like about the CareerBuilder website. As soon as I sign in, I am given lots of great recommendations. I also have the option to upload and edit my resume. I would improve just a few things about the website like being able to have a much more detailed profile page and better job options. And I would like more places on the site that I can add more professional information.
Reviewed May 28, 2017
CareerBuilder is very easy to use. I like the ability to create a profile and upload my resume. Then based upon what I'm liking for CareerBuilder matches prospective jobs and alerts are sent when similar jobs are posted. I made an account and this was easy to do. I did use the site to look for jobs and still utilize it. However, I have had issues with the search feature not returning complete results. For instance I knew a job was listed on CareerBuilder and when I searched for it, it didn't show up. But once I tried to reword the job title it Then came up. I recommend CareerBuilder to acquaintances because of the large amount of jobs posted.
Reviewed May 27, 2017
I made an account with CareerBuilder.com. It was simple to setup and post my resume. Employers can see that and then they can email me or call me. I also like the personalization of somebody emailing me with potential job openings. I did search to find job listings and applied. I also had companies call me. But when the people email me they don't necessarily seem like they know me and they send me stuff that is invalid. Also, I wish the search was better too because I search by telecommute jobs and it showed me a bunch of jobs that did not apply and that it was easier to apply. Certain jobs make you fill out their resume and it's kind of annoying and maybe more jobs available.
Reviewed May 26, 2017
I registered an account at CareerBuilder.com and they helped me make a good resume. Also, CareerBuilder is easy to search for jobs. You can narrow your search by city, company, or job. They also send daily or weekly, etc emails about newly added jobs plus I signed up for the daily job emails, which helps keep you on track in the job hunting field! It is your preference. Careerbuilder makes it easy to find a job suited for you!
Reviewed May 26, 2017
Making a profile on CareerBuilder was simple and uploading resume was easy. It is a decent site to look for jobs and manage your resume. It helps job seekers and potential employers match. It is much better than CATS. Also, it's simple to keep up to date with any changes and you can use the site to search for local listings or other locations. However, employers have to pay to utilize the services of the site versus free options and services. But I will see it again and again.
Reviewed May 25, 2017
I like the fact CareerBuilder have a lot of job postings on their site that fall in my line of work. I made an account and it was very easy to use this service and apply to different jobs. I found my job through this amazing website. A one-click option would be nice. For the rest I am totally pleased with what this site has to offer. I would for sure use the site again.
Reviewed May 25, 2017
I like that CareerBuilder.com is easy to navigate. It's easy to return search options and I have used this quite a few times. I had to create an account and then upload my resume simply. You then can search jobs and filter it into what you are looking for. The jobs I've gotten replies back from have been reputable.
Reviewed May 24, 2017
I liked that CareerBuilder had a large database of jobs and employers in my local area as well as outside. I like the fact that in addition to the resume there were targeted questions that were specific to the position and the requirements of that employer to be successful in the desired position. And using the site of CareerBuilder was not difficult once I waded through the expectations. What I did have problems with was saving and retrieving and editing saved materials. Also, CareerBuilder was too specific initially in my opinion. Some of the items could/should have been saved to give applicants who went beyond the first round. Being so detailed initially results in applicants who are not viable having to "over respond" even though they have no chance of being employed. This also causes the employing company to have an extraordinary amount of wasted paper useless information.
Reviewed May 24, 2017
I love the experience. I like that CareerBuilder gives me a variety of options to choose and pick my own job that would be suitable for me and help me in the future along the way with life... it keeps me experiencing more!! I did make an account and it had some job listings. If more job listings will be posted to my account, I can apply and make a lot of money for my family. I don't like that it take a long time for me to get options and I'm not guaranteed to like what I see or what I'm hearing. Without a job, I would have nothing and wouldn't be able to pay any bills.
Reviewed May 23, 2017
The website was simple to navigate and have a good layout. I also like the ability to narrow my search to my exact job qualifications. I made an account and it was very easy to find jobs. I applied for several jobs however I didn't receive any job offers or requested for an interview. I also didn't like the spam I received. I felt like I got a lot of junk through this site. I also got contacted by a lot of unwanted jobs like out of state and telemarketing and jobs that seemed not real. I would say it was just ok.
Reviewed May 22, 2017
Employers seemed to utilize CareerBuilder.com to thoroughly evaluate applicants and reach out to them. There are tons of new jobs posted daily and it's easy to filter jobs to exactly what I was looking for. I like the ease of job search and 1 click applies. Made account... Creating a profile, searching and applying was SUPER easy. However, when searching for jobs, the search results were not specific enough to what I had entered in as my search criteria. Completely unrelated jobs kept showing up for keywords that have nothing to do with I typed in. I also wish the search results were sorted by location proximity.
I hope they will have more jobs and better screening to keep out the scams or misleading jobs. I also hope there would be less repetition (having to leave site and go to employer's site and re-enter all the same info over and over again that I had already entered in my profile) and that they would reduce employers being able to make multiple postings for the same job by just calling it something slightly different.
Reviewed May 21, 2017
What I appreciate about Career Builder is that after you fill out your initial profile, they have many options that allow you to apply instantly instead of going through and retyping work history, etc. That is an extremely useful feature to me because work search can be extremely tedious when you find you are having to repeat yourself over and over again.
I remember their being the initial process of setting up a username and password, then I was prompted to fill out a career profile. This basically includes answering all the same questions typically asked on a job resume and uploading resume, cover letter, references and any other documents the job seekers wishes to upload. They are then given the opportunity to search and apply for job postings. I feel like the initial sign up process is a little lengthy and that my resume already answers all of the questions regarding work history and would have enjoyed it more if I didn't have to re-fill out my work history again.
Reviewed May 20, 2017
CareerBuilder is one of my favorite sites to look for a job. The process is simple and straight forward. You can create a profile based on yourself and then search for jobs based on various filters. Have had friends that were successful with this in finding a job. I created a profile in CareerBuilder which allows companies to find me. I listed my info including education and job experience and did apply to the ones that matched my needs. As with all of these sites I had the ads and job listings for the various places that just want you to sell for them. Wish this didn't have to be there but I do understand why it is there.
Reviewed May 19, 2017
CareerBuilder.com was very easy to set up because they have an 1 to 5 step process because they have you add your resume and job employment information. The company states stand up to time, they have over 24 million job applicants per month, over 60 million resumes on file. Plus over 3 million job posting each year, so the chances are higher to get employed by a company of your choice. I feel the benefits of CareerBuilder is that the company is for the people and not just in for themselves, they have non-stop tools for consumers to get employed by any company you choose. Also not only do they have a lot of creative resume templates, also they have tips on how to seal and job interview, how to look the part, questions to ask your future employer to get to know the job more before you get employed. CareerBuilder is doing their part and helping people get employed. All you have to do is do your part and the rest is history.
Reviewed May 18, 2017
The site is easy to navigate, very helpful and precise. It a very authentic site that focuses on truly finding you employment. They offer wide range of jobs. You get frequent updates, they stay current and relevant. Downloading resume was quick and jobs are targeted towards your skill level. I got several referrals from the website. Have had success using this website and will continue to use it. Have recommended CareerBuilder.com to friends and family to help with their job search.
Reviewed May 17, 2017
Overall CareerBuilder.com was very helpful and easy to use. I liked the ability to sort by different occupational areas and education level and geographic area and other criteria. And I found it easy to find job listings, too. Started doing research and then used the site to make an account and review job postings and apply directly to companies. However, I wish all of the employer information was available but some were blind listings. And it was a bit difficult or annoying to unsubscribe from searches.
Reviewed May 16, 2017
CareerBuilder.com gives you the ability to post job ads, view candidate information, resumes, and contact information, conduct pre-employment assessment tests and evaluate answers. I created an account with my email address and was able to find positions by searching through my zip code or state, positions I am interested in or salary. However, it would be an improvement to have the ability to conduct preliminary background information, search social media profiles to obtain more information about the candidate. I believe this will shed more light about the candidate.
Reviewed May 15, 2017
CareerBuilder.com is easy to use. It allows upload of resume and previous work information and allows ability to find work locally and nationally. Breaking jobs down into areas is very important. However, jobs never respond and often only send you temp services. Job listings should be one hundred percent authentic. Job headhunters and temp services should not be allowed. Other than that, it's really easy to search for jobs of every type and they are easy to apply for and can be done in minutes. Making a profile and account were also very easy. The level of complexity of the website is usable by anyone.
Reviewed April 18, 2017
I have always kept my resume updated and on CareerBuilder for many years as I believe it is important to stay in touch with opportunities for advancement; development and in light of the real world we live in concerning length of tenure. Unfortunately, a current employer has decided to use CareerBuilder as a means of curbing turnover; not by improving the reasons for the turnover but by threatening employees for having resumes open posted on Careerbuilder.
I was contacted by phone after hours at my home and asked why I have my resume on CareerBuilder by someone within the company I don't even know. I have read the terms of CareerBuilder's agreement with those who pay for services; one of which is not to harass jobseekers. I am contemplating how to handle this debacle as this is the first time in my working life that I have ever had such a thing to happen. I feel rather stalked at the moment. If this is a trend in the hiring world these days it is a trend that will limit the availability of the job pool as many will prefer to use the services of a venue that can allow the election of screening current employers from those who can view.
I am appalled that I would even received a call from an HR representative prying into my away from the job life. After all, I am not "owned" by a company I work for and I have not signed any agreements that would prevent me from keeping my resume out there. I'm not even anywhere near being in management! I hope CareerBuilder will make some changes to how job seekers can screen out a current employer from viewing their information. I am seriously considering using LinkedIn who allows to block a current employer from viewing their own employees’ activities. This has created more stress for me than I ever want.
Reviewed March 28, 2017
I was unemployed & the co. helped me find a job in my field. They taught me how to do a resume since I haven't done one in years. My field is welding - fitter, draftman.
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2017
I thought I would look into trying a new job search network so I uploaded my resume and have been bombarded with countless scams. What a joke. Seriously. From "sales" positions to strangers from India calling me with advanced schooling opportunities, it has been a complete disaster. Immediately deleted my resume and contact information.
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2016
A man named "Joe" called me on a recorded line yesterday identifying himself from College Network Job Search, loud, pushy, aggressive. He wanted "more" information regarding my job search. Told him not interested as I had never heard of the company. Today, Same guy "Joe" recognized voice, had same greeting, calling on recorded line from "Career Builder." I told him to email me. He hung up. Too many phony people out there claiming "they" want to help you, but need more information. I have been warned by the NYS Dept. Of Labor that there are many predatory phishing sites. Buyer Beware. Tell them nothing, too many identity thefts out there.
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2016
CareerBuilder is harassing me with e-mails. I have made many attempts to get these e-mails to stop. But to no avail. All requests through the e-mail system are returned as undeliverable. Many scams use CareerBuilder as a front. CareerBuilder should be shut down totally. Lies prevail there at CareerBuilder. CareerBuilder breaks the law; but just like most corporate structures there is little an individual can do. This is one reason for the rise of TRUMP. People are pissed, upset with corporate structures like Exxon oil, Monsanto, and SBC (now called AT&T) are many examples. I should be able to remove my data from CareerBuilder's database and have requested this many times, but the result is the same each time, no answer! ALL I REQUEST IS FOR THE E-MAILS TO STOP!
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2016
As of posting my resume on CareerBuilder, I've had the worst experience with finding a job. Here are a few of my issues: None of the jobs I receive alerts for are related to the keywords I entered in my job/career search. I've received numerous scam positions... about 20+ in the last 2 weeks... These positions start off with the typical "We received your resume. We offer a position for a guaranteed minimum of $2,500/month as long as you perform up to our standards. You will receive merchandise for you to review & ensure the receiver who you will forward the package to is getting what they ordered. Once you forward the package and it is received by the customer, you will get your paycheck."
LOTS of spelling errors are included in the emails & there is no company listed in the email. Most times there is no name of an employee who typed out the email. Usually it is signed with "Company Resource Department" or even "Human Resource Department" followed by "Our caller will contact you for an interview." DO NOT GIVE INTO THESE SCAMS. I have researched online and these types of "jobs" land you in federal prison or hefty jail time if you're one of the lucky ones to see our boys in blue show up at your door. The FBI gets involved & you become an accessory to a crime, aka aiding in sales through the black market.
I have reset my preferences on CareerBuilder so that only jobs/companies matching my keywords receive my resume. None of the research positions I've been offered have dealt with science. These are usually financial research positions for universities, etc. or music research positions at universities. Keep in mind that I had my preferences set to keywords including research, medical, laboratory, sciences, etc... which follows my career path. Thus far, CareerBuilder has shown me that they are a worthless scam/spam hub for people looking for reputable jobs in their field.
Reviewed Sept. 13, 2016
Not only this website is full of scammer but others like Indeed is full as well. I have applied for multiple jobs at both websites and never have gotten any email back from them. From now and then I will apply only at Company's website to make sure that at least they send you back whether or not you are selected or not. I believe indeed is better and looks more legit just by comparing the site content... but still I will use my method to apply for jobs. Good luck for everyone hunting for their dream job or career.
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2016
I'm an IT Engineer for almost two decades. Ever since I posted my resume on this job board I've been spammed with telemarketing and sales job offers from a thousand and one Farmers agents and some kind of scammers. This site should be shut down. It's so ridiculous.
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2016
Just received a call from CareerBuilder to verify some of my basic information. Upon answering questions I was asked what year I graduated from high school and as soon as I said I graduated in 1974 I was told "have a nice day" and the man hung up on me before I could ask why. Well that's obvious. A person's age shouldn't matter. They should only know that I may be 60 but I'm healthy & active. Do not even look my age.
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2016
I am an American in a foreign country trying to get back to America. My name is Albert ** a retired Marine and Army Veteran using your site in getting back home. You have for the third time this year locked me out, this is the most I have had issues with your site in using this site since 2002. Your policies I have read and adjusted my submitting only to those jobs that directly would consider my past experience. The first time this happen I had password issues the second time was because I was working your site about 60 hours a week and submitting to any job that could use my ebarrier experience. The second time I was not able to use your site for almost three weeks, this added an extreme amount of stress to my life.
Can you PLEASE look at my account ** and take me out of the suspension bucket and reinstate my account? I am in my last month rent seeking homeless shelters, look at my google efforts yesterday seeking homeless shelter. WHY would you want to impact a human being utilizing your site to better themselves and impose this type of that directly affect my ability to LIVE AN HONEST LIFE. Last time I spend over 60 hours trying to reinstate my account and three weeks, are you even concerned about your suspension practices that impact the well-being of the human race? I respectfully wait for my reinstatement.
Reviewed April 23, 2016
From the employer's perspective, I will never use this company again. I warn other companies to stay away. Back in March, I discovered that I had paid for 2 job postings and had intended to use only one. While posting my original job posting, the site asked if I wanted to boost the ad to surrounding areas. I indicated that I did (previously, this was a "free" upgrade). I then discovered that my other job posting that I had purchased was used for this "boost." I was advertising in Chandler and the job "boosted" to Phoenix (which are right next to each other). There's no way this should have incurred another job posting.
So, I called CareerBuilder and explained the situation. She said she used to live in this area and understands my position. She noted she was new to her position so she would have to research if she can authorize a return on the job posting that was inappropriately used. She noted she would call me back in a few days with an answer. She did call back and let me know that an additional job posting would be added to my account so I could use it in the future. I was to wait about 4 days and then confirm the product had been added to my account. I waited 3 weeks only to find that no product was added.
I called and left a message for Kristy. No answer for two days. I called again and was told that Kristy doesn't remember the conversation, isn't authorized to return product. I was speaking to Alex at this time and his "solution" was that I could buy an additional two ads for $780 and then he would tack on the 'free' ad for which I was already promised. He went on to say that because I purchased my ads online and didn't speak directly to a sales agent, we really didn't have a business connection. Otherwise, he could have added the free ad to my account. I noted that I have used CareerBuilder since I opened my business 9 years ago. At about $360 an ad, I've likely spent about $4000 with their company and if that doesn't constitute relationship, I will gladly give my money to someone else.
He was flippant and not genuinely interested in representing his company well. We ended the conversation with his promise that he would investigate the matter more and call me back today. No one is surprised that he hasn't called. I will spend a fair amount of time spreading the negative word about CareerBuilder and hope that others avoid this sham of a business as well.
Reviewed April 22, 2016
I don't understand how all these companies posing as job placement agencies, are allowed to stay in business. They do absolutely nothing, but give my info to schools to further my education, even though I check "no". I, too, get opportunity to sell Avon. I'm pretty sure I can do that if I contact Avon myself. These job agencies are also in the want ads, and it appears you have to go through them for a job. I have wasted months with these fake companies.
Reviewed April 16, 2016
DO NOT post your resume on CareerBuilder unless you really want to look at "Avon is Hiring" every day, and get hit up for truck-driving training and online schools. The worst is that all the scammers hit this site to send you scam and phishing emails. In the year I was on, I never once got a legitimate email, and I still get scam emails a full year after taking down my resume. I don't know why they're still finding it, but all these scam emails say they're getting my resume from CareerBuilder. In my opinion, this is the worst of the job sites.
Reviewed March 10, 2016
An 'unknown page load error' prevents job seekers from uploading new resumes to CareerBuilder.com and displaying them to potential employers. Repeated email complaints... feedback complaints... problem still persists for weeks.
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2016
I created an account and posted my resume and info. Ever since then I have been receiving constant calls and emails for open positions located in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Texas, Kansas, Arizona, etc. I live in NY! All of my information on the site is correct. Also, I was precise when entering my career title and info in the search criteria and most of what I receive is anything but! Someone also tried to hack into my email account yesterday and I can't help but think this site has something to do with it. I am about to delete my profile. I think I will, it's useless, annoying and frustrating when you are trying to find a new job!
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2015
I had to quit posting on Career Builder. What I get when I post are a string of inappropriate job descriptions. The thing that is the worst however is Farmers Insurance. These guys send out request for my resume wanting to know if I want to open a Farmers Insurance office. I have been in a technical field for 20yrs, I stay busy all of the time. I need to post my resume so people see my professional history. I have no interest in changing careers and even if I did, it would not be to insurance sales. Farmers quit doing this... Career Builder quit letting them do it.
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2015
Worst experience with a job search website ever. I applied for a few jobs on here (never heard back from any of them), but I made the mistake of making my resume searchable. The next day I woke up to three calls at 6 in the morning. I didn't answer because I was half asleep. I googled the number and it was a door to door sales position. No thanks! That day I got maybe 8 emails from companies in Atlanta that I'd never heard of. I live 40 minutes from Atlanta (without traffic) and wouldn't have applied to anywhere there. I googled all the companies and they were all door to door sales positions. This was about 2 weeks ago and ever since then I've gotten at least 6 calls a day from people selling magazines, collection calls (I have no debt and these people have the last 4 of my ssn), and even a call from an Indian guy asking about a bladder mesh surgery I had in 2007 (when I was 14). I wish I had never put my resume on CareerBuilder.
Reviewed Sept. 25, 2015
This has to be the most comical search engine I've ever used, because you can type in various keywords but your search results don't actually have anything to do with what you typed. I also find the "suggested" locations that pop up under the Locations field random, as even Toronto - the biggest city in Canada - does not come up, yet Torey, France is there..... Then I click the links they provide on the left, thinking it would make a difference.... it continues giving me all kinds of random nonsense. And no LinkedIn integration? Not that I'd be using it anymore.
Reviewed Sept. 18, 2015
I have had a CareerBuilder account for over 10 years. I kept it active all that time because, well, you never know. I recently relocated, prompting the need to go job hunting. After completing a temporary job, I updated my resume and went to post it on my CareerBuilder account. Imagine my surprise, when I discovered that my account had been deleted. I entered my information several times over. It told me it did not recognize my email.
I then tried to create a new account. It wouldn't let me. It said it had been deleted and that I was welcome to use another email address. I sent a message to CareerBuilder through the site. Mind you they do not have a phone number where you can speak to a person. I got a reply two days later stating that once an account has been deleted, it cannot be reinstated. They did not address the fact that the account was deleted without my consent. I assume it was hacked. In order to get a new account, I'd have to create a whole new email account and start from scratch. That is NOT cool at all.
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2015
This site is ** up. Looking through my CC statement I noticed a random charge. They charged me for services I never used. I don't remember ever building a resume with them. I think I must have signed up with my email and obviously CC info over a year ago. I don't know how you can be charged for nothing over a year later. Seems dishonest and fishy.
Reviewed July 19, 2015
I rarely ever get legit emails and for the past couple months, all I get are scammer emails about positions. I get at least 5 a day. You would think they would have more security procedures in place to make sure that employers are legit. I canceled my account and will use other services now to find a job. Unfortunately my email is out there and the scam emails keep coming.
Reviewed July 7, 2015
I too am getting sick of careerbuilder.com for a number of reasons. First off, they let you apply to jobs that are expired, and then send you Emails that appear to be an acceptance of your application with links that instead take you to a page of similar jobs that says Job Expired. So, you try to contact them about this, and find out that you are not able to log into your account because of an invalid password. So, you click Forgot Password link, and they send you a so called "temporary password" to log in with. But when you try again to log in you get the same message, Invalid. WHAT A RIP. This job board site should be shut down!!
Reviewed June 20, 2015
I was offered an administrative assistant position through CareerBuilder. The company is Memory Computer Inc. the contact person was **. The job seemed legit because there's a website for the company and a phone number. **'s pitch is him and his team is coming from Canada and need an assistant to help set up office in U.S. Cities. My city was atl. Within two weeks he sent me a $4620 check. The check is printed on a first bank account. I called first bank and it is a fraud account and fraud checks. First bank told me they are "looking into it". I took the check to my bank Wells Fargo. I figured if it were a fake check they would let me know like they have done in the past.
However the check went through. So I thought the money is real the job must be real. Wells Fargo let me get $4500 in cash the next day. I then took the money and paid "computer supplier" via BOA. I thought it was strange but since being in the atl I've had some strange ambiguous job situations. And Wells Fargo let me get the money. Anyways by the end of the week Wells Fargo is taking the check deposit back. I have filed a police report and FBI fraud report and I talked with first bank and Wells Fargo. I am not sure what else to do. CareerBuilder website doesn't have a direct fraud reporting page. ** even had the nerve to keep contact throughout the whole process.
Reviewed May 22, 2015
I've been applying for customer service position's thru CareerBuilder for almost two months and every response I've had turns out to be a scam. I have a great resume, I should have another job by now. But no, I'm still unemployed because I've been wasting time on CareerBuilder. They need to make it hard for people to post scams but it's probably somebody working there scamming and stealing identities.
Reviewed May 19, 2015
Posted my resume. After 3 days, I started getting spam about jobs that I was not really a match for based on keywords. I deleted my resume and my account. Still get the spam. If you post your resume on CareerBuilder, it will get downloaded and you will get spam forever. I suspected this was the case from when I posted a resume on job boards 10 years ago and still get spam regarding keywords from 10 years ago. So I used a different e-mail address. The e-mail I used for CareerBuilder is where I started getting spam right away. It feels horrible to think that my name, e-mail address and work history was immediately downloaded and shared.
Reviewed April 29, 2015
CareerBuilder sucks you in with promises (ad optimization, high call volume and high end customer service). Here is the bad part. CareerBuilder wants to lock you in for a long term contract. Once you sign on the dotted line, the promises fade and the customer service sucks. I'll be as honest as possible here. 4-5 years ago CareerBuilder did the trick. Ads were posted effectively and professionally and the call volume was good. Today, your ads get stomped on by BIG paying companies, you get little attention and ultimately no ROI. I now use Indeed.com and get what I pay for. No long term contracts and guaranteed results. STAY AWAY FROM CareerBuilder and look at other options!!!
Reviewed April 22, 2015
I have been reading some of the reviews on here, and unfortunately I have been having similar experience being contacted by scammers on careerbuilder. I have had my resume on the site since 2001 and have been hired at two great companies as a result of recruiters contacting me from this site. Since this time, I am fully aware of all of the fraudulent posts and misleading jobs where you apply for one thing and then show up to an interview that is really for a direct sales job or some MLM scam. Before, I am aware that I was young and naive and should have researched these companies prior to applying to them.
Unfortunately, now I actually get contacted by these same companies who somehow get a hold of my phone number on my resume and either say they found my resume or that they are calling me in response to me "sending in my resume for a position" for which I never applied! I am even getting calls from Advocare and Primerica branch owners who used to push their products on friends and family and are now paying to pull resumes from Careerbuilder and are cold calling people.
As much as I want to blame Careerbuilder 100% for these experiences, I also understand that times are hard and that they will probably accept fees from less than reputable companies to get ad revenue or access to resumes. However, they could at least make these companies sign a terms of service agreement that they are going to be honest about postings and not mislead people if the companies themselves are contacting a candidate. Another thing that bothers me is that I used to be able to filter out scam jobs from fly by night "promotional" companies, and the page no longer refreshes without those listings. I would recommend Indeed, Glassdoor, LinkedIn, or even Craigs List over this job search engine. At least you can see real profiles and might even get access to employee reviews.
Reviewed April 22, 2015
I posted my resume and within 3-days started getting spam. I deleted my account on around day 4. I still get spam from senders that say I am now in multiple job search databases. I am angry that I was conned out my e-mail address, phone number, work history and education details from this site. There are no privacy protections for you resume. Don't post it.
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2015
Since CareerBuilder apparently has no forum nor can they do anything about scammers who randomly find your resume, I'm here to report that "Deana **" is in fact a scammer.
I was offered a position as an Accounts Receivable Consultant/Virtual Assistant, which is basically just having their US-based customers mail me their payments in check form and then deposit the check into my own bank account and then transfer the funds while immediately keeping 10% for myself as well as amazing bonuses ($65-$88k+). It was one of those "too good to be true" ordeals. I was actually very skeptical at first because I'm use to CB scams and even informed them that I wouldn't fall for it if they were a scammer, but they came off as very professional and legit (minus a few minor spelling/grammar errors). They even disguised themselves as a legitimate, real UK-based company that does actually exist and has a legitimate website.
I became aware that they were in fact a scammer by after I had signed and returned a legitimate looking contract that they sent me and gave them some basic information (name, address, phone number), they would only respond after that by resending me the job description, which we had already fully discussed. So, I then directly emailed the real company via their website and they confirmed that this person is in fact a scammer. I've also reported them to the Russian-based company that they use for their email address and advised them that they should do whatever they can to stop this scammer from ever using their services again. Cheers!
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2015
I was contacted through CareerBuilder about a "mystery shopper" job by **. I replied to this and stated that this would be something that I would be interested in since I frequently shop for my family of 6 at various types of stores several times per week. Approximately two weeks later, I received a cashier's check in the mail for $2875 drawn on Logix Federal Credit Union along with a 1-page 'letter' with detailed instructions on how to proceed, ultimately instructing me to wire $2625 to another person located in China (no red flags there!). The letter was from **, Head of Recruitment, however, the USPS Priority Mail envelope return address information was from "**, ** Opa Locka, FL 33054" (no red flag there either!).
This ** person does not exist, much less at this address nor could I find any information about ** related to the 'mystery shopper' program on the internet. I did, however, find several complaints and scam reports regarding similar experiences that others have had with this 'mystery/secret shopper' contact through email or CareerBuilder so I felt that I should report this activity to let everyone know that this is still occurring.
Law Enforcement needs to get involved and find the person(s) that are utilizing job boards to scam people that are looking for work as well as using the U.S. Postal Service for these scams not to mention producing fraudulent bank checks. All of which are federal offences. What is wrong with these people? Can't they get a legitimate job and earn their own money instead of scamming money from other people? What a bunch of **. I saved all of these documents for reference in case someone needs them to pursue this case.
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2015
I've been listed with them for about 6 weeks. They send out weekly emails that always have the same job listings on them. Of the roughly 30 jobs they keep sending over and over, I am only sort of qualified for one of them. Most are like nurse assistant, or truck driver, or reefer engineer (I don't even know what a reefer engineer is). I am an interior decorator. Why do they send me these things? The one job I did apply for, they have continued to send to me for 5 more weeks since I applied for it. I never got a response from the employer (whatever). But now, CareerBuilder wants me to fill out a survey on my experience applying for that job and what the employer said about it.
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2015
I started using this site yesterday after not finding many job options on other sites. I tried to apply to one job but to apply I needed to pay $150 which I did not do. Then I applied to two other jobs and since then I have been receiving spam emails and phone calls on my private cell phone which is in the do not call list. Should of stopped looking after the first job which asked me to pay but times are tough. It's so sad that this site uses innocent people to get information from so you can be harassed all day long by scammers and spam. Never ever ever use this site to look for jobs. Go to monster, indeed or glassdoor-- they are all wonderful.
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2015
Putting my resume on this website and actively looking for two of the last three years has done nothing except get me a few phone interviews with insurance companies that offer commission. I was told by the head of human resources at a Fortune 50 company here in my town that this and other websites are not dependable whatsoever for getting a job.
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2014
I've been checking and updating my resume over a year on CareerBuilder. They say to "refresh" your resume often, and I do. I have applied to at least 15 jobs (I fully qualify for), with no response at all. I only get Spam from fake companies with scam type jobs, or recruiters from back east, emailing me for jobs in IT or Engineering, which is nowhere on my resume. I wonder if they even read it? I also get constant emails from CareerBuilder saying that "Your resume has been viewed by 40 people this week" and I click on to see who they are, and find 40 companies or job agencies I have never heard of in my life!?
I would NEVER pay this site a fee for anything! They are useless. I have also found by personal experience that all recruitment/job agencies are also useless. I have better luck getting actual jobs off Craig's List, since the posters are real companies, and not job recruitment agencies trying to build up their databases. Apparently these websites (such as CareerBuilder) and job agencies are all pretending to have available jobs, but are only building up their client lists. I'm astonished when I visit these job agencies to take assessment tests... They have large, plush offices, yet only 3 employees working in them? I score high on tests and they tell me how they have a "perfect job for me" then I never hear back again. They are making money somehow... by selling job candidate's info to emailing lists?
I think it's long overdue that these job websites and agencies they partner with be exposed for their questionable operations. They call YOU first, about a "job that matches your skills" and ask you to come meet. You dress up, drive there, come in and get handed 20 pages of forms to fill out first (and insist you give your SS number), before you even meet the recruiter that called! Once they get your info, you get rushed out and told they will "Call you next week." You end up never hearing a word! If I notice a new job posting on CareerBuilder by their affiliate companies, and call to ask to submit for it, I get transferred to extensions where nobody answers! CareerBuilder will offer to review your resume (for a big fee) or similar tactics. Don't fall for it!
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2014
In October 2014, I used Careerbuilder.com to upload my resume to the internet and potentially help me find a job. A few days after I posted my resume and started my search for jobs on their website, I was receiving phone calls from Unknown numbers: some auto-insurance sales reps contacting me about information on quotes (which I did not request), representatives contacting me about "continuing college education" (which I again did not request), etc. I also received multiple suspicious emails from persons unknown, whom did not represent a company that I had previously applied for, contacting me about being qualified for a job. I thought I was pretty good at weeding out the "scam jobs" posted online; however, I was not expecting that my experience with Careerbuilder.com would have resulted in this.
At the beginning of November, I was contacted by a recruiting manager for a travel agency in the UK named "Travel With Pleasure". In the email, I was told that my resume met the qualifications of the position they needed filled and was advised to fill out an online application. The email was perfectly typed and sounded like a legitimate representative of the company. I was provided with the company's website that was EXTREMELY well put together. I filled out the application online as a Client Manger of this travel agency and a few days later, I was emailed an Employment Contract which I signed and scanned back over to the recruiting manager. I did suspect that it was a little weird that I was sent a contract without an interview, but I have no experience with companies outside of the United States and was told I will perform a "test task", which will determine if I had the position or not.
The company website provided me with an online portal to communicate with my administrative manager directly, which I used to acknowledge and perform my daily tasks (this position was a stay at home job which allowed me to contact my clients through email or phone). Once I was congratulated on my position within the company, I was directed to scan a colored picture of my ID to my manager and email four addresses the "Travel With Pleasure" brochure and keep in touch with my client's needs for their trips. I communicated with one client about travel arrangements to Istanbul, Turkey, and was then informed that I will be processing his payment for his trip (approximately $15,000). I was told that I would be wiring the client's funds (with an exception of a 4% commission that I kept) through MoneyGram or Western Union.
I expressed being uncomfortable with the responsibility of a transaction that large, but to my understanding, it was my responsibility to the company. I opened a personal checking account specifically for my client's transactions and input my bank information on the online portal of the website. On Nov 20, I received a call from my manager's assistant, questioning if I had received any funds from my client. I checked my account and sure enough I had a wire transfer of $6,000. I was instructed to deposit the fund (except 4%) into a different bank account at a different institution, instead of wiring it through Western Union or MoneyGram, like discussed. I was told that Travel With Pleasure partners with another travel agency named TravelOnly and that the funds would be going to the travel agent.
When I questioned why the company performed their transactions like this, I was told that it creates the least amount of wait time between the company receiving their payment and that they've been doing business like this for years. I withdrew the money in my account and deposited the money into the specified account, and that was the last I had heard from Travel With Pleasure. I received a letter from my bank institution today claiming that my accounts were in the process of being closed due to an unauthorized transfer of funds. I don't even know what to do! I saved all of my emails and bank receipts... Who knows how long it will take to get this crap resolved...
My question is, who exactly is CareerBuilder giving out our information to?! The persons or people responsible for this scam were extremely intelligent and thorough, providing me with an online portal specifically for employees and a website that looks as real as any (previously www.travelwithpleasure.co.uk but they changed it to www.travelwithpleasure.biz). In this generation, so many jobs post openings online. You rarely EVER see businesses with paper applications anymore. After my experience, I feel completely vulnerable and unsafe even looking online to find a job. Use my experience as a warning - DO NOT use CareerBuilder! I still get calls every day on my mobile phone from unknown callers, Skype phone numbers, and Magicjack phone numbers!
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2014
I work for an advanced computer R&D research lab. I thought of giving careerbuilder.com a try and paid $499 for a job post for a month. In all honesty, I was testing the water and did not expect I would end up with a successful hire. Careerbuilder is a laughable organization with a highly questionable business practice that feed off innocent consumers who are kind enough to believe in their highly misleading advertisements. I wonder how long it will continue to be in business. Best luck to them!
Right after I posted the job, one of their sales guys called and frankly told me that given the demographics on careerbuilder, my job listing would not attract candidates. He then proceeded to sell me these "additional services" they offer to the employers. I told him that I don't feel comfortable to try out the additional services if the one I am using is not going to work. It just doesn't make sense. Why would I, as a consumer, buy another product/service from this company if its basic product/service doesn't even work? After waited for a couple of days, I called the customer service and told them my conversation with the sales guys and how he indicated that there will be little traction for my job posting. I got 0 resumes. I requested to cancel the job posting and get a pro-rated refund. The customer representative gave me a case number and told they will call me back to give me a status update. I called the following week to follow up after not hearing back from them. They told me the same thing.
The point of the story is they never called me back. So I let my posting ran for an entire month and got 0 resumes. Recruiters/HRs, save yourself the 500 dollars and avoid using this website. You will probably end up getting more response from posting on craigslist.org for free. Use that $500 to sign up for a Linkedin account and pay $40 dollars a month to reach out to prospective candidates that way.
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2014
No improvement on resume hits with Career builder writing the resume. The writer did not understand engineering/technical lingo. Expect a 30 day wait for resume. I complained to management and they worked with me. Other job shops resume services have guarantees. In the future, I will use professional friends to update experience descriptions. Also, get a guarantee.
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2014
They claim your resume is "private." What a joke. I have an unlisted phone number, but it's on my resume. I get at least one phone call a day from insurance companies wanting to interview me. Please. I'm a journalist and have 0 experience or interest in sales. I took my resume down and would suggest NEVER posting your info on this "waste of time" job page.
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2014
Career Builder is hosting many fake jobs that are data mining. The jury is out to see if they are attempting to do anything about this. You will spend hours and maybe waste days on jobs that require you to provide information, but they aren't real companies. Today a job was posted for an "ad agency" in the "western suburbs." The job pay is from 50,000 to 80,000 and the job requirements is basic and generic. The requirements too do not match the pay rate. **. I asked them to investigate and remove it. Career Builder used to be a pretty reliable job source. I assume for any job seeking resource, to stay in business when there are few jobs, you must resort to illegal and sleazy tactics. Sad, for sure.
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2014
I found Careerbuilder.com to be a complete waste of my valuable time when looking for a job. I applied at jobs through the site that I was qualified for and never heard back. The only times I have heard back have been from Insurance company scams and Staffing agencies that scour this site for "Potential applicants" without reading what you are qualified for. I cannot tell you all how many calls I had where I was on the phone for 30 minutes listening to some "recruiter" for a staffing agency go on about how "qualified" for a position I am to only find out that I am NOT qualified and that they cannot read or comprehend the information in my account. I get contacted 3 times a day by these people and there are way too many to just block through the site.
Also the site tends to post positions that have already been filled or that are days to weeks old if you bypass the whole Careerbuilder.com thing and go straight to the source. Very frustrating, time consuming and just plain time wasting. Positions requiring being bilingual, having a degree, or over 5 years of experience are in plenty on this site as well even if you put in the search engine "entry level". You cannot get experience if you cannot get hired. Spam is a HUGE problem with this site. I would not recommend this site to someone who is out of work and looking for a job.