For location specific job search resources we recommend visiting state and industry specific job sites where you will find less competition for job openings and more resource to help you find a job in a specific region.
This date is the deadline for applicants to turn in the job application and other required application materials as outlined in the job posting.
The closing date is a milestone in the hiring process because all events before it build to it, and all events after are predicated on it passing.
Direct – This megasite was created in combination with a large group of national employers.
The Direct job search engine allows you to search by keyword, filter by date (date listing was posted), source (employer or staffing firm), location, and industry.
Postings without closing dates are often positions that are difficult to fill or ones that come open frequently.
An example of a position that is difficult to fill is a psychologist at a small-town state hospital.
If good screening criteria is set up before the posting is published, it is unnecessary to wait until all the applications are in.
Screening should be a process where applicants are measured against an objective set of standards, not against each other.
While they are not always necessary, closing dates help both applicants and the organization. They use this date in prioritizing the actions they need to take in their job search.