Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is GoliathJobs.com & JobsOver50.com?
A: GoliathJobs is a free web-based employment service for students & alumni of all ages, experience and education levels. JobsOver50.com is a free web-based employment service for Baby boomers & Retirees built on the same platform.
We connect job seekers to employers via schools & alma maters. GoliathJobs creates partnerships with schools throughout North America which serve as liaisons. This model delivers a powerful career service edge to schools at no charge, a competitive edge to job seekers and high-quality results to employers. We are 100% spam-free as well. We encompass all industries. Schools include undergraduate, graduate, technical, trade, high schools, training facilities and more.
Q: How is the service free for job seekers and schools?
A: GoliathJobs is free due to the quality and volume of our traffic. As a result, we offer optional fee-based services. These include focus groups, myDiscounts advertising, simple banner advertising, recruiting management services, public relation services and customized career service solutions, etc. Effective Dec 2008, employers will be charged a fee for our service ($139 for a 5-job posting package).
Q: How is GoliathJobs different then other jobs boards (such as Monster, Career Builder, etc)?
A: We connect employers to active & passive job seekers via schools, alma maters, professional associations, social networks & other job boards. We offer employer verification, job seeker verification, myDiscounts from local & national merchants, spam-free email, recruiting management and a simple-safe-secure interface. These features are innovative, powerful and improve the user experience dramatically. Another benefit we offer is our job feed system. Job seekers can search GoliathJobs and most other boards in one convenient location. We also post jobs for employers in a variety of locations including 4000+ niche boards, schools & alumni assoications.
Q: What is the geographic area that GoliathJobs encompasses?
A: US & Canada. However, employers can post international jobs that US & Canadian job seekers can apply for (i.e. UBS has finance-related positions available in Hong Kong, Goldman Sachs has analyst positions available in London, etc). Also, job seekers with international education can also register on our site and include any academic details from schools outside of North America. Our drop-down menus facilitate this for ease-of-use. GoliathJobs V2 offers full international functionality for all users (job seekers, schools & employers).
Q: Why is there a myMessages center instead of public email?
A: The myMessages center assures our users of privacy and a spam-free environment.
Q:I am not receiving any password reset codes, myMessage notifications or anything else in my public email. Please advise.
A:Your internet service provide (ISP), antivirus program and/or your email utility may have a spam-blocker feature that has blocked our messages.You should check your junk email folder and add us as a safe sender.
Q: I noticed a checkmark () in the myMessage center. What does it mean?
A: The green checkmark next to a name in your myMessage center is our verification symbol. It tells you that the sender and/or recipient has been verified.
Q: I noticed that you offer employer verification and job seeker verification. Please explain.
A: "Verification" is one of several powerful features that makes us unique. Employers are verified through a system pioneered by GoliathJobs. This gives job seekers peace of mind. Students & alumni are verified by their school, another GoliathJobs innovation. This gives them an edge when applying for a job, internship or career.
Q: What is JobsOver50.com?
A: JobsOver50.com is a free web-based employment service for baby boomers & retirees.
Q: I noticed that certain jobs resulting from a search are coming from other job boards, yet some are coming from GoliathJobs directly. Please explain.
A: Currently, we have over 6 million jobs available on our site. Some of those jobs come from employers that post directly with us. Others come from a "feed." Most job boards want exposure to our users. As a result, we provide them an incoming feed so we can provide you with even more jobs! Plus our users do not need to worry about missing out on anything!
Q: What is myDiscounts?
A: myDiscounts is a venue for local & national merchants to offer discounts and promotions on all types of products & services to our users.
Q: What is myResources?
A: myResources provides you with the latest industry trends and the most up-to-date news available to help make career decisions. We have created strategic relationships with partners, such as The Wall Street Journal, whose advice and information we trust. This news is updated daily.
Q: How do I get technical support?
A: Via the "Contact Us" link available at the bottom of every page.
Q: We are interested in your advertising & marketing services. How do we get more information and pricing?
A: Simply select the "Marketing" tab found at the bottom of every page.
Q: Is GoliathJobs case-sensitive?
A: Yes. GoliathJobs registration and login is case-sensitive. You need to keep that in mind when registering for a new account. We suggest entering the email address and password in lower case when you register in order to avoid future login issues. Google, Yahoo and other sites are all case sensitive for your protection. For registration and login tips, please visit http://blog.goliathjobs.com/2007/10/28/goliathjobs-registration-and-login-suggestions/
Update effective October, 2008