CareerBuilder Posting with Gopher

CareerBuilder is the nation’s largest job board.


CareerBuilder is the undisputed job board leader with:
  • 74% unduplicated visitors
  • 23 million unique visitors come to the site every month
  • 9,000 websites and 140 newspapers make up CareerBuilder’s partnership network
  • Direct, real-time access to more than 24.8 percent of the U.S. work force and 98 percent of the Fortune 1,000
  • R2
  • Unlimited Search Agents
 So, how do you become an online leader in your recruitment niche? How do you optimize your website for search results? Normally, achieving a first-page ranking for any common search term is nearly impossible because you are competing with millions of established websites for traffic. Now with CareerBuilder’s newest offering, Category Search Optimization, you can achieve those high-ranking results and enjoy exclusive rights to some of the most popular job search terms available.
Gopher lets you post, update and delete CareerBuilder jobs and links CareerBuilder applicants to your jobs recorded in Gopher.  Auto linked posting from Gopher to CareerBuilder means faster access to qualified applicants and faster hires which translates to more quality hires/placements. Remember, 23 million visitors each month!
Setting up Gopher with CareerBuilder
CareerBuilder job postings cost about $420 per job and last for 1 month.  CareerBuilder also offers some options that will increase the performance of your job posting;  job enhancement, dynamic job recommendation emails, and cross posting 250 additional job boards.

Here are the steps to setup and dynamically link CareerBuilder and Gopher together
1) Setup a CareerBuilder corporate account by selecting either “as an employer or a staffing agency representative” at the CareerBuilder registration page.
2) Request an FTP user name and password from CareerBuilder by sending an email request to
3) Enter the job(s) into Gopher’s job tab with all the relevant information that you want to post directly to CareerBuilder.  The Gopher owner of this job should have a profile email address that CareerBuilder applicants will send their applications and resumes to. The company name on this recruiter’s profile must match the company name on your CareerBuilder corporate account. Select a CareerBuilder industry code from the labeled drop down on the job tab.  BlackDog must be contacted to enable this entry.

If you have an application page on your web site you may wish to send CareerBuilder applicants to this page.  Also If jobs on your web site are posted directly from Gopher you can provide a direct link to your “Gopher Target List” from the CareerBuilder job posting. Contact us for more information.
Note: Special care should be made with these job descriptions.  Remember – $420 and 23 million visitors!
4) Once you have entered all the jobs you wish to post to CareerBuilder make a Gopher Hot List containing these jobs (contact BlackDog if you need help making a Hot List) .
5) Select all the jobs on the Gopher Hot List you wish to post to CareerBuilder.
6) From the Hot List menu select ‘Export’ > ‘Export Positions to Job Board’ > ‘CareerBuilder’
7) Select the desired action from the menu: Add, Change or Delete selected jobs from CareerBuilder.  If you are changing existing jobs on CareerBuilder, the desired changes need to be recorded on the Job tab of the position prior to posting the change to CareerBuilder.
8) After clicking the desired action you will be asked to enter the CareerBuilder password acquired in step 2.  Enter the password and click OK.
9) A small window will appear asking you to enter ‘Remote Host’ , ‘User Name’ , ‘Password’ and ‘Remote Folder’ . Call BlackDog to acquire these values for the first time.  The entries are required only for the first time and will be saved for future CareerBuilder postings. Enter the values if not present and click OK.
10) You are finished you should go to CareerBuilder and view your posted jobs. Repeat steps 4 through 9 for any changes or corrections.


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