Frequently Asked Questions about LocalJobs.com

How do I get a job with LocalJobs.com?
You can FIND a job with localjobs.com by either visiting the site and performing a search focused on occupation, location and cultural insights.  Creating a job alert and an in-depth profile about yourself will help you gain employment by getting FOUND by recruiters.

Can I post a job online with LocalJobs.com?
Anyone can post a job online with localjobs.com as long as the position is posted in the United States and abides by our Terms and Conditions.

How do I put my resume on LocalJobs.com?
Very easily. LocalJobs gives you the ability to: 1) build a resume from scratch and 2) upload an existing Word or PDF document.  You can then modify where desired.

Who can see my LocalJobs.com resume?
Nobody can see your contact details without first requesting it from you.  When a recruiter / employer likes your resume - they will send you a ‘contact request’ which you have to approve before they get to see the details of who you are.

Where are jobs growing?
Recent reports are showing these three cities as the top places for job openings: Boston, Philadelphia, and Atlanta.

Where can I find jobs where you can work from home?
Currently, these high-paying positions can be done from home: Virtual assistant, medical transcriptionist, translator, web developer, and call center representative.

Where can I find jobs where you travel?
If you want to see the world without breaking the bank, consider a career that pays you to travel, such as: flight attendant, cruise ship employee, or English teacher.

Can jobs call your doctor?
Legally, an employer cannot call your healthcare provider to check the validity of a doctor’s note or an absence. 

Can jobs see pending charges?
Depending on the severity of the charge, a background check has the potential to reveal pending charges on your record.

Can jobs randomly drug test?
Many employers will state upfront whether they have random drug testing as part of their company policy. Typically, your employer will have reasonable cause for a random drug test.

Which jobs can I do from home?
There are many jobs that can be done from the comfort of your home, including: web developer, translator, telecom representative, and much more.

Which jobs allow you to travel?
If you want to see the world without breaking the bank, consider a career that pays you to travel, such as: flight attendant, cruise ship employee, or English teacher.

Which jobs are future proof?
If you’re looking for a career that has job security, consider any of the following: healthcare employee, marketing agency, or cybersecurity specialist.

Which jobs will be automated?
With our current technological advancements, these responsibilities can be passed on to computer software: telemarketing, bookkeeping, proofreading, market research, and advertising salespeople.

Where are jobs booming?
These industries are currently seeing a high need for employees: home health / personal care aide, fast food industry employees, and software developers.

Will jobs disappear as technology evolves?
Your current career may not be at risk of being replaced by an AI. You can view the probability of this happening at willrobotstakemyjob.com
 
Will jobs hire you if you're pregnant?
Legally, a potential employer can’t deny you a position because of pregnancy.

Will jobs hire a person with a theft misdemeanor?
Although a misdemeanor charge is not as severe as a felony, any violent, theft, or drug-related charge will make employers hesitant to hire.

Will jobs pay for relocation?
Not all employers will cover the costs of relocation. However, these careers are known to pay for moving: Occupational Therapist, Behavioral Analyst, Restaurant Manager, and Nurse Practitioner.

When jobs say preferred, what do they mean?
Some jobs will create postings for multiple positions that they need filled. When you apply to work for these companies, they will ask which of those multiple positions you would “prefer” to get hired for.

When do jobs ask for a writing sample?
If you are applying for any content or copywriting job, your potential employer will most likely ask for a writing sample to see your skills in action. This could be a previous piece you’ve written or a project that the employer gives you.

When do jobs ask for salary requirements?
Some jobs will ask what salary rate you are expecting before they bring you in for an interview. If this happens, you will need to provide this information during the application process.

Why do jobs drug test?
Many drugs are illegal in the United States. Employers will not hire anyone who is using illegal substances. A drug test will reveal these substances in a candidate’s system.

What jobs do credit checks?
If you are applying for a job where you will be primarily handling money, your employer will most likely conduct an employment credit check. This will let employers know how responsible you are based on your financial history.

What jobs pay well?
In America, the top ranking jobs that earn the highest salaries are: physician, pharmacy manager, and pharmacist.

How are jobs affected by technology?
Technology is advancing, and fast. These jobs are at risk of being replaced by computer software: telemarketing, bookkeeping, proofreading, market research, and advertising salespeople.