Opcionempleo is the online job search engine with the widest presence worldwide, sourcing over 40 million job ads from more than 70 thousands quality websites from all over the world. With over 90 localised websites, in 28 major languages, Opcionempleo gives job seekers direct access to an extensive database of jobs, targeted to their needs, in just one straight forward search.
Opcionempleo is still expanding through its three brands: Careerjet (worldwide), Opcionempleo (Spanish language markets) and Optioncarriere (French language markets).
Jobboard Finder’s opinion
Summary: Opcion Empleo (which means "possibility of employment") is a job board present in a number of Latin American countries as well as other countries in the world. The group belongs to CareerJet, another big global site, so they definitely have an important presence on the market. In Mexico, the site attracts 592 030 visits on months on average. When it comes to social media, they aren't the most present: 652 followers on Twitter (no posts since 2013 on the generic page) and 2 935 followers on the general Facebook page (no updates since 2018).
Design: The search engine (what and where) occupies most of the homepage, which is a simple blue and white colour. On the job page, you have clear icons for the salary and location, which are featured above the job description. Some keywords (like the deadline or the type of application) are also present under each job offer. These little details attract the attention of the user. Some job offers actually come from different sites, but you can see that before you even open them (and the site from which they have been taken). The other filters are sector, type of contract, easy application, companies. At the end of an open job offer, the site suggests similar offers.
The job board objective: It's simple: this site wants to offer you career opportunities.
Recruiter observations: It's really easy to create an account and post job offers, without even going through a middleman.
Jobseeker observations: It's really easy to create an account (you can use a gmail account or a Facebook account).
The job offers: 205 770 jobs are currently online. Most are for full time work. The site does not provide numbers about the number of jobs per sector.
Reactivity: There are different forms to fill out depending on why you want to contact the site.
Special features: The partner sites; job alerts.
Verdict: The site is very basic but it is also present in many countries making it a good choice for anyone who has used it in one country and wants to use it again in a completely different one. Drawing attention to keywords and the salary is also a good use of UX design.
Written by Ali Neill
As the job board tester and blog editor for the Jobboard Finder, Ali works on job boards from all around the world and keeps a close eye on the recruitment trends thanks to a number of sources, including the website's social media pages.
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