We have been operating on the CEE online job market since 1997. Over the years, we have built a strong network of satisfied clients and job seekers. We contribute periodically to mass media and expert magazines with our job market analyses.
17 years of experience in the european labour market has given us an edge on the competition. Thousands of satisfied users, companies and job seekers have created a great porfolio for us. We pride ourselves on speed, ease of use, targeted effect, and dedicated customer care.
We also operate in 3 countries (Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic)
Jobboard Finder’s opinion
Summary: Profesia was created back in 1997 and they have come a long way. The generalist job board belongs to what has become the PROFESIA Company (and which has belonged to Alma Media since 2012) and they have partner websites in Hungary and the Czech Republic. Being a part of Alma Media means they are also kind of connected to all the job boards across Europe (mostly in the Nordic countries) which also belong to Alma Media. Profesia attracts about 241 830 visits per month. The website is available in Slovakian, Czech, English and German. There are some social media pages but nothing worth visiting.
Design: Profesia has bright colours (mostly yellow) and a clear layout. The search engine (location, keywords) is above a list of regions (with the number of jobs per region in grey). Tools for a job search, the various websites operated by PROFESIA Company and the hot jobs can all be found on the website. The homepage also features a wall of company logos and when you pass your cursor over them, they turn to reveal the number of available jobs in the company (only 1 doesn’t have any). Once you have accessed the job listing, you can use the filters (the region, home office, salary, the position, the contract type, the category, jobs from the company, language skills and the deadline) for a more advanced search. Everything is very clear (a logo, the job title, the location, the publication date and the company name are visible for each job) and there are additional boxes for key information. If you press on an opening, you can see a description of the position, additional benefits, a map of the location and similar jobs below. The company pages (all 403 of them) are basically just a list of the different offers and a short paragraph about the company. Finally, the job board has two search engines: one for the job search and the other to look up keywords in discussions, articles and/or job offers.
The job board objective: The language options and the various partner websites make Profesia a useful tool for jobseekers and recruiters from all around the world.
Recruiter observations: You also have the prices on the website. To prove you have not registered before, they request that you provide the company registration number and company name. Obviously, that doesn’t make sense.
Jobseeker observations: To apply to job offers, you send your CV to the company, but you don’t actually need one to create an account. There is a temporary job section and the website also remembers your previous searches. Searching through job offers is made easy with the “next” button.
The job offers: In total, there are about 3552 jobs on offer, and they are deleted after 1 month. Their job board also provides a link to a salary website where you can compare your salary to thousands of others. About a third were posted in the past week.
Reactivity: They have chat support, so you can get information very quickly.
Special features: The salary website; the two search engines; the career advice (very basic); company list (with the number of jobs); job title list (with the number of jobs); chat support; the HR tool website; the odd jobs website (with the moving illustrations); job forums.
Verdict: Profesia is easy-to-use for jobseekers, but a bit more confusing for recruiters. Your best option is to call them directly. This job board is more successful in Slovakia but it is still an efficient website for your recruiting needs or your job searches. However, their activity and job offers have been dropping drastically over the last year. It's great to see how they have adapted their site to the new conditions (home office filter).
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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Wonderful job portal. I enjoy the quantity of job adverts published.
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