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You can search and apply for jobs in specific sectors, professional disciplines, locations, and salary bands ensuring your CV is targeted to the most suitable employers. If your perfect job is not currently live on the site then register your job requirements and we’ll email it to you as soon as it becomes active, giving you the first opportunity of applying. To maximise your job prospects why not register your profile, on our confidential candidate database and let recruiters find you? You need only respond if interested!

The Engineer Jobs is the specialist recruitment site for the engineering community. The site publishes vacancies from across the board, so whether you are looking to transfer your skills or just progress your current career then the site is for you.

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Summary: The Engineer Jobs is the job board for the Engineer, a magazine for engineering professionals. It was launched in 1856 and adapted to the advances in technology over time. In addition to the Engineer Jobs job board, there is also the Student Engineer for students and graduates in the field. The visibility is unknown for the job section, but the main website attracts 250 090 visitors a month (only 50% of which actually comes for the UK). On social media, there are 419 followers on Facebook 4 189 followers on Twitter (just a list of job offers), 8 326 on Instagram and 461 on LinkedIn. The different social media is for the job section alone. The Engineer’s publisher is Centaur Media.

Design: As a Madgex job board, the design is very user-friendly. You can access the job board through ‘jobs’ at the top of the page. The search engine (keywords, location and radius) is featured at eye-level, over an image of sparks and a professional working. Below, there are two panels (sectors and job functions) to choose a category and start your job search. The featured companies and recruiters (the site distinguishes the two) really are hiring, which is always good news. Articles and featured jobs can also be accessed directly from the homepage, as well as other services. In the job listing, the filters (location, sector, discipline, function, salary band, contract type, hours, recruiter type) appear on the left-hand side (and include the number of job offers for each category if you are browsing). The salary, logo and publication/expiry date are visible for each offer in the listing. An open job offer has a standard layout, with useful information on the left-hand (which includes expiry dates). There is also a company listing, which displays the logo and number of current job offers. The page layouts are standardised, including a short description sometimes and a list of job offers.

The job board objective:  Thanks to years of experience, the Engineer uses its database and outreach to attract the best and brightest recruits.

Recruiter observations: Prices are online, and recruiters can order through the site. To create an account, you must indicate your postcode, country and phone number.

Jobseeker observations: It’s easy to create an account.

The job offers: There are currently 176 job offers online. The most popular sectors are Engineering Consultancy, Manufacturing and Automation.

Reactivity: The team answers very quickly (just like it does for the other Centaur Media job boards).

Special features: The career advice (with different sections, nothing new since 2017); job alerts; testimonials; the app; the key figures.

Verdict: Like most Madgex job boards, The Engineer jobs is a part of a larger group, which offers articles and insight to its users. This means it attracts through great content and then provides job offers. The layout is user-friendly and both recruiters and jobseekers can find relevant services.

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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