Indeed Retains Market Leadership in Latest comScore Data
Indeed, the number one job site worldwide, has once again taken top spot for Career Resources category traffic in the US according to 2013 year-end desktop data released by comScore.
According to comScore, Indeed.com showed a 21% year-over-year increase in unique monthly visitors while others in the Career Resources category showed sharp declines in 2013, including Careerbuilder.com (-26%), Monster.com (-36%), and SimplyHired.com (-17%).
Dec 2012 Unique Visitors Dec 2013 Unique Visitors Year-Over-Year Growth
Indeed.com 14,769 17,899 21%
Careerbuilder.com 9,354 6,961 - 26%
Monster.com 16,637 10,628 - 36%
SimplyHired.com 3,460 2,871 - 17%
Indeed, the original job search engine founded in 2004, has changed the way people find the right jobs and employers find the right candidates. comScore’s Job Search category data also shows that 72% of people searching for jobs online visit Indeed.
“Every visit to Indeed is our opportunity to connect job seekers with the right career opportunity. We’re honored that comScore’s annual rankings show that more unique visitors -- and more job seekers -- visit Indeed than any other job site,” said Paul D’Arcy, SVP of Marketing at Indeed. “We’ll continue to focus on getting all the jobs on Indeed so that more people can find the right jobs and more employers can find the right candidates.”
Other accolades from 2013 include Indeed’s mobile application being ranked the #1 Free Business App foriOS and Android. Additional research from SilkRoad found that Indeed drove more hires than the next four job sites combined and nearly 10 times the number of hires driven by LinkedIn.