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It’s no secret that employers in the hospitality industry are having a hard time finding workers. With the ongoing labor shortage impacting almost everybody, the resources to help you find them shouldn’t be a secret as well. Below is a list with quality relevant online job boards and employment resources for hospitality businesses. You can access other resources on our back to work toolkit.  


Hospitality-specific job sites is especially relevant for many operators in their current situation. It was created to help the millions of hospitality workers who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19. If you have experience in hotels, restaurants, bars, food trucks, or breweries, Zoo Normal is here to help you get rehired.

Blake Rian Consulting offers unparalleled hiring services to place the right people with the right companies. Whether you are looking to hire new staff or find your next career, they have services available.

Hcareers is a site specifically for hospitality talent  

Poached offers hospitality jobs of all kinds and allows you to post free at is a free job site that is popular with hospitality workers and employers 

Hospitality Online has jobs of all kinds but is particularly popular with hotels. They charge upwards of $295 per post.  

Culinary Agents Has a range of hospitality jobs but is branded specifically for upscale restaurants. Visit  

Sirvo is a robust hospitality job site that will help you hire the best “hospitalitarians”, according to their website, Plans start at $40 a post or $110 for unlimited posts.  

Shiftpixy is a tool that allows you to fill shifts or short-term vacancies with gig workers. They take care of paperwork and offer workers benefits. See their website for details on all of the services they provide. 


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Google for jobs can be a very important tool for employers who want to make sure their posts are visible on the most popular search engine in the world.   

Indeed is the highest traffic job board in the U.S. Posting a job is free, but they do give you the option to boost the visibility of a job post with a paid ad.  


Jora is an all-purpose job site that allows employers to post 10 free jobs a month.  


While they aren’t primarily a job site, Facebook jobs is a great resource that can connect you with local talent and allow you to browse résumés.   

Monster is one of the largest job boards in the world and allows employers to post jobs for free. 


Handshake is a board for students and recent graduates and allows you to post a job for free.   


The classic networking site remains effective with heavy traffic and an engaged userbase.  


Ziprecruiter touts advanced methodology to connect you with the right candidate. They allow you to post one job for free during their 5-day free trial after which plans start at $249 a month  

Ladders is an all-purpose job board much like indeed that allows you to post for free. 

Craigslist is still the first place many people look when they need employment.  

National Labor Exchange 

The National Labor exchange is a public-private partnership that allows employers to post their jobs for free using state workforce agency resources.  

Adzuna is an intuitive, popular job site that allows you to post for free or advertise your job posting 

Chegg Internships  

Looking to hire a tourism major to help out in your hotel? An aspiring chef from culinary school? Chegg internships is a great place to start.  

 Jobcase is part of the Craigslist network that also includes it focuses on hourly workers and is free to use unless you are a recruiter or talent agency.  


Simplyhired is part of the Indeed network and gives you the ability to post jobs to their network of over 100 job boards for free.  


Mightyrecruiter is another aggregate website that allows you to post jobs for free.  

Workable posts to many of the job sites listed above. It is not free but it has a trial period.