To advertise an open job position, different job posting methods may be used including free job postings. An advertised job position provides details about the job including the company that is advertising the position, what the title of the position is, the roles and responsibilities associated with the position and the qualifications that a successful candidate would need to possess. Getting information about job openings to qualified and talented job seekers is essential in order to attract a great response to open job positions. However, being able to advertise openings in a cost effective manner requires resourcefulness in seeking job advertising platforms that are either low-cost or completely free.

There are many websites and other media that allow free job postings. This includes many local and national newspapers that allow job advertisements in classified sections completely free of any charges. Websites are a great place to also receive no service charges for uploading open positions. Popular websites use the attraction of free services to pull in organizations so that their databases of advertised jobs keep growing exponentially. Whether the free service occurs through the Internet or in print media, there are benefits that websites and advertising organizations like newspaper houses acquire when free services are offered. One major benefit from allowing free advertisements is increased client traffic. As a result of the increase in traffic on their websites and more people purchasing newspapers or reading bulletin boards, the hosting organizations are able to get even more people aware of their hosting platforms. The generated traffic can also attract major sponsors and companies that want to advertise their products or services on job websites, newspapers and other job vacancy hosting platforms.