Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What does HometownOpportunity.com charge to post a job?
A: Zip, Zilch, Zero, Nada, Nothing! HometownOpportunity.com posts jobs for our local and surrounding areas completely FREE of charge. We do, however, require that a company be from Mercer, Auglaize, Darke, or Shelby Counties in order to post a position.
Q: I’m ready to start posting! How do I post a job?
A: Posting a job is quite simple. First we need to make sure your company is registered and approved. To register visit “Get Started” on our homepage or use this link. Once registered and approved, log in and select “Post a Job” from the right hand side control panel. Fill in the form and submit! We will take care of the rest!
Q: Do I have to register to post a job?
A: Yes. Registration is required to ensure all your information is accurate and allowing you to take advantage of all the free features we offer! To register visit “Get Started” on our homepage or use this link. Your company must be approved before your jobs show up on the site.
Q: How do I view resumes?
A: If your company is registered and located in Mercer, Darke, Shelby, or Auglaize County, simply click on Resumes on the navigation bar at top for access. You must be logged in.
Q: Help, I forgot my password!
A: It’s OK, it happens all the time! Go back to the log in page and use the “Forgot Your Password?” link.
Q: Help! I’ve just posted a new job and have found an error in the listing I submitted. How can I edit my mistake?
A: Fixing an error is a breeze! Log into your account. Along the right hand side you’ll find a panel of options; select “Company Jobs”. A list of current and past jobs will appear with the option to “edit”. Make your desired edits and SAVE your changes!
Q: Our job posting has been filled, how can I remove our listing?
A: After logging into your account, select “Company Jobs” from the right hand side control panel. A list of current and past jobs will appear with the option to “edit”. After selecting the job posting you’d like to edit, select the “Job Status” drop-down menu and the appropriate option. Finally, remember to SAVE your selection!
Q: How long will my job posting be listed on HometownOpportunity.com?
A: Each job posting will remain live for 45 days. Once the posting reaches the 45 day mark, it automatically archives. You can find your “archived or past” job postings in your control panel under “Company Job” and re-post at your convenience.
Q: Can I refresh my job postings or do I need to resubmit them every time?
A: You can re-post job postings once they have archived by visiting your “Company Job” area.
Q: Can I send you the job posting and HometownOpportunity.com post the listing for us?
A: Due to the sheer volume of job postings we receive each day, we are unable to post jobs on behalf of businesses. We assure you we’ve made posting a job as easy as possible. Try it out, you’ll be surprised how painless it really is!
Q: Our business would like to be featured in the “Key Industries” section of the website. Can you tell me how much it costs?
A: Absolutely nothing! Once you've created an account and logged in, you will see where you can upload your company logo, a cover image, video, and an area where you can copy/paste information about your business. Click here to view a sample template.
Q: How do we become a Company Spotlight on the website, on the blog or social media channels?
A: HometownOpportunity.com rotates all of our companies into our featured categories and is always looking for appropriate content to share. If your business has something special going on, or celebrating new growth or achievement, please let us know! We are always looking for ways to promote our local businesses to our communities.
Q: I work for a temp agency, can I post my positions on HometownOpportunity.com?
A: Posting a position for your client is fine, but you must identify the employer in the Company Name field or the position will not be posted.
Q: How long will my profile be listed on HometownOpportunity.com?
A: Each profile will remain live for 6 months. Once the profile reaches the 6 month mark, it automatically archives. You can find your “archived or past” profile in your control panel under “Edit Your Profile” and re-post at your convenience.