Monster Job Search Scraper
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- Created by mscraper
Monster Job Search Scraper that automates the search of job opportunities at Monster by scraping the lists of available positions based on keyword and location.
What does Monster Job Search Scraper do?
Monster Job Search Scraper is an Apify actor that automates job searching on the Monster job board by scraping the lists of available positions based on keyword and location. The actor's target website is Monster.
Monster Job Search Scraper can scrape:
- Job title
- Company name
- Job location
- Job link
- Date posted
- Job description
- Employment type
- Hiring organization
Please note that due to Monster API's restrictions, the scraper returns a maximum of 500 results per query.
Why scrape Monster?
Monster has millions of job listings and is a great source of data for job seekers, recruiters, and other professionals in the human resources industry. Here are just some of the ways you could use that data:
- Analyze job market trends
- Monitor competitors' job postings
- Find potential job candidates
- Research salary information
If you would like more inspiration on how scraping Monster could help your business or organization, check out our HR industry page.
How to scrape Monster
It's easy to scrape Monster with Monster Job Search Scraper. Just follow these steps:
- Click on Try for free.
- Enter the keywords or search terms you want to scrape. You can also specify the location.
- Click on Run.
- When Monster Job Search Scraper has finished, preview or download your data from the Dataset tab.
How much will it cost to scrape Monster?
Apify gives you $5 free usage credits every month on the Apify Free plan. You can get up to 10,000 job listings per month from Monster Job Search Scraper for that, so those 10,000 job listings will be completely free!
But if you need to get more data regularly from Monster, you should grab an Apify subscription. We recommend our $49/month Starter plan - you can get up to 100,000 job listings every month with the $49 monthly plan! Or get up to 1,000,000 job listings for $499 with the Scale plan - wow!
Monster Job Search Scraper returns job listings in JSON format. Here is a sample of the data that the actor produces:
Tips for scraping Monster
- Use specific keywords in your search terms to get more relevant job listings.
- Use the location parameters to narrow down your search results.
Is it legal to scrape Monster?
As with any web scraping activity, you should be aware of the website's terms of service and any applicable laws and regulations. Monster's terms of service prohibit the use of automated tools or bots to access the site. However, if you are using Monster Job Search Scraper for non-commercial purposes and are respectful of the website's resources, you should be fine. If you are unsure whether your use case is legitimate, consult your lawyers. We also recommend that you read our blog post: is web scraping legal?.