StepStone job posting

StepStone is one of the largest generalist job boards in Germany and the European Union — it does not have a particular relevance to specific industries or positions and therefore has a broad range of job ads as well as a wide reach.

Job board type

Generalist ? Generalist job boards often have a very high reach, but they are not as effective for targeting candidates.

Target group

Entire Job Market


International International

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Stepstone in numbers

Hearing of StepStone for the first time? It is not just very user-friendly, but also very extensive and achieves the highest reach in Germany. Below we have compiled a couple of top figures helping you get to know StepStone better:

16+ million

active subscribers

67+ million

Visits per month


Monthly job offers

Advantages and disadvantages of StepStone

Is hiring through StepStone the right fit for you? What are the benefits for recruiters and candidates? We’ve put together some pros and cons to help you make a more informed decision:


  • Easy to use
  • Leveraging AI to match jobs with candidates
  • Filtering options: Salary, full-time/part-time, city, work experience
  • Job Agent informs registered candidates whose search profile matches a job ad by email about the publication of the new ad.
  • International job board: active in 140 countries — including 27 EU member states
  • “Refresh service”: job listing will be updated after 15 days. This means your ad is always highly visible in StepStone search results.
  • Candidates get useful information on how to improve their applications
  • Job search with the Stepstone mobile app is easy and intuitive


  • Premium only — there are no free job advertisements available
  • High prices

What it looks like

Wondering what your job posting on StepStone will look like? Here you find a sneak preview. Push your recruiting efforts to the next level and find qualified candidates even faster.

Job Search

Here is what it looks like to search jobs on StepStone.

Company Profile

Here is a quick view of your company profile.

Job Ad

This is how your job post appears on StepStone.

StepStone Products Discover all available products and bundles.

You are in a rush to fill your current vacancy? StepStone offers several different premium packages for publishing and promoting different types of job ads, helping you find and hire qualified candidates. The following StepStone product is available on JOIN:

Getting Started


  • 30 Tage Laufzeit (optional 60/90 Tage)
  • Datumsaktualisierung nach 15 Tagen
  • Veröffentlichung auf bis zu 500 Partner-Websites
  • Re-Targeting im Werbenetzwerk
  • Persönlicher Ansprechpartner
  • Company Hub - Ihr Unternehmensporträt
  • Individuelles Branding
  • E-Mail-Versand per Job Newsletter
  • Erneuter E-Mail-Versand an bis zu 5,5 Mio Jobsuchende

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Premium bundles including StepStone

As an alternative to your single posting, you can also publish your job ad on several relevant job boards and platforms simultaneously with our affordable premium bundles.1

The composition of our bundles depends on the conditions (industry, requirements, experience, type of employment, location, etc.) of the job you want to advertise. On this basis, for each job posting, JOIN provides you with data-driven recommendations on which job board combinations are best suited for your specific requirements.

With our premium bundles, you make sure that your job ad is posted simultaneously on exactly those job boards that will best help you find your ideal candidate.

Just choose a package or bundle, add it to your shopping cart and follow our simple and secure checkout process to complete your booking.

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Any questions on StepStone?

The success of a job ad depends on many factors: some of those depend on the region of your advertised job ad, the type of job ad you are publishing, the season, location but also if the title is too long or short.

Yes, there’s special pricing for job ad postings targeted to find qualified candidates who are looking for internships or opportunities to work next to their studies (max. 20 hours/week).

If you choose to invest into the ‘Professional’ package for 30 days, then your job ad will automatically be refreshed and updated after 15 days. This means that your job ad will move up to the top again, thus being more visible to users.

We use our extensive data and technology to help you decide where best to invest your money. We analyze and recommend specific job boards and platforms in a data-driven way to help you find the right candidate faster.

As a founding member of THE NETWORK, StepStone is part of the world’s largest career network. THE NETWORK is an amalgamation of leading online job platforms that offers access to more than 400 million registered candidates in 140 countries, including 27 EU states.

Job ads are visible for 30 days by default.

Of course, there is no guarantee that you will find suitable candidates based on your premium job ad — but the fact is that it is the basis for generating a certain reach and visibility.

However, if you decide to use JOIN to create and advertise job ads, you will gain exciting insights from us that will show you whether certain job boards are worthwhile for you or not.