Posting job ads to XING, one of most popular social networks in the DACH region

XING is one of most trusted and popular professional social networking platforms in the DACH region. Besides providing job seekers with a variety of listings, XING is a place where users can grow their professional networks. So besides reaching active candidates, your ads have the potential to also reach passive talent who might not be looking for a job, but are open to new opportunities.

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


Austria Austria

Germany Germany

Switzerland Switzerland

XING in numbers

Some top figures to help you gain insight on XING’s potential to increase your reach and visibility

18 million

Members in total

2.9 million

Site visitors to XING jobs per month

60 %

Of users who are currently looking for a job or are open to new opportunities

Is hiring through XING the right fit for your organization?

Take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of posting your job to XING


  • Automatically shares your job posts on the homepage of relevant candidates, extending your reach to passive candidates
  • Easy to use and filter job searches by keywords, work experience, industry, and even employee benefits.
  • Ability to target regional and local talent, users can even filter their job searches search down to zip code
  • Personal connections to your company are shown when your job ad is clicked
  • Directly post to your XING company profile by connecting your account in JOIN
  • Candidates can create up to 5 email alerts notifying them of newly posted jobs matching their search criteria.
  • With XING Jobs app candidates can search jobs on the go
  • Very strong reach in German-speaking market


  • Not as effective for targeting candidates outside the DACH region.
  • Harder to reach English-speaking talent as German is the favored language

Use JOIN to simply choose the premium job ads you need

After you create your job ad using JOIN, you can select an option on how you want your premium job ad to be published.

XING Campaign

  • Single Posting 30 days

1 Availability subject to change

4 steps to your premium job advertisement:

1. Select a package <sup>1</sup>

2. Add it to your cart

3. Follow an easy checkout process

4. Your job ad will be posted


Big Board Package

  • Indeed - Single Posting on CPC basis M - 30 days
  • LinkedIn - Single Posting - 30 days
  • XING - Single Posting Professional - 30 days

Finance Package

  • Efinancialcareers - Single Posting - 30 days
  • LinkedIn - Single Posting - 30 days
  • XING - Single Posting Professional - 30 days

Available Premium Bundles

You can also choose to post on Berlin Startup Jobs in combination with other job boards and platforms.

These bundles depend on the type of job you want to advertise – within JOIN you’ll find data-driven recommendations on which bundles will probably work best for what you’re looking for.

One example could look like this – select to post your job ad simultaneously to several job boards that are most likely to help you find your ideal candidate:


Create a job ad with JOIN’s job editor


Choose package or bundle to post your ad to XING


Automatically receive all applications in your JOIN account


Manage all applications in JOIN


Evaluate if XING works for your recruiting - JOIN delivers data insights that help you invest wisely

How JOIN helps you post quickly to XING

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What it looks like

Job Search

Here is what it looks like to search jobs posts on XING

Company Profile

Here’s a quick view at how your company profile looks and what information it includes

Job Ad

Create a job within minutes using the JOIN job editor, once you hit publish this is how your job posts will appear

Any Questions?

Yes, if you have entered your company profile link in JOIN. You can check you have entered the correct link to your XING company profile by going to Company and then clicking on “External Profiles”.

Your job posts will be displayed on the Jobs and Careers section on XING. Using an advanced job recommendation system, your jobs will also be automatically shared with XING members who match your criteria via posts on their homepage, giving your job vacancies reach to passive candidates, too. You can automatically post your job to your XING Company Profile by connecting your profile in JOIN. Anyone who visits the XING can see your job ads, including users who do not have an account. However, to apply for a job users must have an account.

Promoted job ads will be live for 30 days.

Yes, posting job ads is not restricted to the DACH region. Although German speakers comprise its target market, XING is used by professionals in 200 countries and is available in 12 languages. In JOIN you can easily track the number of applications you receive from XING and use the data insights we provide to evaluate if the platform delivers the right results for your recruiting and hiring goals.