RESOURCES

The RESOURCES  list is continually updated.  Check back frequently to find added job search and career management resources.

Job Search Information, Research Tools and Help Guides:
CareerOneStop – U.S. Dept of Labor information portal
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – reports and trends in U.S. employment
Job Postings Per Capita - major U.S. metros ranked by Indeed.com
CareerVoyages – good jobs, better pay, brighter future
Chimby – vertical search engine for everything job search related
Careercast – job search portal
JobHunt.org – free online job search guide
The Riley Guide - free career and employment information
About.com – free job search advice, resources and tools
QuintessentialCareers – job search advice
Monster.com Advice – job search advice
WorkForce50 – career site for the over-50 workforce
Net-Temps Tips – job search and career article archive
CNN – job searching
New York Times – business
US News & World Report - “Money & Business” with “Careers” section
Wall Street Journal – careers
Washington Post – job advice

Professional and Social Networking Sites:
LinkedIn – professional networking site
Facebook – social networking site
Twitter – social networking, microblogging site
Ning – search networking communities that apply to you

“How To” Guides:
LinkedIn Learning Center – for job seekers
The Basics of Using LinkedIn to Find a Job -  by Adam Nash,  LinkedIn
Gigantic Tips Guide for Finding Jobs on LinkedIn – by Jacob Share
25 Web Resources to Help You Get Your LinkedIn Game On – by Jennifer McClure, Cincy Recruiter’s World

Professional Associations
Comprehensive List of Professional Associations

General Job Boards:
Monster - “big board” online job search
CareerBuilder - “big board” online job search
HotJobs – “big board” online job search

Niche Job Boards
:
Comprehensive Niche Job Board List

Diversity Job Boards:
Comprehensive Diversity Job Board LIst

Job Search Aggregators:
Indeed - find jobs from many different sources in one site
SimplyHired - find jobs from many different sources in one site
RealMatch - matches jobs with your qualifications and preferences
Juju - find jobs from many different sources in one site

Job Search Aids:
JibberJobber – job search organizer and tracker, career management tool
Back2Work - one-on-onejob search process help

Resume Writing Help:
Resumelines – compare top resume writers in one place
Resume Dictionary – free online resume writing resource

Resume Delivery and Tracking:
ResumeBear - real time resume tracking,  resume formatting

Personal Branding:
ResumeBucket – put your resume online fast
Wordpress.com – start your own blog
VisualCV – stand out from the crowd with online resume, video, more

Company and Industry Research
Wikepedia – search and find extensive information on many companies
LinkedIn – get information about companies and people in companies
CareerOneStop – U.S. Dept of Labor information portal
JJ Hill Reference – extensive library of useful resources
ThomasNet – manufacturers, distributors and service providers
Glass Door – see what employees are saying about companies
Hoover’s – general company information

Career Advice/Career Management:
About.com Career Planning – career advice, planning and management
Chimby – career advice search engine
Salary.com – statistical salary information
Monster.com Career Management – career mapping, benchmarking and more

For College Students and Grads
:
CollegeRecruiter.com – internships and entry level job search
College Planning – a list of college planning resources

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