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Career Links

The internet is a great search tool for job seekers. You can post your resume, view job postings on commercial job boards, research industries and companies, apply directly to a company online, obtain job search advice, and network with peers in association discussion forums. Browse these selected websites to get you started in a job search.

Company & Industry Information
  • Dun and Bradstreet – Business news and trends; free and fee-based services.
  • Fortune 500 – Listing of Fortune 500 Companies
  • Hoover’s Online – Information on public and private companies; free and fee-based services.
  • WetFeet – Information on companies, careers and industries as well as helpful advice for job seekers.
Education and Training
  • CollegeGrad.com – College search which allows browsing by various criteria.
  • FinAid – Free, comprehensive and independant guide to student financial aid.
  • LearningExpress Library 3.0 -Interactive, online learning platform of practice tests and tutorials to help individuals success on academic and licensing tests.
  • Masters in Education Online – Provides a complete, easy to understand guide to earning a Master’s Degree in education.
  • Petersons: The Education & Career Center. – Information on colleges, graduate schools, careers, jobs and more.
  • Teach Tomorrow – a comprehensive site for those thinking about a career in teaching, students looking for a teaching degree program, and teachers who are relocating or looking to continue their education.
  • University of Fashion – Learn fashion design online from top NYC fashion college instructors and fashion industry pros.
  • Westchester Library System Education Database – Searchable database of over 50 graduate, undergraduate and vocational schools offering over 300 subjects in Westchester.
Gateway Sites
  • Job-Hunt – A meta-list of online job search resources and services.
  • JobHuntersBible.com – Supplement to the book, What Color Is Your Parachute?
  • Weddle’s – Free association directory, content about online job searching, and links to User’s Choice best Internet sites.
Government Occupational Resources
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics – Resources, surveys, publications and regional information.
  • CareerZone – Up-to-date information from the Dept. of Labor on over 1,000 occupations; also has resources for students and educators.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – Describes about 250 occupations in detail.
  • O*Net – The O*Net database takes the place of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles as the nation’s primary source of occupational information.
  • U.S. Department of Labor – Link to America’s Job Bank and other useful government information resources.
Job Banks
  • Careerbuilder.com – Power resources for job seekers and employers alike.
  • Careers.org – Links to job listings at large employers’ sites, in major newspapers and on newsgroups.
  • City & State Careers – Lists features careers in government, policy, advocacy, communications, business, nonprofit and more. Bolstered list of jobs in New York.
  • ComputerJobs.com – Computer-related job opportunities and career-related content for information technology professionals.
  • Dice – Connects technology professionals with companies and staffing firms.
  • Elance.com – Find freelance jobs or hire freelancers.
  • ExecuNet – Fee-based site providing jobs, knowledge and networking connections for executives and senior-level managers at $100k+.
  • Flipdog – A career management site with information on different fields, job openings and information on employers.
  • Indeed – Search engine that aggregates jobs from other job boards and companies.
  • Monster – Interactive database for listing and locating job opportunities with America’s hottest companies. Resume building services available.
  • MonsterCollege – Partners with university career centers nationwide to provide job listings to students and recent graduates.
  • NationJob – Full-service site with over 50,000 opportunities for job seekers; has a great job agent, P.J. Scout
  • Net-Temps – Job posting board specializing in the staffing industry serving direct placement and temporary (contract) professionals in a variety of fields.
  • Neuvoo – A job search engine that indexes jobs directly from companies’ career websites, placement agencies and job boards.
  • SimplyHired.com – Explore millions of jobs with just one search.
  • WestchesterCountyJobs – A local independent job board for jobseekers and employers of Westchester and Putnam County.
Resources for Career Professionals
Salary Sites
  • Glassdoor – Reviews, salaries and benefits from employees at thousands of companies. Helps you find a job and company you love; also offers job listings.
  • Salary.com – Provides compensation information to job candidates through the Salary Wizard, the Salary Center suite of tools, and the customized Personal Salary Report.
Social Networking
  • Facebook – Helps you find old friends and connect and share with the people in your life.
  • LinkedIn – An interconnected network of experienced professionals that you can collaborate with to exchange information, get job leads and accomplish your goals.
  • Twitter – A real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices.
Specialty Sites
  • Coolworks.com – Offbeat opportunities along with great summer, seasonal and non-traditional jobs.
  • ExOffenderReentry.com – One-stop resource center for corrections and re-entry success.
  • Green Jobs Ready – Offers the latest news and resources on breakthrough green jobs training programs.
  • HigherEdJobs – Lists open positions at colleges and universities.
  • Idealist.org – Community of nonprofit and volunteering services.
  • IMDiversity.com – One-stop career site serving the needs of all minorities.
  • LatPro.com – Employment services for Spanish and Portuguese-speaking professionals.
  • Meetup – World’s largest network of social groups. Useful for job seekers who wish to network since allows people to self-organize.
  • RetirementJobs.com – Identifies companies most suited to older workers and matches them with that population.
  • Saludos.com – Only web site devoted exclusively to promoting careers and education for Hispanics.
  • Seniors4Hire – Offers positions for older workers ranging from executive to clerical.
  • Telecommuting Jobs – Telecommuting resources to assist workers with finding appropriate employment.
  • Women’s Employment Network – Job placement and career development site focusing on professional women.
  • TriStateJobs.com – Recruitment site for jobseekers and hiring professionals in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.
  • VetJobs.com – Employment assistance and resources for veterans.

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