My Job Search
In an average month, over 33,000 people search Google for: "I need a job." Another 5,400 people add the word "now" to the end of their query. My hope is that this page and my website in general are of assistance in your endeavor. ~ Tammy
Enhance Your Career and Employability Skills This is a free Coursera course with no tests or requirements. Participate at whatever level you desire. Lots of good information from UK coaching experts.
How to Succeed at Interviews a FutureLearn free course
How to Succeed at Writing Applications a FutureLearn free course which teaches you how to create a CV, your online profile
"3 Things make Job Seeker Stand Out" CNN Living
6 Steps for first Time Job Hunters Career Builder
10 Job Search Skills courtesy of Forbes
Department of Labor U.S. government newsletter
"How to Get Career Exposure Online" a WikiHow article
"How to Represent your Unique Career Path on your LinkedIn Profile" from LinkedIn blog
"Jobs that Pay Well, no Degree Required" CNN Living
"Landing a Social Media Job" a CNN video
"Make your Resumé Cyber-Safe" addresses the tradeoff between privacy and discoverability
"Networking to Get a Job" Fox Business
Cyber Footprint -- Most job recruiters investigate potential employees online; this is known as cyber-vetting. What does your cyber footprint look like? Read this Spectator article, "How Cyber-Vetting Catches Job Liars."
For in-depth information on this subject, read "The Emerging Reality of Social Media: the erosion of individual privacy through cyber-vetting and laws inability to catch up" by Dr. Saby Ghoshray.
Job Search Websites
After College entry level jobs and internships based on your field of study
AOL jobs job searching tool
American Job Center a network of sites with resources for job seekers, businesses, veterans, and youth
BLS.gov Bureau of Labor Statistics site for job seekers
CareerBuilder search for jobs
Career Jet a job search engine
CareerMag.com post resume, search jobs, and other career resources
flipdog.com find local jobs by entering as little as your zip code
Indeed search for jobs
International Association of Employment Websites if you want to make sure the job site you are searching is legitimate, select your search sites from this list.
Job Applications site contains many applications for national companies and much more
Job Application Center provides applications for specific companies
Jobs.com Monster's job search engine
Juju a job search engine
MyJobApps provides applications for specfic companies, search by job sector
Salary.com search by salary or job
SimplyHired a job search engine
SnagaJob already has your zip code entered and local jobs showing when you click through
Talent Zoo advertising, marketing, design, creative, and digital jobs
USA Jobs official jobs site of the U.S. federal government
U.S. Postal Service Careers
AARP Worksearch AmericanAssociation of Retired People network for job seekers
AARP Job search page
agcareers.com agriculture jobs
ALA American Library Association's job list for library and information science positions
Bilingual Career access to bilingual positions in all fields
Customer Support Careers
dice.com tech jobs
Healthcare Virtual Career Network provides career exploration and training tools to help job seekers prepare for healthcare careers. Identify education and training programs and search for jobs. From the U.S. Dept. of Labor.
Idealist.org jobs, internships, volunteers
J. Lodge positions for those who are physically disabled; some positions are work-from-home
Jobs for PhDs
Medzilla an employment service for the medicine, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology fields
NetTemps some temporary positions turn into permanent....
QuintCareers for job seekers age 50+
Retired Brains for Boomers and Seniors
SLA Special Library Association
Trucking Driving Jobs
trucking.org American Trucking Associations
Vocational Rehabilitation U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Vocational Rehabilitation each state has its own department, so enter your state's name along with the phrase "vocational rehabilitation" into a search engine to find local assistance.
yourencore.com for those with expertise in life sciences and consumer health
Women for Hire advice, articles, career expos, a job board, and work-from-home information
Women's Bureau U.S. Department of Labor
Yahoo Careers work for Yahoo!
"8 Important Tips for Skype Interviews" CNN article
25 Oddball Interview Questions from Glassdoor blog
Why Oddball Questions are asked from Glassdoor blog
Ace the Interview
How to Succeed in the Job Interview Wall Street Journal
Interview Questions and Answers Glassdoor offers actual interviews
Interviewing Skills Tutorial from gcflearnfree.org
Job Interview Tutorial from Quintessential Careers
Online CVCurriculum Vitae
LinkedIn create a free online CV, join profession-related groups, search for jobs, network with others, and read their blog or numerous other business-related articles.
Visual CV create one for free!
Weebly.com create a free website to serve as your online portfolio
Webs.com create a free website to serve as your online portfolio
5 Resumé Screwups Glassdoor blog
Cover Letter Suggestions Monster.com
How to Write a Resumé Wall Street Journal
Resumé Dictionary choose the right language for your resumé
Resumé Tips from Thingamajob
Resumé Writing from gcflearnfree.org
Resumé Boomer stop at this site and your resumé will post to more than 60 sites
Career Builder post your resumé
Monster post your resumé
file in your state
Check these out at your local public library -- woohoo! or purchase a copy online from one of these booksellers.
101 Successful Interviewing Strategies by Eric Kramer 2011
Best Resumés for College Students and New Grads: jump-start your career! by Louise Kursmark 2012
Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview? by Ellen Gordon Reeves
Cover Letter Magic by Wendy Enelow & Louise Kursmark 2010, 4th ed.
Getting Back to Work: everything you need to bounce back and get a job after a layoff by Linda Rolie 2010
How to Get a Great Job: a library how-to handbook by ALA editors 2011
The Job-Hunters' Survival Guide: how to find hope and rewarding work, even when "there are no jobs" by Richard Nelson Bolles 2009
Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities by Daniel Ryan 2011
Over 40 and You're Hired! Secrets to Landing a Great Job by Robin Ryan 2010
Resumé Magic by Wendy Enelow 2010
Weddles's Books for Job Seekers a very authoritative employment expert