Other Resources for Job Searching
Designed as a supplement to What Color is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career Changers by Richard Bolles, this website is a wonderful resource for job hunters and people changing careers. He presents information on using the Internet for job searches, contacts and networking, job hunting research, research on the Internet, counseling, testing and advice, and jobs and resumes.
Visit the Career section to get up-to-date information on conducting a job search, changing careers, searching the Internet for employment, networking, interviewing and negotiation tips.
The U.S. News and World Report is an outstanding resource for career and life planning. The Career section will keep you informed of employment trends and job search skills.
From this website, you can search for full-time, part-time, and flex-time jobs from age-friendly employers.
Find a job, research a career, create a resume, and take vocational testing at this website.
This government website provides assistance by offering free online resources and programs for those dealing with a job loss. Use this link to file for unemployment benefits, for online job searching, information on pension and health benefits for dislocated workers, to locate a One-Stop Career Center that offers in-person job seeker services, as well as many other programs and services.
This website is geared for financial advice for those in their 20’s and 30’s; however, it is good overall information for anyone. They include current business forecasts and career advice.
This is the official job site of the United States Federal Government. It’s your one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.
As the official business link to the U. S. Government, this website provides guidance to successfully and legally start and run a business. Information is provided from obtaining a business license to paying taxes and can help you on your journey toward entrepreneurship.
Job Searching & Resumes
Popular Job Search Websites
The following sites are some popular job searching websites found online. You can search each site by location, or job type, and often you can register at the site to receive emails with job possibilities tailored to your location, interests, or job title. In addition to these sites, don’t forget to regularly check the classified ads within your local newspaper’s website.
Resume Builder & Practice Tests
Visit TERC's Career section to learn how to pursue a new career and gain advice on resumes, cover letters, interviews, and networking. Build an attention grabbing resume and prepare for certification exams for some of the most popular careers.