Job Search

 

We’ve compiled a great little list of resources to help you in your search, from job search engines to salary info to how to write a thank-you letter after an interview. Here’s to knocking it out of the park.

Top Job Search Engines and Sites:

Indeed

SimplyHired

Careerjet

CareerBuilder

CraigsList (Some great jobs, but beware of spammers and scammers out there!)

Monster

FlexJobs (part time and remote jobs)

LinkUp

US.jobs

USAJobs

LinkedIn

TweetMyJobs

The Green Job Bank 

The Wall Street Journal Careers site

Job Search Engines By Profession or Sector:

(Please share with us in the comments the best job search sites you’ve found for your profession to help us expand our list. Thanks for your feedback!)

 

Internships: Internships.com

Non-profit: Idealist.org

Blogging: ProBlogger Job Board , About.com Weblogs

Education: HigherEdJobs.com 

Government: USAJobs.gov

Technology and engineering: Dice.com

Journalism/communications: MediaBistro.comJournalismJobs.com, FreelanceWritingJobs.com

Green jobs: GreenJob SpiderThe Green Job Bank

Restaurant: JobsOnTheMenu

SEO, Internet, social media, copywriting: SEOJobsFinder.com

Create a Resume That Sets You Apart

Creating an Effective Resume: Career Services, Bucknell University

Resume Samples: Harvard University Career Services Offices

Academic Resumes: Office of Career Services, Princeton University

Resumes (and all things related to finding a job): CareerOneStop 

Sample Resumes and Sample Wording: JobHero.com

Check to See What Others Are Being Paid

JobSearchIntelligence.com 

Glass Door

Payscale.com

Salary.com

Make connections

LinkedIn

Read Up on Salary Negotiation

SheNegotiates.com

Negotiating Your Salary: What You Don’t Do Could Hurt You

A great book on negotiating your salary: Ask For It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want, By Linda Babcock, Sara Laschever

Don’t Forget to Send a Thank You Letter!

Creating an Effective Resume: Career Services, Bucknell University (Scroll down to page 43 & 44)

Photo: Digital Genetics/Shutterstock

 

 

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