Friday, November 6, 2009

Day 83 - 100 of the Best Sites for Job Seekers

The thing about going back to school later in life is that, eventually, you wind up right back where you started - looking for a job. These days, job seekers are doing most of their looking online, and with good reason. With so many useful resources, the Internet is an incredible tool that can help you find the right job. From niche sites to professional networking, this list offers a resource for every job seeker or new graduate.

The Majors
1. Monster: This is the most popular job listing site and it has some of the best jobs available, along with career tools and plenty of advice.
2. CareerBuilder: Browse and search jobs on an enormous search and career site.
3. Yahoo! HotJobs: HotJobs has job listings, articles, links and more resources.

Social Networking
Yes, it's great to network online. Savvy job seekers learn to use their existing connections. This is where you can make some!
4. LinkedIn: LinkedIn is a great place to create a professional profile and make connections within your own network.
5. MyWorkster: Get networking with people in your own community. The site has something for students, alumni, and anyone else seeking employment.
6. Facebook: Use Facebook to connect with old friends and make new contacts. Don't forget to check out your friends' friends.
7. MySpace: Although MySpace doesn’t exactly scream "professional," you can use it to connect and make professional contacts.
8. Tribe: Join Tribe to network with people who share similar interests.
9. Ryze: Make contacts and establish your networking homepage on Ryze.
10. Netparty: Get connected with young professionals at parties thrown by this organization.
11. Probook: Helps Canadians get connected.
12. Fast Pitch Networking: This is a social network for business; it allows you to step up your Internet presence, while also finding friends and colleagues.
13. Xing: Find people, manage business contacts and network for your career.
14. Layoffspace: The unemployed gather and network on this site.
15. Twitter: Use Twitter to update the world in 140 characters or less.
16. Meetup: Find a Meetup group and meet people in the area who share your interests.
17. Whototalkto: Help someone get your old position while you look for a new one.
18. ZoomInfo: Build an online reputation by filling out a profile on ZoomInfo.
19. Ecademy: Create contacts and market yourself on this business networking site.
20. orkut: Find new business contacts and join communities.

Job Listings
21. Craigslist: Yes, it can be a source for freelance work and permanent positions.
22. JobCentral: Check out the "national labor exchange" to find jobs and post your resume.
23. The Employment Guide: Find hourly, entry level and mid-management employment through this publication and its website.
24. The Job Planet: Check out employers and set up your own job alerts.
25. FlipDog: Search more than 500,000 jobs.
26. Use the site’s search and career tools.
27. Another popular search site, offers listings of available positions.
28. 411Jobs: The Career Directory: Using this directory, you can find a variety of jobs, online classifieds and job banks.

Niche Career Sites
29. iHispano: Join the latino job board to find employers that are looking for Hispanic and bilingual Spanish professionals.
30. Education Crossing: Check out Education Crossing to find education jobs available online.
31. CareerJournal: Executives, managers and professionals seek jobs on this site from The Wall Street Journal.
32. Dice: Dice features lots of top quality jobs for technology professionals.
33. HireDiversity: Check it out for jobs that value diversity.
34. ExecuNet: On this executive site, you can network, find a job or be recruited.
35. Guru: Put your skills to work by creating a listing and then responding to jobs in the freelance marketplace.
36. Law Firm Staff: Find jobs with law firms across the country.
37. CollegeGrad: Recent college grads can find jobs and resources on this site.
38. LatPro: Find Spanish, bilingual and Hispanic jobs.
39. iitjobs: Find international IT and tech jobs.
40. Idealist: Listings for nonprofit jobs around the globe.
41. College Recruiter: Check out this site for recent college grads. It offer jobs, tools and resources you can put to use immediately.
42. Law Crossing: Offers listings for every available legal position.
43. America’s Job Bank: Find jobs in state and local government, education and public utilities.
44. MilitaryHire: The leading job site for military veterans.
45. The Ladders: Find exclusive, six-figure jobs.
46. TalentZoo: TalentZoo offers a search engine for jobs in advertising, marketing, publishing and broadcasting.
47. American Library Association: Maintains the list of open library positions.
48. Findlaw: Offers a career center for legal professionals.
49. 37signals: Check out 37signals to find programming, design and executive jobs.
50. MonsterTRAK: College students and young alumni find job listings and useful resources.
51. Saludos: This website provides career resources specifically for Latino job seekers.
52. CoolWorks: Find summer and seasonal job listings at national parks and resorts on this site.
53. Alumwire: A place to search jobs for recent college graduates and young alumni.
54. Opportunity Knocks: Check it out to find nonprofit opportunities.
55. Find a job as a babysitter, tutor, pet sitter or senior caregiver.

Search Engines
(These make the search easier by aggregating job listings from various sources).
56. Jobster: Jobster offers you the means to look for jobs across the Internet all on one simple site.
57. NationJob: This site lists jobs across the nation, and offers personal service.
58. Career Site: Career Site is a compilation of postings from a variety of online job search resources.
59. LinkUp: Check out this website to uncover hidden jobs on corporate web sites.
60. SimplyHired: Searches thousands of websites and companies to bring you the most qualified results; also offers tools for locating local jobs and tracking trends.
61. Career USAToday: This website allows you to search jobs listed in participating newspapers.
62. Hound: Hound helps you search directly from employers’ career pages.
63. JuJu: JuJu offers a search of all US and Canadian job boards.
64. JustPosted: Finds the most current job postings.
65. Indeed: Indeed searches job sites, newspapers, financial news, associations and company career pages to find a listing of local jobs.
66. SnagAJob: Perform a job search here to find hourly, part-time and full-time work.

67. Ziki: Lists what you’re looking for in an ideal company, shares your service profile and connects you with qualified employers.
68. NotchUp: Post your resume and employers actually pay to interview you.
69. Climber: Climber asks you to fill out a survey, then matches you to jobs based on your interests.

Salary & Job Conditions

70. Payscale: Get customized salary reports and even compare salaries based on your status as a candidate and job seeker.
71. America’s Career InfoNet: Find occupation profiles and salary information.
72. SalaryScout: See what type of compensation others are receiving.
73. Peekface: Read reviews of employers written by the people who work for and with them.
74. US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Research average salaries, outlook and more.
75. Abbott-Langer: Abbott-Langer offers in-depth surveys on salaries and organizations.
76. Salary: Get a good idea of what you can expect to earn using this site’s reports.
77. SalaryExpert: Help you figure out how much you should be getting paid by using compensation data and comparison tools.


78. CareerShift: CareerShift offers many excellent ways to organize your search information online.
79. Resolio: Help you create a professional resume suitable for online publishing.
80. RiseSmart: This concierge service may just help you find a position.
81. Emurse: Use Emurse to convert your resume into an hResume format for more effective online use.
82. Resume Calculator: Tom Jackson’s online quiz helps you build the perfect resume.
83. Isabont: Organizes your job search a free tool.

Advice and information
Ask the Headhunter: Get answers to any job search questions.
85. US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Learn how you can prevent discrimination.

86. Job-Hunt: Susan Joyce offers advice for making the Internet work for you.
87. Damn Good Resumes: Offers lots of different templates and samples of effective resumes.
88. CareerLab: This website offers advice and answers to your most common job hunting questions.
89. Job-Hunt: Numerous job search resources.
90. Job Hunter’s Bible: This is the site maintained by the author of "What Color is Your Parachute?" and he provides many useful links.
91. InterviewBest: This site can help you create useful presentations to take on interviews.
92. Quintessential Careers: Tools and tips for employment seekers.
93. The Riley Guide: Learn about online job searching on this site offering some great advice and resources.
94. AceTheInterview: Learn interview dos and don’ts, and find a handy checklist you can use.
95. Susan Ireland’s Online Resume Writing Workshop: Enjoy Susan's tips and samples of effective resumes.
96. Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center: Useful information on jobs, preparation and education.
97. Job Searching: A helpful guide.
98. InterviewUp: Check out this community and sharpen your interview skills.
99. JobStar: Find resources and advice, and unadvertised jobs.
100. US Department of Labor: Offers information on salaries and unemployment.

Just type ".com" at the end of any of the site names. Google or your search engine will take you to any you choose to visit.
Happy job hunting!

Portions of the list found at Internsover40, the blog. Post Your Resume FREE!

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