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Career Resources for Lumberton Public Library Patrons

Need help with your computer skills or your job search efforts?  Get free, web-based assistance at: twdl.org

This site can help you learn basic computer and Internet skills as well as Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point), search for jobs online, and can even help you create a resume!


Job Information/Locator Sites:

Careerbuilder.comOffers a variety of tools as well as advice and resource articles.

Career One Stop "CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. Learn about different careers, find career information, and locate career resources."

Careers.org This site offers a variety of career tools.

Career Finder USA "Career Finder USA(CFUSA) is a robust search engine that lets you scour the largest Internet database of career resources. CFUSA has developed a unique system that allows the user to search for their passions, find careers that match their interests and provide essential information on how to pursue their career aspirations."

Craiglist"Craigslist provides local classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, personals, services, local community, and events. "

FlipDog "FlipDog is a great place to find jobs and advance your career. Whether you're looking for a new job or researching employment opportunities, FlipDog allows you to quickly search and find the information you need most. And since FlipDog is powered by Monster you'll have access to the largest database of jobs and the most helpful career development tools."

glassdoor.comA career resource for your library that's helping job-seekers and students get a free inside look at over 30,000 companies — including company salaries, reviews, and interview questions posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.

Job.com  "Job.com is your source for local jobs, career advice, and services to manage your job search, and, more importantly, your career. Whether you are looking for employment today, or researching employment opportunities for tomorrow, Job.com is here to connect you with hot jobs from some of today's best employers."

Job Central  "Find local jobs and apply online via company employment career sites. No middle man. Job Central is a free service of Direct Employers Association."

Job-Hunt.org  "Free award-winning employment portal with over 13,000+ employers, job search and career resources by online job search expert Susan P. Joyce."

Jobfox "Expand Your Job Opportunities with Our Revolutionary Job Technology. Start Now!"

JobShouts  "Job Search, Recruit with social search tools. Search millions of jobs from hundreds of job boards. Fresh new jobs posted daily, Search multiple job boards from one site."

JobSpider  "Job search engine offers a unique job classified system and free resume posting. Career search by category or keyword for thousands of full time jobs, part time jobs, and summer jobs. Help wanted web site allows internet free job postings and search resume."

Dice.com "Dice is the #1 technology job board. If you are a technology expert in areas such as Information Technology (IT), software, high tech, security, biotech, aerospace or engineering, Dice will assist you with finding your next great career opportunity."

Indeed - One Search. All Jobs  "Job Search by Indeed. one search. all jobs. Search millions of jobs from thousands of job boards, newspapers, classifieds and company websites on indeed.com."

Monster.com  "In January 2009, Monster unveiled a re-launched Web site offering enhanced resources for seekers and employers. The new site features an unprecedented investment in development and technology and offers new tools and resources to help people realize their life improvement goals."

QuietAgent.com  "QuietAgent finds you jobs that are right for you. Get a killer resume, specify what you want, and let QuietAgent do the work. At QuietAgent.com, we look for your next job, so you don't have to."

Snag A Job.com  "Search over 100,000 jobs on SnagAJob.com. Find all types of employment - full time, hourly and part time jobs. Our jobs are updated daily. Get jobs emailed to you. Find a job and apply online today."

Simply Hired  "Search millions of job listings from across the web. Find local jobs, salary comparisons, and employment trends at Simply Hired. New jobs added daily."

TheLadders.com  "Jobs and career management: With Career advice, Job postings, and Job search tools for professionals, TheLadders.com is the most comprehensive source of senior level $100K+ jobs online."

TwitJobSearch.com  "TwitJobSearch.com, the world's first job search engine to harness the power of Twitter. Search the hottest, most recent best paid jobs in the entire Twitterverse."

USAJOBS - "Working for America"  "This is a United States Office of Personnel Management website. USAJOBS is the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information."

Yahoo! Hotjobs  "Find your dream job! Search for jobs, post your resume, compare salaries and find career advice and research. Thousands of new jobs listed daily."

How-tos:

Career One Stop  "Your pathway to career success. Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor."

Job Interview QuestionsThis site has a database of job interview questions with sections for job seekers and employers.  It also contains some information about a free website that you can use to create resumes online.

Pongo ResumeThis site has free and paid resumes services

Totalresume.comAnother site that offers both free and paid resume services, and includes general resume-writing advice. 

Net -Temps: Career Advice "Search from thousands of new jobs, post your resume, apply online. Use our career development resources to help you land your next job."

How to Be a Compelling Candidate  "When job searching times get even a little tough, it's more important than usual to make sure that you stand out from the job searching crowd and show the hiring manager that you are a candidate who definitely should be selected for an interview."

How to Find a Job  "Do you need to find a job and aren't sure where to start? Here's how to successfully job hunt, including how to write resumes and cover letters, how to use your connections, the best sites to look for jobs, and tips for acing the interview."

How to Find a Job on Twitter  "Tough economic times call for innovative approaches. An estimated 51 million people internationally are expected to lose their jobs in 2009, and with the unemployment rate on the rise, how does one find career opportunities fast? One great option is Twitter. Twitter is evolving as another resource, in addition to traditional methods, for both job searching and recruiting."

How to Get a Job - wikiHow  "wikiHow is a collaboration to build and share the world's largest, highest quality how-to manual. Imagine if everyone on Earth had an expert coach who could teach them how to do anything. Eventually, our multilingual how-to manual should contain accurate instructions on almost every imaginable topic. This freely available information will improve millions of lives, in both small and great ways."

How to Get and Keep a Job  "Trying to find a new job or hold onto the one that you have? Want to ask your boss for a raise or get better employee benefits? Get the latest news on the job market, hiring and layoffs, workplace etiquette, unemployment, and more at CNNMoney.com."

How to Get a Job in a Recession  "It's brutal out there. But the people getting hired aren't necessarily the most connected - they're the most creative. From food diarists to Twitter stalkers to candidates tapping the "hidden" job market, here's what's working now. A Fortune Magazine special report."

How Not to Find a Job  "Job searching can be tough enough all by itself. There is no need to make it even harder by doing or saying the wrong thing when job searching or interviewing. Here's a list of what you shouldn't do. These tips might sound simple, but, you might be surprised at how many people make a mistake without thinking much about it. Then they wonder why they didn't get a call or didn't get the job."

Using the right keywords in your job search  "The need for well-chosen words starts when you search job postings. From the job title to the list of requirements, knowing how to tweak your words to yield the best results is vital to getting your job hunt started off right. This site suggest ways to make sure you're using the right keywords."

Misc:

Job Search Discussion Forum  "Ask a question, share advice, and join the conversation or visit the About.com Job Search site for all the job search resources you'll need to for effective job searching."

NPR: New Generation Of Sites Refines Online Job Search  "New job search sites use improved search technology to pair job seekers with opportunities that match their skills and goals. But perfected online tools can only do so much in the face of a dismal job market. An NPR web site feature."

Paid Surveys: Reviewed and Ranked  "TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best paid survey programs available today. We hope you find these reviews helpful in earning you some extra income!"