General Career and Job-Hunting Resources
Bolles, Richard N. What Color Is Your Parachute? Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 2006.
Eikleberry, Carol, Ph.D. The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1995.
U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Outlook Handbook (revised and updated every two years).
These online sites are useful for general career information as well as job-hunting tips and ideas.
AllBusiness www.allbusiness.com Information and forms for small businesses
www.bestjobsusa.com General purpose employment site operated by Recourse Communications, Inc.
www.bizjournals.com Links to Web sites of over forty print business journals
Career Explorer www.careerexplorer.net
CareerJournal.com www.careerjournal.com General purpose employment site from The Wall Street Journal
The Career Key www.careerkey.org
Career advice, planning, and resources
Career Momentum, Inc. www.careermomentum.com Career advice, clinics, and information
CareerOneStop www.careeronestop.org Site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor that includes America's Career InfoNet (www.CareerInfoNet.org ) which includes national, state, and local career information and labor market data; America's Job Bank (www.ajb.org ), the nation's largest labor exchange; America's Service Locator (www.ServiceLocator.org ) with information about workforce centers, unemployment benefits, job training, education, and other services.
Careers.org www.careers.org Job, career, and education information and links
Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. www.challengergray.com Outplacement firm for executives, middle managers, and long-term employees; Web site includes press releases with current job-related news.
CNN Money http://money.cnn.com The Internet home of the publications Fortune, Money, Business 2.0, and Fortune Small Business
Computerwork.com www.computerwork.com Specialty employment site focusing on information technology professionals
Craigslist www.craigslist.com A community site that also has job listings in many cities around the world
Dice www.dice.com Specialty employment site focusing on information technology and engineering professionals
eFinancialCareers.com www.efinancialcareers.com Site that focuses on jobs in banking and financial sector
EmploymentGuide.com www.employmentguide.com General-purpose employment site affiliated with the print Employment Guide distributed outside convenience stores in the United States
ExecuNet www.execunet.com Specialty employment site focusing on executives earning $100,000 per year or more
FabJob www.fabjob.com Information for finding your “dream career”
Fast Company www.fastcompany.com Management, leadership, and career advice for business executives
Futurestep www.futurestep.com Middle management recruitment
HealtheCareers Network www.healthecareers.com Specialty employment portal connecting to over sixty medical and health care-related associations
HealtheHire www.healthehire.com Information and job-posting Web site for healthcare professionals
HRJobs.com www.hrjobs.com An association-based employment site that specializes in human resource management professionals
Idealist.org www.idealist.org Nonprofit job listings by region.
InformationWeek www.informationweek.com “Business innovation powered by technology”
JobCentral www.jobcentral.com Job board and employment Web site for nationwide employment opportunities.
Job-hunt.org www.jobhunt.org Job search guide and career resource center
JobsInLogistics www.jobsinlogistics.com Specialty employment site that focuses on transportation, supply chain, and other logistics professionals
JobsintheMoney www.jobsinthemoney.com Specialty job site for accounting and finance professionals
Jobs.net www.jobs.net Job hunting by location or category, as well as job-hunting tips and information
LatPro.com www.latpro.com Employment site that focuses on Hispanic and bilingual professionals
LiveCareer www.livecareer.com Free online career interest test
MarketingJobs.com www.marketingjobs.com Specialty employment site focusing on sales, marketing, and advertising jobs
Mediabistro.com www.mediabistro.com Specialty Web site for people working with media content
Monster.com www.monster.com Job-hunting help and career advice
MRINetwork.com www.mrinetwork.com Business recruitment firm
NationJob.com www.nationjob.com Job search, career, employment, and resume services for job seekers
Net-Temps www.net-temps.com Site that serves the staffing industry in both direct placement and temporary hiring
6FigureJobs www.6figurejobs.com Site that focuses on $100,000 per year executives and openings
TalentZoo.com www.talentzoo.com Specialty employment site that focuses on the advertising, marketing, and public relations industries and latest industry news
TopUSAJobs.com www.topusajobs.com General-purpose employment site
TrueCareers www.truecareers.com Site owned by student loan company Sallie Mae focuses on jobs for degreed professionals
USAJobs www.usajobs.com The U.S. government's official job site
Vault www.vault.com General purpose employment site that also publishes books and other resources for job seekers and employers
VetJobs.com www.vetjobs.com Specialty site that focuses on employment for U.S. military veterans and their families
Winning Workplaces www.winningworkplaces.org “Promoting workplace culture that makes dollars and sense”
Work Ministry www.workministry.com Job-support groups sponsored by faith-based and community organizations
Workopolis www.workopolis.com A Canada-based general purpose employment site owned by Bell Globemedia, Toronto Star Newspapers, and Gesca, Ltd.
WorkTree.com www.worktree.com Job-search portal
Yahoo! HotJobs http://hotjobs.yahoo.com General purpose employment site affiliated with the Internet portal Yahoo!
ZoomInfo www.zoominfo.com A search engine that focuses on information on individuals