Career Resources

Career resources that provide the information, services and tools you need to succeed in your chosen field are invaluable. Even if you have obtained your "dream job," chances are good that you'll want to continue your self-improvement efforts. After all, learning is a never-ending process



Career-related web sites are all over the Internet, as you may have already discovered. 

Some are better than others. I recommend you check out the following sites, which provide truly valuable content. 


Career Resources - General Career Sites

ALEC CO UK. Alec provides a portal to 200,000+ UK jobs, plus FREE CV/resume, job searching, interview and career advice, including sample CV/resumes and cover letters. Click here: Alec's FREE advice on CV writing, resume writing, job search & interview questions 


CAREER2.COM. Links to Career directory resources and Employment information websites. Go to: www.Career2.com 

CAREER OVERVIEW. Whether you are searching for detailed information on particular occupations, or just browsing for possible careers, this website covers hundreds of popular careers throughout the United States. For each career, they provide a job description and review that describes work activities and environment, training and career education requirements, personal qualifications required for success, earning potential, as well as job outlook and employment projections through the end of this decade. For more information, go to:CareerOverview.com

CITYTOWNINFO. CityTownInfo is the leading online resource for in-depth information and analysis on U.S. cities, communities, careers, colleges, and more. It provides an incredible amount of helpful information, including detailed career profiles. If you're considering a new career, moving to a new city, or going back to school, this site should be your first stop. Go to CityTownInfo.com


DIRECTORY EMPLOYMENT. This site offers a comprehensive Employment Directory and a wealth of jobs information. Go to: DirectoryEmployment.com 

GREATPLACEJOBS. GreatPlaceJobs makes it easy to search for positions with award-winning employers! As a bonus, membership in GreatPlaceJobs entitles you to a free lifetime membership in the GreatPlaceJobs Network on LinkedIn as well as the opportunity to attend free informational webinars and teleseminars to help with your job search and career plans! Go to: www.GreatPlaceJobs.com

JOB SPIDER. The #1 completely free internet job search engine and job board in the United States and Canada. A valuable resource for job hunters and employers! Go to: www.JobSpider.com 

JOBS VIA THE WEB. Directory of resources for online job searches, including sites that provide free resume posting and job searches, work at home opportunities, professional resume assistance, resume distribution services, job search tips, and general job-related information. Go to: www.JobsViaTheWeb.com 

MY CAREER GUIDE. Helps you to build the right career of your choice, useful utilities like salary tools, resume tools and valuable tips on how to give an Interview. Go to: www.mycareerguide.com 

NEW YORK JOBLYNX. This is a job resource service providing job seekers with thousands of fresh current job listings covering over 600 specific career sites. The site contains over 150 of the top job search engines currently on the internet. As a member, your resume is immediately sent to over 12,000 recruiters around the country. New York JobLynx GUARANTEES you a job in 90 days or your money back! Go to: New York JobLynx 

SHINE.COM. Shine.com is one of India's leading career sites with jobs from across industries & locations in India. Shine.com has more than 3.7 million registered users from varied industries, functions, locations and is growing at a fast pace. It also features career and industry related information. Go to: Shine.com

STUDENTJOB.CO.UK. Studentjob.co.uk is an online student job portal specializing in part time/fulltime jobs, internships, graduate jobs and summer jobs. It has partner sites serving Europe and USA. cGo to: Studentjob.co.uk

CV-LIBRARY.CO.UK. Start your jobs search from thousands of new Jobs vacancies with CV-Library. Register your CV online. Receive jobs by email and apply for jobs today. Go to: CV-Library.co.uk

THE WRITING JOBS. A job market site for writers, proofreaders, editors and copywriters. The Writing Jobs offers the resources and information you need to assist in your search for employment in the writing and editing fields. Go to: The Writing Jobs 




Career Resources - Resume Sites

EXECUTIVE RESUME WRITING. Find your new job faster with a professional resume from Executive Resume Writers at this site. Go to: Executive-Resume-Writers.com 

IMPRESSIVE RESUMES. We offer professional resume, cover letter and related writing services with fast turnaround times and quality results. And our service is built around your convenience. Submit your resume interview online, then one of our professional writers will complete your resume in 72 hours or less. Go to:www.impressive-resumes.com 

POWERFUL SAMPLE RESUME FORMATS. In today's highly competitive job market, you must sell yourself by conveying the benefits you'll bring to the organization. This site's sample resume formats are just the tools you need! Go to:www.powerful-sample-resume-formats.com 

V-JOB. V-Job specializes in video resumes. V-job takes part in the new era in the field of professional employee placement. The site introduces a unique interactive system which provides job seekers with an individualized job search approach, while providing employers a mechanism for a focused search for applicants. With V-Job's special video resume you will enjoy ultimate exposure and promotion whether as a job seeker or a job provider. Go to: www.V-Job.com 

PROACTIVE HRM.  Find useful tips for preparing resumes and other aspects of the job hunt at  www.proactivehrm.com


Career Resources - Other Helpful Sites

360 DEGREE FEEDBACK. Personnel testing, evaluations and assessments. Provides professional employee evaluation and assessment tools designed to positively impact a manager's growth and career, and an organization's success. Go to: 360 Degree Feedback | Employee Evaluations | Assessments 

BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS. In-depth information on all aspects of employment. Probably way more than you'll ever need, but it's a great resource for serious research. Go to: www.BLS.gov 

CLICKATEST - ONLINE CANDIDATE ASSESSMENT. Job skills and personality profile assessments to determine your employees' capabilities and minimise human resource recruiting costs. Go to: www.ClickaTest.co.uk

EDUCHOICES.ORG. This site provides a very handy, easy-to-use directory of colleges and courses for people interested in continuing their education (always a good thing!). Find what you're looking for in three simple steps! You just select the type of degree, main subject category, and location (or "Online") you're interested in, hit SEARCH and within seconds you get a list of leading career education institutions that match your criteria! Check it out at: http://educhoices.org 

EFFECTIVE ADMIN E-ZINE. This helpful site is for anyone who does administrative support work. Whether you're an administrative assistant or executive assistant, an office manager or a virtual assistant, The Effective Admin E-zine can help you do a better job, do a faster job, and advance in your career! Go to: www.admin-ezine.com 

FILMSTAFF. Entertainment Jobs - Casting Calls and Crew Calls in Hollywood productions! Filmstaff.com is where producers go to find crew and other production resources. With hundreds of credits on Academy Award winning feature films, they take your entertainment career seriously. Do you? Go to:www.filmstaff.com 

HUMAN RESOURCE PROFESSIONALS.

Your one-stop shopping destination for every human resource. HR solutions for everyone looking for practical, day-to-day advice. Go to: www.HRShopper.com

MAKE YOUR GOALS HAPPEN. Personal goals resource center: articles, reviews, and tips to help you achieve your personal goals. Free goals ezine. Go to: make-your-goals-happen.com 

ONLINE RECRUITER DIRECTORY. Whether you are looking for a recruiter to find the perfect staff, or looking for a recruiter to place you in the perfect job, you will find them at the Online Recruiter Directory. Recruiters can list their services. Go to: www.onlinerecruitersdirectory.com 

PEOPLE SEARCH - BACKGROUND CHECKS. US Search is the leader in people search and background checks. Find out what potential employers will discover when they check you out! Go to: People Search - Background Check 

UNEMPLOYMENT BLUES. This is where you can find "The Wolf At The Door: An Unemployment Survival Manual", your personal, friendly, supportive guide on the road from layoff to successful employment. It offers a new perspective on the emotions you are experiencing, provides self-assessment exercises to understand yourself better, and then gives you the genuine "nuts and bolts" of job search. The site also offers "The Worker's Edge," a free monthly newsletter. Go to:www.UnemploymentBlues.com 

VIRGINIA BOLA. This website will help you make it through the nightmare of unemployment. The initial fears may be financial but the deeper and more destructive impact is on your psyche: your emotions, your self-esteem, your view of yourself and the world. This site includes tools to transform a threatening predicament into something positive: a chance to start over, to change yourself for the better, to take this time for what it can be -- an opportunity for self-exploration and personal growth. Go to: VirginiaBola.com 

VOHDEN ASSOCIATES. Vohden Associates is a National Executive Recruiter connecting top talent with jobs in manufacturing, plastics, engineering, human resources, sales, and management. Visit their site at: Plastic Recruiter | Engineering Recruiter

WHATHALF.COM BRAIN CAREER ASSESSMENT. At this site, you can take a career assessment and aptitude test. It takes less than 10 minutes to complete, and will provide you with insight on what careers might be right for you. Use the qualified brain dominance test results to maximize your future! Go to:WhatHalf.com 


Career Resources - Miscellaneous Links

SUTREE. This is an excellent site that offers thousands of how-to videos (for free!) on all kinds of topics, including careers, job search and interviewing. It's also got a nice social networking element (i.e., it's fun!). Go to: SuTree.com


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