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Help for Job Hunters

There are many job sites on the Internet; this is only a selective listing.

Most of them furnish general information for someone looking for a job as well as listings of specific openings. In addition, you can post your resume on many sites.

http://libguides.rutgers.edu/careers
This is a great resource from Rutgers with information about jobs in New Jersey and vicinity.  Links to many useful sites to access job postings, summer jobs, internships, school jobs, classifieds from area papers, and a lot more.

http://www.careerbuilder.com
One of the most visited career sites on the Internet. Jobs are listed by keyword and industry and can be limited geographically. It allows you to post resumes and search for jobs and resources

Also: jobs for new graduates including internships, online job fairs, international jobs, and more.

http://www.careerjournal.com
This site lists executive, managerial, and professional jobs in this country and internationally which have appeared in the Wall Street Journal. These job opportunities are from top employers of all sizes and are updated twice weekly. Also included are daily updates of critical news and trends as well as many articles on such topics as job hunting advice and managing your career.

http://www.careersingovernment.com
This is a clearinghouse of information, resources, and available jobs in government and public sector organizations in America and abroad.

http://www.careeronestop.com
This publicly funded resource is a gateway to job listings, resumes and career information.  This site also links to America's Job Bank.

http://www.chronicle.com/jobs
This is the jobs section of the Chronicle of Higher Education.  It is another excellent site for finding academic jobs. Positions outside of academe, especially for educational and non-profit organizations are also listed.

http://www2.homefair.com/calc/salcalc.html
Compare the cost of living between U.S. cities.

http://www.job-hunt.org
This is a guide to the best on-line career and job-hunting resources, organized by category.

http://jobhuntersbible.com
This is an excellent guide to sites on the Internet written by Richard Bolles, the author of "What Color is Your Parachute?". Search for contacts, take an interactive test, discover the five uses of the Internet for job hunters or career changers, and much more.

http://www.jobweb.com
This is an excellent informational site for college students and recent graduates looking for a job.  It is produced by the National association of Colleges and Employers.

http://www.monster.com
A well-known career site, monster.com lists hundreds of thousands of job postings worldwide, as well as providing resume help, salary data, and industry information.

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/jobs/index.html
This sites has articles on varied topics related to employment as well as the job listings that appear in the New York Times. You may also post your resume if you create an account.

http://online.onetcenter.org
This is for people trying to figure out what career path to follow.  Here you can search for occupations using key words or use a list of your skills to find matching occupations.

http://rileyguide.com
This site not only lists jobs but also leads the job hunter to a comprehensive list of recommended web sites to access information and job listings in one's field.

http://www.snagajob.com
This is a leading online recruiter for part-time and hourly jobs.  It covers all 50 states and lists varied jobs including jobs for teens, summer jobs, and retiree jobs.

http://www.wnjpin.state.nj.us/
The web site of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development  is the source for jobs in the state, county, and municipal government, as well as information for Job seekers.  It includes job fair information, information on licensed occupations in NJ, information on apprenticeship opportunities, support groups arranged by county, and lots more.

http://www.state.nj.us/csc/seekers/jobs/announcements/
This is the official web site for the state of New Jersey Civil Service Commissi0n Job Announcements and Testing Information. 

http://www.state.nj.us/nj/employ
This is the official employment site for the state of New Jersey with information on employment including job search tools, job listings, teaching jobs and jobs in state government. 

http://stats.bls.gov
The site of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this links to many government documents on employment and careers. Click on the link across the top entitled "Jobs in BLS" for regional job openings.

http://www.summerjobs.com
A way to search for summer jobs online.

http://www.usajobs.gov/
The U.S. government’s site for jobs and employment information, here you can find every vacancy in the Federal Government as well as guides to summer jobs, entry level jobs, and more.

http://www.job-applications.com/
you can find or download printable employment applications or find your next employer by completing a job application online through job-applications.com now.