Online Job Sites You've Probably Overlooked
Effective Job Search Tools
- There are hundreds of places to look for work and probably hundreds of job-search related search engines on the Internet.Two that gather all jobs listed online and update regularly are Indeed.com and SimplyHired.com. Another place to look is at my complete review of the major job search engines at the link below.
- Many job search sites, including corporate web pages, supply free templates for writing your online resume - just fill in the blanks and click a button. Some sites will help you distribute your resume to other job search engines so that employers can look at it when they search online resumes to fill a particular job. Some even provide a free webpage to display your resume, with a hyperlink you can give to employers. Many of the best job search engines are listed below. Some are great, but you may not have heard of them yet.
Internet Job Search Engines
There are hundreds of Internet-based job search engines. Some of the most outstanding are listed below. To begin using these engines, see the full review of leading entities at : Job Search Engines: Full Listings & Review
Directory of Jobs Sites
Here is a directory to use to find jobs in American cities and around the world: Craigslist.
Begin with the following "communities" link and choose a city. Click on the job entries.
You can even post your resume. Don't limit yourself to your own hometown -There are jobs in tons of cities wherein you can telecommute if you're into computer based work. Craigslist is full of other information and opportunities as well!
- Craigslist http://www.craigslist.org/
- VAULT : http://www.vault.com/jobs/jobboard/searchform.jsp -- Another great Job Board online with a lot of extra features.
- COOL WORKS This is another great one! Adventure jobs, overseas jobs, and seasonal or permanent employment. Work on a river boat, a cruise ship, in an adventure camp, or in any of the many other non-traditional places around the world. http://www.coolworks.com/
- In the U.K.: http://www.adventurejobs.co.uk/
- In Australia & N.Z.: http://www.adventurepro.com.au/outdoorjobs/
Additional Effective Sites:
- SIMPLY HIRED http://www.simplyhired.com/
- INDEED http://www.indeed.com/ - between these first two search engines, you can find the jobs listed at all the others for the past 30 days.
- JUJU http://www.job-search-engine.com/
- Careers in Sciences http://www.aaas.org/careers
- Monster.com http://www.monster.com/
- JobSearch.com http://www.jobsearch.com/
- CareerBuilder.com http://www.careerbuilder.com/
- SnagAJob.com http://www.snagajob.com/ Great for hourly and entrance-level jobs.
- America's Job Bank http://ajb.din.us/
- Federal Job Search: http://www.federaljobsearch.com/default.asp?cid=0&tid=22897659
Many Internet job search engines are very specialized engines that look for data about specific industries, like sales, IT, culinary, hospitality, etc. Below are some other general job search engines, along with a sample of the job search engines dedicated to a specific type of occupation or industry.
- Jobster http://www.jobster.com/
- JOBS.com http://www.jobs.com/
- Job Web http://www.jobweb.com/
- Career Board http://www.careerboard.com/
- FlipDog http://www.flipdog.com/
- Hotel Jobs http://www.hotelscareers.com/Home/Home.aspx
- Sales Jobs http://www.salesjobs.com/
- Tech Jobs http://www.dice.com/
- http://www.proz.com/ - Comprehensive training, tool source, and job listings online.
Online Groups to Join
LinkedIn Discussion Groups
- Review groups at www.linkedin.com - Basic (free) and Premium memberships available.
- eLearning jobs
- IT jobs
- Work at Home
- There are thousands of YahooGroups related to job search and job listings. Go to groups.yahoo.com and do a search.
- Work in the United States Search here by state. http://groups.google.com/groups/dir?&sel=0,50393041&q=work&prev=work
Job Listings of all kinds at these two sites:
- MSN Groups
Another Internet job search method is to select any of the major search engines and type your desired job into the search box. For example, go to Google.com and search for "elementary school teaching jobs" or "auto mechanic jobs" or "executive director jobs." This will bring up a list of results that includes jobs in specific locations and job search engines that have such positions listed. Try it for the job that you want!
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