Employment & Job Resources
- Check out this site if you are unemployed or contemplating a career or job change. The folks at FutureWorks in Springfield, a government-funded program to aid in job transition, can help you make the career choices you need today, including resume preparation, interviewing, computer skills, and job counseling.
- Job Seeker Support from Massachusetts Libraries
- Job searching tips and lilnks to employment sites from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
- Massachusetts: Office of Labor and Workplace Development
- This site has links to career centers, information on job hunting, and more, as well as the ability to file unemployment and workmen's comp claims.
- Mass CIS (Massachusetts Career Information System)
- The Massachusetts Division of Career Services (DCS) is pleased to offer the Massachusetts Career Information System (Mass CIS) free on-line to all Massachusetts residents. Mass CIS is designed to provide occupational and educational information to help people make better-informed career and school choices.
Particularly useful are the listing and description of schools (including trade schools), and the listing and description of occupations. To access,
choose your city/town and enter the five-digit zip code for that city/town.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- The BLS is the principal government agency collecting, analyzing and disseminating statistics on employment, prices, consumer expenditures, wages and compensation, productivity and economic growth, and employment projections.
- MassLive Employment
- Browse job listings from the Springfield Republican , post your resume online, and check out the advice columns for job-seekers at MassLive.
- The Riley Guide: Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet
- An essential first stop for anyone searching for jobs on the Web. It contains a wealth of information in an easily navigated format, with links to employment resources, job postings and other sites.
- Find information about "how to become" for hundreds of careers including education requirements, job descriptions, salary info, and future career paths.
- O*Net Online
- Very helpful online database of employment information. Select occupations to explore, find occupations that utilize your particular skills, or find related occupations. Links to America's Job Bank and other sites. Includes information for job accommodations for those with health impairments or disabilities.
- Career Lab: Cover Letters for Job Hunters
- Free sample letters from William Frank, author of a book for job hunters. Topics include answering want ads, obtaining good references, thank you and follow-ups, and more. Includes a good introduction on writing employment letters.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- From the Bureau of Labor Statistics at the U.S. Department of Labor. Search here for descriptions of jobs and careers, with articles which outline the nature of the work, working conditions, employment outlook, training and education requirements, earnings, related occupations and other information. Searchable by keyword or browse the alphabetical index.
- ERsys: Earth Resource System
- Thinking of traveling or relocating? Look here for information on cities in the U.S. Entries include population, average weather conditions, area school districts, local newspapers and television stations as well as statistics on housing, crime, transportation and the local environment.
- Green Careers Guide
- GreenCareersGuide.com was started to help people find green jobs. Includes job descriptions, training requirements, and a directory of training providers.
- RWM: Vocational Schools Database
- RWM provides a database of Private Postsecondary Vocational Schools in all 50 states. It is organized first by State, then by Training Occupation.
- A selection of calculators to help your decision-making when buying or selling a home or relocating. A salary calculator estimates how much money you'd need to make in a new location to equal your present salary; there are also mortgage and relocation calculators along with other helpful tools.
- America's Job Bank
- Find your job here. A collaboration between the U.S. Department of Labor and state public employment service agencies to list employers' openings, both private and public. Included at the site is America's Career Info Net , which provides resources to investigate wages and trends in various occupations as well as profiles of employment opportunities in individual states.
- Career Path Home Page
- Search the classifieds in more than 75 newspapers around the country by keyword and date, post your resume, or review the profiles of leading companies.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education: Career Network
- Searchable database of employment opportunities at colleges and universities throughout the country. Please note that the most current job listings are available only to Chronicle subscribers, but older listings are available to all free of charge.
- Job Monkey : The Coolest Jobs on Earth
- Unusual and adventurous jobs around the world.
- Escape Artist
- Check here for information on overseas job opportunities and guides for living outside the U.S.
- Library Job Postings on the Internet
- Guide to library employment opportunities available on the web. Compiled by Sarah Nesbeitt of Bridgewater State College, MA.
- In one simple search, Indeed gives job seekers free access to millions of employment opportunities from thousands of websites. Includes all the job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages
- Large, detailed listing of job openings in many fields, international in scope. The site also allows you to store your resume and to research major companies.
- Career Journal
- A database of employment opportunities, a job-searching toolkit, a place for posting your resume online, breaking news in the employment market -- all this, and more, for the businessperson hunting for a new position. A service of the Wall Street Journal.
- U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
- Information on employment discrimination including ADA, Small Business information, Technical Assistance Program, and links to related sites.