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Skills Assessment and Occupational Information Sites -
“Bureau of Labor Statistics” - http://www.bls.gov
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. The BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor. The BLS also serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor.
"The LaGuardia Workforce1 Career Center" - http://ace.laguardia.edu/workforce1/
LaGuardia Workforce1 Career Center is a partnership of agencies and organizations working together to provide a full array of free job training, recruitment, and placement services. We*ve teamed with employers of all sizes in the five boroughs who are committed to hiring local residents. Thousands of New Yorkers have already used Workforce1 to start new careers. Using a Workforce1 Career Center is easy. Simply come in for an orientation to learn more about the services available to you.
Workforce1 Career Centers are operated by the New York City Department of Small Business Services, the New York State Department of Labor and the City University of New York. The Center is part of a growing integration of economic and workforce development initiatives in the City of New York. It combines the expertise of many different organizations to provide a seamless network of employment services and business development resources.
"The Career Development Center" - www.lagcc.cuny.edu/cdcweb
The Career Development Center (CDC) in the Division of Adult and Continuing Education at LaGuardia Community College is a comprehensive adult career and employment counseling center that provides services and programs to help adults make successful career transitions. We focus on serving adults who want to change their careers, displaced workers, union employees who want to access educational benefits, workers who want to be promoted, adults who are returning to work, recent immigrants, retirees, and others.“Career Zone” - http://www.nycareerzone.org
CareerZone is a free, career exploration and planning system designed especially for New York State students. The CareerZone website brings together multiple sources of career and labor market information to make career exploration and planning for the future a little easier. The CareerZone system is a product of the New York State Department of Labor and is currently hosted by AT&T.General Job Search Sites -
“America’s Job Bank” - http://www.jobsearch.org
Highly recommended! The search is easy, yet detailed, and is a wonderful “beginner site”. A stockpile of over 1,000,000 jobs. The job search can be narrowed to country, region, and occupation. Additionally, jobs range in education from high school level to doctoral level.
“JobAdsUSA.com” - http://www.jobadsusa.com
The job searching is standard, and the job search can be specified by industry, region, and salary range, and title. The great plus of this site is the online resume writer. Jobseekers can create their resume online, and return to edit their resume as needed.
“The New York Times Job Market” - http://jobmarket.nytimes.com/pagers/jobs
Search jobs by category, location or in an advanced search. Employers post jobs to find quality employers.
“Snagajob.com-The leading part-time and hourly job site!” - http://www.snagajob.com
Featured employers include friendly’s, the Home Depot, Check E. Cheese’s etc. Find a great part-time and full-time hourly jobs anywhere in U.S
“Monster – Search Jobs” - http://jobsearch.monster.com
The job searching is standard. Also is specific by industry, region and salary range. Good Site
“Jobs.com. – Global Search, Local Careers” - http://www.jobs.com
Very specific about the job categories. Easy way to search for jobs. Jobs are listed by state and by industry.
“Yahoo Hot Jobs- Thousands of Jobs, Find the Right One” - http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/
Good site. Can submit their resume online. However, in when submitting a resume online, it is recommended that the client have an e-mail address they check regularly.
“The Federal Government’s Official Site” - http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/
You have to be very specific about the job you want. But it gives you a lot of detail about the job. Easy way to search for jobs. Federal jobs are good jobs with great benefits, however some type of training and/or college may be needed.
“DiversityInc Careers” - http://www.diversityinc.com/public/department33.cfm
This website features companies from various industries. ESPN, Starbucks, Ford and Time Warner cable are some employers. Potential employees can submit their resume online. Jobs can be specified by industry, region, and job title.
“The New York State Department of Civil Service” - http://www.cs.state.ny.us/jobs.htm
A website that gives job openings for civil service jobs across the state of New York. Various types of information are given, from training programs, to promotion requirements, to job openings. However, when applying for jobs, the client should many need to have some type of degree/college experience or previous training.“NewYorkCityEmployment.Com” - http://www.nycemployment.com/advpge.asp
This site is small, and does not have a large pool of jobs. However, it is very user friendly and shows jobs specifically for New York. This is a good site for those who are new to web browsing.
“EmploymentGuide.Com…real jobs, real people” - http://www.employmentguide.com
This site is filled with jobs. You can search by employer or by position. The drawback is that a lot of the jobs are no in the New York area. The site bills itself as “real jobs for real people”, and tries to live up to that billing by offering a lot of entry level or jobs that require less than masters or bachelor’s education. People who wish to use this site may need to fill out a questionnaire of general information before browsing for jobs.
“Careerbuilder.Com” - http://www.careerbuilder.com
One of the larger job sites. If a potential employee has experience and/or education in a business, clerical, or educational field, then this is an excellent website. However, for potential employees looking for jobs in the industrial or manufacturing sections, the options may be limited.
“Smart hunts…your next job” - http://www.smarthunt.com
Jobs are separated into freelance and contract, part-time and full-time. This site is fairly comprehensive. This site may be of interest to the jobseeker that is looking for part-time work (or possibly freelance work). Jobseekers are encouraged to look at the resumes others have posted on the site to get an idea of what employers are looking for.
“Jobveritse…the world’s largest free job and resume database” - http://www.jobvertise.com
A very large site. However, the ranges of jobs are very narrow. Most jobs require some type of technical proficiency in a computer related field, or managerial experience.
“VIP Yacht Cruises, Inc.” - http://www.vipyachtcruises.com/employment.shtm
Seeking travel? Wish to work somewhere exciting? This unique website offers the jobseeker interesting positions on cruise boats from cooks to deckhands to maitre’ds.
“United States Department of Health and Human Services” - http://www.hhs.gov/careers/
Good site for those interested in health or human service related jobs. This site provides jobs for all of United States, but the search can be narrowed to the New York City area.
“JobOpenings.net” - http://www.new_york.jobopenings.net/new_york/jobs.htm
Good site. Lists jobs by employer. Jobseekers who wish to work for a particular company in the New York area may find this site useful.
“Ziply…New York Jobs” - http://www.newyork-ny.ziply.com/jobs/
This is a very good site for those seeking a wide range of jobs in the New York area. A good thing about this site is that a large number (if not most) of the employers prefer the jobseeker to call and/or set up an appointment, instead of sending a resume electronically.
“New York State Department of Labor” - http://www.labor.state.ny.us/labor_market/LMI_job_seekers/job_search.html
Starting point for jobs in New York State. Of interest is the resume maker and cover letter maker that the site offers.
"myGulliver.com" - http://www.mygulliver.com/
myGulliver.com is an online job board specialized to meet the needs of hospitality professionals. We list hotel, restaurant job openings worldwide and our services are free to candidates.
“Top hotel jobs, resort and cruise jobs worldwide” - http://www.catererglobal.com
This site shows 1404 hospitality jobs and all around the world.
“Cleaning Services NY” - http://www.house-cleaning-services.com/house_cleaning_NY.htm
Gives a listing of cleaning sites in the New York area. Job seekers can use this site to find cleaning services that are hiring. This site also gives contact information for housekeeping companies.
“NY Housecleaning.com” - http://www.nyhousecleaning.com
This is a specific business site. However, jobseekers can contact this business in search of employment.
“Residential and Commercial Cleaning Service” - http://www.maidinnewyork.com
Same as above, however there are more telephone numbers available in which to contact employers.
“Avalon de Paris Home Cleaning Services” - http://www.avalondeparis.com/
Same as above however there are more telephone numbers available in which to contact employers.
“Foodservice.com…the World’s Largest Food Serving Community” - http://www.foodservice.com
This site is a one-stop-shop for all things food! Jobseekers can look at job postings from any numbers of food chains from Outback Steakhouse to McDonald’s to the Cheesecake Factory. This site boasts other features such as a “Virtual Food Show”.
Health Services -
“Absolutely Health Care and Health Jobs USA” - http://www.healthjobsusa.com
This site says that, “We are the largest specialized health care / medical job site on the Internet, with over 900 clients and over 100,000 posted jobs. Our purpose is to put healthcare / medical job seekers in touch with facilities, staffing companies, travel companies, and recruiters to facilitate their job search.”
“Public Health Association of New York” - http://www.phanyc.org/
This is a site that brings together various sections of the health care community – from physicians to nurses to educators. Jobseekers are able to create connections with the health care community as well as apply for jobs that are posted on the website.
"Care.com" - http://www.care.com
Find Child Care, Tutoring, Pet Care,
and Senior Care Providers and Jobs
Office Support (Clerical) -
“Employment Opportunities at the Law Department” - http://www.nyc.gov/html/law/html/lawjobs.html
Even if a jobseeker does not possess the skills necessary to compete for a job as a paralegal, jobs are still available for those who wish to work in a support staff or clerical position.
“New York City Employment at EmploymentSpot.com” - http://www.employmentspot.com/state/metro/NewYorkCity.htm
This is a plain and simple site that provides links to employers.
Security -“Security jobs today” - http://www.securityjobstoday.com/
This is an excellent opportunity for those who are looking for a job or an employee; Security Jobs Today will help them to locate what they have in mind. This is also the fastest and best way to change your career or helps to change someone else's future. SecurityJobsToday.com - The world’s security job networking company!“Security Clearance Jobs” - http://www.clearancejobs.com/
This site named ClearanceJobs.com is a small, woman-owned business that matches job seekers that hold active Department of Defense, Department of Justice, and Department of Energy security clearances to hiring employers and recruiters looking for skilled cleared candidates.
“RetailSecurityJobs.com” - http://www.retailsecurityjobs.com/
Homeland security job leads and employment research resources for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its divisions are listed below To search and apply for homeland security jobs with the DHS or its divisions, you'd do so through the appropriate agencies or USAJobs listed below. Homeland security jobs include entry-level, internship and contract opportunities, and fall under one or more of the following DHS directorates.
“Retail jobs, retail careers, retail resumes, longest retail job board” - http://www.allretailjobs.com
Largest retail job board featured retail companies include best buy, Blockbuster, Sears, Verizon Wireless and more.“Staples Job Listings” - http://www.staples.com/
(Look for the jobs link in the upper right hand corner)
At Staples site you'll find a dynamic, multi-billion dollar global organization with opportunities for individuals in a variety of career paths. Of course we offer great careers in retail and retail management, but we also have opportunities in our business-to-business division and in our corporate offices. Whether you're interested in sales, marketing, information systems, finance and accounting, logistics, merchandising or customer service, chances are we have a position available that's right for you.“The Home Depot, INC. - Careers” - http://careers.homedepot.com (Home Depot website- click on store opportunities)
The Home Depot Companies’ site offers a full spectrum of retail opportunities for friendly, outgoing individuals at all skill levels.“Working with the Best at Time Warner” - http://timewarner.com/careers
This site is operated by Time Warner Inc. and its affiliated entities. All open jobs offered by Time Warner Inc. and its affiliated entities are subject to specific job skill requirements. The office offering the position determines the job skill requirements, qualifications and preferred experience. Time Warner is an equal opportunity employer, and all hiring decisions are subject to federal, state and local employment laws and regulations, including immigration laws pertaining to work authorization requirements and any other applicable government permissions or compliance.
Specific Businesses (National) -“Target Corporation” - http://jobs.brassring.com/EN/ASP/TG/cim_home.asp?partnerid=7098&siteid=68 (Target, Marshall Fields, and Mervyn’s)
Target’s web site has opportunities to expand your skills in leadership, communication, creativity and fun. Then work for the company you love to shop! You've come to the right place - browse employment opportunities at Target, Target. COM, Target Commercial Interiors, AMC and Mervyn's.“UPS Careers” - http://www.upsjobs.com
This site offers from part-time package handling positions to sales executives and IT professionals; UPS offers a range of career options. All available positions, part-time and full-time, are posted on this site. Please fill out and submit the appropriate forms for positions that interest you.“Home Depot Careers” - http://careers.homedepot.com/
Welcome to The Home Depot Companies career pages. If you're looking to build a great career, you've come to the right place! Whatever your career aspirations – whether it's part-time sales, managing
Social Services -
SocialService.com - http://www.socialservice.com
Social service job listings and resumes from throughout the U.S.
This website offers a comprehensive list of jobs in the non-profit field. The site also serves as a research engine for someone interested in learning more about internships and what organizations are out there
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