For Job Seekers
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- Quintessential Careers - An award-winning website and a good place to start formulating a job-search strategy of your very own.
- Ten Top Job-Aggregator Websites for Job Seekers - Selected from the thousands of job boards on the Web
- Livingston County Michigan Works - Michigan Works! Livingston Service Center offers a full range of employment related services.
- Career Builder - the largest job site on the Web, first established in 1995.
- Craigslist - Set up as an online classified spread, this site provides an easy way to look for jobs within a single community.
- Hound - Shows job postings gleaned only from employer websites-- which often are not posted on other job boards.
- Indeed - An aggregator for major joblist websites, company websites, associations, and other online sources. Known for being easy to use.
- Linkedln - A social network for professionals which has thorough, sometimes exclusive, job listings.
- Monster - Possibly the best-known global job-listings website; it also gives information on resume writing, interviewing, and salaries.
- onTargetJobs - Has an expansive niche database; owns a lot of smaller niche sites like BioSpace.com and MedHunters.com.
- SimplyHired - An aggregator for major joblist websites; it allows users to send their resumes out for posting on five other sites for free.
- SnagAJob - With hourly employment as its focus, this website has partnered with companies like 7 Eleven, Red Lobster, and AMF, to bring together the most up-to-date hourly job openings.
- The Ladders - Has branded itself as the place to look for positions paying $100,000+. Job seekers must pay $30 per month to fully take advantage of the site's services.
- Trovix - An interactive job-search site with a feature called Job Map, which allows the user to type in a location and see on Google Maps how many jobs are available in the area.
- TweetMyJobs - Supplies Twitter users with instantaneous job listings taken from TweetMyJobs' Job Channels.
- USAJobs - The official job website for U.S. government jobs; with implementation of the 2009 economic stimulus packages, the number of job listings here will increase.
- Yahoo Careers - One of the biggest job-listing websites on the Web; it has a few unusual features such as status (which shows how many times one's resume has been viewed).
Other Jobs in Michigan
- Livingston County Michigan Works - Michigan Works! Livingston Service Center offers job site links, job-search classes, and specialized counseling services.
- micareerbuilder - Job postings from The Detroit News and Free Press.
- Michigan Career Portal - Services and links from the Department of Career Development.
- Michigan Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Faculty, administrative and staff positions at Colleges and Universities.
- MLive Jobs - Job listings for the Ann Arbor News and nine other state newspapers.
Be sure to browse the Brighton District Library set of books and videos in the Career Section of the library!
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on career prospects from the U.S. Department of Labor.
- Keep Michigan Working - Advice on jobs, training, personal finances.
- Green Careers Guide - Green job listings, best places to train for green jobs, and ways to start a green business.
- Work Changes Require Health Choices - The U.S. Department of Labor's brief take on HIPAA and COBRA and health care choices for first-job holders, for those who have lost their jobs, for those in transition, and for retirees.
- Center for the Education of Women - Counseling and educational programs to women and men regarding academic, career and life issues.
- AARP Careers - Career suggestions for those age 50 and up.
- Salary Calculator - Compares the cost of living in hundreds of U.S. cities.
- Unemployment Insurance Agency - State of Michigan information and services for the unemployed.