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Where to Find a Job

Below is a list of powerful job hunting search engines and websites where you can look for jobs, create a profile and submit your application and resume.  However, beware that you will be just another piece of paper to the companies that have listings here.  Many people are applying for the same position and you may not get an interview.  However, keep submitting your applications and resumes.  It’s a numbers game.

Now is the time to start making personal contact with people you already know.  Make it known to all of your Facebook friends and personal friends that you are looking for work.  Put it out there what you are looking for.  You never know, one of your friends might have an uncle who owns a business that is hiring for the job you want.

Top  Job Search Engines:

Indeed.com    he free site gives job seekers access to millions of job listings aggregated from thousands of company websites and job boards across all fields.

www.USA.gov   The place to find a job in the United States Federal Government

www.careerbuilder.com   This site gives job searchers the ability to find a job, post a resume, create job alerts, get job advice and job resources, look up job fairs, and much more.

www.dice.com   The site where you can find a technology job

Simplyhired.com  SimplyHired’s search engine pulls listings from thousands of sites across the Web, including job boards, company career sites, newspapers, non-profit organizations, government sites, and more.

www.linkedin.com  Free to use, the site lets members create resume-like profiles—listing work experience, skills, interests, etc.—and then send invitations to others to join their network. Once linked up, a user can view his or her new connection’s network and can quickly form valuable contacts.

www.craigslist.com    This is just like the old-fashioned newspaper classifieds, however you can use their search function to find a job.

JobSerf.com.  JobSerf provides personalized online job searching for you by sending out your resume and a cover letter (that you write) to online listings in your area from a multitude of sources.

www.jibe.com  Jibe is a job site that helps you tap your social networking contacts to find a job. It’s easy to access – simply login with your Facebook or LinkedIn user name and password. Jibe users can find and apply for jobs on Jibe and request introductions from their LinkedIn and/or Facebook contacts at the company.
JobShouts.com is a free resource for both employers and job seekers. Employers can post their jobs for free; those jobs are then automatically “tweeted” to users on Twitter. Then those jobs can be found either by following JobShouts on Twitter, or by searching “jobs” or keywords found in posted job titles.
www.americasjobexchange.com   America’s Job Exchange (America Job Exchange or AJE) connects job seekers to national job openings all fifty US states and four territories.
www.jobs.ca.gov   This is the website for all State of California government job postings.  You must take a test and get on a list in order to be hired  for most of the jobs listed on this website.  Exams are posted daily.

Glassdoor.com, a free career community that gives users an inside look at jobs and companies.

Mediabistro caters  to the creative job seeker. Job listings are posted for editors, writers, producers, graphic designers, book publishers, and more in industries such as magazines, television, film, radio, newspapers, online media, advertising, PR, and design.

TweetMyJobs works to combine social networking and job hunting by seamlessly integrating the user’s Facebook and Twitter profiles. The service brings recruiters and job hunters together, allowing users to receive highly targeted job matches.