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Career Information & Job Banks Online: Develop Job Search Skills

Writing Resumes and Searching for Jobs

Visit Rod Library's Career Collection for print resources that contain sample resumes and cover letters.

The Riley Guide
Created by Margaret F. Dikel, this is the original Internet job search and career planning site. With new material and features each week, this site contains a variety of job-related information. Find tips on resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, executing your job search, and much more. This site links to a variety of Internet job banks.

Job-Hunt
Job-Hunt: For Smarter Job Search provides guides to starting a job search, finding jobs online and through social media, job interview techniques, coping with job loss, and similar advice for conducting a job search.  The Jobs tab leads to job postings  for a broad range of job types (including internships) from 1000s of employers.  

CollegeGrad.com
This site walks soon-to-be or recent college graduates through the job search process though the Job Search Advice tab. The Careers tab leads to career, salary, and education information for 30 careers and on 100s of additional careers organized by career categories.  The Resumes and Interviewing tabs lead to resume writing and interviewing skill tips, respectively.  In addition, one may search job postings by occupation or location or browse the postings by level, title, industry, location, employer.  

Quintessential Careers
Provides more than 5,000 pages of college planning advice, career descriptions, and listings of available jobs, with links to informative career planning and job search tutorials and assessment tools.  Included are resume-writing and cover letter tutorials.  

Trajectory : 7 Career Strategies to Take You From Where You are to Where you Want to Be (by Van Rooy, 2014)
Accessible through OneSearch! to online ebrary edition

The Bigs : The Secrets Nobody Tells Students and Young Professionals about How To: Choose a Career, Find a Great Job, Do a Great Job, Be a Leader, Start a Business, Manage Your Money, Stay Out of Trouble, Live a Happy Life (by Carpenter, 2014)
Accessible through OneSearch!  to online ebrary edition

Monster.com
Provides  job-search information and postings of available jobs.  The Career Resources and Resumes sections lead to career advice, interviewing suggestions, and  resume writing tools and tips.  To obtain information about available jobs use the search form to search by job title, keywords or company name, and by geographic location. Membership is not required to browse the job listings, but one can set up a My Monster account to post resumes and further customize searching. Links are provided to job-related advertisers and to  optional Monster.com fee-based services; consult these at your own discretion and follow safe Internet practices.

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