Job Search Resources

 

Local and Newspaper

Register Star Classifieds

Albany Times Union Classifieds

Capital District Business Review

Daily Gazette Job Listings

NY Capital Area Job Opportunities

Columbia Greene Help Wanted

Craigslist

General

Indeed.com
This is a job aggregator site that offers job seekers the ability to search through the jobs posted on the Big 3 – Monster, CareerBuilder, and HotJobs with one search as well as job postings from employer sites, newspaper want ads, association sites, and many niche sites!

LinkUp.com
This aggregator site presents jobs only from employer websites. It excludes job boards, want ads, etc.- it offers jobs directly from the source.

Simplyhired.com
This aggregator site allows you to search jobs from Job Boards, Company Sites and the Web.

Monster.com
Monster is the largest national job database with listings from every state and industry.

Specialized

Computerjobs.com
This is a service for IT professionals looking for computer work.

Dice.com
This is a career hub for technology jobs.

Collegerecruiter.com
This is the leading job board for college students searching for internships and
recent graduates hunting for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities.

Guru.com
This an employment website for freelancers.

Government Jobs

New York State Department of Civil Service

This site provides information on jobs in New York State government including opportunities, salaries, titles, and civil service examinations. Also contains listings of current openings in government throughout the state, applications for examinations, and information on employee benefits.

New York State Department of Health (DOH)

This site provides information about Department of Health employment opportunities throughout the state available to the general public. The job announcements list minimum qualifications, salary ranges, locations, and filing deadlines for positions.

State Police Recruiting Information

This site provides information about employment within the division of state police, including state trooper recruitment.

New York State Department of Labor

This site includes New York’s Job Bank and links to many other job listings sites in the state. This site also contains statistics on employment rates and wages, unemployment insurance information for employers and employees, and information on health and safety laws affecting employers and employees.

Job Skills and Resume Advice

Get Help Finding a Job

The Mid-Hudson Library System provides this excellent page of job resources, including links to job banks, interview, resume and application help.

Novel NY

This job seekers web site includes JobNow, a unique service that features expert resume assistance, live interview preparation and career coaching as well as links to additional resources. You will need your library card or a NY state driver’s license to access the database.

Columbia-Greene Workforce

This is the web site of the Columbia Greene Workforce Investment System. The purpose of this system is to support the growth of the local economy by meeting the employment needs of individuals and business. It includes resources for job seekers, labor market information, online learning and more.

http://www.nycareerzone.org/cz/resources/

This site by the New York State Department of Labor allows you to fill in the blanks and come up with a resume or a cover letter.

New Print Resources for Job Searching

101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times / Jay A. Block
Barron’s Civil Service Clerical Exams / Jerry Bobrow, Peter Z. Orton, William Covino et al.
CliffNotes Civil Service Exam Cram Plan / Northeast Editing
Cover Letters for Dummies / Joyce Lain Kennedy
Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0: How to Stand Out from the Crowd and Tap into the Hidden Job Market Using Social Media and 999 Other Tactics Today / Jay Conrad Levinson, David E. Perry
Imagine: How Creativity Works / Jonah Lehrer
Job Hunting Tips for People with Hot and Not-so-Hot Backgrounds / Ronald L. Krannich
Job Interviews for Dummies / Joyce Lain Kennedy
LinkedIn for Dummies / Joel Elad
Elizabeth II / Philip Eade.
Resumes for Dummies / Joyce Lain Kennedy
The Job-Hunter’s Survival Guide: How to Find Hope and Rewarding Work Even When there are No Jobs / Richard N. Bolles
The Quick Resume & Cover Letter Book: Write and Use an Effective Resume in Only One Day / Michael Farr
Top 100 Careers without a Four-Year Degree: Your Complete Guidebook to Good Jobs in Many Fields / Laurence Shatkin and Michael Farr
What Color is Your Parachute? / Richard Nelson Bolles

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