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Employment

Local 
 
Connecticut Department of Labor
Connecticut State Jobs
lists examination for State employment.
Employment Spot
narrow your search down to a particular Connecticut town.
Nation Job Network
post your resume online. Connecticut Job Fairs
Jobs in CT

search for jobs in Connecticut by county, zip code, or commuting distance.
CT Health Jobs
for anyone going into a health-related profession.
You Belong in Connecticut
explains what Connecticut has to offer job seekers
ConnecticutJobs
search for jobs by occupational headings or keyword; post your resume for free; get jobs emailed to you.

National

Indeed
Career One Stop
includes America's Job Bank.
Monster 
Yahoo Hot Jobs 
Flip Dog
Careers.com
Thingamajob
Career Builder
Federal Jobs Digest
for those seeking jobs with the Federal government.
USA Jobs
for those seeking jobs with the Federal government.
Monster Trak
oriented to college students and recent graduates. Find internships, part-time jobs during college, and jobs after graduation.
Chronicle of Philanthrophy
find jobs in the nonprofit sector.
Job Monkey
for job seekers with a taste for travel or adventure, or those who just want to explore unusual, off-beat jobs. Many opportunities to work in foreign countries.
Healthcare Recruitment
find jobs in the health care field. 
National Job Bank

How can I research an industry or a company?
Download list of print resources for job seekers and career changers. Try these links to find out how a particular industry is adapting to the times and what the employment outlook is:

U.S. Department of Labor
Career Guide to Industries 
Career One Stop
Industry Clusters in Connecticut
(This is a long pdf document; must have adobe acrobat installed in order to view it.)

What careers are best for me?
Download list of print resources for job seekers and career changers. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook
U.S. Department of Labor
View list of fastest growing occupations.
JobStar Central
If you would like to find more information about a career you are considering, this site has a well-organized list of links for many different careers.
Work 4 Women
nontraditional occupations for women.
Salary.com
investigate compensation levels for different occupations.
Job Hunters Bible
a supplement to Richard Bolles' well-known book, "What Color is your Parachute?"
U.S. Census Bureau
find the NAIC code that corresponds to your targeted industry.
The Riley Guide
helpful articles for those who don't know how to begin a job search.


Resumes and Cover Letters 
Special Job Search Tools and Strategies

JobSpice
use this free online tool to create an online resume, when you're done you can save it as a PDF or share it as a link.

Resume Tutor
This user-friendly site provides detailed information about all sections of a resume and provides many examples.
Cover Letter Tutorial
Learn about cover letter basics and see examples. 
Free Workshops 
Waterbury CT Works Center, Dept. of Labor 

Networking 

Job Hunter's Bible
lots of practical advice about making contacts and other aspects of an effective job search.

Relocating

Realtor.com
get help finding a new home or apartment and hire a mover; learn about the cost of living in various cities.
News Voyager
Get the classified ads for newspapers all over the U.S. 

Transportation

Connecticut Commuter Services
great place to find out about carpooling to get where you need to go.

Veterans

U.S. Dept. of Labor
Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS)
Transition Assistance
geared to veterans leaving the military and seeking civilian employment.

Especially for Youth

Pathways to the world of work
User-friendly site created by the Conn. Dept. of Labor for young adults.
Got a Job
unique job bank that focuses on part-time and summer jobs typically held by young adults.

Minority Groups

IM Diversity
find organizations that are making a special effort to create a diverse workforce.
Saludos
Hispanic employment
NAACP
read articles about challenges faced by African-Americans

People with Disabilities

National Organization on Disability
provides timely news articles for disabled workers seeking employment.
Connect-Ability
designed to help people with disabilities find employment in Connecticut.
Connecticut Department of Social Services
learn about Vocational Rehabilitation programs and services.

Dislocated Workers

Connecticut Department of Labor
learn about programs that can help you survive a layoff. 

Older Workers
Experience Works:  provides training and job listings for older workers.