General Employment Web
The Riley Guide
Practical advice on all aspects of online job
searching and the job application process.
by Career Builder.com. Lists jobs by type and geographical location.
Career Information System (MassCIS)
free on-line service to all Massachusetts residents.
designed to provide occupational and educational information to help
people make better-informed career and school choices. This web site is
sponsored by the Massachusetts Division of Career Services (DCS)
http://acinet.org/acinet/ Provides national, state and local career
information and labor market data using unique career tools, career
reports, videos, a career resource library and other innovative web-based
Articles from the Wall Street Journal
that highlight the current trends and issues in career and job search
This site is a career, job, and college site, offering comprehensive free
expert career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips,
samples, and tutorials), as well as links to all the best job sites.
Special sections for teens, college students, and all other job-seekers
(by industry, geography, and job-seeker type) make this site a
comprehensive resource for all
"the most trusted name in career information"
http://www.vault.com Includes job listings both in USA and overseas
and articles about resume and cover letter writing.
Resumes and Cover Letters
Preparing your resume for E-Mailing
or Posting on the Internet
Informative guide explaining
the similarities and differences between an online resume and a print
resume, with tips on creating resumes in plain text, html, and posting your
Creating Electronic Resumes
Tips for creating plain-text ASCII resumes for emailing and posting to job
sites. Other topics include keywords and scannable resumes. Follow the links
to read more in depth.
A Scannable Resume
A sample and description of the format of
a scannable resume.
Keywords in Your resume
A guide to creating keywords, posting online, e-mailing, resume scanning,
and creating Web resumes.
Chronicle of Higher Education article: E-Application Etiquette.
Electronic resumes produced a number of unanticipated problems for this
search committee. Here’s what to do and what to avoid.
Applications & Interviews
out an application
WORKSHOP- Tips on how to survive an interview!
Best Job Interview
Discrimination in the Workplace
Handout from Newton Public Library
PowerPoint presentation Newton Public Library
Job Seekers Workshop
Career Choice, Job Info, Resumes, Job Searching, Applications, Interviews
Online Databases available
through the Old Colony Library Network (library card necessary)