Whether you are starting a career or looking for employment, this collection of sites should provide something of value:
200 Letters for Job Hunters
This is the online version of the standard guide to Employment Letters, by William S. Frank. There is an introduction on how to write an excellent cover letter.
America's Career InfoNet
Find information on the general job outlook, wages and trends, and employers. Find out what training is available in your area or take the employability checkup. Sponsored by the Labor Department.
America's Job Bank
"Visit our site and see how we can help you find the job that's right for you. Thousands of new jobs are posted daily by employers searching for someone like you."
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Various statistics from the Department of Labor.
Career Browser Collegeboard.com
"Career Search is a way to find out about jobs and careers. If you already know what you want to do, go ahead and browse the list of Career Categories. Select a career to learn what to expect from a job and what to do in school so that you can work toward the job you want. You'll find out about training and qualifications, what earnings to expect, and what the future holds for each occupation."
300,000+ jobs to choose from. The salary wizard can show you what your peers are making. Some parts of the site are free, other charge a fee.
Career Development eManual
From the University of Waterloo, ON. This site is geared towards college students.
Career Guide to Industries 2010-11
From the U.S. Department of Labor.
A career assessment quiz. Results from the test are linked to the Occupational Outlook site.
Local job listings for the Cleveland and Akron area.
Cleveland.com: Best Local Jobs
Find Cleveland Plain Dealer job posting at this site.
Gives tips on job hunting, where to post a resume on the Internet, and tips on interviewing.
A site for college students and graduates who are looking for internships, part-time jobs, summer employment, seasonal work, entry level positions, other career opportunities.
Looking for a "cool" summer job? This site lists 3,000 seasonal jobs, some require talent others don't.
This database allows for the comparison of a salary in two different cities.
Federal Job Search
A commercial service where job seekers create a powerful online search agent that scans 30,000 federal government jobs daily and delivers them free via email. Searches can be conducted by state, location, career category or specific job title. Additional services for fee.
Fedworld Federal Job Search
Search for federal jobs here. A government site.
Browse jobs by location, job type or company. You can also apply for jobs online.
Internet Job Source
Links to state, federal, and Fortune 500 company jobs. There are links to jobs in Ohio's (or any state's) private sector.
Maintained by the National Association of Colleges and Employees. Jobs can be searched for, employer's profile can be viewed, or do a search for job fairs.
This site is a supplement to the book What Color is Your Parachute?
Good site for salary information and career information.
A resume can be posted here, job bank can be searched with over 50,000 jobs listed (including worldwide jobs). There is an employer profile (alphabetical or regional) and relocation service (including apartment layouts).
Over 130,000 jobs - including lots in the Cleveland area. When searching you can specify by career type and location and whether you would like a temporary or permanent job.
"Job seekers will find over 4,000 job openings listed here along with great career information. "
This site is a nationwide, Internet job metasearch engine.
Find out what you are worth! Lists many different jobs/careers as well as they average salary for your city. Find additional helpful information on getting what you are worth.
Lots of wage and salary information, including international information.
School system evaluation.
Vault: the insider career network
Lots of information about a company, including the inside scoop from employees.
Wall Street Journal - Careers
Job hunting advice, salaries and profiles, starting a business, career question and answer all can be found here.