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Career Advancement, Job Searching, and Online Learning

Job Searching Tools and Information

Careeronestop

Your Source for Career Exploration, Training and Jobs-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor

The Job and Career Information Center at the Enoch Pratt Free Library

The Job and Career Information Center provides materials and services to individuals exploring careers or seeking jobs. Services provided include free resume reviews by appointment and workshops on job searching, interviewing, and résumé writing.

The Job Seekers Toolkit from the State Library Resource Center

The Maryland State Library Resource Center has put together a series of tutorials for library customers to use during their job search. The tutorials help the customer prepare for their job search, covering such tasks as applying for an e-mail address, searching job websites and applying online for a job.

LearnHowToBecome.org

LearnHowToBecome.org is a non-profit organization that provides detailed information into 45 popular career fields, with "how-to-guides", resources and tools need to research specific careers and the educational and professional steps needed to enter the field.

LearnHowToBecome.org - Get Hired Toolkit

My Next Move: What Do You Want to do for a Living?

Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, “My Next Move” is an easy-to-use electronic tool that enables users to explore occupations and find related information, including job openings, job outlook information, salaries, apprenticeships, and other related education and training programs.

My Skills, My Future: a CareerOneSTop website

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this site helps laid-off workers and other career changers find new occupations to explore. Users can identify occupations that require skills and knowledge similar to their current or previous job, learn more about these suggested matches, locate local training programs, and/or apply for jobs.

New http://www.glassdoor.com

Glassdoor is a free online community where past and present employees submit company reviews, salaries, and interview information on over 300,000 companies. There is also an extensive job board with over 15 million job and internship postings. Normally, Glassdoor requires users to post their own anonymous information to gain full free access to the site. Harford County Public Library patrons receive complete access without having to post anything. However, you must enter the site through the links on this page. If you like Glassdoor, bookmark this page and not their page.

O*Net Online

The Occupational Information Network or O*NET is the nation’s primary source of occupational information, developed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training.

Wage estimates for various occupations in Maryland

Provide by the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) of the State of Maryland, this site provides an overview of wage estimates for Maryland workforce investment areas.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

Job Searching Websites

America’s Job Exchange

“The leading source for Middle-Income diversity jobs”.

Career Builder

Career Builder in the largest online job site in the U.S.

Collegegrad.com

“The #1 Entry Level Job Site”.

Dice.com

Search for tech jobs and explore tech careers

Idealist.org

A searchable database of nonprofits and the opportunities they provide world-wide.

Indeed.com

“Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 50 million unique visitors and 1 billion job searches per month. Indeed is available in more than 50 countries and 26 languages”.

Monster.com

A huge and well-known site for posting résumés, and searching for jobs, and social networking.

SimplyHired.com

Search for jobs, consult a salary estimator and more

Snagajob.com

This website is dedicated to hourly workers and those who employ them.