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Finding a Job I Getting a Job I Keeping a Job I Career Resource Center

Finding a Job - - an online resource for job seekers in RI

netWork Rhode Island - - Find a job, a career or find out about job recruitment throughout Rhode Island. For job seekers, select the link to EmployRI - - Look for jobs, create a resume, and get career tips.

Ocean State Help Wanted - -

Providence Journal Jobs - - Providence Journal’s classified job listings

Rhode Island Job Exchange - - Search for jobs and related labor information about your career

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training - - Services for job seekers, employers, and the unemployed.

RI Jobs - - A number of RI newspapers have joined to connect employers and job seekers across the state.

Senior Community Service Employment Program - - Training for low-income job seekers, age 55 and older funded by by the U.S. Department of Labor. Rhode Island SER - Jobs for Progress Inc., 100 East Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860, (401) 724-1820

Westbay Community Action Adult Education Academy - - Offers a number of free programs to get you ready for employment including vocational guidance, job readiness, GED preparation, and college and work preparation.

Career Builder - - Resource for job seekers and employers.

Career Jet - - Create job alerts, post a resume, and search for employment by industry and location. - - Local classifieds and forums for 570 cities in 50 countries worldwide.

Dice - - Jobs for technology professionals

Elance - - Hire, manage and pay independent professionals and contractors online.

Employment - - For those just starting out, changing career paths, or looking for a better-paying job,

FlipDog - - Search for jobs by city, state, or category.

Guru - - Online marketplace for freelance talent. - - Find jobs posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards.

Job Hunt - - Over 10800+ employers and job search resources by online job search expert Susan P. Joyce - - Personality Tests for organizational, career, personal development.

Linkedin - - An interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries and 200 countries that allows you to do many things including discover inside connections to land a job as well as search numerous job listings.

MAPP Assesment - - 15 minutes personal assessment to identify your true motivations toward work and allows you to match yourself to job categories to see where you best fit. - - Post your resume on the internet, search and apply for jobs online, get career advice, have jobs emailed to you, research companies.

Net Temps - - Temporary, temp-to-perm and full time employment through the staffing industry.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - - Informs you of the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions for hundreds of different types of jobs

Senior Job Bank - - Over-50 job seekers and the employers seeking their services

Simply Hired - - Local jobs, salary comparisons, and employment trends

SnagaJob - - Find full time, part time, or temporary employment

Thingamajob - - Search for jobs by category, post your resume, and get matched results based on your skill set and interests

U.S. Department of State - - Jobs and careers in the state department

USA Jobs - - Job listings in Government industries.

Yahoo HotJobs - - Search jobs and post your resume, compare salaries and find career advice and research.

Getting a Job

America’s Job Bank Transition - - This page will help you locate alternative sites where you can search for jobs or prospective employees.

Career Planning at - - Career planning, job search advice, and coping with job loss.

CareerCast - - Career site for finding targeted job opportunities by industry, function and location.

CareerOneStop - – A U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy. - - A leading job board focused solely on the IT professional.

Employment and Training Administration - - Administers federal government job training and worker dislocation programs, federal grants to states for public employment service programs, and unemployment insurance benefits.

Job Hunters Bible - - A supplement to “What Color is my Parachute” by Richard N. Bolles. It includes career tests, tips on ways to use the Internet to find jobs, and an online store.

Job Interviews - ­ - Prepare for a job interview, free sample resumes, resume tips. (Not everything on the site is free.)

Mapping Your Future - - Here you can explore careers, prepare for college (help with selecting a school and applying for admission), pay for college (financial aid!), and manage your money (student loans and more).

National Center of Workforce and Disability - - The National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adult (NCWD) provides training, technical assistance, policy analysis, and information to improve access for all in the workforce development system.

Net Temps - - Net-Temps is the leading job board for temporary, temp-to-perm and full time employment through the staffing industry.

Saludos - – An effective recruiting tool to promote your job opportunities to bilingual (English/Spanish) job seekers.

University at Buffalo Career Services - -  Aimed at college students, it lists career options by college major and also includes excellent links to other websites on career planning.

U.S. News Best Careers - - From the U.S. News and World Report site, you can find information on how to choose a career, plus hot new jobs and job profiles.

Keeping a Job

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - - Federal laws on job discrimination, how to file a charge, litigation news, statistics.

Workplace Fairness - - Information about job rights, workers' rights and employment issues provided by a nonprofit organization that helps people understand & protect employees

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