Job Search Resources

Check Out JobNow: A Free Online Job Coaching And Resume Assistance Tool!

By using JobNow you can receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job resources and more! You can also access a library of rich adult learning content (GED) and live professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. Citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series through JobNow’s Adult Learning Center. There are also Personalized eLearning Tools such as My File Sharing, My Session Replay, My Tutoring Archive and My Test Archive. There is a 24 Hour Writing Lab where you can submit essays and other forms of writing for constructive feedback. You may submit homework questions for expert guidance, get live assistance from tutors in math, science, reading, writing, history, GED, and college placement tests. You may use the Skills-Building module to receive real-time help on any topic of your choice. There is also a Foreign Language Center and Spanish-Speaking Support Center.

For questions about JobNow, please visit the library, call 203.468.3890 or email Cynthia at cgwiazda@hagamanlibrary.org.

ZipRecruiter:

About ZipRecruiter: ZipRecruiter is a leading online employing marketplace and has the #1 rated job search app on iPhone & Android. Powered by AI-driven smart matching technology, the company actively connects millions of all-sized businesses and job seekers through innovative mobile, web, and email services, as well as partnerships with the best job boards on the web.

Below are two important sites from ZipRecruiter to help job seekers looking for employment services during the COVID-19 Pandemic: 

COVID-19 Unemployment Series from bestcolleges.com

Searching & Applying for Jobs Guidehttps://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/searching-applying-for-jobs-guide/

How to Land a Jobhttps://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/landing-a-job/

Workforce Development Opportunitieshttps://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/workforce-development/

RESUMES:

Check out this Resume Writing Guide below from ResumeCoach, a platform where people of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience can come to get expert advice and find professional guides to help them better understand how to create a winning resume to land the job they’ve always wanted.

 

How To Write A Resume: 17 HR Professionals & Resume Writing Experts Share Their Tips

 

How to Write a Resume

Resources from ResumeLab.com

ResumeLab.com cracks the code for writing perfect resumes and cover letters. You will be given state-of-the art software to create beautiful, professional job application documents! Check out the links below!

The Best Resume Formats and Layouts

What to Include on a Resume

Connecticut Career Paths: Education and Training Guide (2019)

This guide, published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, contains articles on choosing a career, getting the most out of career fairs, Connecticut’s Career Pathways Initiative, and programs and resources that are available to help you with job and career decisions. Information is included on over 270 occupations in the State with:

  • narrative descriptions
  • number employed
  • annual job openings
  • salary information
  • training required
  • education and training sites
  • basic skills looked for by employers

Glassdoor Job Board

As a career resource, Glassdoor is far more than just a job board.  You can access millions of job listings, plus a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos, and more. Click here to access this great resource for job seekers!

Check Out Our New Resource: MyJobHelper.com!

TrustPilot.com ranks MyJobHelper.com as one of the top 10 highest rated career sites in the country with over 4,000,000 jobs available in the U.S. .  Many of these jobs are exclusively posted with MyJobHelper.com, and include employment opportunities from Google, Apple, Starbucks and many other companies.

MyJobHelper.com features the following resources:

From College Partnerships- Social Work Education Guides
– A comprehensive look at the growth of online social work programs at not-for-profit universities
– Tips for pursuing a graduate MSW or DSW program while working
– A list of the top educational programs calculated with the ROI against a student’s degree

Additional Sites

Zety.com 

Resume Writing Guide for College Graduates and Students

This guide offers information and resources for students and recent graduates who are beginning to submit applications for their professional and academic futures. This guide is put out by Maryville University-an online degree program.

Resources from www.livecareer.com:

Choosing the best resume format for college students – with professional advice helping students select the template that best highlights their strengths

Which soft skills to include on a resume – with tips and guidance for recent grads, showing them how to choose and feature their top competencies and expertise

Job search strategies for recent graduates

Job Interviews:

Here is an article published by CultivatedCulture.com about the importance of writing a post interview thank-you email. Click here to access the article.

 

 

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