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Speaker: Chaz Pitts-Kyser
Career Development Center
University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street, Suite S402
Houston, TX 77002
8 am to 6 pm M-Th
8 am to 5 pm Friday
The W.I. Dykes Library has helpful resources for job search.
a series of detailed information about career options for particular majors. Not all the majors listed are offered at the university.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/oco
O*NET : www.onetonline.org
After checking out the links above, it’s a good idea to make an appointment with a Career Counselor to discuss deciding a major or choosing your career.
Resumes, Interviewing, (behavioral interviewing) other job search issues:
www.quintcareers.com QuintCareers.com has tools to empower you to succeed in your career and job-search.
www.studentmentor.org – Student Mentor connects you to the Advice and People you need to achieve your career goals
The Campus Career Coach – Practical answers to career questions for college students.
www.LinkedIn.com – A Professional/Social Networking Job Search Engine
LinkedIn.com combines the best of two worlds: its job search engine, and the opportunity to network with friends and individuals to deepen your job search.
Associations Unlimited, A directory of professional and nonprofit organizations.
You will be picking clothes to make the best first impression possible—sharp, conservative, professional.
NACE Salary Calculator – The Salary Calculator program will ask you for information relating to your education, employment history, and other factors, to create the most accurate compensation and employment guidance available.
www.glassdoor.com – Company salaries, reviews, interview questions, and more - all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.
General Search Engines
www.Monster.com – Job Search Engine with Lots of Extras
With Monster, you can narrow your search by location, keywords, and employer; plus, Monster has plenty of job search extras: networking boards, job search alerts, and online resume posting.
www.CareerBuilder.com – One of the Largest Job Search Engines
CareerBuilder offers job searchers the ability to find a job, post a resume, create job alerts, get job advice and job resources, look up job fairs, and much more.
www.SimplyHired.com – Simple Job Search Engine
The SimplyHired user "trains" the job search engine by rating jobs he or she is interested in. SimplyHired also gives you the ability to research salaries, add jobs to a job map, and view profiles of companies
Don’t forget the importance of a Google Search!
Google specific terms for professional fields, job titles or functions, industries, locations and combine with the words “job,” “professional organization,” “career.”
www.Indeed.com – A Meta Search Job Engine
Indeed.com is a meta search engine of many major job search engines and job search boards. You cannot submit your resume from Indeed.com, but Indeed uncovers a lot of jobs you wouldn't normally find on most job search sites.
http://txnp.org/ – TexasNonprofits Job Postings allows every single nonprofit to benefit from a web-wide search for the most qualified employee.
www.idealist.org – Find volunteer opportunities, nonprofit jobs, internships, and organizations working to change the world
www.USAjobs.gov – The Federal Government’s Official Jobs site
www.twc.state.tx.us – Texas Workforce – jobs in the State of Texas. Click “Job Seekers & Employers.” Click “Search for Jobs.”
www.hctx.net/hrrm – Harris County’s Employment Website
agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm – City of Houston jobs.
https://www.usajobs.gov/studentsandgrads/ – Federal Jobs for Students and Recent Grads
All50Medical.com is a free healthcare career resource specializing in allied health, locum tenen and traveling nurse careers. Learn about all the allied health specialties with in depth career outlooks for each specialty.
Traveling Nurse - Free career resource for nurses researching career opportunities and jobs in the exciting field of travel nursing. The site has free resources on how to become a travel nurse, the benefits, salary, how to find a job and numerous other FAQ’s.
RN-to-BSN is a comprehensive nursing careers portal which seeks to help current and prospective nurses understand and explore specializations that they can pursue. They can learn more about nursing specializations and the education and certification/licensing requirements needed to pursue that career. Salary information is also provided as a comparison factor.
www.Dice.com – Technology Job Search Engine
Dice.com is a job search engine dedicated to only finding technology jobs. Dice also offers those job searchers with a security clearance the ability to search on ClearanceJobs.com.
www.careerrookie.com – connects students and recent graduates seeking internships, part-time jobs and entry level jobs with the nation’s top employers
Recruitmilitary.com – Find veteran careers and civilian careers at RecruitMilitary.com
https://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans – A one-stop web site resource for Federal veteran employment information.
www.LoneStarVeterans.org – Provides a wide variety of services, programs, and events that bring veterans and employers together.
http://www.vetslist.us/ – Job search site operated by Lone Star Veterans Association.
Something a Little Different
www.CreativeJobsCentral.com – This page is specifically for students interested in Creative fields such as Fashion, Photography, Music, Interior Design, Event Planning, Modeling and Makeup.
www.Craigslist.com – Community Classifieds Job Search
Technically, craigslist.com is not a job search engine, but there is a place to look for jobs. Find your community and find jobs - and the jobs posted on Craigslist tend to be some of the most eclectic, truly interesting jobs around on the Web.
www.apparelexecutives.com - Apparel Executives is the most comprehensive listing for jobs in the apparel and textile industry- an unmatched resource for those in search of employment, or for companies in search of new hires.
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Last updated or reviewed on 3/5/15