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Resources for Job Hunters
Job Center of Wisconsin
Rock County Job Center - This link is part of the Job Center of Wisconsin site (see above). The Rock County Job Center is located at 1900 Center Ave., Janesville, WI 53546-2801 Phone: (608) 741-3400
Wisconsin Virtual Job Center - Provides resources to assist the community in enhancing the quality of the workforce. A wide range of education, employment, training and supportive services are available at one convenient location. The Job Center is recognized by the United States Department of Labor as a "model" job center and has received recognition as the "#1 One Stop in the Nation".
WiscJobs- The WiscJobs website is the official announcement site for all State of Wisconsin classified civil service jobs.
Wisconsin Job Network - The Wisconsin Job Network is comprised of 30+ employment Web sites focusing exclusively on local communities in the State of Wisconsin.
ChicagoJobs.com- A comprehensive job board covering the employment scene across 11 counties in and around Chicago.
Newspaper Classified Ads
America's Job Bank - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and state employment service agencies, this includes a nationwide job bank and links to individual state job banks.
Career Builder - National and local employment network plus extensive links to local, regional and national newspapers.
College Grad Job Hunt - Help for finding that first real job, including resume development and posting, and interviewing tips. Also links to many job databases.
National Association of Colleges and Employers - The National Association of Colleges and Employers connects campus recruiting and career services professionals, and provides best practices, trends, research, professional development, and conferences Tabs include research, salary survey, salary calculator, and job outlook
Monster.com- A recruiting site containing 50,000 job listings, resume databases, employer information, and more. International as well as U.S. positions. Internship opportunities here, too.
Monster Trak- Connecting employers with college students, recent grads and career centers.
O*NET - Developed for the U.S. Department of Labor
The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this freely available database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, the interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.
Job Center of Wisconsin's WIScareers site - WISCareers requires a no-cost registration. Wide variety of career exploration pages.
Resume Workshop - Resumes 1: Introduction to Resumes, Resumes 2: Resume Sections, Resumes 3: When to Use Two Pages or More, Resumes 4: Scannable - from The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University.
Occupational Outlook Handbook- Salary and occupational information.