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Job Resources

Jobs
Looking for a job? Here are some places to begin your search.
  • AboutJobs
    AboutJobs.com is an on-line recruitment network that provides career resources and employment opportunities to high school and college students, resort and hospitality staff, expatriates and international job seekers, part-time workers, and adventure seekers.
  • CareerBuilder.com
    Allows visitors to search 1.6 million jobs postings which are updated daily.  The site also includes articles on: job searches, getting hired, who’s hiring, cover letters and resumes, changing jobs, and career tests. In addition, it allows job seekers to upload or paste their resume and have jobs emailed to them. Includes Sologig.com for freelance and contract workers.
  • CareerOneStop 
    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.
  • Collin County Employment Services
    Site allows visitors to apply for jobs with Collin County online and encourages first time visitors to complete the Careers Tutorial before proceeding.  Job seekers can browse job openings, register with the website, create a profile, and complete applications online.
  • Dice.com
    Job search website for information technology (IT) professionals in areas such as software, high tech, security, biotech, aerospace or engineering. You can also post your resume on the website and review information on career fairs throughout the US.
  • Denton County Job Postings
    This site lists external and internal job postings within Denton County and offers a link to their employment application.  Job seekers can subscribe to their email list service and receive job postings by email.
  •  Dol.gov
    The US Dept. of labor website has links by Audience. Selecting "job seekers"  brings up helpful information on job hunting. In addition to monster.com, it lists careerpath.com and careermosaic.com as links.
  • Elance.com
    Matches online workers in technical, business and marketing fields with contractors and service providers.  
  • EmploymentGuide
    Job search website for full and part-time jobs and also provides additional resources including job fairs, online degree programs, career advice, and work at home jobs.
  • fbo.gov
    (Federal Business Opportunities) assists small businesses seeking federal government contract work.
  • Federal Jobs Digest
    Federal Government jobs database with over 15,000 openings updated daily.  All occupations, locations, and salary levels are included for vacancies from over 300 Federal Agencies that are provided by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.  The site also includes periodic news updates on Federal vacancy announcements and Federal hiring.
  • Fedworld.gov
    Gateway web site to government information. This site is managed by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) as part of it's information management mandate.
  •  guru.com
     The site matches independent professionals to jobs.
  • Yahoo Careers
    Yahoo's job search tool and includes search capabilities, along with career tools on resume writing, networking, interviewing and salary negotiations. Additionally, it contains a few feature articles on other relevant career topics.
  • Indeed.com 
    Job search engine that searches job boards, newspapers, classifieds, and company websites all at one time.  Searches can be saved and jobs delivered via email, MyYahoo, or other RSS feed readers.
  • job-hunt.org
    Includes job listing as well as career information and job coaching. It is especially useful for entry-level job seekers.
  • Monster.com
    Allows you to develop a resume on-line and make it available to employers who are looking for those skills.  It also includes career advice articles on: job search basics, resume and letter writing, behavioral-based interviewing, careers at 50+, networking, and assessing your strengths.
  • nationjob.com
    Lists available jobs by position and/or location and/or education. You can profile and search for companies matching your criteria.
  • oDesk.com
    Marketplace for online workteams, Web developers, software programmers, graphic designers, writers, customer service representatives and virtual assistants can offer their services to potential client companies.
  • OverseasJobs.com
    Part of the AboutJobs.com network of sites.  AboutJobs.com is an on-line recruitment network that provides career resources and employment opportunities to high school and college students, resort and hospitality staff, expatriates and international job seekers, part-time workers, and adventure seekers.
  • PeoplePerHour.com
    Connects self-employed and free-lancers around the world with companies needing their skills. Compares itself to eBay for services rather than merchandise.
  • pse-net.com
    Shows civil service jobs at all levels of government, and gives information on the requirements and application process.
  • sba.gov
    The Small Business Administration site, provides assistance for small and home-based businesses.
  • simplyhired.com
    Job search engine to help you search for jobs by keyword, category or location. It also features a few tools that provide information on trends, salaries and discussion forums.
  • Texas Workforce Commisssion
    Provides services to employers and job seekers of Texas. Job seekers will find information about career development, job search resources, training programs, and unemployment benefits.
  • USAJobs
    Federal Government's official source for Federal jobs and employment information.  The site features an extensive job bank, along with information on how federal jobs are filled, interview tips, and more.
  • vWorker.com
    This virtual marketplace connects workers with companies and individuals needing their services. It started as “RentACoder”, supplying computer programmers, and now includes writers, graphic designers, marketing specialists and other fields.
  • WorkInTexas.com
    Web site created by the Texas Workforce Commission and backed by a team of employment specialists that match employers and a variety of job opportunities with employees.  Job seekers may browse jobs, utilize career tools, register for free services, and receive email notifications.
  • The Expert Guide to Job Hunting
  • CareerOneStop: Pathways to Career Success

 
Unemployment  
  • Directory of Texas Workforce Centers and Services
    The directory helps Texas residents find the closest Texas Workforce Center using their zip code.  Centers  provide job placement services including access to job postings, job search resources, and training programs as well as assistance with exploring career options, resume and application preparation, career development, and more.
  • Tele-Center Numbers (File for unemployment by phone)
    Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits services are available to Texas residents by telephone Monday - Friday from 7 a.m.- 7 p.m.  The toll-free number listed is not available in cities served by a local number.
  • Texas Unemployment Insurance Benefits
    Answers questions about unemployment insurance benefits in Texas. Apply for benefits online or by phone, check on your claim, file an appeal, or contact the Texas Workforce from this web site.
  • Unemployment Insurance
    Provides information about federal unemployment benefits for government and military employees, self-employed persons, those impacted during long periods of unemployment, and disaster-related unemployment. General information about state benefits, with links, is also available.
 

Resumes and Cover Letters  

  • Aroj.com
    Aroj.com offers a large database of free resume samples, updated on a daily basis.  The site also includes articles on writing resumes and cover letters.
  • Creative Job Search 
    Makes samples and worksheets of resumes and cover letters available as a service of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
  • homefair.com
    This site can help with salary negotiations and calculating moving expenses. It also includes information about locations where you may be applying.
  • JobStar Resume Guide 
    Offers sample resumes and cover letter templates compiled by public librarians in California.
  • Resume-help.org
    Designed for both novice job hunter and HR professionals offering free example resumes, cover letters, job finding tools, and interview tips.  In addition, there are links to relevant job seeker articles, interview tips, resume distribution services, sample thank you letters, job banks, and a job and resume forum.
  •   ResumeMaker
    A step-by-step resume and letter guide that lets you save your work in a variety of formats. Also provides:
    Interview and Salary Tips - common interview questions, what employers want to  know, salary information. 
    Job Search Tools - search for jobs, complete forms, attach resumes. 
    Create your account to save your work and preferences.
  • Tutor.com Career Center
    Personalized help is a just a click away. Get assistance with job application, interview preparation, document proofreading, returning to school, GED preparation, and studying to become a citizen.
 

 
Occupational Information
  • CareerPath
    A career resource site, with career tests, career advice, and other resources. Includes a toolkit for job searching, salary comparisons, training and education sources. 
  • Careervoyages.gov
    Provide information on in-demand occupations along with the skills and education needed to attain those jobs (by US Department of Labor and US Department of Education).
  • jobhuntersbible.com
    It is the website companion to What Color Is Your Parachute?, a classic tool for finding your best career path.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Look up a job and find what training and education is needed, earnings statistics, job prospects, working conditions, and a description of what workers do on that job. Assists you in making decisions about your work life. Provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Rileyguide.com
    Directory of employment and career information sources and services. Assist job seekers on using the internet in their search. Recruiters and other career service industry professional will also find useful information.
  • USCollegeSearch.org  A complete resource covering all the colleges and program offerings in the US. 
  • Technical-Schools-Guide.com A complete resource covering all the technical schools and programs in the US.  Also have career guides and resources to  help people discover career paths that match their skill sets and life goals.
  • United States Department of Labor
    The home page for the U.S. Department of Labor, with access points to all the Department?s services. Includes current economic statistics, information on equal opportunity employment, OSHA, minimum wage, and an option to sign up for a newsletter.
  • Education-Online-Search.com
    College and career education portal helps you learn about careers and the schools offering education and degrees for fields of your choice. More than 400 career and education articles with career descriptions, financial aid tips, advice for adult learners, information on standardized college tests, and more. Includes a directory of colleges with request forms to obtain detailed school and financial aid information.
  • Vocational Information Center
    A portal to career and college planning, resources for vocational students, information about technical education resources and job market data. Focuses on vocational and technical careers and education.


Networking Tools 
  • Linkedin
    Enables you to connect with prior co-workers and classmates, and utilize these in advancing your career, and learn from experts. A closed network (you must agree to be listed).
  • spoke
    Spoke allows you to find and connect with businesspeople. You can connect with others in the open network, even if they are not members, to accelerate your career and advance your business.

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Sehion MTC does not endorse the websites for any reason, nor does the church partner with or receive compensation from any other party for product and website recommendations and placements.
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