Careers: Job Search

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Job Search Methods

  • Networking / Informational Interviews / Job Shadows
  • Social Media
  • Professional/Trade Organizations
  • Professional Conferences
  • College Career/Alumni Offices
  • Cold Contact/Direct Mail
  • Job/Career Fairs
  • Online Job Sites/Job Boards
  • Corporate Career Centers/Websites
  • Recruiters/Headhunters
  • Want Ads
  • Pounding the Pavement/Cold Calling

Use this Job Search Checklist to help you in your job search.  Remember, looking for a full-time job is a full-time job!

Cirrus Insight, a customer relationship management organization, offers job seekers advice and email etiquette tips.


Job Boards

Ministry and Non-Profit

 

Sports, Health & Fitness, and Events Industry

 

Education

 

Creative Professions

 

Business & Technology

 

Criminal Justice

 

Government Jobs

 

Biology/Ecology

 

Students with Disabilities

 

International Jobs
  • U.S. Department of State International Job Links
  • Nomadic Matt: How to live a life of travel
  • Matador Network: A travel and lifestyle brand redefining travel media with cutting edge adventure stories, photojournalism, and social commentary
  • InterExchange: is a private, non-profit organization with more than 30 years experience in international cultural exchange. Through the Working Abroad Program, American students are offered diverse opportunities to experience everyday life abroad. The Working Abroad programs range from au pair, teaching English and short-term work placements throughout Europe as well as Australia.

 

General
  • Zippia: look for internships and jobs locally and across the country
  • Triad Careers Online: Website listing jobs in the Greater Greensboro, High Point, & Winston-Salem Area. Also find listings in Charlotte and other locations in North Carolina.
  • www.indeed.com: The most comprehensive search engine for jobs. It is an incredible tool for job seekers, and is completely free. In one search, Indeed gives students instant access to millions of jobs and internships from sources such as Monster, HotJobs, CareerBuilder, the /New York Times/ and Fortune 500 corporate websites. It draws from thousands of other sources as well, including small industry-specific job boards, local newspapers and associations.
  • Glassdoor
  • Joblift
  • Zip Recruiter
  • LinkedIn: Use LinkedIn Jobs to harness the power of your network and get hired.
  • After College: Entry level jobs and internships.  Featuring 400,000 entry-level jobs and internships from 25,000+ employers, AfterCollege reaches more than 5,000,000 students each year, including 18,000 faculty, student group and administrative contacts at over 2,000 colleges and universities. Our patented job-matching algorithm pairs new job seekers with opportunities that fit their degree, school, skills and interests making the job search and the candidate search more efficient for everyone.
  • Collegegrad.com: is the #1 entry level job site for college students and recent grads. There are over 100,000 active jobs and internships, over 8,000 entry level employer contacts.
  • One Day One Job: Entry level jobs and internships for college students and grads.
  • America’s Career InfoNet:  Users can find wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor markets, millions of employer contacts, and more
  • Buzzfile Employers by Major: Through its Employers by Major product, enables students and career service professionals to find and research thousands of potential employers for each major. With detailed information on 18 million companies, students can proactively seek and network with virtually any employer
  • Buzzfile Employers by Major- North Carolina
  • CampusCareerCenter.com: The World’s Largest Campus Job Fair. Also, good info for visiting foreign national students.
  • Career.com: Find jobs, locate company info, drop your resume and more.
  • www.careerbuilder.com: Feedback from students and alumni tells us that this is one of the best sites for jobseekers; CareerBuilder’s job search recommendation engine remembers your searches, scans your resume, and collects details from jobs for which you have applied
  • Monster.com: Locate job listing and employer information
  • Hoovers: Research employer information and much more.
  • IMDiversity.com: Great job links for minority students and alumni
  • TrueU: This site is designed for college students who are seeking to discover God’s unique plans and purposes for their lives; it is a part of Focus on the Family’s site (www.focusonthefamily.com) and is built on the foundation of Biblical truth and Christian teachings
  • Wall Street Journal: The Wall Street Journal Career Advice page
  • WanderJobs: Live, work, and adventure in unspoiled environments and vibrant communities. Always paid jobs, housing always included

 

Part-Time Positions
  • Groovejob.com: The #1 site for part-time employment. Search thousands of hourly and part time jobs, jobs for teens and students, summer and seasonal jobs.
  • HelpWanted.com: Locate job listing and employer information.
  • www.snagajob.com: Find a part-time job or student summer job

Buzzfile: Greensboro – Employers in North Carolina by Major