Job Hunting on the Web
                       Your Internet Toolbox
Getting Organized
•   TadaLists
Local Job Listing Sites
•   CraigsList
    Craigslist is a free Internet classified posting that co...
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Wauconda Career Websites

  1. 1. Job Hunting on the Web Your Internet Toolbox Getting Organized • TadaLists Once signed up tadalist is a place to keep track of ToDo lists that you can easily access via the Internet and check off as you complete them. • JibberJobber Designed for jobseekers this site contains a number of organizing features to help you keep track of your networking and job contacts General Career Sites • About: Jobs & Careers This site provides a general collection of information on job searching provided by career search experts. Sign up for their email newsletters at • The Riley Guide The mother of all career websites, The Riley Guide contains information and website links on all facets of a job search. Career Exploration • America’s Career OneStop US Dept of Labor site with detailed information on careers & industries • Illinois Career Resource Network State career exploration site providing information on careers and their outlooks Training & Education • Academic Degree Programs in IL Search for colleges in Illinois that offer degrees or coursework in various fields • RWM Vocational Schools Database Information on certificate or degree programs by field for state licensed or accredited colleges • Basic information and the steps to take to get federal grant money for training Job Fairs, Networking Groups & Trade Shows • ChicagoJobTalk Contains a list of area networking groups • Contains a directory for trade shows from around the country • Illinois Department of Employment Security Contains a list of job fairs in the Chicago area. 3 Major Job Listing Sites • Monster The mother of all career websites which is large and still very popular • The original job site for the Tribune this site has grown to include job listings for the entire country. • HotJobs The third of the big three job sites hosted by Mega Job Listing Sites These sites search across multiple job listing and employer websites for job listings. • • •
  2. 2. Local Job Listing Sites • CraigsList Craigslist is a free Internet classified posting that contains many job listings updated daily, useful for finding listings for smaller local employers. • ChicagoJobTalk Contains specialized job listing sites for the Chicago area • MCC Job Journal Local job listings provided by McHenry County Community College Niche Job Listing Sites • (seasonal) • (non-profit jobs) • (jobs for teens) • (jobs for college students & recent grads) • (executive level jobs) • (jobs for older adults) • (jobs & guidance for women) Online Networking Sites Professional Networking Sites • LinkedIn • Plaxo • ZoomInfo • Jobster Social Networking Sites • FaceBook • Twitter Low Priced Business Cards • VistaPrint Company Review Sites These sites provide overviews of companies and organizations along with a chance to interact with employees or people who have interviewed at these companies • • • Salary Guides • • JobStar • • Online Resume Builders Resume builders step you through the process of building your resume, then compiles your personal information into a formatted resume that you can print out on your computer • EMurse • JobSpice • Resume Bucket