Job Hunting/Employment Education

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Employment Education

  • LearningExpress Library — Features online courses on writing resumes and cover letters, improving job interview and networking skills as well as various civil service practice tests (Free registration required)
  • Clinton County Works — Clinton County's one-stop employment and training center  
  • JobHuntersBible.com — This supplement to the best-selling book What Color is Your Parachute? contains a wealth of career guidance
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook — Provides in-depth information on hundreds of different types of jobs, as well as job search tips and job market information
  • Ohio Means Jobs — New state site provides all-in-one starting point for a job search, including posting of resumes and searching for available positions. A PowerPoint presentation providing tips on how to use the site is available here (Download may take a few minutes)
  • O*NET Online — Developed by the Department of Labor, serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information
  • SSCC Career & Counseling services — Resources from Southern State Community College

 

Job Hunting

  • Careerbuilder.com — The U.S.'s largest online job site is a good place to start for any job seeker
  • CareerOneStop — Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, assists in exploring careers, writing resumes, interviewing and locating jobs
  • Cover letters — Extensive advice on writing a cover letter from the book 200 Letters for Job Hunters
  • indeed — Job search engine provides access to thousands of company career sites and job boards
  • Job-Hunt — Provides a comprehensive listing of useful job-search resources and services available on the web
  • LinkUp — Features jobs taken from more than 22,000 company websites
  • Monster — Huge online job site features hundreds of thousands of job postings, searchable by location, field or keyword
  • Ohio Here to Help.com — Assistance for unemployed Ohioans from the Department of Job and Family Services
  • Preparing a Resume — A detailed guide from the RPI Writing Center
  • The Riley Guide : Resumes & Cover Letters — Features a number of links to sites with tips and samples

 

Small Businesses

  • Allbusiness — Sponsored by Dun & Bradstreet, site features articles, videos, podcasts, and blogs providing timely information for small business owners
  • BusinessUSA —One-stop shop for everything related to USA business
  • Franchising.com — Provides extensive list of franchising opportunities that can sorted various ways
  • SCORE — The Service Corps of Retired Executives is a national association devoted to helping small owners form and develop their businesses
  • Small Business Grants — The federal government does not provide grants for starting and expanding a business, with the exception of non-commercial organizations, but this official government site provides sources for possible small business funds
  • U.S. Small Business Administration — Helps small businesses understand their legal requirements and locate government services from federal, state and local agencies