Library Databases/Electronic Resources
Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Career Transitions employs a step-by-step approach to help people: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.
Finding an appropriate learning institution, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection. Provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
Boston Globe's Job Search
Excellent search for finding Boston area jobs.
Boston Job Source
Search engine with jobs throughout New England.
Find jobs, career recommendations, industry news.
Craigslist for the Boston Area
Lists all types of jobs in the Boston area.
Jobfind from the Boston Herald
Find jobs, post resume/cover letters, locate job fairs.
New England Job Network
Pulls in search engine results for New England jobs.
Listings for U.S. government jobs.
Helpful Websites and Resources
Job Hunter's Bible
This site supplements the book: What Color is Your Parachute: A Practical Manual for Job Hunters and Career Changers.
Job Interviewing Resources
Gives sample interview questions, prep tips, do's and don'ts.
Online Templates for Microsoft Office
Includes templates for resumes and cover letters.