One of the best overall sources for
career descriptions is Occupational Outlook Handbook, a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor provides the most recent employment and economic indicators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To help determine what jobs interest you, try the Career Interest Guide sponsored by the U.S. Government. For assistance with composing resumes and cover letters, America’s CareerInfoNet has these tutorials: Resume Tutorial and Cover Letters . The Candidate’s Guide to the Perfect Interview (Creative Financial Staffing) provides a well-organized approach to preparing for and surviving interviews. There are many ways to search for jobs. You might choose Web job sites, checking with individual employers, newspaper classifieds, networking, or employment agencies. Here are some links that might prove useful.
National Job Search Sites
America’s Job Bank – Federal and State partnership listing jobs in all categories. USAJOBS – official site of the United States Government listing federal job opportunities world-wide. Careerbuilder – a partnership of Gannett Company, Knight Ridder and the Tribune Company newspapers. Jobs.com – global job search engine sponsored by Monster.
State and Local Job Search Sites
ArkansasJobs.com – sponsored by LocalCareers.com and searchable by location, class and category. Arkansas Jobs – sponsored by Arkansas Business Publishing Group.
Arkansas Government Jobs – searchable by agency, location and job description. Arkansas Job Link – sponsored by Arkansas Workforce Centers and Employment Security Department.
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