Career Resources

Help for every job seeker

Check this page regularly, as the Web expands we continue to add valuable links for you. Note that our objective here is quality, not quantity. We could easily do as many other sites have done, and compile a massive list of everything on the Web remotely relating to careers. Instead, after we visit and evaluate each site, we add only those that are of potential interest or offer specific value for the clients we serve.

If you believe we should add a link, please send us that information via e-mail and if it meets our standard of adding value we will be happy to add the information.Network your way to a Great Job!

Résumés and Cover Letters

  • Resume Help—How To Write a Masterpiece of a Resume.
  • Resume Help—Resources and tips for composing your resume and cover letter.

Great Advice Sites

  • Career Journal—This site has great articles and is part of the Wall Street Journal.
  • Career Victory—Tom Jackson's site. He is the author of "The Perfect Resume and "Guerrilla Tactics in the Job Market" Loads of Great Information.  Check out his resume calculator!
  • Marty Nemko's Web Site—Marty author of "Cool Career for Dummies", is a San Francisco based career coach, with his own radio show.
  • Andrea Kay—A great advice site!

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Company Research Directories

  • Companies Online—Sponsored by Dun & Bradstreet, this site allows you to search public and private companies by industry.
  • Hoover’s Online—Before you can take advantage of on-line job ads for a specific company, find out if they have a corporate web site.
  • Starting Point—Use the Starting Point target search to locate magazines on the Web.
  • Big Yellow—Find people, businesses, and e-mail addresses. Includes yellow pages for Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, and South and Central America.
  • Snap—An e-mail lookup, yellow and white pages.
  • Switchboard—Search for phone numbers.
  • The Ultimate White Pages—Search major directories at one time, good resource.
  • WhoWhere—Find people and e-mail addresses, good site!
  • Career XRoads—This site is for people who want to know what career and job sites on the Internet are all about.
  • Rileyguide—from Margaret Riley Dikel, a treasure trove of links and information.
  •  NCEO—The National Center for Employee Ownership

  • Yahoo News—take a look at stock option news, including IPO activity.
  • IPO Home—Provides up-to-date news on IPOs, market commentary, company profiles, calendars of upcoming IPOs and pricings, and foreign IPOs.
  • National Consortium—The National Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (NCEC), a non-profit organization representing more than 60 entrepreneurship centers at leading business schools in the U.S.
  • ZoomInfo—Is the premier business information search engine, with profiles on more than 36 million people and 3.8 million companies. This site delivers quick and easy access to in-depth information on industries, companies, people, products, services and jobs.
  • WorKit—Start-up type jobs.

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Try one of these meta-research tools to find newsgroups, mailing list and discussion forums for most area of interest.

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Job Fairs

  • EDD—provides members with training and resources to support your job search and activities.
  • The Monster Board—Career Fair Information.
  • SENET Career Expo—Specializes in high-tech and sales and management career fairs.
  • Events Internet—IT event calendar plus prior event tapes and conference proceedings

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Other Online Job Search Resources

  • JobHunt—A meta-list of online job search resources and services.
  • MapQuest—An interactive worldwide road atlas.
  •—A great resource to practice your interviewing skills.
  • The Interview Network—Provides links to more than 1,000 possible interview questions for various professions and more than 600 questions categorized by job function.

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Layoff, Gossip, & News

  • BLS —Bureau of Labor Statistics Mass Layoff Data
  • Silicon Valley—Inside the reconstituted, still what's left and what is now growing, Silicon Valley economy.
  • Ecommerce Times—"A Week on the Site" fills you on what happened a year ago.

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General and Niche Sites for Executives

  • Consistently named a "Best of the Web" site by Forbes Magazine and U.S. News & World Report, 6FigureJobs is the most efficient resource on the Internet for finding your next top-tier senior level position.
  • Atlantic Research—The First Executive Search Firm Recruiting with a Truly Global Perspective.
  • The Board Of Director's—Talent Bank is a resource primarily for pre IPO companies.
  • Chief Monster—Is the definitive career resource for senior executives who aren't just doing business, but are changing the way business is done.
  • Executive Agent —Enables you to confidentially send your resume – in its current format – directly to executive recruiters that specialize in your field.
  • Executives Only—Provides pre-screened, executive level listings to its members.
  • Heidrick & Struggles—Helps build effective leadership teams for companies around the globe.
  • Boston Search Group—Is a national leader in retained executive search and human capital management for emerging companies.
  • Hunt-Scanlon Corporation—Is a leading market research firm, online data provider and industry consultant to the executive recruiting and human capital industries.

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50 plus

  • AARP—Helps individual job seekers with their resume skills at no charge and annually publishes a list of employers that, according to AARP, are most friendly toward workers over 50.
  • Gen Plus—Offers a good discussion of issues facing older workers.

Job Sites

  • Monster—We Should all know the monster.
  • Dice, for high tech jobs—Are their any of those left in California?
  • Careerjet—Is a search engine for the U.S., it allows you to search a growing selection of jobs listed on company sites as well as jobsites in one go.
  • Central Valley Jobs—A site that targets jobs in Central California.
  • Marketing Jobs—A targeted site for marketing professionals, good search capabilities.
  • San Joaquin County Work Net—A job site and advice board for workers in San Joaquin County.
  • America's Job Bank—Employment is job one at this site!
  • LLNL Employment—Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
  • Cal Jobs—California's Employment Development Department's (EDD)
  • CareerMag—Searches many sites for the latest jobs.
  •—North America's Largest Logistics Career Board.
  •—North America's Largest Retail Career Board.
  •—Latino and bilingual professional employment web site.
  • Craiglist—A lot of HR people and recruiters say that craigslist is the most effective job site in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Central California Help—Small Site (but growing) with a lot of home business opportunities.
  •—Is dedicated to diversity hiring emphasizing career advancement for women in the financial services industry.
  • AfterCollege—Is a service for college students and recent graduates who are looking for jobs, internships, and other opportunities.
  • Careerjet —This is an employment search engine for the USA. It allows you to search a growing selection of jobs listed on company sites as well as jobsites in one go saving you the trouble of having to go to each site individually.
  • Federal Jobs—Lists 150 separate Federal agencies and links leading to their job listings
  • Jobs in the hospitality industry—Great Site!
  • Tri Valley Jobs—Work closer. Go farther
  • Simplify your job search and beat your competition to the jobs at

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