Improve Your Job Search with These Online Resources

Written by robertstarks

Job Search Engines/Job Boards

Social Media Job Search Sites & Tools

Social Networking Sites & Branding Tools

  • – Largest professional network on the web
  • – Grade your resume.  Best resumes go on the Leadership board
  • – Optimize Your Google Search Results and Create your own “Google Me” button
  • – Free professional profile tool connecting all your social profiles
  • – Create a profile that shows in Google searches
  • – Control what people find when they Google your name
  • Twylah – Twitter brand assessment tool that provides an action plan for improvement
  • – Provides a directory of urls that highlights links to pages you may want to remove yourself from to manage your online brand.

Infographic Resume, Profile, and Unified Web Presence Tools

  • – Free infographic resume
  • Strikingly – Free professional resume website
  • – Free infographic resume
  • – Free multimedia online resume
  • – Free infographic resume
  • – Free infographic resume
  • – Create splash page (unified web presence) that directs visitors to all your social profiles
  • – Create a unified web presence

Free Portfolio Website Building Tools

Personal Branding Measurement Tools

  • – Get your Klout score and see what you are influential about
  • – Get your Peerindex score and see what you are influential about
  • ProSkore – Get your ProSkore to measure your professional reputation and influence
  • – Find out the strength, sentiment, passion, and reach of your brand

Resume Inspiration

  • – Resource to help find outstanding resume samples by job title

Industry Specific Job Search

  • – List of Industry Specific Sites
  • NewGradLife – Compiled list of 100 niche job boards categorized by industry

Creative/Technical Industries

Career Related Internet Resource Sites

  • – The Bureau of Labor Statistics offers the latest news on the economy and employment
  • O*NET – Occupational research site
  • – Occupational Outlook Handbook – Industry trends, earnings & working conditions
  • – The U.S. Department of Labor – Employment trends & research
  • – Over 4,500 pages of free career advice content
  • – Educates students on proper dress and gives tips to create great first impressions
  • – Provides a list of professional association groups and websites
  • ReferenceUSA – Database of employers for reference and research

Resources Specifically for the LGBT Community

Job Matching Service

Resources for Ex-Offenders

  • H.I.R.E. Network – Find Resources in your specific State
  • Xamire Felony Friendly – Resource site that lists felony friendly employers by states and provides social network for felons for support

Salary Calculator Resources

Jobstart101.comFree course to train yourself to be a stellar job seeker

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