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by Ron Kurtus (revised 27 August 2019)

The following are resources to help you in getting a job and advancing in your career.

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Job listing websites

eApplicants - Job applications for major U.S. companies

Dice.com - Portal for technical job listings

Monster.com - Top portal for job listings

CareerJet - Employment search engine

Neuvoo - Job search engine

CareerBuilder.com - Find jobs and post resumes

Live Career - Tools for getting a job

Job Application Center - Shows how to apply directly to companies

Job Applications Online - Print out job applications for major businesses

GlassDoor - Jobs, salaries, advice

Applications.Careers - One-stop job database

Adzuna - Worldwide job search listings

Resumes

Resume Writing Guides - Examples and tutorials from ResumeLab.com

Resumes Made Easy From Pongoresumes.com

Tailor Your Resume for a Job - From ResumeLab.com

How to Tailor Your Resume to a Job Description - Blog from Zety.com

Best Key Words in a Resume - From ResumeLab.com

Best Skills to Put on a Resume - From ResumeLab.com

How to Make a Resume: Secrets Your Employer Won’t Tell You - Jack Milgram

How to Email Your Resume to Get More Job Offers - From Zety.com

Resume Writing Tips - From Accent Resume Writing

Things That Should Never Appear on Your Resume - Purdue University

Resume templates

Resume Templates - Samples in MS Word from HLoom.com

Resume Builder from GreatSampleResume.com

Various Resume Templates - from NovoResume.com

Cover letters

Proper Cover Letter Format - From Zety.com

What to Include in a Cover Letter - With examples from ResumeLab.com

Employment information

Career Education Advisor - Resources on different educational options.

How to Find a Job after College - From Monster.com

Salary Calculator - From Areavibes.com

Guide to Getting a Job After School - From s1Jobs.com

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Self-employment

Employee versus Independent Contractor? - From Forbes.com

Self-employment: What to Know to be Your Own Boss

Specific jobs

Career Guides - How to get a job in various fields from LandYourLife.com

General contracting

Contractor Licensing Requirements - United States

General Contractor License Guide - State-by-state information

Certified Public Accounant

Becoming a CPA - From CrushTheCPAExam.com

Best Accounting Certifications - From CrushTheCPAExam.com

Enrolled Agent vs CPA - From BeatTheCPA.com

Miscellaneous careers

Explore your career as a Marketing Director - Arizona State Univ. Online

The Pros and Cons of Being a Real Estate Agent

How to Become a Certified Event Planner - From Study.com

How to Find a Job in Theology - Online Seminary Schools

How to Advance Your Career in Product Design Engineering

Education programs

Online MBA Guide and Resources - From Discover Business

Why Get an MBA? - From AllBusinessSchools.com

Online MBA Education - From Ohio University

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Career advice

Guide to Writing a Career Development Plan - From Univ. of York - UK

Career Exploration Tools and Resources - From LiveCareer.com

Getting Your Dream Job - Infographic for job-seekers

Tools for Transition - Career counseling for a fee; site has some useful samples

Employers and Health Information in the Workplace

Emotional IQ and You - Career advice on using your emotional IQ; Univ. of Maryland

Advance Your Career Through Blogging - From Blogging.com

Choosing Employment Program for Adults with Autism

Interview Skills

Ultimate Guide to Passing Any Interview - From How2Become.com

Commonly Asked Interview Questions - From UniversalClass.com

100 potential interview questions - Monster.com

How to Answer Difficult Interview Questions - From Digital.com

Smart Answers to Common Job Interview Questions - From JobHunt.org

Best Interview Practices for Job Seekers - From Cleverism.com - Germany

Tests

Guide to Psychometric Tests - For job interviewing process

Guide to Aptitude Tests - From PracticeReasoningTests.com

Practice Aptitude Tests - From PracticeReasoningTests.com

Verbal Ability Tests - From PsychometricTests.com

Numerical Ability Tests - From PsychometricTests.com

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Books

Getting a job

The 50 Most Asked Questions From the Newly Unemployed by Cleon Cox

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2016: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers - Classic book series on getting a job

Top-rated books on Getting a Job

Top-rated books on Job Interviews

Advancing in your career

Top-rated books on Career Success

Top-rated books on Career Advancement

Top-rated books on Dealing with Boss

Miscellaneous


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