Job Search Information

JOB SEARCH INFORMATION

Websites

Civil Service Jobs New York State     www.cs.state.ny.us/jobseeker                                                                                                                                        Find out how to apply for a New York State government job and New York State local government jobs.

Craigslist    www.albany.craigslist.org                                                                                                                                                                                                      Search through key words to find local businesses that are hiring.  Send them an e-mail directly to get a response.

Hot Jobs     www.hotjobs.yahoo.com                                                                                                                                                                                                           Users can post up to ten versions of a resume.  Job seekers can use many unique features on this website, such as the ability to check how many times employers and recruiters reviewed their resume or the ability to block certain companies from viewing their resumes.

Indeed.com    www.indeed.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Enter your search terms in one search box and get back hundreds of job listings culled from over a million jobs listed on websites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

Local newspapers:   www.timesunion.com     Albany Times Union Help Wanted Ads

                              www.dailygazette.com   Schenectady Daily Gazette Help Wanted Ads

                              www.saratogian.com      Saratogian Help Wanted Ads  

Monster.com     www.monster.com                                                                                                                                                                                                               One of the largest employment websites in the world, with a vast job search engine of over a million job postings.

NewsVoyager      www.newsvoyager.com                                                                                                                                                                                                 Newslink         www.newslink.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                    These are two portals to newspapers in the U.S. and around the world.  Connect to thousands of newspaper sites and click on  search terms such as classified, help wanted, employment or jobs.

Occupational Outlook Handbook      www.bls.gov/oco                                                                                                                                                                       A nationally-recognized source of career information designed to help individuals make career decisions.

Resume and Cover Letter Creators   www.nycareerzone.org/cz/resources/jobseeker/resume.jsp  www.nycareerzone.org/graphic/resources/jobseeker/cover.jsp                                                                                                                                          Provided by the New York State Department of Labor, these forms can be used to help you create a basic resume or cover letter. Review it online to get the basic format correct, then save it as a word processor document for further editing.

Saratoga County’s One Stop Career Center                                                                                                                                                        www.thejoblink.org/job-seekers/one-stop-centers.asp                                                                                                                                                                       Check here to find out what the One Stop Career Center at 152 West High St. in Ballston Spa can do for you.  This government agency offers resume help, interviewing workshops, support groups, job fairs and computer, phone and fax use during your job search, among many other things.  Call 884-4170 to set up an appointment.

Simply Hired     www.simplyhired.com                                                                                                                                                                                                        This is the largest job search engine, with about 7 million job listings worldwide.  Type in your city,state or zip code to find jobs closest to you.  It uses a number of unique search tools including the integration of Facebook in your job search.

USAJOBS: Federal Job Listings     www.usajobs.opm.gov                                                                                                                                                          Official job site of the U.S. federal government.

                                                                              

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