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Civil Service Jobs New York State                                                                                                                                        Find out how to apply for a New York State government job and New York State local government jobs.

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

Hot Jobs                                                                                                                                                                                                           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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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:     Albany Times Union Help Wanted Ads

                       Schenectady Daily Gazette Help Wanted Ads

                          Saratogian Help Wanted Ads                                                                                                                                                                                                               One of the largest employment websites in the world, with a vast job search engine of over a million job postings.

NewsVoyager                                                                                                                                                                                                 Newslink                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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                                                                                                                                                                       A nationally-recognized source of career information designed to help individuals make career decisions.

Resume and Cover Letter Creators                                                                                                                                          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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     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                                                                                                                                                                                                        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                                                                                                                                                          Official job site of the U.S. federal government.


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