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Employment Resources

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AtoZdatabases
AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and marketing database.  This simple, user-friendly tool hasdetails on every business and every household within the U.S.
Cypress Resume Builder
The online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.

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Michigan eLibrary Resources

Career Preparation from LearningExpress Library
Includes a resume builder where you can save, edit, and print. Explore a variety of careers including allied health, law enforcement, and nursing. Prepare for occupation exams including civil service, commercial driver’s license, cosmetology, teaching, and more. Prepare to join the military or become an officer. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on these exams.

LearningExpress Library
Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

Vocational Studies Premier
Designed for two-year colleges, this resource offers support for vocational programs. Subjects include: counseling, biotechnology, cosmetology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement, and veterinary assistant.

 

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Web Resources

CareerBuilder.com
CareerBuilder is among the leading job boards, providing job listings, resume posting, and career advice and resources to job seekers. CareerBuilder has partnered with many newspapers to provide local as well as national job listings. CareerBuilder powers the career sites for more than 10,000 Web sites, including 140 newspapers and leading portals such as MSN and AOL.

CollegeTopTalent.com
CollegeTopTalent.com is a new website dedicated to helping college students and recent grads find entry-level jobs and internships. Students can easily create a profile with a resume, personal pitch and optional 60-second video, allowing them to stand out to employers.

Glassdoor.com
Glassdoor is a career community that helps people find jobs and companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor members can find Inside Connections at a company through their Facebook network, see the latest job listings, as well as get access to proprietary user-generated content including company-specific salary reports, ratings and reviews, CEO approval ratings, interview questions and reviews, office photos, and more.

Indeed.com
#1 job site worldwide, with over 100 million unique visitors per month. Indeed is available in more than 50 countries and 26 languages, covering 94% of global GDP.

Jobcorps.gov
Free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job.

LinkedIn
Their mission is to connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. When you join LinkedIn, you get access to people, jobs, news, updates, and insights that help you be great at what you do.

MeL’s Business and Jobs Gateway
Web sites of interest to job seekers and business from the Michigan eLibrary

Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency

Michigan Works!
Association was established in 1987 to provide services and support to Michigan’s Talent Development System.

Pure Michigan Workforce Development Agency
Promotes a flexible, innovative, and effective workforce system within the State of Michigan. Includes a link to Pure Michigan Talent Connect (http://www.mitalent.org/), an online marketplace connecting Michigan’s job seekers and employers.

RezScore.com
RezScore is a free online tool that literally assigns a letter grade to your resume.  Simply upload your resume (.docx not yet supported) to receive instant feedback based on an algorithm developed after asking hiring managers, resume writers, and recruiters to evaluate hundreds of resumes on a variety of different factors.  After uploading, you have the option paying for a full report.  Examples: B Resume, A Resume, C Resume.

Tweet My Jobs
TweetMyJobs is the leading global social and mobile recruiting platform. Users receive highly relevant job matches and control where the matches are delivered (i.e. social media, email, text, etc.) and how frequently the matches are delivered (i.e. instantaneously, daily, weekly, etc.). TweetMyJobs’s cutting edge mobile application for iOS and Android, leverages augmented reality and GPS technologies to provide job seekers with an easy way to find local jobs. TweetMyJobs pushes jobs into Twitter through more than 10,000 job channels segmented by geography, job type and industry giving the service an unequaled ability to instantaneously connect employers and recruiters with targeted job candidates.

Typing Web
Self-paced typing exercises that allow you to develop your skills at your pace.  Create a log in account to track your progress.

Usajobs.gov
The U.S. Government’s official system/program for Federal jobs and employment information.