Job and Career Resources

Job and Career Resources in the SAILS Network

Links to Local Career Centers

Career Research and Resources Websites

    • Massachusetts Career Information System – free online resources for Massachusetts residents
    • Employment Profile for Massachusetts – largest employers, fastest growing job sector, demographic data
    • America’s Career InfoNet – national, state and metro labor market data.
    • Department of Labor – information on everything from workplace law to training resources.
    • LinkedIn – social networking for your career.
    • O*NET Online – evaluate the skills used in your current occupation, how existing skills may transfer to other occupations, and what new skills might be needed for a transition to a new occupation.
    • Salary Calculator – cost of living comparisons for major U.S. cities.
    • Salary Surveys – links to published salary surveys for various professions.
    • U.S. Occupational Outlook Handbook – guide to occupations and professions with current salaries and prospects
    • Job Hunt – directory of Internet and Web career and employment resources selected and organized for your quick and easy use.
    • The Riley Guide – A great place to begin… includes everything you ever wanted to know about jobs, resumes, interviews, etc. and where to find it.
    • Yahoo! Careers – job listings,  resume building resource center, salary comparisons, advice and other career management tools.

Massachusetts Job Websites and Online Classifieds

National Job Websites

Career Blogs and Advice

    • Brazen Careerist –  networking and advice site for young professionals.
    • Ask A Manager –  Dear Abby blog for job seekers and employees. The author also writes a column for U.S. News and World Report on workplace issues.
    • Evil HR Lady – behind the scenes information from the world of Human Resources.
    • Ask the Headhunter – job searching advice, articles and blogging from a headhunter.
    • Escape from Cubicle Nation – blog, podcast and newsletter about making the transition to entrepreneurship.
    • Lifehack – advice on how to do everything better.