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Library Resources for Job Hunters
 
 
Are you looking for a new job?  Visit your local library to find print and electronic materials on careers, resume building, civil service exams and study guides, newspaper classified ads, career planning and much more. We also have Library staff that are knowledgeable and happy to help!
 
The following links may also provide the information you need:
 
Walworth County Job Center 
A resource to help meet the employment needs of Walworth County. 
Located at 1000 E Centralia St., Elkhorn, WI 53120-2049 
Phone (262)741-5180
 
Wisconsin Virtural Job Center 
Your one-stop site for information and service includes a wide range of education, employment, training and supportive services at one convenient location. The Job Center is recognized by the United States Department of Labor as a "model" job center and has received recognition as the "#1 One Stop in the Nation".
 
WiscJobs 
The official employment site of Wisconsin State Government.
 
 Wisconsin's WORKnet 
Wisconsin's workforce and labor market information system.
 
Wisconsin Job Network 
The Wisconsin Job Network is comprised of 30+ employment Web sites focusing exclusively on local communities in the State of Wisconsin. Their first site, www.milwaukeejobs.com was launched in 1994 and was the very first online employment Web site in Wisconsin.
 
 
Other Local Job Listings
 
 Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel Online Classified
 
www.chicagojobs.com/ 
Major area newspapers have come together to create a comprehensive job board covering the employment scene across 11 counties in and around Chicago.
 
GazetteExtra 
The online version of the Janesville Gazette.
 
BND Connection 
The online version of the Beloit Daily News
 
Jobs In Madison
 
Wisconsin State Journal/Capital Times Classified 
After clicking on the link, select "Jobs"
 
 
Other Recruiting Guides
 
America's Job Bank 
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and state employment service agencies, this includes a nationwide job bank and links to individual state job banks.
 
Career Builder
National and local employment network plus extensive links to local, regional and national newspapers.
 
 Dice
Career hub for tech jobs.
 
College Grad Job Hunt 
Help for finding that first real job, including resume development and posting, and interviewing tips. Also links to many job databases.
 
Monster.com
A recruiting site containing 50,000 job listings, resume databases, employer information, and more. International as well as U.S. positions. Internship opportunities here, too.
 
Monster Trak 
Connecting employers with college students, recent grads and career centers.
 
USAJOBS
The Web's ultimate federal job list--every vacancy in the United States government, both in the U.S. and abroad.
 
The Wallstreet Journal Careers 
This "site for executives, managers and professionals" contains job postings for positions in "senior and general management, sales, marketing, finance, technology and a range of related fields.
 
 
Career Planning
 
WorkKeys 
Job skills assessment system that measures real-world skills.
 
O*Net Online 
Making occupational information interactive and accessible for all.
 
Job Center of Wisconsin's WIScareers site 
WISCareers requires a no-cost registration. Wide variety of career exploration pages.
 
 
Resume Posting and Information Services
 
Resume Workshop
 Resumes 1: Introduction to Resumes, Resumes 2: Resume Sections, Resumes 3: When to Use Two Pages or More, Resumes 4: Scannable - from The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University
 
HLoom
This site, which is connected to the Microsoft company offers 250+ resume templates/samples, as well as plenty of resume writing advice.

 
Information for Company and Local Information
 
State and Local Government on the Net 
A searchable list of links to official state and local government information services on the Internet.
 
Hoover's Online 
The Web's most comprehensive source of company homepages, plus hundreds of corporate job listing sites.
 
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers 
One of the better-known directories of business information.
 
 
Money Matters
 
Occupational Outlook Handbook 
Salary and occupational information.