Below are links to likely places to look for work, and databases to help with job hunting and developing career skills. If you need help, call 560-0110 or use our Ask a Librarian service.
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Provides advice on writing an effective resume, cover letter, and interviewing under the Resume and Interviewing Skills Success heading. There is also advice on searching for a job and what to do to keep a job once you have it under Job Search and Success Skills. You can also take practice exams for a wide range of careers, such as postal worker, cosmetology, nursing and many more.
Triangle Help Wanted
Lists current job openings for the Triangle area; offers free resume posting.
News & Observer Career Builder
Lists job openings compiled from area newspaper classifieds and spotlights high tech careers. It also contains an option to search volunteer opportunities.
Triangle Citysearch Jobs
Links local job openings to national and international listings; contains an online career resource center.
Local jobs in Durham, Raleigh and Chapel Hill.
Durham County Jobs
Lists jobs available in Durham County searchable by category. Applications are available to download.
Durham Public Schools
Lists current job openings in the Durham Public Schools. It is also searchable.
Employment Security Commission
Users can search for jobs by job title and/or location.
Lists professional opportunities from the classifieds in the Philanthropy Journal Online. You can search by region, title or perform a general search.
Research Triangle Park
Multifaceted Research Triangle Park page. Links to all firms in the Park and to their job postings.
Lists openings at Rex Hospital and its ambulatory and skilled care affiliates.
Youth Employment Certificates
This site provides a link to the required form for 14 - 17 years olds working in North Carolina. Instructions for completing the application are also provided.
Durham Herald Sun
Searchable by category.
Raleigh News & Observer
Allows patrons to search by keyword as well as browse other listings.
AAR/EEO Affirmative Action Register
Lists job alphabetically by company, by state, and by type of position. Listings are updated around the 20th of each month.
Includes sites for specific industries, partnerships and alliances, employers, job databases, online job fairs, and international jobs.
America's Career InfoNet
Lists career information including market trends, wage and salary statistics, and entrance requirements for a variety of occupations.
Lists career information about accounting, banking, and finance.
A good site for construction/skilled trade and health care jobs in the USA.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Users can search by three methods: by name of occupation, by occupation cluster, or by an alphabetical listing. Areas of information include Nature of the Work, Working Conditions, Employment, Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement, Job Outlook, Earnings, Related Occupations, and Sources of Additional Information.
Lists over 1600 company snapshots, provides resume and interviewing tips, includes searchable job and internship listings through the country.
Last Update: March 20, 2013