This resource page is meant to be a place to get critical information that will help you after a layoff or termination. Please feel free to reply with additional resources you think should be on the site. I will try to review and categorize where possible.
- Monster.com is one of the top job websites world wide. They serve areas such as North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean and Central America, Middle East, South America. As far as I can tell they cater to all levels of education (from high school to graduate degree) and have a wide selection of job categories to choose from. The site is free to sign up and they also have a lot of resources to assist with resume’/cover letter building. Whether you are out of a job or not, having this account is a must. Access More Career Tools, Advice, and Information. Create a FREE Monster Account now
- Indeed is another top employment website. In my opinion they have a simple approach “FIND A JOB”. The site has a huge job search range made up of newspapers, other job sites, and thousands of companies. If you are in the market for a job this site should be on your sign up list.
- Workopolis: If you are in Canada then Workopolis is the major player. Like Monster.com there is no restriction on education level (they cover from high school to graduate degree). It’s free to sign up and they provide all the expected services for a top level employment website.
- Glassdoor: If you haven’t heard of glassdoor.com I would suggest getting an account ASAP. The site gives you a unique look into companies because most of the data is collected from the employees. You are able to see salary information for various positions, interview questions posted by the employees when they had their Job interviews and reviews about the Job culture and environment. I think its a unique website because you get the “inside scoop” on the company you may want to work for. The site does have Job posting, but I use it to get information on the job environment and potential salary ranges. Great resource for sure.
If there is one tip you take away from this site it will be to get a Linkedin account. Linkedin allows you to build a network made up of people you work with, have worked with, or have done business with (and much more). You build out your profile which includes, your work experience, skill set, education etc. This builds an online resumes for all to see.
Why is this important:
- You stay informed with the current positions of everyone in your network.
- You build a list of companies that maybe your future workplace
- You advertise your skillset to potential Job headhunters.
More Resources will be posted in the upcoming weeks but please comment if you find these helpful.