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  • Montgomery County Job Opportunities
    Local employment listings for the Montgomery County government
    Local commercial employment site, search for jobs, post resumes, & career fair schedules.
  • Houston Jobs
    Employment listings in Houston from, an international commercial employment service. Site also provides numerous career management tools.
  • Texas Workforce Commission: Work in Texas
    Texas state government website provides job listings & career development information.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    From A (able seamen) to Z (zoologist), this is a classic reference about jobs. Written by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes a description of the work, employment trends and education involved. Additional sections on financial aid and other career resources.
  • America's Career Infonet
    "Time for a career move? Find wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online. Smart career decisions start here!"
  • CareerOneStop Toolkit
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, a useful set of career and nation-wide employment resources
  • Career Journal from the Wall Street Journal
    Offering articles, salary comparisons, a job listings search and career advice.
  • CareerBuilder
    You will find lots of helpful tools on this job web site including resume builder, salary wizard and help with interviews.
  • Career Lab - Cover Letters
    Over 200 examples of cover letters for every situation from part-time to full-time positions and interview follow-up letters.
  • CollegeGrad Job Hunter
    "The #1 Entry Level Job Site" career info, job search advice, resumes & much more
  • EmploymentGuide.Com
    Post resume, search for employment by locale, gain career advice and take an inventory of personal career readiness.
  • JobStar - Career Guides
  • Mapping Your Future
    "This site is sponsored by a group of guaranty agencies who participate in the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and are committed to providing information about higher education and career opportunities."
  • O*Net OnLine
    "A person can search occupational information by job title, skills, or by interests, knowledge, or activities. Snapshots of professions go into detail as to skills required, worker characteristics, and experience needed. The more sophisticated features on this site make it appropriate for older high school and college students. This outstanding site was developed for the US Department of Labor by the National O*Net Consortium."
  • The Riley Guide
    "The Riley Guide is here to guide you through the many online sites and services that are useful for your job search."
  • Wages by Area and Occupation
    "At this data packed site, the Bureau of Labor Statistics provides national, regional, state, and metropolitan area wage data. BLS wage data by area and occupation are from the National Compensation Survey, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, or the Current Population Survey."
  • What Can I Do with a Major in...
    The proverbial question most students find themselves facing. Also a favorite of parents paying tuition.
    This University of North Carolina-Wilmington web site provides guidance for students with matching a college major to a career.
  • WetFeet
    Career advice, company research, job descriptions, and information on careers, salaries, resumes, recruitment, and employment trends. WetFeet guides are a staple of MBA students; the website is has far greater applicability.

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(updated 09/30/2015)