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  • Career Insider - Explore more than 3,000 excellent career advice articles on resumes, cover letters, and interviewing. Get in-depth research that will hone your job hunting skills and put you on the trajectory to success.
  • Job Now - View expert resume assistance, live interview coaching and tips, and resources to help start your job search.

Local Career Centers


  • Goodwill Career Centers - They provide free job prep classes every day including Saturday, except Wednesdays; resume writing, job searching, interview skills, cover letter writing, etc. There is a calendar of classes at the main reference desk. They also have one-on-one job counseling (not just for Goodwill jobs). They are located at:
    15 Cross St.
    Norwalk, CT
    Ph: (203) 854-9847
  • Norwalk Workshop Schedule
  • Southwestern CTWorks Centers - This resources offers job searches for no cost and is open to everyone. They are located in Bridgeport, Derby, and Stamford.

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  • About Jobs.com - Job listings divided into several specialized categories; summer jobs, overseas jobs, resort jobs, and internships.
  • AllCountyJobs.com- These sites are part of the network of county jobs where job seekers can find job listings by geography, by job category, or by company.
  • Career Builder - Find a job, post your resume, and find other resources at this site.
  • Career Exploration Links - Discover what different occupations entail in the way of education and work environment.
  • Career Guide to Industries - This site provides information on available careers by industry, including the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment, occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings and benefits, employment outlook, and lists of organizations that can provide additional information.
  • Career Journal - This is the Wall Street Journal’s comprehensive career planning site for business people on the move.
  • Career Overview - This career and job search resource contains links to job resources by industry, location, and occupations.
  • Career Profiles Information - This site offers highly relevant, reliable, and up-to-date career information and job search resources. Learn about the education needed, salary expectations, and job resources for specific careers.
  • Career Project - This site provides a brief description of thousands of jobs, and view comments from actual people working them. Also, you can ask these mentors about information on the kind of work they do or money they make.
  • Career Zone - This New York State's job site includes information for students about careers, including 300 career videos. Jobseekers can explore jobs and get up to date job postings from America's job bank.
  • CareerOneStop - This all-in-one portal provides some of the best job search and career information sites on the web.
  • Connecticut Regional Labor Market Information - From the Connecticut Department of Labor, this is a guide of 150 occupations with narrative descriptions, number employed, job openings, salary, training, and a list of training sites.
  • National Labor Exchange - If you're looking for a job in Connecticut this is the site for you. Hunt for jobs by type, salary, location or keyword. Create an online resume that can be viewed by prospective employers and find your dream job. If you are an employer register with the job bank and find qualified employees.
  • Connecticut's Business Response Center - This website helps businesses get started, expand, or relocate.
  • Connecticut Licensing Center (CT-Clic) - State, federal, regional, local, and private resources merge to help your business succeed. Get applications for business licenses in Connecticut.
  • CTJobs - Connecticut's leading metro, suburban, and neighborhood newspapers have joined together to create CTJobs. This local job board offers the most up-to-date employment opportunities from the state's leading employers and provides job seekers with unmatched local coverage, allowing them to search for available positions solely in their area.
  • Connecticut Regional Labor Market Information - From the Connecticut Department of Labor, this is a guide of 150 occupations with narrative descriptions, number employed, job openings, salary, training, and a list of training sites.
  • DiversityWorking - This site offers a rich selection of services marketed to the communities needing stronger representation in the workplace: wide-ranging ethnic groups, women, gay / lesbian, veterans, mature workers, and persons with disabilities.
  • Employment Online Resources - View this comprehensive list of resources and sites that provides researchers with the latest and most comprehensive and reliable information concerning online employment sources and value added related sites, that are available over the Internet.
  • USA Jobs - Learn how to find and apply for federal jobs.
  • Indeed.com - Search job sites, newspapers, associations, and company career pages all at once.
  • Insight into Diversity - Read articles on diversity issues in the workplace.
  • Job Hunter's Bible - A companion site to the book "What Color is Your Parachute?," this site contains links to articles, salary surveys, career quizzes, resume help, and job listings.
  • Job-Applications.com - Browse hundreds of printable and online applications for restaurants, shops, retail and department stores, pharmacies, grocery stores, and more.
  • My Job Applications - Find out the history of the company, what kind of jobs that you can apply for, the benefits, as well as the rating that the average employee gives them.
  • LifeWorks™ - View information on careers in the health industry by the National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education. Search for a career or browse by education required, interest area, median salary, or alphabetically. Each listing gives a summary, job description, education required, skills, and related jobs.
  • Monster - Search for jobs, post your resume, and search for potential employees.
  • MyPerfectResume.com - Access this directory of employment and career information sources and services on the internet.
  • Novoresume.com - This site off simple fill-in-the-blank resumes.
  • O*Net - Access occupational information network is searchable by occupation, by skills, and by other classification systems.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Searchable by occupation, this website features a printer-friendly version of handbooks in the acrobat reader format.
  • Quintessential Careers - View more than 3,500 pages of free college, career, and job-search content.
  • Quintessential Careers for Teens - View job resources just for teens.
  • Southwestern CTWorks Centers- THis site offers job searchers at no cost to everyone. Offices are located in Bridgeport, Derby, and Stamford.
  • USA Jobs - Learn how to find and apply for federal jobs.
  • Vocational Information Center - Explore vocational and technical careers.