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Getting Started


Job Hunters Bible 

This site was created by the author of the well-known book What Color Is Your Parachute? This site is aimed at helping you focus your search.


The Riley Guide 

From Margaret Dikel, author of the Riley Guide, this site has links, advice and all you should need to steer you in the right direction with your online job search.


mySkills myFuture

The self-paced tool helps people who were previously employed to use their previous experience to identify occupations for which they qualify, identify the skills needed to qualify for a specific job, and identify appropriate education or training institutions.  The site also provides links to relevant job opportunities in national and state job banks.


Work Reimagined

"A project of where can i purchase cialis AARP powered by LinkedIn, Work Reimagined connects you to the contacts, information, and inspiration you need to succeed in today’s ever-changing workplace."


Workforce One - My Next Move E-Tool

Interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about career options, including required skills and salary information.


Workforce One - Worker Re-Employment Tool

One stop website for employment, training and financial help for workers after a layoff.


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Civil Service


Rensselaer County Department of Civil Service


Albany County Civil Service


New York State's Department of Civil Service  


Test Guides & Resource Booklets for Local Examinations 

New York State now has a number of civil service study guides available online. Test Guides are published by the New York State Department of Civil Service and are generally targeted to entry-level occupations. These test guides do not contain material to study for any specific tests, they are developed to provide candidates with a general description of the subjects on the examination and mexican rx cialis low priced sample questions. Guides are in PDF format. 


Testing & Education Reference Center

Online access to study guides, practice tests, and other tools for Civil Service and other employment tests.  Requires UHLS library card for access.


Federal Jobs Digest

Search by location or occupation.



The official job site of the United States Federal Government. Search for jobs, create a resume, and learn about the follow link buy cialis canada variety of Federal employment opportunities available.


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Capital Area Help Wanted

Upload your current resume and search local jobs.


Capital District Women's Employment & Resource Center

Resources for women entering or re-entering the job market.


Essential NY Jobs

Search or browse jobs in the Capital Region.


Glenmont Job Corps

Job Corps offers academic training (GED/high school diploma), career planning, on-the-job training, job placement, residential housing, food service, driver's education, health and dental care, a bi-weekly basic living allowance and clothing allowance. Some centers offer childcare programs for single parents as well.


Jobs on

Search for local jobs, browse job blogs, use the salary and cost of living calculator, and more!



Job search site from the NYS Department of Labor.  Free registration required.


New York State Department of Labor - Career Services

Tools, links, and information to assist you in finding and getting your next job.


Telecommuting Jobs

Resource for job-seekers looking to work from home.


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Resume Writing 


CV Maker

Create and download professional resumes without cost.  Simply enter your information into a form and viagra for sale select a template for layout.


Damn Good Resumes  

Yana Parker is a resume expert; at her site you'll find all sorts of get viagra cheap resume writing help.



Create and host your resume for free.



An online tool for creating and managing resumes and portfolios.



From the state of California, this job search site gives some great resume writing help.


Microsoft Office Resume and CV Templates 

A wide selection of Microsoft Word templates for basic, job specific, and situation specific resumes. You can preview the template online, then open it for editing in Microsoft Word. The site also includes templates, such as cover letters and other job-related letters.  


Rebecca Smith's eRésumés and Resources  

ASCII resumes, HTML resumes as attachments—detailed steps on how to write just about any type of resume you might need. Nice coverage of scanner resumes—how to make resumes scanner friendly.


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America's Career InfoNet

Developed with the US Department of Labor, you can find information about particular occupations (training, outlook, earnings); geographic areas (demographic information), trends, and resources. You can search by "Menu," "Keywords,"or "SIC" code.  

From the Wall Street Journal, this career/job site has everything including an extensive listing of industry salaries. Don't stop there—look around at some of the other great job information. 


Career One Stop 

By the U.S. Department of Labor is an "integrated suite of cialis online order national web sites that help businesses, job seekers, students, and workforce professionals find employment and career resources. 


JobStar Career Guides 

This site includes articles on career information, links to resources, and lists of books to check for in your local public library.  


JobStar Salary Surveys 

Another part of the JobStar Web Site, this may be the get viagra fast largest list of salary surveys on the web. Most sites link to this one. You'll find over 200 salary surveys here. This is useful information to have before you go looking for a job.


New York State CareerZone 

CareerZone is cheap viagra online a free, career exploration and planning system designed especially for New York State students. It has information on over 900 careers. 


New York State Dept. of Labor Career Services 

Information from the New York State Department of Labor to assist in job searching and career planning. 


The Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition  

This is the bible on occupations; put out by the US Government, it is the Bureau of Labor Statistics' official handbook. Research a profession, career, or job by finding the projected hirings, training or education required, what the job work would entail, and you can search it all by title or job duties.


O*NET OnLine—Occupational Information Network 

A comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics. It replaces the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT). 

A group of experienced compensation specialists support this site, which features fast and easy-to-use salary, benefits, and cost-of-living wizards, a salary timer, college tuition calculator, job assessor and other useful tools. 


Today's Military 

A U.S. Department of Defense web site that explores the opportunities and benefits available to young people in the military today. 


Vocational Information Center 

Explore careers, including many that do not require a college degree. 


What Can I Do With A Major In...? 

From the University of North Carolina and designed as a career advisement site. Select a major, find career titles, major skills required for those careers and then go to buy soft generic viagra cheapest an Internet link related to the job field.


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