Job Hunting and Career - Librarian Recommended Websites

Local Resources

City of Olathe -Current job openings from the Olathe Human Resources Department.

Johnson County -List of employment opportunities updated weekly.

KC Careerbuilder from the Kansas City Star - Searches the Kansas City area, but also lets you choose other metropolitan areas nationwide.

Kansas City Area Job Clubs - a list maintained by Johnson County Community College of local job support clubs.  

KansasWorks -Post your resume and search for a job. If you are an employer, you can post a job listing or search for candidates.

Workforce Partnership -Workforce Partnership is committed to building a workforce development system that meets the needs of both job seekers and employers throughout the Kansas City area.The organization offers job search assistance, as well as free classes on resume writing, interviewing techniques and basic computing.

Kansas Unemployment Insurance System -Site contains information regarding filing for unemployment benefits in Kansas.

National Job Resources

USAJOBS  -The official website for federal jobs and employment information. -Search for jobs by geography and description.

NationJob Network -Conduct your own search or sign up and let P.J. Scout do the searching for you.

Career Journal from the Wall Street Journal -Career resources and job search from the Wall Street Journal. - An excellent job search engine that pulls listings from both major and niche employment sites.The website is very user friendly.

Online Library Databases

These databases would be a good place to start if you need to research a company before the big interview or to get help with your job search. Library databases may be accessed with your library card number and PIN.  

D&B Million Dollar Database Provides directory information on both public and private companies with more than a million dollars in revenue. Company profiles include sales, number of employees, contact and location information, and executive biographies. Library and home use.

Job and Career Accelerator Job & Career Accelerator™ combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. With this innovative job-hunting system, you can explore different occupations, match your skills with a career, search local and national job postings, create resumes and cover letters, practice interviewing and more.  Library and home use.

JobNow Get LIVE job coaching, resume assistance, search for jobs, and more.  Library and home use.

Learning Express Library LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on academic or licensing tests. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Library and home use.

Reference USA Over 12 million business listings with company profiles, over 120 million nationwide telephone listings gathered from telephone white pages, and over 680,000 listings for physicians and dentists nationwide. Library and home use.


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