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Connecticut Jobs  -  Job Listings and Career Information
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Connecticut Jobs  

 

Connecticut Department of Labor
This department offers career guidance, consulting, assessment and veterans’ services. The agency also provides education and training, including apprenticeships, welfare-to-work programs and support for people with disabilities.

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Connecticut Job Bank
The CT Job Bank is part of JobCentral National Labor Exchange. This is a service of DirectEmployers Association.

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Craigslist
Search for jobs posted.  Search by state, then by county listings.  You’ll find many listings here that you won’t find on other sites.  It’s free to post job listings here.

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CT.Now Hartford Courant Jobs
Search local, regional and national job listings.

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Employment Opportunities – State of CT
Connecticut Department of Administrative Services. General employment information for the State of Connecticut, State employment exams, State job listings.

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Hartford County Jobs
This is an online job board serving the employers and jobseekers in Hartford County.  Jobseekers may search (for free) jobs by keyword, city or category. Employers are charged a fee to post their jobs.

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Job and Career Connection 
Career guidance, educational resources, jobs in CT and job seeker resources.

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Reference USA
Search for companies by geographical area.  Directory information on US businesses, and US healthcare providers

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Job Listings and Career Information


Best Places to Live
Define your ideal place to live by indicating the importance to you of each category. BestPlaces.net runs through thousands of calculations and displays a list of the cities that meet your criteria.

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Career Builder
A centralized listing of employment opportunities from around the country. Search 1.6 million jobs. Find new employment or work. Fresh job listings posted daily. Have jobs emailed to you.

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Career Magazine
Provides resources to advance your career, in addition to posting the latest jobs from coast to coast.

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CareerOneStop
Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, this site offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses and workforce professionals.

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Career Overview
Career and education information, job search resources.

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College Grad Job Hunter
Entry level job site including top jobs and employers.

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Dice.com 
Dice.com is designed for the needs of technology professionals to perform highly targeted job searches based on specific criteria, including location, type of employment, skill set and keyword. Job search tools such as search agents, resume posting and career-related content.  

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Glassdoor.com
Provides you with an inside look at company salary details, reviews, and interview questions for thousands of companies.  It is a comprehensive career resource with information on 26,000+ companies. Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details. Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pro's and con's of working for a particular employer.

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HigherSalary.com
The site provides detailed profiles and salary information for hundreds of careers.

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Indeed
Search engine that includes job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages.  Searches can be saved and delivered via email alert.

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Job Application Center
A free online resource offering specific information and advice on how to apply online and offline to every major company in the U.S.   
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JobBank USA
Offers one of the largest job posting databases on the web. Contains free sample resumes, cover letters, resume templates and interview questions.  Browse job openings by industry or state.

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JobNow
Resources for the job hunter: Personality and career assessments, resume writing, resume analysis, live interview coaching and interview tips, plus internet resources for the job hunter.
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JobStar - Salary Surveys
Links to over 300 free online salary surveys for a wide range of professions and settings.  The focus is on California and national surveys.

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Learning Express Library
Provides interactive online practice tests and tutorial courses for academic and licensing tests. Tests include Advanced Placement, Basic Skills Success(grammar, math, comprehension), Business Writing, Civil Service (including Postal Workers), College Preparation (including SAT), Cosmetology, EMS, ESL(Spanish), Firefighter, GED, Job & Career, Military, Nurse Aide, Skills Improvement, Technical and Career College, and US Citizenship and more. Plus, there is a computer tutorial section for learning Microsoft products: Excel, Access, Word , Publisher and PowerPoint and Adobe Photoshop and more.

Note: users must sign in with user name and password. If you will also be using this database from home, please use your Newington library barcode number (no spaces, no letters) as your user name.

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Monster
One of the largest online job sites.  Monster.com offers thousands of job listings, sample resumes and job search letters, self-assessment guides, email counseling, company profiles and specialized sections for job searches.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Maintained by US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. A source of career information designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.

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Onlinejobapplications.com
A free online resource offering specific information and advice on how to apply online and offline to every major company in the U.S.
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Riley Guide 
Directory of employment opportunities and job resources on the Internet. Links to salary surveys.

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Salary Calculator
Measure your job compensation to the closest match in this database by searching job title and location.

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Salary Expert.com
Offers salary surveys, wage calculators, compensation reports and salary advice.  SalaryExpert.com has a range of salary tools and salary surveys and cost of living calculator.

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USA Jobs
Official one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information. Run by United States Office of Personnel Management.

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VetSuccess.gov 
Help for veterans who have service-connected disabilities become suitably employed, maintain employment or achieve independence in daily living.

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www.jobapplicationcenter.com
A free online resource offering specific information and advice on how to apply online and offline to every major company in the U.S.  
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