Job Search Links

Résumés Cover/Application Letters Employment Worksheets
 

"In this century, the ability to think logically and the ability to communicate effectively are more highly prized by employers than ever before.  A strong back is not nearly as important as a strong knack for written communication.  Students who have mastered demanding technical skills may find their chances for a job undercut by their failure to write a compelling or even coherent application letter. Once they are on the job, their prospects for advancement may depend on their successful demonstration of competent writing skills."   Former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey

  MSU-Billings Career Services http://www.msubillings.edu/careers/

Billings Job Service Home Page
http://www.employbillings.com

State of Montana (State Jobs)
http://jobs.mt.gov

America’s Job Bank
http://www.ajb.dni.us

Career
Builder http://www.careerbuilder.com/
Career Info Net  http://www.acinet.org/acinet/
Career Voyages http://www.careervoyages.gov

The Career Occupational INformation Kingdom www.careeroink.com

Small Business Administration
http://www.sba.gov/

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov/oco  Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), 2006-07 Edition  It is useful for finding things, such as skills, to put on your résumé. You can also check into jobs you would like to get and see what skills you possess that would enable you to land the job.

Career Advancement for Professionals
http://www.jobvault.com/

Federal Jobs Central http://www.fedjobs.com/

Job Star http://www.jobstar.org
JobWeb  http://www.jobweb.com
Career development and job-search advice for new college graduates

Monstertrak
  http://www.monstertrak.com/
College job listing and resume markets.

The Riley Guide:  Using the Internet in Your Job Search
http://www.rileyguide.com/jsresearch.htm

Scannable Résumés

Proven Résumés http://www.provenresumes.com/reswkshps/electronic/scnres.html
Scannable Résumé Fundamentals: How to Write Text Résumés  http://www.quintcareers.com/scannable_resumes.html

The Riley Guide:  Résumés
and Cover Letters  http://www.rileyguide.com/letters.html

 

Two Hundred of the World’s Best Cover Letters for Job Hunters http://www.careerlab.com/letters/default.htm 
Lots of tips on dealing with different situations relating to the work world.
Model Job Application Letter

Action Verbs Handout
Personal Traits List
Résumé Work Sheet
Practice Application Form
email Susan Baack This page was last updated 11/19/2012
  since 4/22/05