Evaluating Web Sites | Who?
| Why? How? |
| How Many and How Good? |
| Where? | What
Else? | The BIG Sites | Meta-Lists |
| America's Career Kit | Illinois-Specific
Sites | Government Employers
| |Online Classifieds | Counselor
THE BIG SITES
These sites are BIG
because either they have lots of job listings, are very popular, or are
significant in some way.
This site has all types of jobs located the United States. 4WORK averages
around 2,900 job listings. You can search based on keywords, state, or
company. They update the listings every 10 days. Nice feature: "Better
than a Bookmark" that automatically matches you, the job seeker,
with job listings.
Funded by Kaplan, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company),
Tribune Company, Central Newspapers, Inc., and Accel Partners. Provides
resume posting and job listings for candidates and employers as well as
email notification of both parties whenever a match occurs.
With over 300,000 job
listings, this site includes well-known newspaper classifieds in partnership
with the Tribune Company and Knight Ridder. Also available is an extensive
Candidate Resource Center with everything from visa information to continuing
Averages 12,000 job listings; the emphasis is on technical and computer-related
listings, but does include all types of jobs in the U.S., with some international
postings. Careermagazine is updated daily and you can search by location,
skills description, and job title.
Averages 2,200 job listings of all types of jobs, including technical,
nontechnical, full- and part-time (temporary and permanent) in the United
States. Job listings are updated daily. You can search by occupation,
industry, location, benefits, and keywords for qualifications. You must
register in order to search the job listings. Nice feature: SmartMatch
is an interactive technology that automatically notifies you of job openings
that match your credentials.
Chronicle of Higher Education Career Network
Chronicle of Higher Education. This site lists academic jobs (both faculty
and nonfaculty) located in the U.S. and abroad. You can search by category,
and subsets within categories, keywords, and region. They update the listings
This site specializes in listings for contract employees, usually short
term. If you have never worked on contract before, you should read the
file on contract work. Most jobs are engineering or information systems.
The majority of jobs are listed by consulting, temporary or recruiting
Averages 30,000 job listings in all fields and experience levels, with
a concentration in computer-related positions in the United States; with
some listings in Canada, Europe, and Japan. Search for jobs by industry,
keyword, region and distance from your home.
Averages 1,500 job listings in the U.S. and some U.S. territories. Job
listings are updated daily, except Sunday and Monday. You can search by
keywords, state, and series number (government assigned job codes). Many
federal agencies post openings on their own Web site instead of FedWorld.
You can use FedWorld to link to other federal agencies.
Averages 3,100 job listings in all fields and experience levels in the
U.S., with some international listings. You can only do a keyword search.
The listings are updated daily. This site is maintained by the nonprofit
group, The National Association of Colleges and Employers. In order
to find career links, you must go to the Site Dierectory. This site also
has job search advice and will list jobs by major.
Provides job listings in all types of jobs, including technical, financial,
creative, health care, and more, in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Australia.
The listings are updated daily. You can search by region, discipline,
or company; or keyword, including skills, job titles, or requirements.
The Monster Board is one of the best and most comprehensive job hunting
resources on the Web.
This site averages around 8,000 computer, consulting, finance, health
care, marketing, public relations, sales, and (noncomputer) technical
jobs located in the U.S.; with scattered listings for Canada and Europe.
You can search by job category and state, or do a keyword search by job
description, job title, or company name. It is updated daily.