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Michigan Career Information ~ A division of, this Web site allows you to search by state and job category.jobsearch2

PeopleReady ~ Place to look for day labor, temporary jobs, summer jobs etc. Closest branch office is in Westland or Livonia.

The Job Network ~ powered by the Detroit Free Press.

The Job Network ~ powered by the Detroit News.

Pure Michigan Talent Connect ~  Search for jobs or create and post a resume. ~ Local jobs in large cities in Michigan may be found in newspaper listings here. ~ Job openings in Michigan's upper peninsula and northern lower peninsula are posted here. Job seekers may post their resumes and get daily notice of job openings.

Wayne County ~ Job openings.


General Sites

Career Onestop ~ dispenses information about occupations, future hot jobs, certifications, licenses, training programs, and job searching.

BestJobsUSA  ~ Employment ads and resume postings from USA Today and Employment Review.

Careerbuilder ~ Articles on career strategies, job searching, and resume posting to this site.

Glassdoor ~ Find jobs and see company salaries, reviews, and interviews – all posted anonymously by employees. ~ another one-stop job shop. ~ Search by ZIP code or job category. Also has resume help on-line.

LinkedIn Jobs ~ "LinkedIn is an online network of more than 250 million experienced professionals from 200 countries around the world."

LinkedIn Salary Finder ~ "Discover your earning potential with LinkedIn Salary. Explore salaries by job title and location. See how years of experience, industry, location and more can impact your salary." ~ Worldwide access for all levels in all fields. Post your resume here and it will tell you how many employers have looked at it.

Occupational Briefs ~ Chronicle Occupational Briefs present information on more than 2,000 occupational titles, including 650 comprehensive occupational descriptions, ranging from those that require a high school diploma or less, through professional careers; that's more than 95% of the jobs in the workforce.

Occupational Outlook Handbook ~ U.S. Department of Labor resource, with job outlook and general salary guidelines, current as of 2014.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly ~ U.S. Dept. of Labor's online journal with articles on the economy, labor force and other job related topics.

O*NET Online ~ helps job seekers and career professionals find data on occupations, earnings, skills and interest profiles, military transition codes, and green jobs. ~ Enter a job category and a location and the salary wizard will tell you the base salary for that position in that area of the country or state. ~ one-stop shopping for jobs by type and geographic location. ~ Resource for part-time and hourly jobs, even volunteer opportunities.




Job Listings - Specific Categories


Academic Employment Network ~ Primary, secondary, and higher learning positions.

Vitae ~ Connects faculty and administrators with positions available in higher education.



Federal Jobs Digest ~ Search for or post federal jobs. Includes a resume builder feature. Some features only available in the library. Please see a librarian to log in.

USAJOBS ~ "A free web-based job board enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations."

U.S. Census Department ~ Search for positions throughout the U.S.A. or link to regional field offices.


Professional and Beginning Careers

CollegeGrad ~ For the first-time job seeker. ~ Work where others only visit - 75,000 jobs in great places!

Engineer Jobs ~ For engineers and technical professionals.

LiveCareer ~ Contains articles and a directory of helpful sites aimed at college students and recent college graduates.  ~ Internships and post-graduate opportunities.


Resumes and Cover Letters

Resume Resource ~ Examples of Before and After resumes and cover letters.

Accent Resume Writing ~ Tips and examples for resumes and cover letters.

Jobstar Central ~ Resumes and cover letters From the California Job Search Guide.


Facebook Apps

BranchOut ~ Helps you expand your career network to include absolutely everyone you know on Facebook.