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Advance your career using library resources
This guide provides materials from Bentley.edu collection and the web at large. The library's intent is support for Bentley University community members searching for work. Some resources listed on this guide require an active Bentley password.
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Job hunting websites
National Career Fairs
National Career Fairs lists upcoming job fairs by region and city. Provides advice and information on how to best make job fairs work for you.
This site allows you to search jobs posted on job boards, company websites, and the web. Their advanced search option offers multiple search filters including location, experience, education, job type, and company size.
Identify your interests with websites
Use this for self-assessment, skill identification, and occupational information. See “Skills Search” and map skill sets to the jobs that use them. O*Net is hosted by US the Federal Government.
Job search punchlist
- List leads - Gather intelligence and research employers; be efficient with your time
- Prepare for the interview - Who are you meeting and did you google them? Did you check out the company's website thoroughly? Rehearse elevator speech! Prepare your answers to some awkward questions
- Resume - Introduce yourself
- Content - know your facts about the prospect (see points 1+ 2) and the goals the company boasts about... these are talking points during an introduction and interview
More Job Hunting Websites
Actively scout in the preferred geographic location; no sign up needed to search ziprecruiter from the right page
Articles, tools, tips. Explore occupations by education level, recession proof your job, building a personal brand, and more
A great online resource for researching the status of over 1,000 different occupations and the best education programs for those occupations. Users can also research the best employers for women, racial minorities, the GLBT community, and people with disabilities.
Advertised as the number one job site in the world, Indeed.com is available in over 50 countries, with over 1 billion job searches per month.
State of Massachusetts Job Quest
The official jobs and emoployment website of the state of Massachusetts provides job training and career planning suggestions as well as official state employment data. Users can search for jobs in both the public and private sectors and the site lists the largest private employers by industry.
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