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All Retail Jobs
http://www.allretailjobs.com
Large national job bank specializing in retail employment
CareerBuilder.com
http://www.careerbuilder.com/Default.aspx?cbRecursionCnt=1
This site provides a large assortment of job listings, many of which are collected from websites of leading employers as well as classified ads from major newspapers.
CareerOneStop
http://www.careeronestop.org/
U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals.
Cool Works
http://www.coolworks.com/jobs-by-state/
Summer jobs and Seasonal jobs in National Parks, Ski Resorts, Ranches, Camps and Cruise Ships and other Great Places.
Criminal Justice Degree Schools
http://www.criminaljusticedegreeschools.com/
Criminal Justice Degree Schools has the resources and relationships you need to find the best criminal justice schools and associated criminal justice degrees to launch your criminal justice career.
idealist.org
http://www.idealist.org/
Idealist.org hosts job postings from over 66,000 non-profit agencies and foundations. Search for a job or internship at a non-profit, or network with hundreds of other philanthropic-minded individuals to find opportunities, internships and job leads.
IMDiversity.com
http://www.imdiversity.com/
This job bank posts jobs from employers who actively promote diversity. The site is divided into "villages" for African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and women, as well as a catch-all "global village."
Indeed
http://www.indeed.com
Click here to find millions of jobs from thousands of company web sites, job boards and newspapers. one search. all jobs.
JobHuntersBible.com
http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/
Job searching website created by Dick Bolles, author of _What Color is Your Parachute?_. Contains job search strategies, articles, career assessment tools and web resources for conducting a job search.
Jobster
http://www.jobster.com/
Social networking site that allows users to create profiles, add searchable tags, and be found by top employers who search the site for talent. Also has online networking capabilities.
Monster.com
http://www.monster.com/
This site offers a large variety of jobs worldwide. It is one of the oldest online job banks.
Net-Temps
http://www.net-temps.com/
Clearinghouse of temporary, contract and/or full-time jobs posted by temporary and staffing agencies. Searchable by keyword and geographic location.
O*Net Online
http://online.onetcenter.org/
A full-access, online version of the occupational network database.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
http://www.bls.gov/oco/
A classic reference about occupations from A to Z. Compiled by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes a description of the work, training, and education and more.
The Riley Guide
http://www.rileyguide.com/
This is an excellent gateway to employment information on the Internet. One can find links to job posting boards, career research sites, help with resumes and much more.
Rising Star Internships
http://www.rsinternships.com/rshome.htm
A database of national internship openings for students. Prospective interns can post their resume on the site.
SimplyHired
http://www.simplyhired.com/
Job listing website that searches across many local and national job posting sites. Also uses artifical intelligence software to find job listings that would interest you based on your previous rankings of job search results.
Teacher Certification Degrees
http://www.teachercertificationdegrees.com/
Looking for information about teaching certification, degrees, and careers? You’ve come to the right place
True Careers
http://www.truecareers.com/
This is a comprehensive job hunting site geared toward college graduates.
TweetaJob
http://tweetajob.blogspot.com/
Tweetajob is a web based platform that interacts with Twitter, allowing recruiters to efficiently tweet jobs. Jobseekers can elect to receive job postings via Twitter feed, through the Tweetajob search engine or via mobile devices, according to personal preferences.
USAJOBS
http://www.usajobs.com/
The federal government's official jobs site.
VetJobs
http://www.vetjobs.com/
Searchable database for former service members seeking work. Aids employers in reaching highly qualified personnel, with unique experience.
WetFeet.com
http://www.wetfeet.com/Default.aspx
This job hunting website provides information on companies, careers and industries for job seekers. It also offers job seekers advice; newsletters; salary benchmarking tools; and discussion boards on negotiating a raise, writing better cover letters and more.
Women for Hire
http://womenforhire.com/news/advice/
Not just for women, this website offers a variety of up-to-date advice on the job search process, including resumes and cover letters and preparing for interviews.
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AmeriCorps in Washington
http://www.americorps.gov/about/role_impact/state_profiles_detail.asp?tbl_profiles_state=WA
AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet our country's critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.
CareerBuilder from The News Tribune
http://www.thenewstribune.com/careerbuilder/
The newstribune.com is now powered by the nation's largest job network. Search local and national job listings.
Careers.wa.gov
http://careers.wa.gov/
Washington state is one of the largest employers in the state, and also one of the most diverse. Whatever your field of interest, from park ranger to nurse to lawyer, you’ll find opportunities with Washington State. With more than 100 different agencies from which to choose, you have a lot of options for continued career growth.
City of Seattle Employment
http://www.cityofseattle.net/jobs/
This web site for the city of Seattle's personnel services lists current job openings as well as employment information and job class specifications.
CraigsList Jobs
http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/jjj/
Craigslist provides local classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, personals, services, local community, and events.
Jobdango
http://www.jobdango.com/
Looking for Oregon jobs or Washington jobs? Jobdango is the Northwest premier employment search engine offering more online jobs in Oregon and Washington.
King County Job Openings
http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs.aspx
Get information about the latest job openings available at the various department of King County.
Northwest Jobs
http://www.nwjobs.com/
Classified ads from the Seattle Times.
Pierce County Job Opportunities
http://www.co.pierce.wa.us/cfapps/jobs/JobList.cfm
This site contains a list of open positions available for those interested in working for the county government.
Puget Sound Business Journal
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/jobs/
Find listings in this noted resource for Seattle area or click on Tacoma for local area.
Snag a Job
http://www.snagajob.com/jobs/Washington_jobs.html
SnagAJob.com has thousands of jobs in Washington, including part-time jobs, student jobs, seasonal jobs, hourly jobs and teen jobs already available, with new positions added daily.
Tacoma City Job Announcements
http://www.cityoftacoma.org/Page.aspx?nid=7
Position announcements, general information, application and testing information, and related links can be found at this city of Tacoma employment portal.
Washington's Unemployment Benefits
http://www.esd.wa.gov/uibenefits/index.php
Access this page to apply for unemployment benefits.
WorkSource Washington
https://fortress.wa.gov/esd/worksource/Employment.aspx
An outstanding resource for finding jobs in Washington State, courtesy of the state government. This site also links to America's Job Bank, a large listing of jobs with nationwide coverage.
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Disability.gov
https://www.disability.gov/
A one-stop-shop for federal government information for people with disabilities, including information for job seekers. Provides links to some job databases, and to GovBenefits.com.
Federal Employment of People with Disabilities
http://www.opm.gov/disability/index.asp
This site is designed to provide a simple and straightforward mechanism to help Americans, with and without disabilities, better understand how to hire and retain persons with disabilities.
Job Accommodation Network
http://www.jan.wvu.edu/
The JAN is "a free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations."
Job Seeking Skills for People with Disabilities
http://www.csun.edu/~sp20558/dis/sh.html
This resource guide from California State Northridge provides information such as identifying occupations, how to complete job applications, developing resumes, writing cover letters, interviewing skills, finding internships, and personal marketing skills. There are also sections on employee/employer expectations as well as links to ADA information.
Washington State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
http://www1.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/
The DVR's mission is "to enable individuals with disabilities to obtain and keep employment," a vitally important site for potential employees and employers alike.
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