Best Job Search Websites and Resources


Are you struggling to find the best places to look for work?  Are you confused by the different job websites, and not sure which ones are valid and safe to use? This blog is for you!  Let’s look at the different types of resources for job and career searchers.



Job Boards – Which Ones are Recommended?

Job boards are websites that share job postings provided by employers.  Some of the ones that I recommend are the following:

Glassdoor

Website: glassdoor.com, opens a new window

  • Requires free signup to access some features                                                                       
  • Ability to upload resume
  • Includes job postings for a wide variety of organizations
  • Provides information regarding salary, benefits, employee ratings and more
  • Can search by geographical location, job type, specific company, full/part-time/remote work


Indeed

Website: indeed.com, opens a new window

  • Requires free signup to access some features
  • Ability to upload resume
  • Includes job postings for a wide variety of organizations
  • Provides information regarding salary, and employee ratings
  • Can search by geographical location, job type, specific company, full/part-time/remote work


Monster

Website: monster.com, opens a new window

  • Requires free signup to access some features
  • Ability to upload resume
  • Includes job postings for a wide variety of organizations
  • Contains sections on salaries and career advice
  • Can search by geographical location, job type, specific company, full/part-time/remote work


LinkedIn

Website: linkedin.com, opens a new window

  • Requires free signup (Premium has a monthly fee)
  • Ability to upload resume
  • Allows users to add information to profile such as work experience, education, skills, publications
  • Allows users to connect with individuals and organizations
  • Can search by geographical location, job type, specific company, full/part-time/remote work


What if I Want to Talk to Someone in Person?

There are several options for in person job and career assistance:


ADWorks! Workforce Center

Website: adworks.org, opens a new window
Phone number: (303) 636-1160


Adams County Workforce and Business Center

Website:  adcogov.org/WBC, opens a new window
Phone number: (303) 659-2120

  • Adams County Workforce and Business Center provides services to registered job seekers.
    Register at: Connecting Colorado


Denver Workforce Center

Website:  Denver Workforce Center, opens a new window
Phone number: (720) 337-9675

  • Denver Workforce Center provides access to
    • Personal Advising sessions: Sign up Here
    • Career paths for people with disabilities
    • Veterans Services
    • Job fairs


Mi Casa Resource Center

Website: micasaresourcecenter.org/career-pathways, opens a new window
Phone Number: (303) 573-1302




I recommend checking out the websites for each of these organizations.  They have classes, programs, and other useful resources.

I am also available to meet in person for questions regarding all things job and career related.  I am the Career Services Librarian for Arapahoe Libraries and love helping people find their next great fit!  Feel free to book an appointment via Ask a Librarian.

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