HERE IS A LIST OF FREE RESOURCES TO HELP YOU LAUNCH AN EFFECTIVE JOB SEARCH.
SKILL & PERSONALITY ASSESSMENTS
MyNextMove Not sure about your next career move? Click on this website to get an idea of what you may enjoy doing. This Interest Profiler will generate career suggestions plus give you information on numerous occupations, training opportunities, and income potential.
Humanmetrics.com Want to find out your personality type and specifically, which jobs are a best fit? Then, this is the site for you. First, take this quick assessment, then go here to see which famous folks are part of your tribe. Have fun but, most important, get key insight on what makes you tick and how to make the most of your potential,
Queendom.com Here is the mother of all assessment site—well, almost. It offers everything from IQ Tests to Relationship Tests to Diet & Weight Loss Tests to Social Skills Tests. Check it out! Self-knowledge is the bedrock of success.
CAREER / SKILLS / SALARY & TREND SEARCH
O*Net OnLine This site offers career exploration and job analysis tools for job seekers. Research any occupation and get detailed, local statistics for your career interests.
Occupational Outlook Handbook Get career information on hundreds of occupations provided by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. As a job seeker, you will find this information invaluable.
JOB & COMPANY SEARCH WEBSITES
Indeed.com Save time by searching hundreds of openings and applying for jobs through one site. Please do not post your resume to the site. This site also provides reviews by former employees to help with your company research.Instead, send your resume directly to the employer or add it as an attachment through the employer on-line application system.
SimplyHired.com Word on the street is that this site offers more results per entry than other job boards. Why not see for yourself?
Jobs.mo.gov Missouri residents can safely search for local jobs through this state website. Sign-up to receive daily job leads e-emailed to you. You can register on-line for free, but you will have access to more resources if you visit one of the American Job Center offices in your area.
Illionoisworknet.com Illinois residents have access to career exploration tools, resume help, on-line training and more through this easy-to-use site.
Glassdoor Need to know what an employer pays for specific talent? Glassdoor may have the answer plus interview questions and company reviews.
Dice.com Are you're a techie? If so, this is the website for you. Loaded with career information and open positions for those with your expertise, Dice is a good match for you.
CIO.com An excellent resource for techies, CIO provides relevant, trending career information and news on everything technology. Even non-techies will glean from its rich information well.