Careers, Job Search & Unemployment
A collection of subscription databases, ebooks, and other online material paid for by the the Northville District Library or by the Michigan Electronic Library (MeL).
|Job & Career Accelerator
Everything you need for a successful job search! Search over 5 million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings, explore over 1,000 occupations, create resumes and cover letters, practice interviewing skills and more. This free, interactive system is part of the Michigan eLibrary, a 24/7 online library, and Learning Express. NOTE: Learning Express Library has UPDATED to a new version. Your "Account" from the old version does NOT carry over tests to the new version.
Learning Express Library
- 123 Test's Holland Codes Career Tests Page
The Holland Codes is a system to classify jobs into job categories, interest clusters, or work personality environments. In the Holland Model, these categories represent work personalities. There is a quiz link at the top of the page for self assessment.
- Career Education Consumer Report
Online service to help you find career education programs available in Michigan
Source for career, education, resume, interview and salary information
- CGI- Career Guide to Industries
For dozens of different kinds of industries--such as education services, healthcare, and motor vehicle and parts manufacturing--the Career Guide to Industry tells you about: Occupations in the industry, Training and advancement, Earnings, Expected job prospects, Working conditions. In addition, the Career Guide gives you links to information about the job market in each state and more. You can also view Frequently Asked Questions about the Career Guide.
An inside look at jobs and companies. Find jobs and see company salaries, reviews, and interviews - all posted anonymously by employees.
- Green Careers Guide
Informational guide to careers in the burgeoning "Green" industry
- Michigan Jobs and Career Portal
Comprehensive occupational and career planning information
- My Future
Find a career, get into college, explore military career; provided by the Department of Defense
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
Up-to-date career exploration source produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics
- O*NET Online
O*NET Online has detailed descriptions of the world of work for job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers and more!
- Riley Guide
Directory to career information sources and services
- America ’s Job Exchange
Search jobs, post resumes
- Career Builder
Lists jobs from classified newspaper ads and company web sites
- Career Builder Salary Calculator and Wage Information
Source for salary range by location
- Craig’s List- Detroit
Online classified advertisements that include jobs and internships, by region
Search engine includes job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages
- Job Central
National Job Exchange managed by DirectEmployers Association, offering links to job postings from company employment sites
U. S. , international, business, industry and university newspapers’ classified ads
- Riley Guide to Internet Job Searching
Job listings to general job banks and recruiting sites as well as industry specific sites
- Snag A Job
Source for hourly/part-time job listings
Official one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information; a United States Office of Personnel Management Web site
- Yahoo! Hot Jobs
Job search engine and free resume posting
For Recent Graduates
- The Black Collegian Online
Dedicated to serving a diverse population, the site has great information for college students and recent grads on job hunting, researching employers, and accepting offers.
- The Career Guide to Industries
- The Occupational Outlook Handbook
Essential career outlook information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Career Transitions
For new job seekers. This is an aggregate of information from such websites as O*NET (www.onetonline.org) and Simply Hired (www.simplyhired.com), with job search tips and videos of mock interviews.
- Job Web
Sponsored by the national Association of Colleges and Employers, this site contains sample resumes, interviewing tips, and information articles about job searching.
- Monster College
Focused on college students and graduates, this Monster.com partner site features job search advice and internship tips, as well as entry-level job postings.
- Quintessential Careers
One of the major job search websites available. It contains articles and a directory of helpful sites aimed at college students and recent college graduates.
- Student Jobs
This federal government offers college students and recent grads entry-level jobs and internships.
Resumes and Cover Letters
sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
Entry level job resume templates and cover letters
Helpful information on all types of employment correspondence
- Riley Guide
Resume and cover letter writing information, CVs, portfolios
- Michigan Career Development
Career development programs and services for job seekers on the official State of Michigan Web site
- Michigan Civil Service Commission
State civil service jobs
- Michigan Talent Bank (Michigan Works)
System for job matching, based on filing your resume online.
- Oakland County
County job postings.
A series of free university-level career-rebranding courses for unemployed manufacturing workers in: healthcare, government and non-profits, emerging technologies and entrepreneurship
- Michigan Works!
Includes service centers.
- Unemployment Insurance Agency
The site for filing for unemployment compensation in Michigan
- Keep Michigan Working
Jobs, training, finance, networking