Job Seekers

Career Assessment & Preparation


Learning Express
Contains civil service test preparation, resume & cover letter review courses, and college & graduate school test practice.

NOVA Job Center
Local organization offering workshops on resume writing and interviewing, help with changing careers, skills assessment, and more. 

Job Retraining Resources

 
California Occupational Guides
Provides detailed information on California wages, job outlook, education, and licensing requirements for approximately 300 occupations.

State-Certified Training Providers

Find qualified training providers offering a wide range of educational and training programs for various occupations.

MySkillsMyFuture
Matches your former job to new careers.

Job Sites


Simply Hired
A metasearch engine that searches many job sites all at once.

Indeed.com
Another metasearch engine that shows you many jobs sites all at once.

Craigslist
Bay Area job listings divided by type of job.  Includes temporary, part-time and full-time jobs. 

Glassdoor
Career research site containing job announcements, company reviews, salaries, and interview questions shared by employees.

LinkedIn
With a LinkedIn account, LinkedIn's job page allows you to search, save, and receive email alerts and suggestions about jobs that might interest you.

Snagajob.com
Good for hourly or part-time jobs

CareerOneStop
Job openings, salary data, and everything else you need to start job-hunting.

Caljobs
The California state employment site.

CalOpps
A public employment job board operated by public agencies.

USA Jobs
US government job openings

Work For Good
A job search site just for nonprofit jobs

Idealist.org
More nonprofit jobs; also internships

edjoin.org
All school-oriented jobs - not just teachers! Counselors, janitors, maintenance too.

Care.com
Find caregiving jobs; nannies, dog walkers, senior care providers and more.


Resume Help

Resumes & Cover Letters Guide
Steps to take to create resumes and cover letters provided by the Career Center at UC Berkeley.

Action Words
A great list of action verbs to use on your resume.

Typing Tutorial


Sense-Lang
Use this free touch typing site for keyboard practice. Complete your job applications faster!
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Unemployment

Unemployment Application - California
State of California's Unemployment Development Department (EDD) page where you can find information about and claim unemployment benefits.