Job Searching, Career Information & Resumes

  • Southeast Tennessee Career Center: Search for jobs in the local or national areas. Provides resources on education, financial aid, and assessment. Search the website or visit the local Southeast Career Center in Athens, 901 Congress Parkway, Phone: 423.745.2028, Fax: 423.745.0749
  • CareerOneStop: Access over 1 million jobs, get labor market trends and tips, post your resume for thousands of employers, and MUCH MORE
  • USAJobs: Learn how to apply for jobs, build your resume, find an ideal job, or explore exciting Federal career options that match your interest. It’s your one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.
  • America’s Job Bank: Jointly maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor and various state employment offices, this is one of the largest sources online for national and international employment. It offers job posting for employers and resume posting and job searching by occupation, keyword, and zip code for job-hunters.
  • CareerBuilder: With its efficient online recruiting service, resume posting capability, and access to the classified ads of 45 daily newspapers, acquired from the defunct, this enormous job bank lists over 400,000 job announcements searchable by type, industry, company, and location.
  • CareerJournal: The Wall Street Journal’s free site covers all aspects of the employment search with versatile salary profile data and a calculator; relocation and retirement information; hiring trends listed by industry; resume writing and posting; a large job bank updated twice weekly; and hundreds of articles.
  • America’s Career Infonet: Part of a suite of online tools sponsored by the Labor Department, ACInet is a superb source of in-depth information on wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, state labor market conditions, national employer contacts, and links to 5000 online resources.
  • JobHunt: Offers an impressive gateway to hundreds of useful links to accessible job resources and services listed by category or location.
  • This veteran features a tremendous database of information for the job seeker and employer, with a variety of resources for college graduates and chief executives alike.
  • Supported by a team of experienced compensation specialists, this popular site features fast and easy-to-use salary, benefits, and cost-of-living wizards, a salary timer, college tuition calculator, job assessor, and other tools.
  • Tennessee Career Information Delivery System: Take a Job Search questionnaire, or search the job database. In cooperation with The Tennessee Dept. of Education Division of Vocational-Technical Education
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2006-07 Edition: a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions; the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

Miscellaneous Employment Web Sites

Creating Your Resume

At the Library: A guide is available at the Reference Desk. Also, check resources in our Reference Collection within the 331.1 to 331.7 ranges. See also the Library Catalog, checking subjects such as: job hunting, resumes, cover letters, grants-in-aid, employment, interviews, etc.

Updated November 2007