- U.S. News and World Report 2012 College Rankings - Instant access to the most trusted and comprehensive online guide, including exclusive rankings as well as expanded profiles of 1,800-plus colleges and universities. This resource is available for in-Library use only, please see a librarian for user id and password.
Career Resources at the Library
- This is the place to start if you are looking for direction in your job search. Easy access to hundreds of career profiles, personal assessment tools to identify your strengths, and a career matchmaker that unites skills with potential careers.
- JobNow provides a host of services to help in every step of the job search process, including real-time resume assistance and interview coaching.
- Business and Company Resource Center - Accurate, up-to-date company and industry intelligence of more than 300,000 companies with company profiles, industry rankings, products and brands, stock prices, investment reports, industry statistics, and more.
- GDL: Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory 35 -
- Reference USA - Companies can be located by type of business, regional location, size and a variety of other criteria. Personal phone numbers and addresses can be found by using the Residential Database.
Career Research and Resources
- America's Career InfoNet - National, state and metro labor market data.
- Department of Labor- Information on everything from workplace law to training resources.
- LinkedIn- social networking for your career.
- O*NET - Evaluate the skills used in your current occupation, how existing skills may transfer to other occupations, and what new skills might be needed for a transition to a new occupation.
- Salary Calculator - Handy cost of living comparisons for major U.S. cities.
- Salary Surveys - Links to published salary surveys for various professions.
- U.S. Occupational Outlook Handbook - The famous government guide to occupations and professions in the United States with current salaries and prospects
- Job Hunt - A directory of Internet and Web career and employment resources, selected and organized for your quick and easy use.
- The Riley Guide - A great place to begin: this site includes everything you ever wanted to know about jobs, resumes, interviews, etc. and where to find it.
- Yahoo! Careers - Find job listings, a resume building resource center, salary comparisons, advice and other career management tools.
Job Hunting Websites
- America's Job Exchange - Search more than half a million jobs from employers who post directly to AJE with access to millions of additional job listings.
- CareerBuilder - Job listings from around the country.
- CTJobs.com - Search for jobs by county and by company in the state of Connecticut.
- CT Jobcentral - Job listings from the CT Department of Labor.
- Connecticut's Reemployment Portal - Laid off? Changing careers? Here's help.
- Fairfield County Jobs - Search for jobs in both the public and private sector in Fairfield County.
- Fairfield County Help Wanted - This regional site is for job seekers and recruiters.
- Headhunter.net- Listing of 250,000 jobs, with an international section.
- HireAbility.com - A job site for recruiters, freelancers, contractors, telecommuters and those looking for permanent placement in information technology.
- Indeed.com - A mega job search site that aggregates listings from all over the country.
- Jobs 4.0 - Job opportunites for candidates 40 and older.
- JobsNet - Information and advice for those seeking employment in Fairfield County.
- JuJu.com - A job search engine that searches by job keywords and location.
- The Ladders - Pre-screened $100K+ job opportunities across all industries and locations, focused primarily on vice president, director and manager positions.
Linkup - A job search engine that searches by job keywords and location.
- The Monster Board - A list of 380,000 jobs, with job search agents that will email lists of jobs to you on a regular basis.
- Six Figure Jobs - Listings are prescreened for salaries $100,000 and above.
- Pam Pohly's Net Guide: Healthcare Employment - A comprehensive index to healthcare job links and opportunities.
Career Blogs and Advice