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Looking for Your Job?

There are jobs out there – but how do you find them? The search can feel overwhelming, but these resources can help.

Career Cruising

  • This database, offered by the Dayton Metro Library, helps identify careers that fit your strengths. Answer a series of questions on your skills and interests to learn more about career pathways and post-secondary educational opportunities.

Companies and Reviews

  • Find company reviews from current and former employees. Get a feel for your potential employer’s work environment from those who have experienced it firsthand.

Idealist

  • Lists jobs and volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations, showing the opportunities closest to you by default.

Job Scams

  • When applying for jobs online, be on the lookout for suspicious postings. This website can help you identify scams and also offers steps to take if you come across a potential scam.

Job Search

  • Job aggregator websites like Indeed take job postings from all over the internet and put them in one easily- searchable place. Over 800,000 jobs are posted on Indeed every week.

LinkUp

  • Contains only job listings that are also posted on employer websites.

Monster

  • A job aggregator like Indeed, Monster shares millions of job postings in one place.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - United States Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • The federal government’s career guidance resource. Contains current statistics and employment projections as well as average pay and job duties. Updated every two years.

Ohio Means Jobs

  • A one-stop website for your Ohio-based job search. Create an account, explore careers, get online training, take practice tests, and search for jobs.

CareerOneStop - Professional Association Finder

  • Find professional associations in your field. Many of these associations post job listings or offer networking opportunities.

USA Jobs

  • Find federal jobs plus information on programs for veterans, students and graduates, individuals with a disability, and more.
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