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.
- 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.
- Lists jobs and volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations, showing the opportunities closest to you by default.
- 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 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.
- Contains only job listings that are also posted on employer websites.
- 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.
- Find federal jobs plus information on programs for veterans, students and graduates, individuals with a disability, and more.