NCWorks.Gov - NCWorks online is a one-stop online resource for job seekers and employers in North Carolina.
CentralinaCareerHeadlight.com - Centralina Career Headlight is an innovative new career tool for our region matching students and job seekers with in-demand local careers, education, and skills training.
Free Email Sites
Before a job searcher begins to fill out a job application they will need to have a valid email address.
Free email accounts are available at the following sites
Hotmail – Microsoft’s online email
Yahoo! Mail – Yahoo!’s online email
Gmail - Google's online email
Worksmart - Tips For Success; tips on filling out a job application
Fill in Fact Sheet to carry with you on your job search, from worksmart.ca.gov.
Online Job Applications
Job Application Guide This job application guide includes information on how to complete a job application, including paper applications, online applications, and employer-direct applications. You can also review job application samples, examples, and forms.
Online Jobs and Kiosks from the Riley Guide - Unemployment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet.
Resumes and Cover Letters
The Riley Guide – help with resumes and cover letters.
Career Connections Center - Rowan County
1923 South Main St, Salisbury NC
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Services: skills assessments, career counseling, resume and cover letter writing, assistance with applications, computers with high-speed internet access and interview simulators, project re-entry.
USA Jobs - Information Center – Official job site of the US Federal Government: includes help with resumes, interviewing, hiring trends, writing and cover letter tips
Careerbuilder.com - free resume review
Monster.com – advice, resumes, and Letters
Free Resume Test – check to see if yours stands out in a crowd
About.com - comprehensive collection of resources for cover letters, resumes, etc.
Vault – resume advice and interview questions for professionals and students pursuing careers
Resume Resource – resources for resumes, cover letters, interviews, etc.
Interview Dos and Don'ts
Interview Tips (video)
Dress for Success
How to Dress for an Interview
Questions to Expect
Types of Questions
35 Questions - Be prepared to answer these 35 questions
Local Job Listings
Salisbury Post Classifieds
Lexington Dispatch Classifieds
High Point Enterprise Classifieds
Rowan County Human Resources
North Carolina Jobs Online
Links to North Carolina Newspapers
North Carolina Press Association - Member Newspapers Online
Links to North Carolina Online Job Search Engines
State Library Employment Link – list of library jobs in North Carolina
North Carolina Office of State Personnel – job postings for the state of North Carolina
Job Openings from the North Carolina Employment Security Commission
Craig’s List – localized - Search North Carolina Cities by job type
Indeed – searches job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages. You can also search nationwide.
North Carolina Job Search Resources
JobLink Career Centers – offer employment and training services that can help job seekers find a new or better job. Local workforce development professionals from diverse partner agencies work together under one roof to help provide these services. JobLink Career Centers also serve businesses. Services available at JobLink Career Centers.
North Carolina Career Resource Network – list of links to online job search and career websites. Includes information about resumes, interviews and career choices.
North Carolina Employment Security Commission - The local ESC office is located at 1904 South Main Street in Salisbury.
North Carolina State Government Vacancy Listing - View jobs by job title or location
North Carolina Health Careers
National Jobs Online
Links to National Online Job Search Engines
SnagaJob – the #1 source for hourly and part-time jobs
Simply Hired – job search made simple, searches thousands of job boards, classifieds, and company sites. Advanced search options include type of job, type of company, keyword, location and the date the job was posted.
CoolWorks - Jobs in Cool Places -seasonal jobs, cruise ships, camps, and internships
More Job Sites - List of additional job search engines from About.com
USA Jobs – United States Federal Government official job site
National Job Search Resources
About.com – comprehensive collection of resources for job searching
The Riley Guide – exhaustive list of links to sites with job listings
Vault – for professionals and students pursuing careers
Monster – find jobs, network, build a career
Careerbuilder – U.S.’s largest online job site
America's Job Bank
Chronicle for Higher Education
Career and Occupational Information
O*NET OnLine- O*NET, the Occupational Information Network, is a comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics. As the replacement for the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT), O*NET will be the nation's primary source of occupational information.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - The Occupational Outlook Handbook is 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.