Lean on the Library: Searching for a Job?


Searching for a job?


Searching for a Job:
Wondering where to begin? Start by getting help with résumé writing, job search strategies, successful interviewing techniques and learn about online employment sites.

See also: Book Resources



Job Searching Websites

  • MLive Jobs
    Search for jobs posted in newspapers throughout Michigan.
  • Michigan Talent Bank
    Search more than 15,000 new job openings added monthly and post your resume so more than 40,000 employers can find it.
  • Indeed
    Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages, and research job trends or salaries.
  • Michigan Jobs & Career Portal
    Search for jobs, learn about job training resources and careers and occupations.
  • MeL Career Resources
    Explore career preferences, find information about writing cover letters and resumes, and browse more than 60 job posting sites from the Michigan eLibrary.
  • CareerOneStop
    Offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • USAJobs
    One-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Provides information on various occupations including the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions, as well as job search tips and links to information about the job market in each state.


Community Resources


Résumés, Cover Letters, and References


Interview Preparation

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