Subject Guide to Careers & Employment

Job Searching Sites


City of Verona

City of Madison

Dane County Job Center

Job Center of Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Worknet

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs

University of Wisconsin—Madison

Madison College Career and Employment Center

The Verona Press
Wisconsin State Journal and Capital Times. Madison area searchable classifieds.

Isthmus Daily Page




Federal Jobs Digest

LinkedIn Jobs

USA Jobs

Yahoo! Careers


United States Department of Labor

Career Preparation and Assistance

LearningExpress Library
Practice tests and study resources for real estate exams, civil service, ACT, SAT, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, GED, Nursing, etc. It also provides guided training for computer skills, job search and workplace skills, U.S. citizenship and Spanish language resources.®
Provides online tutorials in computer, reading and math. Supported by the Goodwill Community Foundation.
Directory information for over 30 million businesses and 220 million residents.
Comprehensive guides and resources to maximize college education, including special resouces for veterans or those interested in ROTC programs.
Online resume building tool.
Free online typing & keyboarding tutorials

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Comprehensive resource detailing training, education, earning potential, job prospects, job descriptions for hundreds of jobs/careers.

Job Hunter’s Bible
Provides resume and job hunting advice. Online supplement to job hunting book, “What Color Is Your Parachute: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers”

Career One Stop
“Learn about different careers, find career information, and locate career resources”

“Career related information, including sample resumes and cover letters for 100's of job titles.”

Wages and Salaries

Wisconsin Prevailing Wage Rate
Wage data provided by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Office of Economic Advisors – Wages.

National Compensation Survey (NCS)
“provides comprehensive measures of occupational wages; employment cost trends, and benefit incidence and detailed plan provisions”