Subject Guide to Careers & Employment

Job Searching Sites

Regional

City of Verona
http://www.ci.verona.wi.us

City of Madison
http://www.cityofmadison.com/employment/

Dane County Job Center
http://www.danejobs.com/

Job Center of Wisconsin
http://jobcenterofwisconsin.com

Wisconsin’s Worknet
http://worknet.wisconsin.gov/worknet/default.aspx

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
http://dva.state.wi.us/Ben-Employment.asp

University of Wisconsin—Madison
http://www.jobs.wisc.edu/

Madison College Career and Employment Center
http://madisoncollege.edu/finding-employment

The Verona Press
http://www.connectverona.com

Madison.com
Wisconsin State Journal and Capital Times. Madison area searchable classifieds.
http://host.madison.com/classifieds/jobs/

Isthmus Daily Page
http://isth.adqic.com/index.html
 

National

Monster
http://www.monster.com/

CareerBuilder
http://www.careerbuilder.com/

Federal Jobs Digest
http://www.jobsfed.com/

LinkedIn Jobs
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/

USA Jobs
http://www.usajobs.gov/

Yahoo! Careers
http://us.careers.yahoo.com/

Craigslist
http://madison.craigslist.org/

United States Department of Labor
http://www.dol.gov/dol/audience/aud-unemployed.htm

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.
GCFLearnFree.org®
Provides online tutorials in computer, reading and math. Supported by the Goodwill Community Foundation.
 
AtoZdatabases
Directory information for over 30 million businesses and 220 million residents.

 

BestColleges.com
Comprehensive guides and resources to maximize college education, including special resouces for veterans or those interested in ROTC programs.
http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/

GotResumeBuilder.com
Online resume building tool.
https://www.gotresumebuilder.com/

Typingweb.com
Free online typing & keyboarding tutorials
http://www.typingweb.com/

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Comprehensive resource detailing training, education, earning potential, job prospects, job descriptions for hundreds of jobs/careers.
http://www.bls.gov/oco/

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”
http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/

Career One Stop
“Learn about different careers, find career information, and locate career resources”
http://www.careeronestop.org/

JobHero
“Career related information, including sample resumes and cover letters for 100's of job titles.”
http://www.jobhero.com/

Wages and Salaries

Wisconsin Prevailing Wage Rate
Wage data provided by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Office of Economic Advisors – Wages.
http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/er/prevailing_wage_rate/

National Compensation Survey (NCS)
“provides comprehensive measures of occupational wages; employment cost trends, and benefit incidence and detailed plan provisions”
http://www.bls.gov/ncs/