Web Links

L110 -- Job Search Skills for Library Personnel
Diablo Valley Collge, Fall 2014

Instructor: Deb Hunt dhunt@dvc.edu


California Library Job Sites

BayNet
http://www.baynetlibs.org/

California Employment Development Dept. Labor Market Information
http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/occguides/

Contra Costa County Library Job Page
http://ccclib.org/libraryjobs/index.html

Library Jobs in California
http://saclibtechjobs.blogspot.com/

San Andreas/San Francisco Bay Chapters, Special Libraries Association
http://sanfrancisco.sla.org/jobline/

Sierra Nevada Chapter, Special Libraries Association
http://slasierranevadachapterjobblog.blogspot.com/

UC Berkeley Libraries Jobsite
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/LHRD/alljobs.html

 
 

Library Jobs Metasites

ALA (American Library Association) Education & Employment Page
http://www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/employment/index.cfm

Indeed.com (lets you search by location of jobs)
http://www.indeed.com

I Need a Library Job
http://inalj.com

Library Job Postings on the Internet
http://www.libraryjobpostings.org/


Library Placement Agencies in the Bay Area

AIM Library and Information Staffing
http://www.aimusa.com

Library Associates
http://www.lac-group.com

Taylor & Associates
http://www.taylorlib.com/


General Job Sites (many include job hunting, resume writing tips and more)

AARP Worksearch (good tips even if you are younger than 50)
http://aarpworksearch.org/
http://jobs.aarp.org/

America's Jobbank
http://www.ajb.dni.us/

California State Personnel Board Jobs Page
https://www.jobs.ca.gov/

CareerJet
http://www.careerjet.com/

CareerOneStop
http://careeronestop.org/

DVC Careers LibGuide
http://dvc.libguides.com/careers

East Bay Works (Great resource here in the Bay Area)
http://www.eastbayworks.com/

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

Government Jobs/PSE Network
http://www.pse-net.com/

Job Hunt
http://www.job-hunt.org/


JobStar: California Job Search Guide
Created by a librarian in 1996 with funding from Library Services & Construction Act Funds. The Get Ready section has great resume and other career helps.

http://jobstar.org/

Monster.com
Tons of job listings, but also career advice. Very comprehensive.

http://monster.com/

Net-Temps
http://www.net-temps.com/


O*NET
The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations

http://online.onetcenter.org/

RetirementJobs.com (for Job Seekers Age 50+)
http://www.retirementjobs.com/

Salary.com
What are you worth? How do you negotiate the salary you want? etc.

http://www.salary.com/salary/layoutscripts/sall_display.asp

Simply Hired
http://www.simplyhired.com/

USA Jobs
Official job site of the U.S. Federal government
http://www.usajobs.gov/

Wetfeet.com
Check out the Career Reseach section
http://www.wetfeet.com/

Workforce50 (to find employers actively hiring workers over the age of 50)
http://www.workforce50.com/


Job Search Aids/Tips

101 + Commonly Asked Interview Questions
http://www.citehr.com/92131-101-commonly-asked-interview-questions.html

AIM Job Search Tips (scroll down page a bit)
http://www.aimusa.com/articles.php

ALA List of Support Staff Positions in Libraries
http://www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/careers/paths/listsupportstaff.cfm

Damn Good Resume Guide
http://www.damngood.com/

Don't Make Up Stuff on Your Resume
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyWm5sda-RM

Dress for Success for a Job Interview
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6xufGeyaMU
http://jobsearch.about.com/od/interviewattire/a/interviewdress.htm
http://www.ehow.com/how_1373_dress-job-interview.html

Ensuring Your Business Cards Mean Business
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121004042117769663.html?mod=

The Origin of Job Interviews -- this will make you laugh!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b56eAUCTLok

Great Cover Letter Example
http://www.askamanager.org/2011/09/great-cover-letter.html

How to Answer the Dreaded 'Salary Question'
http://www.personalbrandingblog.com/how-to-answer-the-dreaded-salary-question/


How to Prepare for a Phone Interview
http://www.shoretel.com/community/how-to-prepare-for-a-phone-interview.html

JobHuntersBible/What Color is Your Parachute?
http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/

Job-Interview.net
Great interview and resume tips.
http://www.job-interview.net

Job Title Generator (or how to earn more by changing your job title)
http://www.michellemach.com/jobtitles/

Interview Knockout Factors: 40 Interview Mistakes That Can Knock You Out of the Running!
InterviewKnockoutFactors.pdf

Occupational Outlook Handbook
http://www.bls.gov/oco/

Quintessential Careers A Career and Job-Hunting Resources Guide
http://www.quintcareers.com/index.html

The Riley Guide: Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet
http://www.rileyguide.com/

Selected Resume Resources on the Web
http://jobstar.org/tools/resume/res-web.cfm

Should You Hire an Overqualified Candidate? - Amy Gallo - Best Practices - Harvard Business Review
http://bit.ly/kB786G

Washington Post Career Advice
http://tinyurl.com/5zoe


What Employers Look for in Resumes

http://tinyurl.com/6726lew

 

Miscellaneous

California Library Directory
http://www.library.ca.gov/lds/librarydirectory.html

Diablo Valley College Career Center
http://www.dvc.edu/career/

Guide to Bay Area Libraries
http://gbalsmc.pbworks.com/w/page/5081063/FrontPage

San Francisco Bay Area Public Libraries in Cyberspace
http://jobstar.org/resource/library/public.php

 


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Last update: September 4, 2014