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 A. Introduction

Getting a new job requires the candidate to locate and contact companies and individuals who are hiring in the candidate's field of interest. This guide is designed to help you find print and Internet based resources that identify those opportunities for employment and provide you with some skills and knowledge about the process of job hunting. This guide is general in nature so you may want to narrow your search according to the job you seek, e.g. clerical, construction, etc. If you are not sure what kind of job you want, consult the Pathfinder Choosing a Career

 B. Subject Headings and Shelf Numbers

  • Job hunting
  • Employment interviewing
  • Resumes (employment)
  • Browse call numbers 331 and 650.14
  • Most branches of the Library system keep a special area for JOBS related materials; ask a librarian to show you where it is.

 C. Frequently Mentioned Texts

What Color Is Your Parachute? (331.128/B69/wl/JOBS)

Knock Em Dead is a series of books about resumes, cover letters, and interviewing.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Interview (650.14/D698ci2)
Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Resume (650.14/IR65c3)

 D. Magazines or Newspapers

 E. Internet Resources

 F. Other Media, e.g. Video, Audio

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The Virtual Job Interview (Video)

 H. Additional Resources

Prepared by P Davidson
Updated May 2013