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Employment Support Resources: Job Searching

Job Search Resources in the Library

MassHire Career Centers serve as a vital link between workers and employers to bring about economic opportunity. Career Centers are helping put Massachusetts’ citizens back on the payroll, one person and one job at a time.

This is a Massachusetts-specific resource that allows you to search for jobs, learn about employment options, fund training programs, and create resumes.

If you are interested in generally searching on the Gale Vocations and Careers database, use this search bar. It will return lists of articles relevant to your search terms

Outside the Library Job Search Resources

Below is a list of commonly used websites for job searching. Many offer the ability to make accounts, save job postings, upload resumes, and more.

General Job Searching:

  • Career Builder - Career Builder is a job search website where you can upload and save job postings. It also features articles that contain career advice.
  • Indeed - A popular job search website where you can upload a resume, save job postings, and directly apply to jobs.
  • - is another job search website like Indeed or Career Builder.
  • SimplyHired - Another job search site where you can upload your resume and apply to jobs.
  • U.S. Government Jobs - A job search site for those seeking government employment.

Job Training and Networking:

  • Careeronestop - Career one stop includes job searches, professional development training opportunities, and more. 
  • LinkedIn - Linked in is primarily a job networking site, but also has a job search function built into it, where you can apply using your LinkedIn profile.
  • Massachusetts JobQuest - A job search website specific to Massachusetts. JobQuest helps you find career center workshops, job fairs, and recruitment events that are held by MassHire Career Centers in your region.

Mission-driven, Non-profits & Volunteer Opportunities

  • Idealist - A job search website for non-profits and volunteer work.
  • WorkforGood - A job search website for mission-driven careers.

Reviews of Company Profiles: 

  • GlassDoor - GlassDoor shows the predicted and average wages for a role, as well as reviews of the company by previous and current employees, previous applicants, and other job seekers. 
  • The Muse - This is a job search website similar to GlassDoor that includes company profiles. It also includes job search advice and coaching.

Job Searching Tips for Women

Provided is a list of job search resources geared towards women. Gender diversity in the work place remains an issue.

  • GlassDoor Can Open Doors - Read here about how GlassDoor is helpful in finding a quality workplace. This is especially important for women when they are negotiating wages and salary.