Online Resources

Below are numerous websites for all aspects of your career and life. The websites are grouped in the general categories and sub-categories listed below. Click on any of them to jump to a list of links.

 
 
 

 

News


CAREER PLANNING 

Self-Exploration

California Career Zone Self-Assessments
Cal State LA Career Development for Undergraduates
Career Depot Job Seeking Skills
Keirsey Personality Assessment
My Road
Quintessential Tests & Quizzes
What Parents Can Do to Help
How to Find a Major
College Majors Quiz
Majors Search
What Can I do with this Major?
General Career Information
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupations
California Careers
California Job Journal
Career Journal
Career Key
Work It Daily
Employment Background Checks
My Plan
U.S. News Careers
Vault Career Insider
Welcome to America's Career InfoNet
Graduate/Professional School
GradSchools
Graduate School Tips
Medical School Admission
Law School Admission Council
Internships
Developing Your Own Internship
Intern Jobs
Internship Programs
Internships.com

JOB SEARCH PREPARATION

Business Etiquette

A Summary of Dining Tips
Etiquette Presentation
Electronic Etiquette
Interview Etiquette
Test Your Business Etiquette

Interview

Common Interview Questions
Cal State LA Interview Attire
Cal State LA Interview Skills
Cal State LA Interview Skills Presentation
Cal State LA Tips on Handling Telephone Interviews
Job-Interview
Job Interview Questions
Interview Quiz
Perfect Interview

Resume and Cover Letter

44 Resume Writing Tips
Cal State LA Resume Writing
Cal State LA Resume Writing Presentation
How to Write a Masterpiece of a Resume
Tavorro (formerly Resume Bear)
Resumes and Vitas
Cal State LA Cover Letters and Thank You Letters
Cover Letter Writing Advice and Help Guides
Labor Market Information
Bureau of Labor Statistics Home Page
California Labor & Workforce Development Agency
Families and Work Institute
Job Scams
Salary Issues
Salary and Benefits Salary.com™ Job Salaries & Compensation Survey

The Economy

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation
Moody's Economy

Business Information/Research

Better Business Bureau
California Labor and Workforce Development Agency
Direct Employers Association
Glassdoor
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Moody's
Plunkett Research
Superpages
The Conference Board

JOBS

Various Job Search Websites
Africa Jobs
Cal State LA Golden Eagle CareerLink
Cal State LA Job Search Websites
Engineering Job Board
Expatriate Job Site
Hound
Jobs at California Community Colleges
JobsLA

Government Jobs Online

America Job
CalJOBS
Careers In Government (CIG)
City of Los Angeles Personnel Department
Federal Employment of Persons with Disabilities
Federal Jobs Digest
Federal Jobs Network
Feds Hire Vets
LA County Department of Human Resources
Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
Public Service Employees Network
USAJOBS – The Federal Governments Official Job Site

Non-Profit Jobs Online

California Association of Nonprofits
Deepsweep
Idealist
Nonprofit Career Network
Opportunity Knocks
The Nonprofit Network
Headhunters/Executive Jobs
Executive Openings
Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
Paschal/Murray

Employment/Temporary Agencies

Choosing an Employment Agency or Headhunter
Keys to Finding the Best Temporary Employment Agencies
Temporary Jobs

Apprenticeships

Meirxrs CRO, Recruiting and Staffing

Social Services Jobs Online

Counseling Crossing
Human Services Career Network
iHireSocialServices
Social Service.com
Social Work Job Bank

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT ISSUES

Disabilities

The following resources provide more information on work-based learning opportunities, job-search skills, employers, legal issues related to employment, and career planning.

Able to Work
Information and networking for employers and people with disabilities.
http://www.able2work.org/

AccessCAREERS
Content to promote career success for people with disabilities, including a searchable knowledge base of questions & answers, case studies, and promising practices.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Careers/

Access to Technology in the Workplace
Video presentation and publication about accessible technology in the workplace.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Video/access_tech.html

Access to the Future: Preparing Students with Disabilities for Careers
Video presentation and publication where college career development staff share ideas for making services and programs accessible to students with disabilities.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Video/access.html

The Faculty Room Knowledge Base
A searchable collection of questions and answers, case studies, and promising practices of interest to postsecondary faculty members.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/kb.html

Job Accommodation Network
Legal information, specific job accommodations and information links on disability and employment.
http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/

National Business and Disability Council
Resources and networking for corporations interested in employing people with disabilities.
http://www.business-disability.com/

ProjectHired.org
Employment resources for people with disabilities including a mentor program, temporary employment opportunities, access to corporate training, and a Deaf Employment Focus program.
http://www.projecthired.org/

Organized Labor/Unions

Collective Bargaining
How Labor Unions Work
National Labor Relations Board

Employment Law

DOL Employment Law Guide
Cal State LA Employment Guidelines for International Students
Landing a Job with a Criminal Record

Workers Rights & Advocacy

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Life on the Job
20 Tips to Help You Make a Great Impression
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
How to Get Noticed in Your Job for All the Right Reasons!
Career Networking
Informational Interviews
Key Networking Advice
LinkedIn
Networking
Personal Branding

Leadership

Leadership Now
The Art and Science of Leadership

Quality Improvement

Baldrige Model
Six Sigma
Total Quality

Entrepreneurship

All Business
Business Owner's Idea Cafe
Business Owner's Toolkit
U.S. Economic Development Administration
U.S. Small Business Administration

LIFE MANAGEMENT

Career Management

Keep Your Job
Office Politics
Your Professional Life

Money Management

FDIC/Consumer News
Free Credit Report
Managing Your Money
MSN Money
My Money

Taxes

IRS
Teens & Taxes
Yahoo! Finance - Taxes

Investing

Bloomberg Businessweek
Kiplinger
Morningstar
The Motley Fool
Yahoo! Finance - Today's Market

Housing/Relocation

Best Places Cost of Living
Homefair
Renting Versus Buying

Retirement

AARP
Retired Brains
ThirdAge

NEWS

ABC7 Eyewitness News for Los Angeles and Southern California
Around The Capitol California Political and Legislative News
BBC NEWS News Front Page
Business Week Online News
CBS 2 - KCAL 9 - Los Angeles
Christian Science Monitor
Google News
Los Angeles Times
NPR National Public Radio News, Arts, World, US.
Slate Magazine
The New York Times
Washington Post