Job Search Resources

CIt's important to develop a multi-part strategy when looking for a job. Incorporate aggregators, executive and staffing agencies, professional associations, company career pages and on-campus resources to identify all potential opportunities.  Get started by creating profiles on these employment resources listed by major.  Then check out the resources on and off campus below.

Accounting Resources

Finance Resources

Information Systems Resources

Job Boards and Aggregators

Professional Associations

Job Resources for SAP

Management Resources

Marketing Resources

Entertainment Resources

General Business Job Sites

Executive Recruiting and Staffing Agencies

Executive search firms and staffing agencies are great resources for finding specialized employment. Some firms work with companies in a variety of industries and locations looking for permanent or part-time employees and others specialize in connecting employers with candidates with special skills or certifications such as CPAs or IT professionals with SAP certification. Here’s a shortlist of agencies that work with Placement Services.

Apple One
Aston Carter
CSI Professionals, Inc. Robert Half International
Vaco Staffing (Accounting and Finance)

On Campus Resources

Both the Career Development Center and CBE Placement Services host career fairs, information sessions and networking events that will put you in front of company recruiters.

CBE LinkedIn page
CBE Placement emails to your Cal State LA email account
University Career Center Events

Student chapters of professional organizations also host networking events and information sessions for members and non-members.  Check out the Student Club page for links to CBE clubs and student chapters of professional organizations.  You’ll also find their events posted on the CBE Events calendar.

Company Specific Search Tips

Have you targeted a shortlist of companies you’d love to work for?  Follow these job search strategies to help you make company contacts.

  • Follow your target companies on Social Media and LinkedIn to track company news and job postings in your feed.
  • Attend any open house or community events they host.
  • Follow recruiters on LinkedIn that place candidates in your target companies.
  • Set up notifications and saved searches on their career page.