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  CAREER DEVELOPMENT & JOB SEARCH LINKS Below are 100+ additional resources covering job search, social networking, salary calculators, career research and entrepreneurial exploration to help get where you want to go in your career. Chameleon Resumes would love to hear additional suggestions you have about other sites that should be included on the list. Let us know at lisa.rangel [at] chameleonresumes.com. Here is the list:Helpful Books* The Twitter Job Search Guide: Find a Job and Advance Your Career in Just 15 Minutes a Day by Deb Dib, Chandlee Bryan, and Susan Britton Whitcomb * Standing Ovation Presentations by Robyn Hatcher * Talk to Strangers: How Everyday, Random Encounters Can Expand Your Business, Career, Income, and Life by David Topus * Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door: Job Search Secrets No One Else Will Tell You by Harvey Mackay * Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0: How to Stand Out from the Crowd and Tap Into the Hidden Job Market using Social Media and 999 other Tactics Today by Jay Conrad Levinson & David Perry * Social Networking for Career Success: Using Online Tools to Create a Personal Brand by Miriam Salpeter * 100 Conversations for Career Success: Learn to Network, Cold Call, and Tweet Your Way to Your Dream Job by Laura Labovich and Miriam Salpeter * Career Distinction: Stand Out by Building Your Brand by William Arruda and Kirsten Dixon * Me 2.0, Revised and Updated Edition: 4 Steps to Building Your Future by Dan Schawbel * The 250 Job Interview Questions You'll Most Likely Be Asked by Peter Veruki * Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham * You Are a Brand!: How Smart People Brand Themselves for Business Success by Catherine Kaputa * The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund Stone Zander & Benjamin Zander Professional Networking Organizations www.financialexecutives.org – Financial Executives International website www.mengonline.com – Marketing Executives Networking Group website www.thefeng.org – Financial Executives Networking Group website www.theteng.org – Technical Executives Networking Group website www.aicpa.org – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants www.shrm.org – Society of Human Resources Management www.astd.org – American Society of Training and DevelopmentProfessional Education www.amanet.org – American Management Association www.hbr.org – Harvard Business Review www.ibr-magazine.com – Wharton School Publication www.techcrunch.com – comprehensive resource for all things technical www.ecornell.com - Cornell University's Online ProgramsInspiration & Zen www.zenhabits.comFree and Pay Job Search Sites www.beyond.com – career network site www.biospace.com – biotech and pharmaceutical news and jobs www.career.com – enter in desired job title and location and the site will bring up matching positions www.careerbuilder.com – browse jobs by category and location www.dice.com – job search for technology professionals www.elance.com – site for freelance assignments www.execsearches.com – nonprofit jobs- connecting mission and talent www.govexec.com – government executive website www.healthcareitcentral.com – website for healthcare IT positions www.healthjobsusa.com – Premier niche healthcare and medical job board w/1000+ clients and over 300,000 job postings www.hundredk.com – center for $100K+ job search and recruiting www.indeed.com – type in job title/location to pull up new job listings www.job.com – source for local jobs, career advice and services to manage the job search www.jobbankusa.com – career and employment services for candidates, employers and recruiters www.jobdig.com – job seekers, career advice, salary calculator, job board www.jobplanet.com – Job board by type and location www.juju.com – aggregator job search website www.linkup.com – job search engine, updated automatically www.medzilla.com – biotechnology, pharmaceutical, healthcare and science www.monster.com – post a resume, search jobs www.nationjob.com – professional and executive level jobs www.netshare.com – community and jobs for professional development at the executive level www.nettemps.com – site for temporary and contract work www.resumerabbit.com – post your resume in multiple places at one time. www.risesmart.com – transition and outplacement services www.salesjobs.com – site for sales opportunities for all levels. www.simplyhired.com – search 5+ million jobs on the web www.sologig.com – website for finding contract, freelance and consulting work www.twitjobseek.com – browse jobs tweeted by employers www.tweetmyjobs.com – browse jobs tweeted by employers www.usajobs.gov – the Federal government; official job search website www.vault.com – Career news, tips and advice. Search employer ranking, browse schools http://jobs.wsj.com/careers/jobsearch – Wall Street Journal's robust career / job sectionCareer Tools and Blogs www.job-hunt.org – job seeker resource www.careerealism.com – job seeker resource www.ilostmyjob.com – job seeker resource www.timsstrategy.com - Tim Tyrell-Smith's career development and job search resource www.secretsofthejobhunt.com – Career advice podcasts and job seeker network www.jibberjobber.com – A career management organizational tool for job seekers, recruiters and headhunters www.recruitingblogs.com – Largest social network for staffing professionals www.onetonline.org – O*NET online – an online job description search tool www.hr-guide.com – a human resources guide www.sandysinden.com – recent college student career and interview coaching www.jackalopejobs.com – Online Job Search Organizer and Social Media Connection OptimizerSalary Calculators & Relocation Guides www.cbsalary.com/cost-of-living-calculator.aspx – Career Builder’s cost of living calculator http://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-companies/100-best-companies-to-work-for – Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For www.homefair.com/homefair/cmr/salcalc.html (The Salary Calculator) – Finance calculators for home, refinance, loans, and relocation www.payscale.com – Compare your salary www.salary.com – Salary, job search and education wizard www.salaryexpert.com – Employee provided data from 10 million job incumbentsGovernment Information www.dol.gov – The Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics which provides information to US citizens onwages, health plans and benefits, unemployment insurance and information for workers, employers and job seekers. www.dol.gov/dol/audience/aud-unemployed.htm – Information on disability resources, job and training information, layoff resources, retirement and health benefits, statistical information, wages and work hours, and workplace safety and health stats.bls.gov/home.htm – Bureau of Labor Statistics site with detailed information on employment and industry trends.Includes the Occupational Outlook HandbookRecruiting Firms www.adecco.com - world's largest staffing firm www.manpower.com – world’s second largest recruiting firm www.randstad.com – top three largest recruitment firm www.kornferry.com - world's largest executive search firm www.heidrick.com – leading retained search firm www.spencerstuart.com – leading retained search firm www.russellreynolds.com - leading retained search firm www.lucasgroup.com - contingency and retained search firm www.kforce.com – prominent US recruitment firm www.roberthalf.com – leading accounting, finance, legal and administrative recruitment firm www.allegisgroup.com – global IT and corporate services firm www.futurestep.com – A Korn Ferry company offering recruiting globally www.michaelpage.com – UK based professional services recruitment firm www.24seveninc.com - leading NYC creative staffing organization www.aquent.com - creative staffing firmDirectories www.newspapers.com – World newspapers www.refdesk.com/paper.html Newspapers – USA and worldwide www.careerfairs.com – Find a career fair near you www.nationalcareerfairs.com – Over 300 career fairs in 76 cities www.seniorexecs.org – Professional association for career federal executives www.weddles.com – Association directoryCorporate & News Research Sites www.annualreportservice.com – Largest free directory of annual reports online. www.bbc.com – UK-based global news source www.bizjournals.com – American Business Journals www.businessweek.com – business magazine www.caldwell-list.com – Direct mailing list companies www.ceoupdate.com – Association news and executive careers www.chicagotribune.com – Chicago newspaper www.cnn.com – US-based global news source www.forbes.com – Information for the world’s best leaders www.glassdoor.com – An inside look at jobs and companies www.job-hunt.org – Career and job search resource www.latimes.com – Los Angeles newspaper www.military.com – Web resource for all aspects of military living www.nytimes.com – NYC newspaper www.rileyguide.com – provides free employment information www.referenceusa.com – lead generation website www.salesgenie.com – lead generation website www.zoominfo.com – lead generation website www.infousa.com – lead generation website www.hoovers.com – Company profiles and industry information www.sec.gov – Securities and exchange commission www.sec.gov/edgar – Collection of submitted forms and reports from every domestic public company to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) www.vault.com – resource to inside corporate cultures and interview processes www.washingtonpost.com – DC newspaper www.wsj.com – Wall Street Journal www.wetfeet.com – equip jobseekers with advice, research and inspiration www.zapdata.com – lead builder that offers a D&B line of advanced business info productsReference Checking www.checkyourreference.com – Independent reference verification service www.myreferences.com – A division of Allison & TaylorSocial Networking Sites www.facebook.com – social utility that connects people with friends and others www.linkedin.com – 100 million+ members. Manage your professional identity and build a network www.twitter.com – connect with and follow who/what is important to you www.xing.com – social network for business and career www.ning.com – create a social community www.bing.com – search Engine www.google.com – aims to make search and sharing on the web more like real life www.youtube.com – world’s largest user generated video websiteEntrepreneurial Resources www.jimkukral.com – internet marketing resource who I have used and he rocks www.thevirtualasst.com – a virtual assistant company www.justthinkbig.us – B.I.G. (Believe. Inpsire. Grow) Women Empowering Women through career and business ventures www.1shoppingcart.com – online payment acceptance tool www.paypal.com – world’s largest online payment tool www.authorize.net – credit card acceptance tool www.aweber.com – email marketing toold used by leading email marketers www.wordpress.com – blogging and website development tool www.business.com – Find, compare and research vendors www.gotomeeting.com – meeting and webinar website www.godaddy.com – domain name and hosting company www.inc.com – Small business and entrepreneur resource and magazineResources for Future Job Seekers http://financialcoachkids.blogspot.com/ - Financial Coach for Kids & Teens http://www.seomoz.org/top500 – top 500 most linked websites Written by Lisa Rangel, Executive Resume Writer

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