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Adult Education and Career Center
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WORKsource
Unemployment Benefits Help
COBRA COBRA
www.dol.gov/dol/topic/health-plans/cobra.htm
Lost your job but want to extend your health insurance? Department of Labor page that explains the COBRA programs.
Florida Department of Children and Family Services State of Florida Assistance
www.myflorida.com/accessflorida/
Apply for additional assistance from the State of Florida.

Find a Job

Local Resources
COJ Central Operations Human Resources
www.coj.net/Departments/Central+Operations/Human+Resources/default.htm
Employ Florida Marketplace.
www.employflorida.com/
Florida's official online portal to virtual job-matching services and many other workforce resources.
Local Job Listings, resume builder and career advice.
jaxjobs.com/
State of Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation.
www.floridajobs.org/
WORKsource Florida
www.worksourcefl.com/home.aspx
Search for jobs, get advice, attend virtual job fairs.
National Resources
Careerbuilder
Careerbuilder.com
Careerbuilder is an aggregator job site that pulls listings from newspapers only--not other job search sites.
Indeed.com
www.indeed.com/
A job search engine that lets users view millions of listings from thousands of job sites and company postings.
Monster.com
www.monster.com/
Among other features, Privacy Plus blocks current employer from viewing your job posting.
Simplyhired.com
www.simplyhired.com/
Collects job postings from several different sources.
Yahoo HotJobs
hotjobs.yahoo.com/
Large job search site with multiple search options.
Niche Sites
Executive level job search site.
www.risesmart.com/
Federal Government jobs.
www.usajobs.opm.gov/
Green Jobs Ready
www.greenjobsready.com
This site exists for one sole reasonů to see you gainfully employed in the Green Economy and furthering your reach into renewable energy. The site has over 7,000 jobs listed and they are constantly updating their directory to have the latest and greatest green jobs.
Non-Profit Sector Jobs
www.idealist.org/
Older Workers
www.workforce50.com/
Job search site and career information for older workers.
Seasonal Jobs
www.coolworks.com/
Seaonal jobs for those on the move.
Teens
www.myfirstpaycheck.com/
Employment help and jobs for teens.
Women
womenforhire.com/
Job site targeted specifically for women.

Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviewing

Resumes and Cover Letters
www.rileyguide.com/letters.html
Preparation and posting of resumes and cover letters.
Website for author of ...the Perfect Resume.
susanireland.com/
Website for the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Resume.
Writing Resumes
jobsearch.about.com/od/resumes/Resumes.htm
Tips on writing resumes; resume samples.
VisualCV
www.visualcv.com/www/indexc.html
Showcase your achievements on the Web.
About.com Job Interviewing
Guidelines for potential questions and good answers for job interviews.

Job Search and Assessment Tools

Job Hunters Bible
www.jobhuntersbible.com/
The Internet, Research, Contacts, Counseling, Job Hunting, Jobs & Resumes
Salary Calculator
www.homefair.com/real-estate/salary-calculator.asp?cc=1
Compare salaries of various occupations and job titles in different geographic areas.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
www.bls.gov/OCO/
This Department of Labor resource allows users to find out what education is needed, salaries to expect and future job outlook for industries and job titles.
O*Net Online
online.onetcenter.org/skills/
Find occupations that match your skill sets.