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Akron Law

General Job Search

General Job Search and Networking Resources

ABA Job Board
This site allows you to search and apply for high quality legal jobs Nationwide, in more than 20 areas of law.

http://www.attorneyjobs.com/
While the best resources on alternative jobs found on this site require a monthly fee, the rates are quite reasonable and may well be worth the investment for a few months. Attorney Jobs also includes JD Preferred-Alternative Legal Careers for Lawyers, which is a useful resource for any student considering non-traditional legal careers. You will also find a number of helpful pages on the sire including resume and interviewing tips and federal and state government application forms.

http://www.bls.gov
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, maintains this extraordinarily detailed web site. Of particular interest to the alternative career seeker are descriptions of major industries and compensation data for hundreds of occupations.

http://www.careerjournal.com
This site, sponsored by the Wall Street Journal, features job search news, tips discussion groups and a database of job listings searchable by job title or description.

http://www.hg.org/empchange.html
Hieros Gamos Career Center maintains a special section on changing jobs and career change issues and topics.

http://www.job-hunt.org
This comprehensive site contains job search tips, recent news articles and links to other resources. Search for job resources by location or industry/profession. This site has links to great general job search information. Be sure to check out The Online Job Search Guide.

http://www.jobhuntersbible.com
This is Dick Bolles’ job search web site that is intended to serve as a companion to his book, “What Color is Your Parachute?” It is a great resource full of article, links, tips, tools and even lists, for example, Ten Best Jobs for People who…

http://www.lexisnexis.com/careers/default.aspx
You can search and apply for open positions with LexisNexis.

http://online.onetcenter.org/
This is an interactive database of occupational information. Conduct a skills search to find jobs that match your skills or find information (nationally and by state) on particular occupations.

http://www.opportunityknocks.org
Look for nonprofit jobs and career opportunities on this site. Registration to receive email alerts of open positions matching your interests is free.

http://www.rileyguide.com
This is a well known guide to online job search articles and resources.

http://careers.thomsonreuters.com/
Thomson Reuters lists careers with the company through this web site.

http://www.vault.com
This is a comprehensive job search site, which provides job listings, as well as company specific message boards. Vault produces various career guides for law students and other professionals.

http://www.wetfeet.com
This is a great general job search resource providing career research information as well as job search resources. Check out company, career or industry profiles to learn more bout the job options that are available.

http://www.indeed.com/
Indeed gives job seekers free access to millions of employment opportunities from thousands of websites. Indeed.com includes all the job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages and they continue to add new sites every day.

http://www.acinet.org/acinet/
This site is maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor and Employment and contains a list of state job banks as well as links to national private sector, veterans and government job banks.

http://www.careermag.com/
CareerMag provides industry specific career channels with a wealth of information tailored to your career goals. Select a career channel to research industry information, search jobs and build your portfolio. You can search by occupational field and state.

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