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A+ Job Listing Sites
Jump to MPL's collection of job listing sites, and find that job you've been looking for!
CareerOneStop
A U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals.
Glassdoor
Glassdoor is an inside look at more than 84,000 companies. Salary details, company reviews, and interview questions are posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.
Job-Hunt
Job-Hunt provides links to job search sites and job search and career planning resources.
LearningExpress Library  MPL Special Link
Be ready for school or career tests. Some of the practice tests available are: ASVAB, AP, SAT, ACT, GRE, civil service, GED, U.S. citizenship, firefighting and law enforcement. Many others are included, plus tests for sharpening basic skills. Free registration provides you with a personal account to monitor your progress. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
LearningExpress Library Popular Software Tutorials  MPL Special Link
Trying to improve your job readiness? Use the Popular Software Tutorials (formerly Computer Skills Learning Center) from LearningExpress Library to brush up on or begin to study popular computer software for both Mac and PC. Study at a basic, intermediate or advanced level, and create your own login to keep building your capabilities.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
mySkills myFuture
Search for new career possibilities based on the skills and knowledge you've developed at past jobs. Includes salary information, job training recommendations, and job postings.
O*NET Online
Find out which jobs fit with your interests, skills, and experience. Explore growth career profiles using the latest available labor market data. Research what it takes to get that dream job and maximize earning potential and job satisfaction.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, here is the searchable version of the Occupational Outlook Handbook which supplies information about specific occupations. It describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
ReferenceUSA  MPL Special Link
The ReferenceUSA databases provide information on over 24 million U.S. businesses, 262 million U.S. consumers, 1.5 million Canadian businesses, and 12 million Canadian households. Easy to use helpful tips for name, address and phone checks (the quick search function of the U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles module), but ideal for creating customized and downloadable mailing lists for increasing customers, enhancing market research, and developing business to business leads. These sample searches provide guides for using the database in a variety of ways. Job seekers! Here are some ideas for using ReferenceUSA to find that new job or business lead. For developing new customers, use the advanced features of the U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles module - it offers very powerful marketing capabilities.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
RileyGuide.com
The Riley Guide is a directory of employment and career information sources and services on the internet. It also provides instruction for job seekers on how to effectively use the Internet in their job search.
Salary.com
Salary reports covering many occupations are found on this site. Find out how much you are worth, search for job opportunities, and educate yourself about how to improve your value.
Wall Street Journal Careers
The Wall Street Journal Careers offers career management and salary news, industry news and trends, job hunting advice and postings for professional jobs across the country.

 
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