Websites and Updates

Web Sites and Updates
in the order they appear in Life Work Transitions.com
These sites are accurate as of June 20, 2011.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

PART 1. Putting Your Spirit to Work in the 21st Century

http://www.nzdances.co.nz/journal/benefits.htm
http://www.gbod.org/quest/bookreviews/transitions.html
No longer exists http://www.gwi.net/chutch/when.htm
Go to: “Stages of Loss and Failure from Losing a Job”
http://www.globalideasbank.org
http://www.Year2000.com
No longer exists http://www.flownetwork.com
Replacement: First Forward.com at http://www.ffinst.com/thoughts_article.html
http://www.maslow.com
http://www.cfil.com
http://myss.com

 

PART 2: Beginners Guide to the Internet

The Best Collection of Sites Relating to Job Search
http://www.rileyguide.com

Bookmarks
http://www.learnthenet.com/english/html/17bookmark.htm

Search Engines
http://www.yahoo.com
Notice: When you click on Business and Economy the categories end with Transportation

http://www.infoseek.com
This search engine is now called Go.com and no longer appropriate for our tutorial.

http://www.altavista.com
The homepage of this search engine has changed significantly since this book was published. Search categories start with Arts and Entertainment and end with Work and Money. There are specialty searches at the top of the page in News, Shopping and Real Estate as well as “Fast Finds”. Click on Work and Money in the main search directory and then on Jobs, you will find a list starting with For Students and ending with Workplace Issues.

http://www.aol.com/netfind/
The main list of categories starts with Arts and Entertainment and ends with Travel. Click on Jobs. Then click on Business and you will see a group of categories starting with Accounting and ending with Venture Capital. Click on Employment for niche specific job posting sites followed by general references.

Tutorials for Learning the Internet
http://howto.yahoo.com/
http://www.go.com/Help?pg=SearchTips.htm
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/FindInfo.html
http://searchenginewatch.com
http://www.cnet.com/Content/Features/Dlife/Habits/

Examples of Endings
http://www.avid.com
http://www.redcross.org
http://www.stanford.edu/

Logging In
http://www.learnthenet.com/english/html
http://www.nytimes.com/
http://www.careerpath.com is now Career Builder. Click on Move my Resume and you will see a registration form.
http://www.monster.com

Email
http://www.emailaddresses.com/
http://home.voyager.co.nz/email.htm no longer exists
http://www.learnthenet.com/english/section/email.html

Practice
http://www.doi.gov/octc/intro.html

PART 3 Finding Your True North: Creating Your Personal Mandala

http://www.ccl.org

Chapter 1 Telling Your Story
http://keirsey.com/frame.html
http://www.doi.gov/octc/typescar.html no longer exists
Chapter 2 Defining Core Competencies
http://www.academicinnovations.com/report.html
http://keirsey.com/frame.html
no longer exists http://www.jist.com/adapt.htm
http://www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infocecs/CRC
correction http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/sa/career/students/planning.html
http://www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infocecs/CRC
Chapter 3 Redefining Your Self: Passions, Preferences and Purpose
correction http://jobs.esc.state.nc.us/soicc/planning/c1a.htm
http://www.missouri.edu/~cppcwww/holland.shtml.
http://www2.cabrillo.cc.ca.us:591/careerquiz/default.htm
Chapter 4 Goal Setting: Creating a Life Worth Living
http://www.smc.qld.edu.au/goals.htm.
correction http://www.topachievement.com/goalsetting.html
Chapter 5 Pulling Together Your Profile: A Mandala for Success

Part 4 Putting Your Spirit to Work in the Marketplace: Making the Connection

Chapter 6 Exploring the Wide World of Work Through the Internet

Explore What’s Out There
http://www.businessweek.com/
http://www.adweek.com/
http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ecopro.toc.htm
no longer correct http://www.carmelmiddle.org/olclass/math/jobs.html
correction http://www.pathfinder.com/money/features/bestjobs_0395/bestjobsopener.html
http://stats.bls.gov/ocohome.htm
http://www.equimax.com

Temporary
http://www.dbm.com/jobguide/misc.html#temp

Industries
corrected http://dir.yahoo.com/Business_and_Economy/
There are now two categories: Business to Business and Shopping and Services.
Print out both of these lists and proceed with directions in the text.

http://galaxy.tradewave.com/galaxy/Business-and-Commerce.html
Update! We no longer recommend this site.

http://home.sprintmail.com/~debflanagan/industry.html

Assessment Tests
http://keirsey.com/frame.html
http://www.doi.gov/octc/typescar.html
http://www.missouri.edu/~cppcwww/holland.shtml
http://www.kingdomality.com
This is a spoof on the Meyers Briggs Type Inventory and tells you what your career would have been in the Middle Ages. It is very much on target. Try it, and have fun.

Career Fields/Vocational Areas
http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/careerlibrary/links/career.cfm
correction Yahoo! Business and Economy > Employment and Work > Career Fields
Click on a career category and then put an interest in the search window. i.e. Click on the category of law enforcement and type parole officer in the search window.

http://jobsmart.org/tools/career/spec-car.htm
http://stats.bls.gov/ocohome.htm

Job Titles
http://www.review.com/birkman/
Click on Careers in the left hand column and then “TPR Career Quiz”
http://www.review.com/career
Click on Careers in the left hand colume and then “Find a Career”
http://www.careerpath.com/

http://www.rileyguide.com

Professional Associations
http://www.ipl.org/ref/AON/

correction http://dir.yahoo.com/Business_and_Economy/Employment_and_Work/Organizations/
http://myjobsearch.com/network/associations.html A fabulous site.

Magazines and Journals
http://www.ecola.com/
http://dir.yahoo.com/News_and_Media/Magazines/

Educational Requirements
http://altavista.com You are no longer able type in questions on Altavista.
http://www.harvard.edu
http://www.umd.edu

Research Specific Organizations and Companies
http://jobsmart.org/hidden/coinfo.htm
http://www.hoovers.com
http://home.sprintmail.com/~debflanagan/index.html
http://www.rileyguide.com
Go to this site and click on appropriate titles.

Chapter 7 Using the Internet to Set Yourself Up for Success

GETTING THE LAY OF THE LAND

Industries

Hoovers Industry Snapshots–to be updated soon
http://www.hoovers.com/industry/archive/0,2048,169,00.html

http://www.yahoo.com

Go to this site and type in “Industry Outlook” in search window. Choose from a number of industry reports.

http://www.fuld.com/i3/index.html
Scroll down until you see the heading “Industry-Specific Internet Resources.” Click on industry of your choice.

correction http://www.dowjones.work.com
Click on an industry in Industry Colume and then click on “Analysis and Trends”

http://www.wetfeet.com
Scroll down to Careers and Industries and look at the profiles.

http://www.bls.gov/iag/iag.services.htm

http://vault.com/hubs/industrylist.jsp

Vocational Areas
http://www.acinet.org/acinet/occ_sea1.htm

Specific Job Titles
http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/JobFutures/
http://www.review.com/career/
Click on Careers in left hand colume and then click on “Find a Career”
correction http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/Students/CareerLibrary/index.htm
http://stats.bls.gov/ocohome.htm

Professional Associations and Journals
http://www.ipl.org/ref/AON/
http://myjobsearch.com/network/associations.html
Page no longer exists:http://www.shrm.org/hrtalk/
http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/society/overview.html
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/rr_gateway/research_guides/busi/business.shtml

Forums, Lists
http://www.liszt.com
http://www.n2h2.com/KOVACS/
Page no longer exists:http://www.shrm.org/hrtalk/ ( an example of a human resources forum)

Specific Organizations and Companies
http://www.excite.com
http://www.dogpile.com
http://www.yahoo.com
http://home.sprintmail.com/~debflanagan/index.html
http://www.dbm.com/jobguide/
http://www.jobhuntersbible.com
http://www.dbm.com/jobguide/employer.html

VERIFYING YOUR INTEREST

Informational Interview
http://www.quintcareers.com/informational_interviewing.html

APPLYING FOR THE JOB

Newspapers and Journals
http://www.careerpath.com Now CareerBuilder without newspaper search capability.
http://www.ipl.org/ref/AON/
http://www.yahoo.com/Business_and_Economy/Organizations/professional
http://www.ecola.com
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/rr_gateway/research_guides/busi/business.shtml
correction http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/society/overview.html

Homepages of Companies
http://www.amcity.com
http://dir.yahoo.com/Business_and_Economy/Companies

College Password Job Site
http://www.jobtrack.com

Job Fairs, Real and Virtual
http://www.careermosaic.com
http://www.careerfairs.com/UpComing_fairs.asp

Reviews of Job and Resume Posting Sites
http://www.jobhuntersbible.com
Site no longer exists http://www.nbew.com/weddle/index.htm
http://www.careerxroads.com

http://www.forbesbest.com/asp/category.asp?categories=Job%2BHunting

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/nycu/tech/tebest9.htm

http://www.executivelibrary.com/Personal.asp

Top Job Posting Sites
Monster Board http://www.monster.com
Career Builder http://careerbuilder.com
America’s JobBank http://www.ajb.dni.us/
Job Options http://www.joboptions.com
Headhunter.Net http://www.headhunter.net/
Career Mosaic http://www.careermosaic.com/
Career Web http://www.careerweb.com/
Hot Jobs http://www.hotjobs.com
NationJob Network http://www.nationjob.com/

Sample of Industry Specific Job Posting Sites
Non-profits Community Career Center http://www.nonprofitjobs.org/
Page no longer exists: http://www.shrm.org/jobs/
Social Work NASW Jobs Online http://www.naswdc.org/
Medicine Doc Job http://www.docjob.com
Accounting AccountingNet http://www.accountingnet.com/
Software Engineer Jobs.Internet.Com http://jobs.internet.com/
Education Chronicle of Higher Ed http://chronicle.com/jobs/
Park Service Nat’l Pk Service Careers http://www.nps.gov/pub_aff/jobs.htm
Advertising Adweek Online http://www.adweek.com
Telecommuting Jobs http://www.tjobs.com/
Mission Driven Talent http://www.execsearches.com

More niche or industry specific job posting sites:
http://www.dbm.com/jobguide/jobs.html

http://myjobsearch.com/cgi-bin/mjs.cgi/specialty.html

http://www.jobweb.org/employment/resources/default.htm
Click on Career Fields under National Sites.l

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/nycu/work/wo4find.htm
A listing of general and industry specific job posting sites.

http://www.eresumes.com/links_jobs.html#Job Listings by Industry

Job Posting Sites in Your Area
www.dbm.com/jobguide/jobs.html

Time Saving Web Sites
http://www.javelink.com

Chapter 8 The Resume and Cover Letter: The Perfect Introduction

http://www.lifeworktransitions.com
http://www.10minuteresume.com/
http://eresumes.com/
http://www.damngood.com/jobseekers/tips.html
http://www.dejanews.com
http://www.10minuteresume.com
http://www.eresumes.com/tut_asciiresume.html
http://www.careerxroads.com
no longer exists http://www.nbew.com/weddle/index.htm
http://jobsmart.org/internet/reseval.htm
http://www.dejanews.com
http://jobsmart.org/tools/resume/res-what.htm
http://www.damngood.com/jobseekers/tips.html
http://www.careerlab.com/letters/

Chapter 9 Winning the Interview

Interviews
http://www.careercity.com/content/interview/index.asp
correction http://riceinfo.rice.edu/projects/careers/students/getting-info/guides/interview.shtml
http://www.review.com/career/
Click on Careers in left hand colume and then click on “Find a Career”

http://stats.bls.gov/ocohome.htm
http://www.bio.com/hr/search/articlelist.html

Salary

http://www.salary.com

http://jobsmart.org/tools/salary/
http://pw1.netcom.com/~tomb/recruitment/salaries.html
http://www.wageweb.com
http://careers.wsj.com/
http://public.wsj.com/careers/resources/documents/cwc-jobhunt.htm
http://www.bio.com/hr/search/negotiation.html
http://www.hardatwork.com/Escalator/raise.html

Chapter 10 Your New Beginning
http://www.dilbert.com

If You Could Only Go to One Site for Each Topic. . .

Ideas for the Future: The Global Ideas Bank:
http://www.globalideasbank.org

Search Engine Tutorial: Search Engine Watch:
http://www.searchenginewatch.com/

Comprehensive Tutorial on Using the Internet: UC Berkeley Library
Internet: A Tutorial:
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/FindInfo.html

Meta Career Site: The Riley Guide:
http://www.rileyguide.com

Overall Career Service Center: JobSmart:
http://www.jobsmart.org

Comprehensive Assessment: University of Waterloo Career Center:
http://www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infocecs/CRC/

Assessment Test: The Keirsey Type Sorter:
http://www.keirsey.com/frame.html and then
http:www.doi.gov/octc/typescar.html

Interest Inventory: Holland Interests Game:
http://jobs.esc.state.nc.us/soicc/planning/c1a.htm
http://www.missouri.edu/~cppcwww/holland.shtml.

Skills Analysis: Bowling Green Career Center:
http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/sa/career/students/planning.html

Goals: Top Achievement:
correction http://www.topachievement.com/goalsetting.html

Industry Review: Hoovers:
http://www.hoovers.com

Definitions of Vocations: Occupational Outlook Handbook:
http://stats.bls.gov/ocohome.htm

Relevant Vocational Information: America’s Career Infonet:
http://www.acinet.org/acinet/occ_sea1.htm

Specific Job Titles:Human Resources Development Canada:
http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/JobFutures/

Salary Information: Wall Street Journal:
http://careers.wsj.com/

Professional Associations: Associations Online:
http://www.ipl.org/ref/AON/

Professional Journals (Online): News Directory.Com:
http://www.ecola.com

Company Research: Researching Companies Tutorial by Deb Flanagan
http://home.sprintmail.com/~debflanagan/index.html

Resumes: Ten Minute Resume:
http://www.10minuteresume.com/

Cover Letters: CareerLab Cover Letter Library:
http://www.careerlab.com/letters/

Job Fairs: Career Fairs
http://www.careerfairs.com

Job Posting Site: The Monster Board:
http://www.monster.com

Interviews: Career City:
http://www.careercity.com/content/interview/index.asp

Maps to the Interview: Yahoo’s Map Service:
http://maps.yahoo.com/py/maps

Salary Negotiation:Hard@Work:
http://www.hardatwork.com/Escalator/raise.html

Advice: BioOnline’s David Jansen:
http://bio.com/hr/search/search_1.html

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