Employment Resource Center

Do you need an email account for applying for jobs? Web Developers Notes explains how to get a free Gmail account. 

Need practice on applying for jobs? Stratford created this site for you to get comfortable with applying online. Try this out and ease into the process of applying for jobs online. 

Have you recently re-entered the community and need help starting your job search? Please click here.

To be added to our Job Seekers outreach email list, please email sbland@ccplonline.org. 

Job and Career Search Engines 
CollegeGrad: A site where grads can look for entry level positions, explore different careers, and has tips for resumes and interviews.
GovernmentJobs
Indeed
Maryland Workforce Exchange Jobs
Neuvoo: Neuvoo is a job search engine that indexes jobs directly for free from companies' career websites, placement agencies and job boards. We centralize all jobs available on the web to help people find new career opportunities, so we are much like the Google for jobs.
SnagaJob
USA Jobs

Job and Career Mobile Apps 
Free in Google play and App Store
LinkedIn
Apploi
JobCompass
Quick Resume
Resume Star
ResumeMaker On-the-Go

Resume and Cover Letter Writing
Brainfuse: Write a Winning Resume
Please click the "Write a Winning Resume" link to advance to the next page.
Cover letters help
Cover letters: types and samples
Free Resume Templates: Resume tips and a bunch of free professional resume templates you can personalize.
Quick Resume

Job and Career Research
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Career One Stop
Glassdoor
My Next Move
O*NET OnLine
Salary Calculator

Interviewing
How to Prepare for a Phone Interview
Interview Information
Preparing for a Job Interview
Traditional Employment/Job Interview Questions

Adult Learning
GED, US Citizenship, Career Certification, Languages and Microsoft Office Preparation
Brainfuse Resume & Cover Letter Writer
GCF LearnFree
LearningExpress Library database
Mango Language database

Other Useful Sites 
JobScan: This site is designed to help you get past the ATS (Applicant Tracking System) or resume scanner. Copy & Paste your resume and a job description into the two boxes and you’ll get instant feedback telling you what to prioritize, what you might be missing, and what changes you can make to get past the resume screeners.
TagCrowd: Copy and paste job ads and descriptions into this word cloud site to see what terms are being used most frequently, you may want to include some of these terms into your resume!

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