Helpful Links

Please see the links below for websites related to the job search. To go to the website just mouse over the title you are interested in and click.

Local Networking Groups

North Central Mass Networkers LinkedIn Group
Leominster Job Seekers Yahoo Group
Leominster Job Seekers LinkedIn Group
Westford Job Seekers LinkedIn Group
Acton Networkers LinkedIn Group
Littleton Job Seekers LinkedIn Group
Gardner Job Seekers Networking LinkedIn Group – Meets on Wednesdays- see their website for details:  http://gardnerjobseekers.com/

Tewksbury Job-Seekers Network – meets at the Tewksbury Public Library on Mondays from 2:00 to 3:30PM

Temple Emanuel Andover Networking LinkedIn Group – meets usually the 3rd Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:30PM

Other Job Seeking Sites

Career-One Stop
Career-One Stop offers tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals.  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, with several locations through Massachusetts.

Green Jobs
These sites are dedicated to careers in the Green sector (sourced from http://libraries.state.ma.us/pages/careers-where-the-jobs/):
Green Careers Guide
Green Job Search
Green Job Engine

Healthcare/Science/High Tech (including Biotech)
Job sites from the health, medical device, pharma and life science research (sourced from http://libraries.state.ma.us/pages/careers-where-the-jobs/):
American Medical Association
BioSpace.com
Dice (jobs in high tech)
Hospital Jobs in Massachusetts
MassBio (Massachusetts Biotechnology Council)
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Job Board
Medzilla (jobs in medical fields)
My Device Career (http://www.mydevicecareer.com/ (Medical Device Jobs)

Higher Education
These sites are dedicated to jobs and careers in higher eduction (sourced from http://libraries.state.ma.us/pages/careers-where-the-jobs/):
Academic360
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed
New England Higher Education Recruiting Consortium

Idealist
Idealist.org is dedicated to jobs, internship and volunteer opportunities in the non-profit sector.  This site also has extensive career information and resources for the non-profit sector.

Job Hunt
Job-hunt.org has “since 1998 provided the most comprehensive listing of employer recruiting page links, the best Internet-accessible legitimate job-search resources and services on the Web, and the best and most up-to-date advice from genuine job search and career experts.” Job-hunt.org editor, Susan P. Joyce is an online job search expert and Both of Susan’s websites, Job-Hunt.org and WorkCoachCafe.com, were selected for the Forbes 2013 Top 100 Websites for Your Career!

Job Quest
Job Quest is a FREE online job search service.

Jobs in Boston
Source for jobs in and around Boston.

Jobs in Mass
Jobs in MA is a member of JobsIntheUS.com and is dedicated to Massachusetts job listings and recruiting services.

Jobs in Mass. State Government
The Official Website of the Human Resources Division (HRD) of Mass.gov.

Massachusetts Creative Economy Jobs Website
This is a collection of creative job sites from across Massachusetts.

North Central Career Center
Whether you recently lost your job, left your job, or are just looking for a better position, the North Central Career Centers are here to help you conduct an effective job search.  (North Central Career Center is located in Leominster and one of the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers.)

Senior Job Bank
Since 2000, Seniorjobbank.org has been committed to bringing together employers with qualified older job seekers.

Veterans
Here is a list of sites dedicated to Veterans. (To all Veterans visiting our site – thank you for your sacrifice, dedication and service.)
Overview: Apprenticeship for Veterans
U.S. Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs
VetCentral
Veteran Apprenticeship Resources
Veterans’ Programs and Services

The Work Buzz
The Work Buzz is a community for all of a CareerBuilder.com’s job seekers. Work Buzz readers can find out what “the buzz” is on career-related topics. You can also find ideas and tools to help you be a rock star at finding that perfect job.

Educational Sites

Coursera
Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer massive open online courses (MOOC) for anyone to take, for free.

Ed2go
Ed2go is the industry leader in online learning for adults. Ed2go provides the highest-quality online continuing education courses that are affordable and easy to use through a network of more than 2,100 top colleges, universities, and other organizations.

Lynda.com
Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. With a lynda.com subscription, members receive unlimited access to a vast library of high quality, current, and engaging video tutorials. New courses and topics are added every week at no extra cost.

MOOC-list.com
MOOC List” is an aggregate (directory) of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from different providers around the world.

SkilledUp.com
SkilledUp.com
is a leading curator of online educational content, including over 80,000 online courses from over 300 providers available in areas like Programming, Graphic Design, Content Creation, Marketing and more.

Udemy
Udemy is your place to learn real world skills online. More than 16,000 courses (in 10 different languages!) have been published in our marketplace. Each course is designed & taught by an expert instructor and hundreds of new courses are published every month.

Universal Class
Universal Class provides online continuing education courses to schools, libraries, companies, educators, and individuals throughout the world. It aims to advance intellectual exchange in teaching, research, and service with its technology and belief that lifelong learning should be affordable to all people of all cultures.   Note, please check with your local library for Universal Class subscriptions.  If your library is a subscriber, then you will be able to enroll in Universal Class for free with your super cool library card.

Your Local Library
For a plethora of job seeking advice, information, databases, websites, and assistance from lovely helpful humans, go visit your local library!  Librarians are in the information business – they live to answer questions!  To locate your local library and for career and job search information sources, go to Massachusetts Libraries:   http://libraries.state.ma.us/.

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