Job Search Resources

Unemployed? Thinking of embarking on a new career path? Start your search here!

The Whitman Public Library has the everything you need to find a job, make a career change, polish your resume, gain new skills, network with local professionals, and many other. Even if you’re an absolute beginner who needs to learn how to use a computer to improve your job prospects, we have tools for you, too, such as Resume Bucket - a free tool you can use to create a resume.

We have access to an amazing job search website - Glassdoor. Glassdoor lets you search for  jobs, see salaries, and read reviews from employees. 

If you’re looking for a job, start here with the library’s Job Pathfinder. This document contains up-to-date information on the latest print and digital resources available through at the Library.

To see what we have, search the library catalog, or come in and browse through the Jobs Section!

Employment Related Databases


Job Search Links


BetterJobsFaster
This website was born out of the desire to create a resource that is truly helpful to job seekers. Dan DeMaioNewton, Director of Strategy and Business Development at Monster Worldwide founded this site as a way for job seekers to connect with others to identify what works, how it works, and how to make it work for you – to help you get a job, get a better job, or help others to get a job.

Indeed
This website compiles job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

Massachusetts Career Information System
An online tool, free to all Massachusetts residents. It is designed to provide occupational and educational information to help people make informed career and educational decisions. There is specific information for middle school students, high school students and adults. You can browse information about occupations, and get quick information about each career, such working conditions, required licensing and certifications, employment outlook, and helpful preparation.

Monster
This site offers detailed listings of job openings in many fields. It provides national and international job listings, and allows personalization so you can upload and store your resume and create an accompanying profile.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Look here to check prospects and earnings info for various career fields.

LinkedIn
The best place to network with other professionals online.

America’s Career InfoNet
Investigate job opportunities by searching within occupation, industry, or state. You can also discover wage information and its trends by occupation.

Support for Job Seekers from MA Libraries
Job searching tips and links to employment sites from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Snag a Job
A web site specifically aimed at hourly job seekers.

College Grad
Site where recent graduates can look for entry level positions, explore different careers, and has tips for resumes and interviews.
This site has a short guide about choosing the right template, and near the bottom of the page, they offer a bunch of template options that are divided into 8 categories, such as Basic or Creative.