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Career Resources

Web Resources

Unemployment Benefits

Starting Your Search

  • Quincy Career Center
    Call 617-745-4000 to make an appointment with a counselor for an employment needs assessment. All services are provided free of charge to job seekers.
  • Job-Hunt.org
    Information, advice and links to 18,375 employers and job search resources
  • CareerOneStop
    Tools for job seekers, students, and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Jobs & Employment- Mass.Gov
    Information and links for searching for public sector and private sector jobs, building your resume and labor statistics.
  • Massachusetts Job Quest
    An online job system for employers and job seekers. From the Massachusetts Department of Career Services.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    A guide to hundreds of occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Resumes, Cover Letters & Interviews

  • The Resume Guide
    A publication put out by Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers containing tips for writing resumes and cover letters
  • Interview Tips- Mass.Gov
    Information about preparing for and following up after an interview
  • GotResumeBuilder.com
    This online resume tool offers web hosting, multiple version options, tips on how to write resumes, and a way to search Indeed for job listings.
  • MyPerfectResume.com
    MyPerfectResume has resume templates by industry, including retail, construction and food service industries. It also offers templates for cover letters.
  • CVTips.com
    CVTips.com offers whole job search help: cover letter tips, interview techniques, job search strategies, career planning, as well as free resume/CV examples, templates and advice.
  • Smart Answers to Common Interview Questions
    Describe yourself. Why do you want this job? Find out how to best answer common interview questions.
  • ResumeNow.com
    This online resume service offers templates and phone, email, and live chat support for users.
  • ResumeBaking.com
    In addition to providing resume and cover letter templates, this site offers sample job descriptions and responsibilities.
  • Hloom.com
    This site offers resume templates in MS Word, instead of in pdf form, so you can download and start editing them to fit your needs right away.
  • Blue Collar Resume Tips
    Monster.com's tips for creating a resume focused on skills rather than formal eduation. More tips here.

Additional Help

  • One Life at a Time
    A private, non-profit organization located in Braintree that provides free career services to individuals who are new or returning to the market place.
  • Job Seekers with Disabilities
    This section of Disability.gov has information about career counseling, job banks, interviewing for a job and self-employment and small business ownership.
  • Reputation Management
    Information on how businesses, job seekers and others can better manage their online reputation.

General Job Search Sites

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