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Below are numerous websites for all aspects of your career and life. The websites are grouped in the general categories and sub-categories listed below. Click on any of them to jump to a list of links.

Career Planning

Self-Exploration

How to Find a Major

General Career Information

Graduate/Professional School

Internships

General Employment Issues

Disabilities

Organized Labor/Unions

Employment Law

Workers Rights & Advocacy

Career Networking

Life on the Job

Leadership

Quality Improvement

Entrepreneurship

Job Search Preparation

Business Etiquette

Interview

Resume and Cover Letter

Labor Market Information

Salary Issues

The Economy

Business Information/Research

Life Management

Career Management

Money Management

Taxes

Investing

Housing/Relocation

Retirement

 

Jobs

Various Job Search Websites

Government Jobs Online

Non-Profit Jobs Online

Headhunters/Executive Jobs

Employment/Temporary Agenices

Social Service Jobs

News

 

CAREER PLANNING

Self-Exploration

California Career Zone Self-Assessments
CSULA Career Development for Undergraduates
Career Depot Job Seeking Skills
Keirsey Personality Assessment
Liberal Arts and Business
My Road
Quintessential Tests & Quizzes
Self-Assessment Resources
What Parents Can Do to Help
How to Find a Major
College Majors Quiz
Majors Search
What Can I do with this Major?
General Career Information

Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupations
California Careers
California Job Journal
Career Guide to Industries
Career Journal
Career Key
Career Realism
Employment Background Checks
Jobweb
Managing Your Career
My Plan
U.S. News Careers
Vault
Welcome to America's Career InfoNet

Graduate/Professional School

GradSchools
Graduate School Tips
How to Get Into Grad School
Medical School Admission
Law School Admission Council
Internships

Developing Your Own Internship
Intern Jobs
Internship Programs
Internships
Think Intern

JOB SEARCH PREPARATION

Business Etiquette

A Summary of Dining Tips
Communication Trends to Avoid
Etiquette Presentation
Electronic Etiquette
Interview Etiquette
Test Your Business Etiquette

Interview

Common Interview Questions
CSULA Interview Attire
CSULA Inteview Skills
CSULA Interview Skills Presentation
CSULA Tips on Handling Telephone Interviews
Job-Interview
Job Interview Questions

Interview Quiz
Perfect Interview

Resume and Cover Letter

44 Resume Writing Tips
CSULA Resume Writing
CSULA Resume Writing Presentation
How to Write a Masterpiece of a Resume
Resume Bear
Resumes and Vitas
CSULA Cover Letters and Thank You Letters
Cover Letter Writing Advice and Help Guides
Labor Market Information

Bureau of Labor Statistics Home Page
California Labor & Workforce Development Agency
Families and Work Institute
Job Scams
Salary Issues

Riley Salary Guides
Salary and Benefits
Salary.com™ Job Salaries & Compensation Survey

The Economy

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation
Moody's Economy

Business Information/Research

Better Business Bureau
California Labor and Workforce Development Agency
Direct Employers Association
Glassdoor
Hoovers
Industry Research Desk
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Moody's
Plunkett Research
Superpages
The Conference Board

JOBS

Various Job Search Websites
Africa Jobs
Alternate Sources of CSULA Employment
CSULA Eagle iJobs
CSULA Job Search Websites
Engineering Job Board
Expatriate Job Site
Hound
Jobs at California Community Colleges
JobsLA
International Job Opportunities - The Riley Guide

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT ISSUES

Disabilities

The following resources provide more information on work-based learning opportunities, job-search skills, employers, legal issues related to employment, and career planning.

Able to Work
Information and networking for employers and people with disabilities.
http://www.abletowork.org/

AccessCAREERS
Content to promote career success for people with disabilities, including a searchable knowledge base of questions & answers, case studies, and promising practices.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Careers/

Access to Technology in the Workplace
Video presentation and publication about accessible technology in the workplace.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Video/access_tech.html

Access to the Future: Preparing Students with Disabilities for Careers
Video presentation and publication where college career development staff share ideas for making services and programs accessible to students with disabilities.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Video/access.html

The Faculty Room Knowledge Base
A searchable collection of questions and answers, case studies, and promising practices of interest to postsecondary faculty members.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/kb.html

Job Accommodation Network
Legal information, specific job accommodations and information links on disability and employment.
http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/

National Business and Disability Council
Resources and networking for corporations interested in employing people with disabilities.
http://www.business-disability.com/

ProjectHired.org
Employment resources for people with disabilities including a mentor program, temporary employment opportunities, access to corporate training, and a Deaf Employment Focus program.
http://www.projecthired.org/

Organized Labor/Unions

Collective Bargaining
How Labor Unions Work
National Labor Relations Board

Employment Law

DOL Employment Law Guide
Employment Guidelines for International Students
Landing a Job with a Criminal Record

Workers Rights & Advocacy

Contract Employee's Handbook
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Life on the Job
7 Rookie Mistakes
20 Tips to Help You Make a Great Inpression
Balancing Friendship and Professionalism at Work
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
How to Get Noticed in Your Job for All the Right Reasons!
Real World 101 - Life After College Explained
Career Networking

Informational Interviews
Join a Professional Association
Key Networking Advice
Linked in
Networking
Personal Branding

Leadership

Leadership Now
Mind Tools
The Art and Science of Leadership

Quality Improvement

Baldrige Model
Six Sigma
Total Quality

Entrepreneurship

All Business
Business Owner's Idea Cafe
Business Owner's Toolkit
Npost
U.S. Economic Development Administration
U.S. Small Business Administration
Working Solo

LIFE MANAGEMENT

Career Management

Career Growth and Change
Dealing with Cliques in the Workplace
Keep Your Job
Office Politics
Salaries and Promotions
Your Professional Life

Money Management

FDIC/Consumer News
Free Credit Report
Managing Your Money
MSN Money
My Money

The Hartford - Guide To Your Financial Future

Taxes

IRS
Teens & Taxes
Yahoo! Finance - Taxes

Investing

Bloomberg Businessweek
Kiplinger
Morningstar
The Motley Fool
Yahoo! Finance - Today's Market

Housing/Relocation

Best Places Cost of Living
Homefair

Renting Versus Buying

Retirement

AARP
Online Community for Bloomers

Retired Brains
ThirdAge

NEWS

ABC7 Eyewitness News for Los Angeles and Southern California
Around The Capitol California Political and Legislative News

BBC NEWS News Front Page
Business Week Online News
CBS 2 - KCAL 9 - Los Angeles

Christian Science Monitor
Google News
Los Angeles Times
NPR National Public Radio News, Arts, World, US.
Slate Magazine
The New York Times
Washington Post

 

 



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