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Job Seekers: Your Job Search

 

Your Job Search

Looking Good on Paper           Prepping for Interviews                Negotiating Benefits and Promotions

 

Use our business databases to start you on your search for a new career!

If you would like a tutorial in how to use any of our databases, email ref@westportlibrary.org to set up an appointment!

 

A Job That's Right for You

Your job search should consist of more than just finding open positions. It should also involve evaluating yourself; your strengths, your weaknesses, what you enjoy doing, what you dislike doing. This way you will be sure to find a job that suits you! Learn more about yourself using the Princeton Review Career Quiz or find out which Myers-Briggs 16 Personality Type you are.

 

Salary Based Job Sites

Westport Library Career Counseling Sessions

To schedule an appointment contact Ellen Janpol at ejanpol@westportlibrary.org or 203.291.4823.

Local Job Seeker Support

Connecticut Department of Labor/ American Job Center Southwest CT

2 Lafayette Square

Bridgeport CT, 06604

(203) 455-2700

 

Goodwill Westport Career Center

1700 Post Road East

Westport CT, 06880

(203) 259-3943

Find local networking opportunities here!

 

Industry Specific Jobs

Dice - Technology - Dice quickly delivers the opportunities, insights and connections technology professionals and employers need to move forward.

USAJobs - Government - USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. 

AIA Career Center - Architecture - We advocate for the value of architecture and give architects the resources they need to do their best work.

NYFA Job Listings - Art - The mission of New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is to empower emerging artists and arts organizations across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives and professional/organizational development.

ScienceCareers - Science - Thousands of job opportunities from around the world and free career development tools and resources make Science Careers a one-stop site for scientists looking to advance their careers.

Work for Good - Education and Non-Profits - Work for Good is a purpose-driven organizations and talented professionals connect, so together you can do the best work possible.

LawJobs - Law - With a reach of over 24,000+ active seekers and 1.4 million passive seekers, Lawjobs will work with you to target quality legal professionals, guaranteeing you a great pool of applicants.

Idealist - Public Service - Idealist is all about connecting idealists - people who want to do good - with opportunities for action and collaboration. Great for internships, too!