Job Search Clinic

Get FREE expert help with resumes, cover letters and job-search strategies on Tuesday mornings from 10am-12:30pm.

 

Drop-ins only on a first come first served basis. Please call 508-532-5570 x4361 for more details.

 

Online Job Application Help

Most employers require that you submit job applications online, and our staff can help you through the process. If possible, please bring a resume and cover letter in electronic form. You should also have an email account, but if you don't, we can help you create one as part of your session. If you need help writing a resume and/or cover letter, check out our free job search services above.

 

You may drop by to request an appointment or call 508-532-5570 x4361.

 

Last updated June 2018
Deciding What You’d Like to Do

Websites

  • Glassdoor.com - Anonymous insider reviews on what it’s like to interview and work at thousands of companies, and salary data from specific employers and fields.
  • Massachusetts Department of Career Services - Offers One-Stop Career Centers, career counselors, skills workshops and more.
  • Occupation Finder - In-depth descriptions of hundreds of careers complete with education requirements and projected income. From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Databases

  • Vocations and Careers Collection -  Database of articles from nearly 400 journals on job searching, career building, and more. Accessible in the library or at home with your library card.
  • CREDO - CREDO is a search engine (just like Google) specifically designed for research, including articles, eBooks, and more. Just type in your search terms and CREDO will instantly scan millions of entries from over 70 publishers.

Books

Job Hunting Tips and Guides

Websites

  • Maw’s Info Blog - Job search help and advice.
  • Job-Hunt.org - On-target advice and extensive links. "Massachusetts Job Resources, Employers, and Careers" links to job-search resources as well as employment classifieds from newspapers statewide.
  • AARP: Work - Lots of useful information for seniors regarding many aspects of the world of work.
  • How to Prepare for the Job Search - Guide to starting your job search from the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority. Geared to new college graduates but contains some advice that applies to all job seekers.

Books

Job Listings

Local Job Sites

Greater Boston and Massachusetts Job Sites

Nationwide Job Sites

Networking and Social Media

Websites

Books

New Skills, Resumes, and Cover Letters

Websites:

  • Framingham American Job Center - Individual career and job-hunting assistance. Training programs include resume and cover letter writing, interview practice, skills assessment, and basic computer skills like Microsoft Word and e-mail.
  • Massachusetts Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Resources for job hunters and information on unemployment compensation.
  • MetroWest Career Center - Holds regular workshops on computer skills, resumes, interviewing, internet skills, and other job skills. Also has public-use computers and job listings.
  • Operation A.B.L.E. - Job-search assistance, education, and training geared to individuals 45 and older.
  • Youth Working Forward - Job readiness skills and search techniques for people between the ages of 16 and 24. Provides guidance on building resumes with a resume wizard, how to dress for success, interview tips, and professional networking advice.
  • Glassdoor.com - Search for a potential employer on Glassdoor to get an idea of what questions you might be asked in a job interview.

Books - Resumes and Cover Letters

Books - Interviews