Looking for a Job? These Resources Can Help

Looking for a job? This collection of resources should help you get started. You might want to start with some of the major online employment listings, or get started with local resources.  If you're not sure where to start, look at careers & advice.  You can find specific tips for resumes, interviews, and salary negotiation.  We subscribe to several business databases which offer information on companies and industries.

Houston Area Job Fairs
Harris County, Houston & Texas Job Listings
General Employment Listings
Careers and Advice


Houston Area Job Fairs

Upcoming Job Fairs on Jobing.com

Job Fairs and Events - Workforce Solutions

Texas Workforce Commission

Harris County, Houston & Texas

Classified search and job tips.

City of Houston Jobs
Current jobs open at the City of Houston.

Greensheet Houston Employment
Search and apply for Houston area jobs.

Harris County Jobs
Current job openings for Harris County (TX) positions.

Harris County Public Library Jobs
Job listings for the library system.

Houston Computer Work.com
Job site for IT professionals.

Houston Jobing.com
Job listings for private companies in Houston.

Locally owned and operated weekly employment publication.

Texas Workforce Commission
"The state government agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas." Includes a job search and a directory of office in the Gulf Coast Region.

Work in Texas
Job listings for Texas. From the Texas Workforce Commission.

Workforce Solutions
Gulf Coast regional partnership of business, education, labor, and community organizations committed to providing the education, training, and labor market services that will make employers and residents more competitive in the global economy.


General Employment Listings

Find a job, post a resume, and get advice.

Includes government listings.

In addition to job listings offers a good selection of resources such as job fairs, work at home, and information specific to the health care field.

Listings for US Government jobs.

Search a national database of career opportunities.  You can also post your resume.


Careers & Advice

Career Guide to Industries
"Provides information on available careers by industry, including the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment, occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings and benefits, employment outlook, and lists of organizations that can provide additional information." From the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Career Overview
Informational overviews in a variety of career fields.

College Grad Job Hunter
Assistance for the first time job seeker.

Offers an inside look at thousands of companies and includes salary information, reviews, and interview questions.

A free service offering resume tips, career guides, and salary information.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
"A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives." From the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Riley Guide
A guide to employment opportunities and job resources on the Internet.


Learning Express
Includes practice tests as well as Job and Career Accelerator - a comprehensive, easy-to-use job search application, powered by Learning Express. A login is required for this database. If you are unable to register from home, please visit one of our branches.

From conducting market research to choosing a health care provider, this extensive database offers the information you need -- in a fast, convenient format.

More Business Databases


Build a resume online in minutes.  Export to word or PDF.

JobStar Resumes & Cover Letters
Describes what a resume is, offers sample resumes, resume tips, and helps you select the right resume for you.

Pongo Resume
Create, optimize, print, and submit a resume in 10 minutes for free.

Resume Samples at About.com
Offers sample resumes and resume writing tips, including advice on choosing the right type of resume to create.


Job Interview Question Index
An index of questions based on type of job.

Job Interview Questions Database
A database of "typical traditional and behavioral job interview questions."


Select a job category and zip code/metro area to find out what you're worth.  Other tabs include benefits, advice, and tests.

The Salary Calculator
Compare salaries between US cities.  International cities are also available.