Job Search Websites
South Bay Craigslist
Create a Linkedin Account Today!
Linkedin is a website designed to help you expand your professional network, as well as to find jobs in your field of expertise. Create an account here.
Job Fairs at Social Services
Event Calendar updated daily: Click Here
Job Portfolio Resources
myjobscout.org - create an account for basic resume building and internet skills practice
Various professional resume samples
Basic resume sample
Highlight your transferrable skills
Cover letter sample
More cover letter tips and samples
Advanced Cover Letter: Explanations & Various Examples
Local Community Colleges
West Valley College
Companies With Easy Online Applications
Buca di Beppo
Extended Stay America
Looking for other places to apply? Google Maps your address and scout for local businesses.
Visit your local mall and ask about opportunities.
Valley Fair Mall (West San Jose/Santa Clara)
Santana Row (West San Jose/Santa Clara)
Oakridge Mall (South San Jose/Almaden)
The Great Mall (East San Jose/Milpitas)
The Pruneyard (Campbell)
Westgate (West San Jose)
Hillsdale Shopping Center (Cambrian Park)
Coleman Center (Near to Downtown/Airport)
Need information on how to get a job in your profession in the US? Or, want to explore new career opportunities? Check out the websites below.
Occupation Outlook Handbook - published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, gives accurate information and outlooks for various careers and fields in the US, and some info on the requirements and steps for these careers
O*NET OnLine - detailed descriptions of jobs, career families, and pathways within specific industries
Careers for New Americans - detailed information on the requirements and process of becoming certified in California for the following professions: Accountants, Architects, Dentists, IT, Lawyers, Nurses, Pharmacists, Physicians, Engineers, Teachers
NACES.org - National Association of Credential Evaluation Services: a list and links to trustworthy degree and credential evaluation services
Ecfmg.org - Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates: certification and guidance for foreign physicians who wish to practice medicine in the US
http://www.ibew.org - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, information on apprenticeships for electricians with 2+years of experience (must have good English, HS diploma, have taken Algebra)