Details and applications (online or paper) for a variety of companies
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Dept. of Labor & Training
Jobs in RI
Network RI Job Assistance
Rhode Island Job Exchange
Snag a Job
Snag a Job - RI
State of Rhode Island Current Vacancies List
Business oriented social networking site that allows users to build connections with other professionals, look for job postings and free lance opportunities.
A job board that seeks to match employers and employees based on user profiles. Automatic emails are sent when the site finds 'job matches.'
Buscando: Resume Help en Español
Trabajo Offers advice en Español for writing el currículum (resume) and la carta de presentación (cover letter).
Career Development eManual
A detailed guide intended for university students, but valuable for people at any career stage. It shows how to assess one's personality, aptitudes, and values and how to match these to potential occupations. It gives advice on job hunting, practices, and reassessing one's career progress.
This government site is the "nation's publicly-funded resource for jobseekers and businesses." Find jobs -- from entry level to technical to professional to CEO. Identify job-ready workers with the right skills ... Explore alternative career paths, compare salary data for different occupations, learn which careers are hot, get resume writing tips and job interview strategies, and much more. A product of a federal-state partnership "funded by grants to states."
Licensed Occupations Database
Search for occupational licensing requirements by state, occupation or agency. This tool includes information on licenses that may be required by law in order for you to practice a particular occupation.
Monster Career Advice
Career advice and job searching guides from Monster.com
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Employment outlook, educational requirements, salary to expect - for most occupations. Revised every two years.
Rhode Island Community Jobs
Rhode Island Community Jobs (RICOMJOB) is a public e-mail announcement list that seeks to connect non-profit and public interest employers in the state with individuals seeking paid work that makes a difference in our communities. Anyone can join the list or post a paid position to the list.
The Riley Guide: Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet
The Riley Guide is a directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet. It is primarily intended to provide instruction for job seekers on how to use the Internet to their best advantage.
Tools for Beginning Jobseekers
Tools for Beginning Jobseekers helps teens and pre-teens create their resumes, cover letters, and a list of references. There are Web-based worksheets available to print out, fill out, and submit to potential employers. A self-assessment page gives initial direction to the young jobseeker.
What goes in a resumé?
Sample cover letters
Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training: Unemployment Insurance
File online for unemployment insurance and find answers to many questions you may have about your unemployment benefits.
Dept. of Labor's Federal FairPay Overtime Initiative
Information on the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) FairPay overtime regulations that took effect on August 23, 2004. Features text of the regulations, a FAQ, fact sheets by exemption and occupation, and video training seminars.
International Salary Calculator
The Center for Mobility Resources, which sponsors the site, maintains cost of living information for more than 500 cities in the US and Canada, and hundreds more worldwide. Just plug in your current location and income, type where you're going, and "calculate." Also available in Spanish.
This site offers "in-depth coverage of salary information over a comprehensive set of industries and thousands of job titles." The Salary Wizard tool searches for salary ranges by occupation and by region. Other features include salary news and advice, brief job descriptions, links for job searching, and a section for Human Resources (HR) Professionals.
This searchable site determines the mean salary, total compensation, and equivalent "renter's buying power" for a chosen job title in a chosen zip code or metro area. Try out the international version as well as the links to many other career sites.
This site provides information about federal wage and hour laws. Topics include the Fair Labor Standards Act (which sets basic minimum wage and overtime pay standards), back pay, minimum wage, overtime pay, severance pay, record keeping and reporting, tips, and more. From the U.S. Department of Labor.
The information on this page has been adapted from a list compiled by Cranston Public Libraryand we thank them for their permission to post it on our website.