Careers, Employment & Networking

Career OneStop Resume Tutorial: Step-by-step instructions for preparing and distributing resumes and cover letters, as well as preparing for an interview, from Career One Stop.

The Riley Guide: Resumes & Cover Letters: Tips and samples for resumes, CVs and portfolios, and discussion of the pros and cons of 3rd party resume distribution and video resumes.

WIND: WIND is a regular forum for professionals in job transition. It provides job seekers a chance to network with each other during times of career change and to sharpen job search skills. Since its inception in 1990, WIND has served more than 16,000 professionals in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Maine. Meeting locations can be found on the website.

LinkedIn: LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 170 industries and 200 countries. You can find, be introduced to, and collaborate with qualified professionals that you need to work with to accomplish your goals. When you join, you create a profile that summarizes your professional expertise and accomplishments. You can then form enduring connections by inviting trusted contacts to join LinkedIn and connect to you. Your network consists of your connections, your connections' connections, and the people they know, linking you to a vast number of qualified professionals and experts.

NH Works: Employment services specifically for New Hampshire job seekers and employers. Includes listings in NH for career, temporary, and summer job opportunities. Create an account and post a resume; create a map showing locations of jobs; find consultants to assist with training and skills development; search for jobs in NH or nationwide.

Nashua Telegraph - Top Jobs: Job openings in southern NH and surrounding areas, from Nashua's local newspaper.

Union Leader online classifieds/NH Sunday News-Employment: Employment listings from New Hampshire's largest newspapers.

NH Division of Personnel - State Opportunities Listing: current job openings in state government.

Working in NH-NH State Government online:  Information on services, regulations, and programs of importance.

Craigslist – NH: Hundreds of listings for jobs of all skill levels, updated daily.

USAJobs: The Federal Government's official source for federal jobs & career info.  Over 25,000 opportunities abroad updated daily including study abroad, internships, volunteer opportunities, teach abroad, language schools and much more. Find jobs at companies that are certified as "non-age discriminatory."

Volunteers of America:  A national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need to rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

NH Employment Security: Unemployment compensation benefits