Chapter 16

Ten Sites for Finding Your First Job

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Identifying which resources are right for you

check Becoming familiar with entry-level sites

check Knowing the intricacies of each job site

Searching for a job is easy. Finding the one that’s right for you can be hard. Fortunately, you have access to dozens of tools and job boards where you can look for jobs and internships. Even better, you can have sites recommend jobs to you and email you as they find new ones.

In this chapter, you learn about some of the best sites to help you find your first job. Some of them stand out because of the size of their jobs database. Others are good resources because they cater to first-time job seekers. Some of these sites have sophisticated algorithms baked in to guide you in determining what careers and jobs are better suited for you based on your field of study and preferences.

Here is an introduction to what these sites offer you as a first-time job seeker.

Indeed

Indeed (www.indeed.com) is the largest job site on the Internet. It crawls the job sections of company websites and takes jobs from other job boards, making it an aggregator of jobs from other job sites as well as from direct employers. ...

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