Louisiana Workforce Commission has online career solutions including finding the right job, searching for jobs, and posting your resume. Also includes locations of business and career solutions centers around the state.
The Louisiana Department of State Civil Service portal gives you access to central government personnel agency for the state of Louisiana. As a job seeker view current statewide job opportunities and find testing sites and schedules for civil service exams.
O*NET™ Online! - This system serves as the nation’s primary source of occupational information. This site is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. O*NET® Career Exploration Tools are self-directed career exploration/assessment tools to help workers consider and plan career options, preparation, and transitions more effectively.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Provides information on employment outlook, education needed, and working conditions of various job and careers.
Career Advice at TheLadders - Advice and newsletters on a number of job-search topics, including résumé writing, interview tips, business networking, and more.
Learning Express 3.0 - Offers an interactive Computer Skills module.
Louisiana Jobs and Career Center Training Classes - Hands-on training with popular office applications and other business skills.
Critical career networking tools and resources - If you are ready to start building your professional network, try these organizations.
Community and Technical College System
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Department of Children & Family Services
Louisiana State University System
Southern University System
University of Louisiana System
Assess yourself – Use America’s Career Infonet to identify accomplishments, take assessments, and create career goals.
What do you want to do for a living? – My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options, developed and maintained by the National Center for O*NET Development, under the sponsorship of the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA)
The first stop on your quest for state government employment.
Employment under the jurisdiction of local municipalities.
All positions and jobs not directly related to Federal, State, or City Parish Government.
Careers in the Military
Louisiana Department of Veteran Affairs - Be sure to check out the “Troops to Teacher” program.
Military Spouse Employment
Military and Veteran Career Center - features Military-friendly employers
Department of State Civil Service – job postings for the state of Louisiana
Job Openings – jobs listed through the Louisiana Workforce Commission
State Library of Louisiana Employment Link – list of library jobs in Louisiana
Louisiana Job Connection – job search tool created by Louisiana Economic Development which matches job seekers with potential employers, and vice versa.
About.com – comprehensive collection of resources for job searching
CareerBuilder – U.S.’s largest online job site
CoolWorks – Jobs in Cool Places – seasonal jobs, cruise ships, camps, and internships
CTI Career Search - career data listed by city, salary, industry and more
Job-hunt – good for new college graduates
Monster – find jobs, network, build a career
RealMatch – matches job seeker’s qualifications and preferences with the employer’s requirements
The Riley Guide – exhaustive list of links to sites with job listings
Simply Hired – searches thousands of job boards, classifieds, and company sites. Advanced search options include type of job, type of company, keyword, location and date the job was posted.
SnagaJob – a source for hourly and part-time jobs
USA Jobs – United States Federal Government official job site
Before a job searcher begins to fill out a job application they will need to have a valid email address. Free email accounts are available at the following sites:
Job Application Guide – This job application guide includes information on how to complete a job application, including paper applications, online applications, and employer-direct applications. You can also review job application samples, examples, and forms. From About.com
Online jobs and Kiosks from the Riley Guide - unemployment opportunities and job resources on the Internet
My Fact Sheet - job history worksheet from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte, NC
HomeworkLA – the Adult Education and Career Center module offers live help via chat with writing a basic résumé and review of existing résumés
About Careers at About.com – comprehensive collection of resources for cover letters, résumés, etc.
Louisiana Workforce Commision – Creating and posting a résumé
Monster.com – advice, résumés, and letters
Riley Guide – help with résumés and cover letters