Job Search Links

Getting Started in the Job Search Process

Use these sites to get great advice on how to navigate the job searching process.

The Riley Guide                                   Job Hunter’s Bible

Job-Hunt                                              Quintessential Careers

New York State Jobs

NYS Department of Labor: Jobs Express

Metasearch Websites

Access job listings from various job boards and company websites in one place, instead of having to search each site individually.

Indeed                      JuJu                     Simply Hired

National Job Listings

Some of the most well-known and popular job search engines.

America’s Job Exchange for NY                          Career Builder

JobCentral                        Jobster                       Monster

Employer-Listed Listings

Search job listings posted directly on employers’ websites, instead of those posted to a job board.


Regional Job Listings

Job search sites specific to the Hudson Valley.


Poughkeepsie Journal

Professional Associations/Professional Job Boards

Search for jobs specific to your career or industry.


Riley Guide

Union, Association, & Society Lists

Executive Employment

Job search sites specifically for management and high salary positions.

Execu|Search                                          The Ladders

Hourly Employment

Search for hourly positions.


Online Classifieds

Job listings that appear in free publications.



Freelance Employment



Rat Race Rebellion

Temporary Employment

Find information on how to register with temporary employment agencies and search their job listings.

Kelly Services             Manpower               Net-Temps

Employer Directories

Lists of employers to contact in order to set up informational interviews.

Career One-Stop          The Riley Guide

Social Networking Sites

Use LinkedIn to set up your online professional profile, and access Twitter search engines to find the latest job postings.

LinkedIn               TweetMyJobs                 TwitJobSearch


Networking remains the best way to find employment–75% of people find their new job via networking. Use these online networking guides to learn how to network properly.

Riley Guide

Job Fairs

Find information on job fairs happening in the Hudson Valley.

New York Career Zone

Bridging the digital divide in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Technology Literacy @ Your Library

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