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Employment Issues .  Job Opportunities .  Job Tips .  Michigan Jobs 

Employment Issues
Labor Statistics:
Locate unemployment rates, earnings, consumer spending, and international statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor- Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Job Opportunities
Best Jobs USA.com:
An extensive database of new job postings and career events.
Encore:
For those that want to pursue working in the nonprofit world and the public sector this site has helpful information.
Experience Works:
Created in 1965 Experience Works has grown to be the nation's leading provider of training, employment, and community service for low-income older adults.
Indeed.com:
Indeed.com was founded in 2004 to improve online job searching. It is a search engine for jobs that connects you with thousands of websites updated daily including job listings from jobs boards, newspapers, associations, and company career pages. Indeed has a save feature for your searches and you can also have job notices delivered to you via email as a job alert.
Monster.com:
Search for jobs, post your resume online, and check out the career center with articles and job tips.
My Next Move:
This website was created for the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration as a tool to help job seekers search for jobs and careers.
My Skills My Future:
This site is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration and is part of the CareerOneStop portal. It has information to assist laid-off workers and career changers find new occupations to explore as well as locating training programs, and/or apply for jobs.
SimplyHired:
A site that includes over 4 million jobs browsable by job title, region, industry, or company. This resource includes a free tool to post resumes to multiple sites and a specialty search for those looking for a particular employment culture.
Snag a Job:
Founded in 2000 this job search site is a source for Part Time and Full Time hourly workers, Summer Jobs, and Student Jobs. Snag a Job also offers tips and resources to job seekers.
USA Jobs:
This official job site of the United States Federal Government provides job openings, GS pay rate schedules, and a resume builder tool.
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Job Tips
America's Career InfoNet:
CareerOneStop provides an array of information covering from employment trends to exploring a career. The Career Tools section allows you to explore a career, resume and interview techniques, plus salary and benefits.
Emurse:
Emurse has many tools to help you in your job hunt from building your resume that is hosted online and available to download in any format, to networking, job search, personalized job postings and more.
Job Interviewing Resources:
This site from Quintessential Careers provides a variety of job interviewing resources, including information about traditional, behavioral, and case interview methods.
Salary Negotiation :
Be prepared when salary negotiating your job. This site provides tools and resources to assist you.
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Michigan Jobs
Detroit JobNetwork:
This site lists job postings for Detroit and various Michigan metropolitan areas by job category and company.
Michigan Career Builder:
This site powered by the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press enables quick job searches and searching by job category as well as providing tools & advice for job seekers.
Michigan Talent Bank:
This free service partners Michigan Department of Career Development and Michigan Works to bring together job seekers and employers. It includes job postings searchable by location and area of interest.
MLive:
A Michigan job search site for local jobs but also offering job tips, advice, and resources to the job seeker. You can sign up for a free account to have access to Job Application & Resume Management tools, job alerts and much more.
Motor City Help Wanted:
This site features local job opportunities in Michigan.
Pure Michigan Talent Connect:
This site from the Michigan State government links you to the Michigan Talent Bank, career events calendar and career conncections, career explorer, job searching, and resume writing.
Unemployment Benefits:
Learn about the options for applying for unemployment benefits from the state Unemployment Insurance Agency.
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