Job Search Resources
ACSSS Job Search Support Group
Find support with this counselor-facilitated group designed to provide unemployed [and underemployed] professionals with resources, new ideas, and a place to meet others looking for better employment. Facilitated by counselors from Adult Career and Special Student Services (ACSSS). Learn more about the group.
Tuesdays, 10 am-noon, 21 N. Park St, check sign on first floor for room number. See map.
Dane County Job Center
The Dane County Job Center is a central location for people looking for work and businesses that need help finding qualified applicants. 1819 Aberg Avenue, Madison; 608-242-7400; www.danejobs.com/
Job loss resources
Adjusting to Unemployment http://www.wisconsinjobcenter.org/publications/9413/9413.htm
Four stages of adjustment for those experiencing job loss
Assistance for Workers https://jobcenterofwisconsin.com/default.aspx
Includes information on recovery jobs, dislocated or laid off workers and other support services for unemployed workers
Job Hunting After Job Loss http://www.careeronestop.org/ReEmployment/FindaJob/JobHuntingAfterJobLoss.aspx
Job Search Strategies—Radio Interview (approx. 40 minutes)
ACSSS Senior Career Counselor, Sybil Pressprich talks about job search strategies with Larry Meiler on his WPR show. Program aired 12/18/08.
Job Seeker’s Assistance and Resources at Madison Public Library Branches
One-on-one job search help and other resources for job seekers.
Worker Reemployment Portal http://www.careeronestop.org/ReEmployment/Default.aspx
Information about unemployment benefits, healthcare coverage, job hunting, etc.
Online job search resources
Instruction and advice for job-seekers
Networking Today: A Guide for Business Professionals and College Graduates
Wall Street Journal careers page, online.wsj.com/public/page/news-career-jobs.html
Articles and information covering all aspects of the job search.
JobHuntersBible.com from Richard Bolles www.jobhuntersbible.com/
Gateway site for job hunt preparation.
JobStar Central http://jobstar.org/index.php
Job search guide with information on resumes, salary, and the hidden job market.
Quintessential Careers www.quintcareers.com/
Expert advice, career articles, and job sites including information on resumes and cover letters.
The Riley Guide www.rileyguide.com/
Introduction to the online job search with useful sites and services; includes information on resumes and interviewing.
Job Search Intelligence www.jobsearchintelligence.com
Salary data including a salary calculator and wage & employment trends.
Job listing sites
- City of Madison Human Resources www.ci.madison.wi.us/jobs.html
- Dane County Employment http://co.dane.wi.us/danedept/emprel/jobs/default.asp
- Jobs in Madison (and surrounding areas) www.jobsinmadison.com
- UW-Madison Employment www.wisc.edu/employment/
- Job Center of Wisconsin https://jobcenterofwisconsin.com/
- Wisconsin State Government Employment wiscjobs.state.wi.us
- Academic 360—Higher education jobs www.academic360.com
- Career Builder www.careerbuilder.com
- Career Mag www.careermag.com
- USA Jobs—Federal jobs www.usajobs.gov/
Company Research Guide, Rutgers University Libraries
“How to” guide with links to online research resources.
Get contact information for employers in all industries and in every state
How to Research a Company, UW-Madison Business Library
Adult Career and Special Student Services has a number of books, handouts, and directories available for in-house use by job seekers at our office. We also have a computer available for limited use by clients.