Find Job Openings

 

Find Job Openings

Use the Job Bank listing below to find jobs openings local to you in the the state of Massachusetts.

As you find job openings, use these techniques before reaching out to the Employer:

Target Employers,  Research Employers and Contact Employers
 

*Don't forget to keep track of your job search activity with a Job Log! (Click Link to Download and Print)

Job Bank listing: refer to the websites below to find local job openings
  • JobQuest
    - JobQuest provides additional tools to assist job seekers identify potential jobs that meet their career objectives when they register.  You can create and maintain a Job Match Profile that will provide you a listing of possible job matches based on your experience, skill sets and job preferences.  Employers will have the ability to find you based on the details in your Job Match Profile.
  • Boston Jobs                                                                                                                           - Your local source for local jobs in the greater Boston area.
  • Indeed
    - Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 50 million unique visitors and 1 billion job searches per month.
  • Career Builder
    - As the U.S.'s largest online job site, CareerBuilder.com puts over 1 million jobs in front of poised job seekers wherever they are - at home or at work - in print and on the Internet. More than 23 million unique visitors come to the site every month to check out the opportunities in every industry, field and job type.
  • Craigslist
    - Boston Classified job search engine.
  • Simply Hired
    - Simply Hired is a search engine building the largest online database of jobs on the planet. Our goal is to make finding your next job a simple yet effective, enjoyable journey. We can't always promise you'll discover your dream job, but we'll give you the best chance possible to get a bigger paycheck, a more considerate boss, or a shorter commute.
  • Idealist
    - Idealist is independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed. Our work is guided by the common desire of our members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect.
  •  USAJOBS
    -"Working for America" USAJOBS is the U.S. Government’s official system/program for Federal jobs and employment information. USAJOBS delivers a service by which Federal agencies meet their legal obligation (5 USC 3327 and 5 USC 3330) providing public notice of Federal employment opportunities to Federal employees and U.S. citizens.
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employment Opportunities
    - The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The CEO web site is updated on a daily basis as jobs become available.

 

Target Employers

Employers look favorably on job seekers who know about them. They also like job seekers who know why they are a good fit. Start by thinking about the type of job you really want and go after it! Start by knowing your Job Search target.

Begin here to be prepared and think about occupations, industries or employers:

Job Search Target (pdf)

Research Employers

How do you know which employers to research? There are three ways:

  1. Find advertised job leads and job listings.
     
  2. Most employers post their job openings online. You can look at company websites and learn about the company before you apply.
     
  3. Search the hidden job market - Get out there and Network!

Based on your results from the 'Job Search Target' worksheet and 'Research Employers' techniques...

Begin here to Research Employers in an organized way:

Research Employers (pdf)

Contact Employers

Now you are ready to contact employers directly!

Begin here to use this script to help plan your conversation:

Employer Contact Script (pdf)

If you feel like you have a good connection, offer to send your cover letter and resume!

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