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The Riley Guide: Sites with Job Listings: Local US Jobs

Local US Job Opportunities:
New England & Mid-Atlantic


The majority of the listings here are for the state employment services and local newspapers. We also have a page with links to information on How to File for Unemployment Benefits for all states.

You may also want to look at our page for Job Search and Networking Groups.

Regional Resources

Job Listings

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Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (DC) Career Center
...listings of local jobs in the Jewish community around Washington DC. These positions are posted by the many social services and other Jewish organizations in the area, but most non-religious positions are not limited to persons of the Jewish faith.
JobCircle.com
... offers all kinds of job and career information for IT and engineering professionals on the eastern seaboard. Read the articles, locate IT user groups or JobCircle discussion forums. Browse the directory of Information Technology employers. Enter a keyword into the handy radius search to locate a job.
Boston Job Source
...really the New England Job Source, this is a one-stop shop for jobs, employers, and much more for this region.
First Financial Group
This general agency of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), serves clients in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, and they are eager to hear from persons interested in a career in retail financial services. You can also check for opportunities with their parent, MassMutual Financial Group.
Leddy Group
...a quality oriented staffing service for a wide range of industries. Leddy Group currently has ten offices in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
Micro Tech Staffing
...provides quality temporary and permanent personnel to business and industry in numerous job areas. You can review some of their current open assignments online or submit a resume for consideration. Micro Tech has offices in NH, MA, RI, and Hialeah, FL.
NewEnglandJobs.org
...posts job listings for New England's nonprofit employers. A Service of Executive Service Corps, a regional, nonprofit corporation headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Premier Group
...a staffing and professional recruitment firm with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida. They specialize in Business Support Staffing, Accounting / Financial Services / Investment Banking, Legal Staffing Services, and Medical Staffing Services and have numerous job opportunities posted on the site at any given time. Nice feature: From Sunday through Wednesday, The Premier Group's professional career advisors are now available to counsel you on your career. "Call us with your questions; we'll be glad to help! And all our discussions are 100% confidential." You can also submit your resume for consideration.
Profiles
A staffing agency for Creative, Online & Marketing, Web and IT with offices in Baltimore, DC, Philadelphia, and Richmond (VA). "We recruit professionals for freelance, temporary, and direct hire opportunities." You can quickly review their list of current opportunities, and you are not required to register to apply for positions listed here, but if you will register and create a profile, they can match you more quickly to new opportunities. Nice blog, too.
Quality Search
...providing placement service for Software Quality Assurance and IT professionals in New England.
Rewarding Work
"The goal of Rewarding Work is to give people who need support with daily activities choice and control in finding personal assistants." If you have patience and common sense; feel that individuals with disabilities are entitled to the same support, respect, and quality of life as anybody else; and want to do work that is personally enriching and rewarding, then this site has opportunities to offer you. Persons who seek personal aids can post announcements here, and those who want work in this area can post a profile. Currently they only list jobs in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Treeline, Inc.
A search firm specializing in sales professionals, offering direct hire contingency-based placement services, retained search services, and sales-focused professional services. Most of their current contingency searches are in the New England region, but they also have several postings for locations across the US. Visitors are welcome to review their information and their current list of open searches, but if you wish to apply for a position you see here you will need to register in their system, DADO. It is free and all sales professionals are encouraged to consider registering and submitting a resume for consideration in current and future searches.

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Connecticut

Government Services

Connecticut Job Bank
...the state's job bank
Connecticut Department of Labor
... including job services and unemployment information.
Job and Career ConneCTion
...from the state Labor Department.

Other Employment Sources

CTJobs.com: Connecticut's Online Career Center
...Click on Find Jobs to start your search. Select the county and category of job you're interested in and add a keyword if you like. The career resources are helpful and you can register (free) to use the resume tools or have job alerts sent to you.
JobsInCt.com
...nice site focused on jobs in Connecticut. While you can search by a number of features, I like the "New Jobs" and "New Temp Jobs" buttons for quick reviews of things posted in recent days. Registration is not required. This company runs similar job sites for all the New England States as well as several other states and makes it easy for you to switch between sites (bottom of the front page).
AllCountyJobs.com
...an online job site serving Connecticut and southeast NY. Jobseekers may search for jobs in each area by keyword, city, category or company name. Only employers located in the local areas are permitted to post jobs on our site. The individual areas covered include WestchesterCountyJobs (southeast NY state), FairfieldCountyJobs (southwest CT), NewHavenCountyJobs (south central CT), NewLondCountyJobs (southeastern CT), and HartfordCountyJobs (northern CT ). There are other county sites in development, so visiting this gateway will keep you informed of their progress.

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Delaware

Government Services

DelawareWorks
... . including job services and unemployment information. Check here for the new state job bank.
Delaware Joblink
...the State of Delaware's One-Stop employment and training integrated service delivery system.

Newspapers

Delaware Online, Wilmington News Journal
...all of the usual features of a daily newspaper, plus yellow pages for Delaware businesses. Click on the Jobs link to access the career resources.
JobsInDE.com
...nice site focused on jobs in Delaware. While you can search by a number of features, I like the "New Jobs" and "New Temp Jobs" buttons for quick reviews of things posted in recent days. Registration is not required. This company runs similar job sites for several other states and makes it easy for you to switch between sites (bottom of the front page).

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District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)

Government Services

DC Networks, the District of Columbia Virtual One Stop
DC Department of Employment Services
.... including job services and unemployment information

District Government Jobs

DC Department of Human Resources
"DCHR helps District agencies meet their staffing requirements to ensure the highest level of customer service to our residents." Summer jobs and internships are included.
Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia
...under the direction of Chief Cathy L. Lanier, this is one of the 10 largest police agencies in the U.S., and the primary law enforcement agency for our nation's capital.

Other Employment Sources

Salary in Washington, DC Area
Average salary as reported by the registered users of Glassdoor.com (employers and employees). Register for free to search jobs, review employers, research salaries, and more.
DC Central Kitchen
...this non-profit organization operates a food-recovery and distribution program for the greater Washington DC area, receiving overstock and leftover food from various stores and restaurants and turning it into good meals for the hungry. They also operate a very successful Culinary Arts Job Training Program, training the unemployed for positions in restaurants and other food preparation facilities. Information is available online.
Focus Technology Consulting
...a professional services firm delivering expert Information Technology (IT) Services to commercial and Federal clients. Their offices are located in Rockville MD and Herdon VA, but they have opportunities across the country for software and hardware specialists, BI analysts, and administrators. You can review their current list of open assignments, many of which are contract-to-hire, but they would very much like to have your resume even if you do not see something at this time.
DC Job Source
...this local source for jobs and employer links covers not just Washington DC (including the Feds) but also the surrounding areas from Baltimore MD down to Richmond VA. Another great service from The Internet Job Source.
DCJobs.com
...part of the Local JobNetwork, this site offers jobs, lists of employers, event schedules, and other resources for the Washington DC region. You do not need to register to search and review listings nor to apply for listings found here, but be aware that in some cases you will be taken to the employer's website where you will need to submit your resume. You can target specific towns / regions / sections of the DC metro area by scrolling down the front page to the list of Employment Sites in the left margin. You'll also see Diversity sites for DC, Maryland, and Virginia listed here.
The Midtown Group
...providing staffing solutions & opportunities for any business or individual. Temp / contract / direct hire opportunities are all available. They have an extensive form for you to complete online if you just want to register yourself with them. Click on "Hot Jobs" to see their list of current openings, or select "Government Contract Jobs" for a few things under that header. Midtown has an office Chicago too. Please note: in researching these guys I did find a complaint posted at RipOffReport about the Chicago office. It was back in 2010 and I have not seen anything except this one posting. If you are unsure, talk to them.
The Post 200, The Washington Post
..."our annual guide to the region's biggest companies, banks, law firms and other organizations. The list is really a collection of lists, composed of all the different kinds of institutions that power our economy.[...] The Post 200 starts with a list of the 90 largest public companies with headquarters in the District and its suburbs. The rest of the list is made up of many of the largest private companies and nonprofit groups headquartered in the area; the region's largest employers, law firms and lobbying organizations; its major sports teams, hospital operators and universities; and foreign companies with U.S. headquarters in the area." These are not just major players in the DC areas. In some cases they are major employers across the US or even around the world.
Second Chance Employment Services
...a nonprofit organization of human-resources professionals who have placed hundreds of adults in meaningful employment positions free of charge. They have offices in Washington DC and New York City. "Our mission is to promote financial security for at-risk women and their dependents through comprehensive employment placement services. Our beneficiaries are the abused, the elderly, welfare recipients and other financially at-risk women who seek long-term employment." Registered clients in the program can access their online job database, but all visitors can review their information on services and helpful career advice.
Social Matchbox
...based in the Washington DC area, this site offers job listings from new media and technology start-ups in the area. Third party recruiters are not permitted, so you only see jobs from employers. The blog includes good career advice for people pursing these jobs, and their is an Events calendar to help you connect with like-minded professionals in the area. Social Matchbox is operated by Robert Neelbauer, a Management Consultant with experience in HR and Recruiting providing services to Technology, Web and Interactive Companies.
MetroPets: Jobs with local shelters, rescue groups, and animal welfare organizations
...do you love to work with animals? You can find links to job pages with DC-area animal groups and clinics as well as actual job listings for anyone from dog walkers to experienced veterinary technicians.
Washington Network Group Job Board
This is a free job board where WNG members and others may review listings posted by group members as well as other employers and recruiters. Positions are listed for six weeks, and the group reserves the right to refuse any posting. Positions are generally in the Washington DC region.

Job seekers in Washington DC will also want to review the resources for Virginia and Maryland. And don't forget that the Federal Government is the largest employer in this area.

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Maine

Government Services

Job Opportunities in Maine
A full page of links to resources and services provided by the state and by others.
Maine Department of Labor
...includes employment services and unemployment information
Maine State Government Career Opportunities
Working in Maine
...includes employment services and unemployment information
Maine Career Centers
... search for the Maine Employment Service career center closest to your home, check it's schedule of events for workshops and recruiting events. Each center also offers photocopiers, computers, phones, and fax machines for you to use.

Other Employment Sources

JobsinME.com
...nice site focused on jobs in the state of Maine. While you can search by a number of features, I like the "New Jobs" and "New Temp Jobs" buttons for quick reviews of things posted in recent days. Registration is not required. This company runs similar job sites for all the New England States and makes it easy for you to move between all the sites.

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Maryland

Government Services

Maryland Workforce Exchange
Information on job search in Maryland, employers, and other good resources. A Service of Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
...includes employment services and unemployment information

Local Government Jobs & Resources

Montgomery County, MD, Public Schools
...jobs for teachers, administrative personnel, support personnel, and substitute teachers for the largest school district in Maryland (16th largest in the US). This is where I live and pay taxes. I want them to have the best educators.
Montgomery County Police Department
...learn about the police department and apply for positions including 911 operator and crossing guard.
Workforce Services Division, Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation
"We are the link between job seekers looking to begin or change careers, and businesses looking for skilled workers to maintain competitiveness in a changing labor market." They operate the One-Stop Career Centers in Largo, Laurel, and Langley Park, offering job search, career change, training, and many other services to individuals 14 and older (yes, there are programs for youth to age 21) and assisting businesses in recruiting, selecting, and training emloyees. Their page lists a few Hot Jobs, but you can register for text alerts to new jobs and upcoming events like career fairs. The staff of the One Stop also produces a blog titled The Best Kept Secret in Prince George's County, highlighting good Internet resources you can use to aid in your search. It's relatively new, so I'm sure it will grow. And don't miss their TV production, Vocation Station. This is a ½ hour Career Information and Exploration program created to inform, educate and empower Prince George's County residents about employment and career related happenings in our county and throughout the metropolitan region. The show will air monthly on Prince George's County's local cable channel 70 (Verizon Fios 41) and 76 (Verizon Fios 42) and will feature a variety of new and exciting topics, so stay tuned and stay connected. The broadcast schedule is posted on the blog.
Prince George's County Police Department
...bordering Montgomery County (MD) and the District of Columbia, Prince George's County is experiencing a great amount of growth and development, and is recruiting for new officers for their force.

Newspapers

BaltimoreSun.com
Gazette.net
...a local newspaper serving Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George's and Carroll Counties, and Southern Maryland. Several communities have their own news areas.

Other Employment Sources

Salary in Baltimore, MD Area
Average salary as reported by the registered users of Glassdoor.com (employers and employees). Register for free to search jobs, review employers, research salaries, and more.
Enoch Pratt Public Library Job Center
An excellent resource provided by the librarians at the public library for Baltimore. If you're in the vicinity, stop by and use the facilities in the Job Center itself. If not, use the website to access business information, job and career resources, and job leads from the area newspapers.
Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (MD) Job Bank
...jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities with arts and humanities organizations in Montgomery County, Washington DC, northern Virginia, or across Maryland. Each include information on how to apply. At this time, it is a small listing, so best to "View All" of the jobs.
JobLink Employment
"Joblink is a non-profit organization which was founded over a decade ago in an effort to be a conduit between job seekers and employment opportunities in the Baltimore Metropolitan area." As a nonprofit, they do not charge a fee to either the jobseekers they assist nor the corporate partners with whom they work. Under "About Us", please read the FAQs on what their services include and how to become a registered client. They do not accept walk-ins. "Joblink focuses on the Baltimore-Metropolitan area. However, because of the central location and proximity to the Washington area, the radius also covers Montgomery and Prince George's Counties as well as DC proper." Under "Job Seeker" you'll find links to forms needed to register with them as well as links to additional resources. Under "Weekly Job Listings" you'll find an archive of their weekly e-newsletter listing jobs that have been posted with JobLink in Word format. These will give you a nice idea of the kinds of jobs they can help you to find and the organizations with whom they work.
Maryland Careers
..."links and content to assist Marylanders with job search, career change, recruiting and counseling." The Resources area includes links to over 300 employers in MD, DE, and PA, links to MD libraries and career centers, and much more. You'll also want to review the articles on jobsearch. One special area you should visit is the section for the defense industry, a major presence in this region.
Sailor: Maryland's Online Public Information Network
Developed by the libraries of Maryland, Sailor connects its communities with state and local information and library databases. It also links to select Internet sites. To access the career resources, select the Business/Employment link or choose E (for Employment) in the Maryland A to Z section.
St. Joseph Medical Center Career Opportunities
...located in Towson, MD (north and west of Baltimore), the St. Joseph Medical Center is looking for nurses as well as other health-care and administrative personnel. You can explore the current openings, read interviews with the managers of each unit of the hospital, learn about employee benefits, and even contact the HR department.
Jobing Baltimore
...online job site for Baltimore and northern MD. Easy to search, and registration is not required until you want to use their online application process. Registration just takes an email address, password, current area of interest, and "how did you hear about us?". This site is operated by Jobing.com, an operator of several local US job boards. Each is run in partnership with a local media organization, and unlike some "local" sites run by a single entity, they truly keep the boards local.

Job seekers in the Maryland / Metro-DC area will also want to review the resources for District of Columbia and Virginia.

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Massachusetts

Government Services

Massachusetts JobQuest
...a "bulletin board" of training program links in Massachusetts and beyond.
Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
...the former Division of Employment and Training. This incorporates both Unemployment services and information as well as Career Services.
City of Boston
...the economic and cultural hub of New England
City of Worcester
...the third largest city in New England. Yes, really.
City of Cambridge
...their own listings plus links to top employers in the city.

Newspapers

Boston.Com, the Boston Globe online
Boston Herald
Worcester Telegram and Gazette
...also includes several regional newspapers surrounding the Boston Metro area, including Town Online, below.
Wicked Local
...news, information, and employment opportunities in Eastern Massachusetts, from GateHouse Media New England. This used to be TownOnline. (If you don't understand the term "wicked", then you don't know New England.)

Other Employment Sources

Salary in Boston, MA Area
Average salary as reported by the registered users of Glassdoor.com (employers and employees). Register for free to search jobs, review employers, research salaries, and more.
Career Center of Lowell (MA)
...part of the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Center system, the Career Center operates under the direction of the City of Lowell and is chartered by the Greater Lowell Workforce Investment Board. Along with the many in-house services they offer, they support a very active and successful LinkedIn Group, the Career Center of Lowell Networkers. Current and former customers of any Massachusetts career center and any companies seeking qualified employees are welcome to join this group, which is moderated by Bob McIntosh of the Career Center.
Newton's Quick Job Search Blog, Newton (MA) Free Library
...tips, pointers, events, services (not just theirs but also other libraries in the Commonwealth), and much more from the staff at the public library in Newton, MA. Check out their Career Center page online for resource suggestions, lists of services, and a schedule of training programs.
Boston Online
Links to almost anything you want to know about Boston, including local companies, employment info, and business mags. Even a guide to finding the best bagels in town, which by the way are made at Kupel's on Harvard Street in Brookline. Try to get there just as they dump a hot batch into the bins and just dip them in some of the cream cheese with little green onions. Mmmmmmmmmmmm
Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston
Operation A.B.L.E. (Ability Based on Long Experience) has been providing job training and employment services to mature workers age 45 and older since 1982. (Yes, I include myself in that "mature" category.)Their website is filled with resources for this group, including a new job posting page. Users do not need to register to use this online service, but you will want to have a resume and cover letter ready in electronic format for submitting. While the jobs are in the greater Boston area, the tips for mature workers and other information resources are excellent for all job seekers.
getajob.cc, also known as FutureWorks
...Based in Springfield, getajob.cc is the online presence of FutureWorks, a career center which can assist you with your job search by offering advice on career planning, resumes and cover letters, interviewing, training, etc. and providing such tools as computers, phones, fax machines, copiers. Languages spoken by the staff include English, French, Spanish and Russian. Individual career counseling is available to speakers of these languages. Most workshops are offered in English, there are some meetings in Spanish, and all persons are invited to bring interpreters with them as needed. Most services are free, some cost a small fee.
hireCulture
...supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, hireCulture is a free, searchable database of cultural employment opportunities in Massachusetts. Cultural organizations in this state, both non-profit and commercial, can submit listings for any position within their organization (the MCC reserves the right to remove any listing that does not meet these criteria). These are internships, part-time, full-time, seasonal, volunteer, and other opportunities as teachers, administrators, IT pros, bookkeepers, and pretty much anything else needed to run a group of this kind. And remember Massachusetts is the home of organizations ranging from the Higgins Armory Museum to the Peabody Essex Museum, The Boston Early Music Festival and the Berkshires, Jacob's Pillow Dance and the Boston Ballet. It is an amazingly rich and diverse place to be. Be sure to peruse their list of "Other Resources", a nice guide to other online resources for jobs and opportunities in the arts. And while on this page, click on that big "Check Out Our Member's Job Sites" for a list of (and links to) opportunities with MCC member organizations. A treasure!
JobsinMA.com
...nice site focused on jobs in Massachusetts. While you can search by a number of features, I especially like the "New Jobs" and "New Temp Jobs" buttons for quick reviews of things posted in recent days. Registration is not required. This company runs similar job sites for all the New England States and makes it easy for you to move between all the sites.
Metrowest Employment Collaborative
"Ending Disparities in Employment Access for Individuals with Disabilities." Located in Framingham, MA, this employment collaborative for the region just west of Boston, MA, represents over twenty community partners, providing information and resources to employers, employment providers, state agencies, and individuals with disabilities. Their mission is to increase the number of competitive employment opportunities available to job seekers with disabilities. Job seekers and their families / caregivers can use this site to find agencies to assist them, sorting by services offered, locations served, or primary disability, or you can just review the full list of partners and review each one individually. You'll also find a short list of Resources to aid you in your search for work. They are working on a Soft Skills Manual to help prepare individuals to not only get a job but to keep it long-term, but that is still in development. You can review the Table of Contents right now.
WesternMassWorks.com
...jobs in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire County, Massachusetts. This local job site is operated by AllCountyJobs.com, who also operates several local boards for CT and NY.
The Work Place
...a One-Stop Career Center located on Chauncey Street in Boston. Job seekers and career-changers can access numerous free services as well as moderately priced expert services (career counseling / resume preparation / assessments). The Work Place in conjunction with Jewish Vocational Services also offers a number of workshops, recruiting events, and networking groups (calendar is posted online). Veterans and others affected by recent layoffs are eligible for free professionals services. Check the website for information.
Work Without Limits
"Putting abilities to work in Massachusetts." Work Without Limits provides valuable resources and information on employment for many audiences, including people with disabilities, family members, employment service providers, and employers. This initiative is a public/private partnership bringing together families, policy researchers, policy makers, service planners, employment service providers, employers, and other stakeholders. "Our mission is to strengthen the Massachusetts workforce and advance work opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities in Massachusetts." Individuals and families will find helpful guides, resources, and interviews with persons in the workforce. Employers will find information and links to providers who can assist them as they assist others. And agencies will find connections to partners and resources.

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New Hampshire

Government Services

NHWorks Job Match
...the New Hampshire Job Bank
NHWorks.org
..another great service to help you find employment here.
New Hampshire Dept of Employment Security
...includes employment services and unemployment information
NH.gov
The official website for the state of New Hampshire. Community profiles, resources for living, working, and doing business here, plus links to the state's schools and colleges and other resources of interest. Under "Working" is a list of job resources.

Other Employment Sources

JobsinNH.com
...nice site focused on jobs in New Hampshire. While you can search by a number of features, I especially like the "New Jobs" and "New Temp Jobs" buttons for quick reviews of things posted in recent days. Registration is not required. This company runs similar job sites for all the New England States and makes it easy for you to move between all the sites.
NH Jobs List
...a mailing list service that lists job opportunities in New Hampshire. Dave English started the list because most NH job boards include so many listings for Massachusetts that it was becoming difficult to filter these out. The focus of the list is to provide a place for NH jobs to be posted regardless of permanent or contract, as long as the work is to be performed in NH. The list is open to employers, agencies, and individuals to post NH job information that will be distributed to all the members on the list. Use the URL above to review the list archives and subscribe.
Seacoastcareers.com
"The most local jobs from Seacoast New Hampshire and Southern Maine." Job classifieds from the local papers covering Portsmouth, Hampton, Exeter, Dover, and Rockingham NH along with York ME.

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New Jersey

Government Services

Workforce New Jersey
New Jersey One-Stop. Excellent information on the job search in general and career resources for you to explore.
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
...includes employment services and unemployment information
Job Fairs and Upcoming Events, NJ Dept of Labor and Workforce Development
...listings of upcoming job fairs and employer hiring events across the state.
Get Help! from the NJ State Library
...a collected source for links to NJ agencies, services and programs who can assist residents of this state during the current economic situation. Categories include Work Tools (jobs, etc.), Financial Tools (assistance with utility bills, etc.), Housing Tools (foreclosure issues and homelessness), Health Tools (help with insurance, medication, and transportation to appointments), Parental Tools (child care, college costs, child support, etc.), and Tools for Seniors (information on services and program). Many items within each category are repeated in other areas as relevant. This is a great one-stop for help!

Other Employment Sources

JobsInNJ.com
...nice site focused on jobs in New Jersey. While you can search by a number of features, I like the "New Jobs" and "New Temp Jobs" buttons for quick reviews of things posted in recent days. Registration is not required. This company runs similar job sites for all the New England States as well as several other states and makes it easy for you to switch between sites (bottom of the front page).
NJ Jobs
An exclusive job opening service for New Jersey businesses. Jobs are posted according to the week they are received, and they are listed alphabetically by job title. Use the "find" feature of your web browser to look for keywords.
NJ.com: Everything New Jersey
...that includes jobs. This site offers yelllow pages listings, community info, and access to several newspapers in the state (plus their classifieds.)
TPG Staffing
...a woman owned, full-service NJ staffing company focused on New Jersey's employers and job seekers. They handle a full range of employment possibilities including temporary assignments, temp-to-hire (perm) and full-time placement opportunities. You can browse the site and review their current list of opernings before registering.

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New York

Government Services

New York State Job Exchange
...the Empire State's new job bank.
New York State Department of Labor
...includes employment services and unemployment information.
New York City Workforce 1
...jobs, employment and unemployment assistance, and career assistance for persons in New York City.
New York CareerZone
... developed primarily for its students, this is an interactive career exploration tool. Select the flash, graphics, or text version to start your session. Choose a broad category, then a job title within that. CareerZone provides information about the skills and education required, the tasks involved, and the job outlook and expected wages for any of the careers selected. You can then link from the job title to current job offerings in the New York Job Bank.

State & Local Government Jobs

NYC Teaching Fellows
Have you ever considered offering your talents as a teacher? How about if by doing so you get a fully-paid Masters? This program offered by New York City is "a highly selective Fellowship that is mobilizing talented professionals to commit to teach in our city's most under-performing schools. [...] Fellows are chosen through an intense selection process and trained in an accelerated pre-service program. Fellows commit to teach in an under-performing city school, beginning this fall." Fellows are paid a regular teacher's salary and also receive intensive pre-service training with living stipend and an accelerated, fully-paid Master's Degree program. Check the website for deadlines.

Newspapers

New York Times
..."All the news that's fit to print." Free registration is required in order to read the articles, but not to view the Job Market.
Syracuse OnLine
...affiliated with the Syracuse, NY, newspapers, and hosting their classified ads online.

Other Employment Sources

Salary in New York, NY Area
Average salary as reported by the registered users of Glassdoor.com (employers and employees). Register for free to search jobs, review employers, research salaries, and more.
Abacus Group
...an executive recruitment firm specializing in the permanent and temporary placement of accounting and finance, accounting support and financial service professionals. Their current opportunities include many many accounting specialties as well as IT development and adminstrative support positions. These opportunities are centered around New York City (northern NJ, Stamford CT, etc.). Qualified persons are welcome to submit a resume for a specific position or for future consideration.
WestchesterCountyJobs
RocklandCountyJobs.com
PutnamCountyJobs.com
...These job sites for various areas of New York allow jobseekers to search for jobs in this regions by keyword, city, category or company name. Only employers located in the local areas are permitted to post jobs on the sites. Part of AllCountyJobs.com which covers this area plus several regions of CT (you'll see the links on their pages).
Center for an Urban Future
"The Center for an Urban Future is a public policy organization dedicated to improving the overall health of New York City and serving its long-term interests by targeting problems facing low-income and working-class neighborhoods in all five boroughs." You can read their many reports about issues in the city, but job seekers will also want to look at the wonderful Jobs & Classified area they host with numerous jobs in "New York's vibrant public service, nonprofit, social services, government, academic, organizing and arts sectors." Learn about the issues then find your place in the effort to make a difference!
City Limits: Jobs
....lists New York City's top career opportunities and marketplace resources for the non-profit and civic community. They have many civic, government, health, non-profit jobs listed (really great ones!), and according to their director they tend to have more listings than candidates! "City Limits is an independent, investigative journalism organization that publishes in-depth reporting about civic affairs in America's largest city, and about the politics and policies that affect the nation's urban agenda."
Green Key Resources
...permanent and temporary staffing in Accounting-Finance / Alternative Asset Management / Financial Service Operations / Healthcare Nursing and Allied Health / Human Resources / IT / Legal - Attorney Placement / Legal Support / Office Support / Pharmaceutical / Temporary Staffing & Contract Placement. Offices are located in Midtown Manhattan and out on Long Island, and most of the jobs I see posted are in the greater NYC area (out to CT, down into NJ). There are some tremendous opportunities posted in both their full time as well as temp divisions. You are welcome to review their current openings (select the division that interests you), then submit a resume for any position that interests you. If you don't see anything right now, you can still submit a resume for their database, but if you prefer to wait you can register for job alerts to be sent to you.
Job Links, Onondaga County Public Library
OCPL is based in Syracuse, NY, and serves this entire region of upstate NY. This page from OCPL includes local resources for the area along with other resources.
Metropolitan Nurse
....information, resources, and services for Nurses seeking employment in the New York metropolitan region (the nine counties in and around NYC). No fee for use, and no need to register unless you want to store a resume or save employment searches here.
JobsInNewYork.com
...nice site focused on jobs in New York. While you can search by a number of features, I like the "New Jobs" and "New Temp Jobs" buttons for quick reviews of things posted in recent days. Registration is not required. This company runs similar job sites for all the New England States as well as several other states and makes it easy for you to switch between sites (bottom of the front page).
NewYorkJobs.com
...a job board for the state of New York and some close regions like Fairfield County CT. Operated by Jobbex, a job site software developer. It's a pretty nice site with good listings in a number of job areas and the database is easy to search or browse. Registration is required in order to apply for jobs, but you can search without registering to be sure you see things that interest you. They do offer confidentiality options for your resume.
New York Job Source
...folks seeking work in either the Empire State or the Big Apple will want to place this site near the top of their "must search" list. Job listings, lists of employers, career fairs, apartments, salary data, etc etc etc. One of the many state-targeted sites offered by the Internet Job Source.
New York City Jobing.com
..part of the Jobing network, this targeted site allows you to target your search to a specific region of the state. Local links connect you to more resources for the state. Free registration of your resume allows you to create a job agent to do the searching for you and email you the results.
NY Prep Tutors
"... an elite, boutique test prep, tutoring, and college admissions counseling service serving the greater New York metropolitan area. We provide comprehensive preparation for the SAT and PSAT, SAT subject tests (SAT IIs), and ACT, as well as personalized instruction for high school math, science, and English. Test prep and tutoring are available in both one-on-one and small group formats." They are seeking tutors for their many programs in NYC, Long Island, and Westchester. Check the career section of the site under "About Us" for more information.
Second Chance Employment Services
...a nonprofit organization of human-resources professionals who have placed hundreds of adults in meaningful employment positions free of charge. They have offices in Washington DC and New York City. "Our mission is to promote financial security for at-risk women and their dependents through comprehensive employment placement services. Our beneficiaries are the abused, the elderly, welfare recipients and other financially at-risk women who seek long-term employment." Registered clients in the program can access their online job database, but all visitors can review their information on services and helpful career advice.
Western New York JOBS Weekly
...job openings in all fields for the greater Buffalo area. Ads are only listed for 7 days, site updated Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Pennsylvania

Government Services

Commonwealth Workforce Development System
Pennsylvania's online one-stop with services for job seekers and employers. Get help in preparing your resume, locate support services, and find training programs or career-related events. This new service has replaced the CareerLink service.
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry
...includes employment services and unemployment information
Phila.gov
...access many city services through this page, including Employment Information (under either Business or Residents.) This includes federal, state, and city job leads along with education and training resources.

Newspapers

Philly.com
...The Inquirer, the Daily News, and other local sources for Philadelphia news and info.

Other Employment Sources

Salary in Philadelphia, PA Area
Average salary as reported by the registered users of Glassdoor.com (employers and employees). Register for free to search jobs, review employers, research salaries, and more.
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
...established in 1972 by nine Philadelphia cultural institutions, the Culture Alliance now has a membership of over 300 non-profit arts and culture organizations from across the Greater Philadelphia area. Among the services they provide their members, the Culture Alliance operates a nice job bank with numerous interesting opportunities for professionals and volunteers who want to work in the art and culture industry.
Job & Career Education Center, Carnegie Libary of Pittsburgh
...incredibly comprehensive source of information for employment, employers, and career resources and assistance in the Pittsburgh area. Go Librarians!
JobsInPA.com
...nice site focused on jobs in the Commonwealth of PA. While you can search by a number of features, I like the "New Jobs" and "New Temp Jobs" buttons for quick reviews of things posted in recent days. Registration is not required. This company runs similar job sites for several other states and makes it easy for you to switch between sites (bottom of the front page).
Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University (Philadelphia, PA)
...part of the School of Business at LaSalle, the Center's purpose is to "help nonprofits enhance their own ability to govern, manage and perform more effectively." As an added service, they also list current job openings for nonprofits in the Tri-state Area (NJ / PA / DE).
Pennsylvania Jobs.com
...jobs across the state. I'm not thrilled with their search requirements -- you must select a job category, and you must select either a city or a region of the state.
PhillyJobs.com
... a gateway connecting companies and recruiters with the qualified talent they need. You must register to apply for job listings.
ProSearch
..."ProSearch, Inc.™ specializes in the permanent and temporary placement of technology (IT), financial, and related professionals throughout the Mid-Atlantic and nearby areas." Nice listing of current positions they are working to fill. Based primarily in the greater Philadelphia area. They also have a nice complement of information on the Phila area along with articles on interviewing and counteroffers (or, as they term them, "counterproductives.")
Team Pennsylvania Foundation
... a partnership of the public and private sectors working to create and retain jobs within the state. You'll find a business directory and other information for entrepreneurs.
Jobing Pittsburgh
...online job site for Pittsburgh and western PA. Easy to search, and registration is not required until you want to use their online application process. Registration just takes an email address, password, current area of interest, and "how did you hear about us?". This site is operated by Jobing.com, an operator of several local US job boards. Each is run in partnership with a local media organization, and unlike some "local" sites run by a single entity, they truly keep the boards local.

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Rhode Island

Government Services

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training
...includes employment services and unemployment information along with the state job bank.
NetworkRI
...the state's recruitment home. Click on "Out of Work?" to reach financial aid and training information

Other Employment Sources

JobsinRI
...nice site focused on jobs in Rhode Island. While you can search by a number of features, I especially like the "New Jobs" and "New Temp Jobs" buttons for quick reviews of things posted in recent days. Registration is not required. This company runs similar job sites for all the New England States and makes it easy for you to move between all the sites.

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Vermont

Government Services

Vermont JobLink
...the state's great job bank.
Vermont Department of Labor
...includes employment services and unemployment information along with the state job bank.
State of Vermont Home Page
... features maps, agency links, and business, education, and relocation information along with detailed community profiles and the ServiceNet guide to community services.

Other Employment Sources

JobsinVT.com
...nice site focused on jobs in Vermont. While you can search by a number of features, I especially like the "New Jobs" and "New Temp Jobs" buttons for quick reviews of things posted in recent days. Registration is not required. This company runs similar job sites for all the New England States and makes it easy for you to move between all the sites.

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Virginia

Government Services

Virginia Workforce Connection
...the commonwealth's job bank and one-stop electronic workforce development system. This site includes job listings, resumes for employers to scan, training and education opportunities in the Commonwealth of Virginia (including apprenticeships and financial aid info), labor market information, and community resources to help those who are in need of child and elder care support, health information, transportation and housing info, or public support. Very very nice central resource.
Virginia Employment Commission
...includes employment services and unemployment information
Career Clusters in Virginia, Virginia Dept. of Education.
... a central access point to a collection of career tools for job seekers of different ages. Scroll down to the "Resources" and "Outside Resources" areas for links to additional educational materials (RU Ready, TrailBlazers) to review or download.
Virginia VIEW
...provides career and education information for all citizens from kindergarten through adult. This is a great career exploration resource with college and financial aid information, a list of Virginia job hotlines, and much more.

Newspapers

Gateway Virginia
...the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The Gateway offers links to cities, universities, government information, and links to other Virginia newspapers.
Hampton Roads CareerConnection.com
.. includes community and employer resources

Other Employment Sources

The Sedona Group (Richmond)
...staffing firm in the Richmond area, handling temporary, temp-to-hire, and permanent placements in Administrative, IT, accounting, and legal positions. You can review a list of current positions they are working to fill.
Senior Employment Resources
...a job placement service that matches companies and job seekers age 50 and above in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. SER works to match jobs to those job seekers who are registered with SER (information on registering is available online). As a registered applicant, you can scan current listings and request your resume be considered. Registered job applicants are also offered counseling, computer training, resume editing, access to computers and FAX services, access to a data base of available jobs, volunteer opportunities and networking opportunities.

Job seekers in Northern Virginia will also want to review the resources for District of Columbia and Maryland.

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Washington DC

--see District of Columbia

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West Virginia

Government Services

Workforce West Virginia
...the state's employment services division, including the job bank, employment services and unemployment information.
Welcome to Wild, Wonderful West Virginia
The official website of West Virginia. The links to cities, counties, and colleges and job-training resources can be particularly helpful for job seekers and career changers. Scroll down the opening page to view the Employment links with teaching and state government jobs for WV.

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