Don's Home Jobs Seekers Reference
Note: I am rebuilding this site as I verify links from my old site.

Related Pages: Careers

Support Groups:
Recruiters - Employment/staffing agencies
Library Resources
Indexes & Portal Sites
Job Listing & Resume Posting Sites
Self Employment - Government Grants
My old jobs site has more information but some of the links are out of date.

Note: The "www." at the beginning has been dropped from the web addresses below.

Support Groups: - North Central New Jersey

NJ State Dept. of Labor Department of Lagor and Workforce Development 908 704-3006
  Workforce NJ (WNJPIN) - Find a Job, Career Development, Labor Market Info.
  One-Stop Career Centers

Resumes - See resume page

Books:                                                                                Top
CareerXroads, by Crispin and Mehler
"How to connect in business in 90 seconds or less", by Nicholas Boothman
"Perks and Parachutes : Negotiating Your Best Possible Employment Deal, from Salary and Bonus to Benefits and Protection", by PAUL FARGIS
"Executive Resumes: Marketing Yourself at $100,000+", by Giles Goodhead
"Executive Job Search Handbook", by Robert F. Wilson
"Time management from the inside out" Julie Morgenstern
Books to help you discover your values and set goals:
"Man's search for Meaning" by Viktor Frankl
"What Color Is Your Parachute 2007", by Richard Bolles.
  See Bolles web site
"Self Matters : Creating Your Life from the Inside Out" by Phillip C. McGraw (Dr. Phil)
"How To Find Your Mission In LIfe", by Richard Bolles.
"Searach for Significance: Seeing Your True Worth Through God's Eyes", by Robert S. McGee
"The Purpose-Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?" by Rick Warren
"Halftime" by Bob Buford, et al
"Stand Up For Your Life", by Cheryl Richardson
"Now, Discover Your Strengths", by Marcus Buckingham & Donald Clifton (note: if you buy the book, you get to take the web-based inventory, by matched what I thought I was in reading the book)
"Finding Your Own North Star discovering the life you were meant to live", by Martha Beck (note: a little on the feeling side but the change transition sections are excellent)
"Do What You Are", by Paul Teiger and Barbara Barron- Tieger (note: Meyers-Briggs based book, has a short self test in it, there are also free short tests generally available on the web)
"The Assignment", by Mike Murdock (note: Christian book and not as exercise-based)
"The Path: Creating Your Mission Statement for Work and for Life", by Laurie Beth Jones (note: Christian based book, heavy on exercises)
Self Coaching:
"Personal Best: Step by Step Coaching for Creating the Life You Want", by David Rock
"Take Time For Your Life", by Cheryl Richardson
"Life Makeovers", by Cheryl Richardson
See the resume page for resume books
Career Books at Amazon.

Library Resources:
Standard and Poor's Industry Surveys (332.67 STA)
Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional (Gale) (060 ENC)
(Professional and Non-Profit Orgs)
American Almanac of Jobs and Salaries (331.702)
The Career Guide (331.128 CAR)
The National Jobbank (331.128 NAT) (Geographic listings)
Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources (016.33 ENC)
New Jersey Business (338 NEW)
Princeton Management Consultants Guide to your New Job (650.14 NIE)

Somerset Co. Library

Bernards Township Library - (908) 204-3031
32 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, - Ruth Lufkin

Morris County Library - 973 285-6930 - jobs.html
30 East Hanover Ave., Wippany,

Job Search Guides:
CareerXroads, Dick Bolles
ask the Headhunter
The Recruiting & Search Report - How to Conduct Your Job Campaign, Executive Search Firm Directories

Employment Site Indexes, Portal Sites:    Top

Yahoo | Google | Quintessential Careers (List of best job posting sites) | Career Central-links to many NJ job sites.
Employment Info Search at cnet Librarians Index to the Internet ( Job Hunting | Job Listings

Employment Agencies - Recruiters:

Manpower - 732 404-0747
485 Route 1 south, Suite 180
Iselin, NJ 08830

Lakeland Personnel - 908 685-0303
1302 Prince Rodgers Ave., Bridgewater

Kelly Services - (800) 535-595

PDQ Personnel Services, Inc - 610.438.3923
726 Route 202 South, Suite 320-327
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Randstad - 908.771.5600
10 Corporate PL S

Altco Group (732) 549-6104
100 Menlo Park
Edison, NJ

Benchmark  (732) 855-8440
34 Main Street
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Hybrid between the traditional contingency and retained search firm,
employing a business model designed to address the distinct needs of
the venture market place.

Search EDP Inc. 973-794-2367
Montville, NJ
Maria J. Bussey
Technical Recruiter

C C Talent 972-383-1322
Jerrad Bowes

The Norell Group 973.543.6242
Teri Feller
Others: All - lists of recruiters + jobs available All Analytical pros - Mktg; Fin; Ops; Mfg; Planning; Systems 7th largest U.S. staffing firm

Career Counseling:

Lee Hecht Harrison (732) 632-9303
499 Thornall Street, Edison, NJ 08837

Lloyd Feinstein -  908-665-7983
60 Colonial Way, New Providence, NJ

John Hadley Associates, LLC (908) 725-2437
8 Lori Drive, Somerville, NJ 08876

Web Sites:                                                                                Top
Post on one or all of the top three: | |
Other top rated / popular sites are: | | | | - Employment search engine for the UK. It allows you to search a growing selection of jobs listed on company sites as well as jobsites

See reviews at | Job Search Engine Guide/ at rmWilsonConsulting | Quintessential Careers
Job-Board Journalism: Selling out the American job hunter at

List from Career Forum a/o 2/21/06
URL Industry focus All All - 6 figures jobs All - college students; recent grads All - America's Job Bank. (A government sponsored job search site) Retail All Biotech IT All All - part of MRI All All Executive career site of Wall Street Journal All All Jobseekers holding security clearance Marketing/Communications All All Tech Tech Marketing - temp assignments
Advertising Architecture management Varied Tech Links to selected job sites All All All - Executives @ $100K+ Federal jobs All Project management All Healthcare Healthcare Healthcare
Healthcare All All Non-profit; fund raising Diversity sensitive All - searches thousands of websites IT Retail All All Biotech; healthcare; engineering; finance; tech; telecom All Links to job sites (eg. Mktg, Eng, Finance, etc.) All Marketing/Advertising/Sales Tech Tech Hispanic & bilingual professionals Marketing Marketing Marketing MBA's Healthcare Healthcare; biotech; pharma All All All Personal job email service matching your background Executive positions All All Marketing All - NY Times Project management Market Research Online compensation information Sales Sales All sciences Competitive intelligence; market research Human resources All All - metajob search + links to employers Human resources Telecom Lists for MBA jobs & consulting opportunities Consulting All Sales All All - NJ, NY, PA, CT Federal jobs All All All
// All - not just Boston
Resume Blasting  
Agencies All - agency
Links Gatewat to the Net; organizes best resources on the Web Links to job sites Careeer Central Links to web sites
Self Employment - Government Grants
Grantsdot website

Part time

House Sitting Made Easy:
car delivery jobs - Google Search
Other Web sites
Job Statistics:
2005 IT Job Skill Projections - BLS Employment Projections Homepage

CraigsList: North Jersey, New York City - Non Profits (senior level) - Lee Hecht Harrison (need passwd for most information) - Helathcare Jobs
New Jersey Jobs
Somerset Co: Another list from one of the support groups Cool Works has jobs in cool places!
Department of The Army, Civilian Vacancy
careers_overview/0,11803,,00.html Jobs Florida Career Link Job Options Let your next employer find you! Nursing Careers NASA Jobs Princeton Review Career Search Saludos Hispanos has Hispanic & Bilingual Jobs The Career has local hospitality jobs The Future Step by the Wall Street Journal USAJOBS Internet site.
Yahoo Employment

My old jobs site has more information but some of the links are out of date.

Resumes - See resume page
BSN to MSN Job Board | BSN to MSN Online
Health Careers, Online Degree Programs, Healthcare Schools & Jobs

last updated 5 Sep 2006