The Department of Employment Services has compiled a comprehensive list of career-related websites to help you succeed in your job search efforts. The Job Seeking Guide includes a wide range of sites and a number of tools and resources, complete with direct links and a brief description of what the sites have to offer.
Department of Employment Service Websites
Virtual One-Stop (VOS): You are required to register in the VOS database: www.dcnetworks.org
This website connects individuals to employment and training opportunities available at local One-Stop Career Centers. The website provides contact information for a range of local work-related services, including unemployment benefits, career development, and educational opportunities.
This website is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword searches; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.
This website covers all aspects of the job search process and includes useful videos and interactive exercises and tutorials.
This website provides free job search information, online job search tutorials, expert advice, and links to thousands of job search and career resources.
This website contains an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations as well as a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.
This website is a one-stop resource for job seekers and students looking for salary information to help them change or choose a career and/or career location. In addition, the site provides average salary information in major occupations and industries, which cities and states pay the most and least in each occupation and industry, and salary trends and future prognosis for salaries in each occupation and industry. The site also offers a free cost of living calculator for cities across the country, as well as salary negotiation and planning techniques.
This is an excellent site for conducting a job search and accessing career development information.
This is an outstanding job search website for finding local jobs in the Washington DC area.
This is a comprehensive website that covers all aspects of the job search process. It focuses on jobs available in the Washington DC area.
This is the premier website for individuals searching for non-profit jobs.
This is a comprehensive job search website that contains hundreds of jobs.
This website is a free online resource to help job seekers find information and advice on how to apply online and offline to major companies throughout the U.S., with many pages of information about companies specific to District of Columbia job seekers.
This is the largest job search website currently available.
A free online resource for helping students and graduates find specific information and advice on 'how to become' hundreds of different occupations. Students can search a database of over 350 articles each tailored to a specific career path.
This website provides valuable information on how to write resumes/cover letters and prepare for interviews.
This website provides free job search on how to explore careers, create a resume, and prepare for an interview. It also includes interactive exercises.
This is the premier website for assisting individuals working on their resumes and preparing for job interviews.