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Jobs & Career

Career Information

NPL Resources  

A brochure listing the job search and career change resources available at our library.

America's Career Infonet  
Information on wages, employment trends, occupational requirements, employer contacts, and online resource links. Sponsored by the Labor Department.


Excellent source of job search sites and career development resources.


A well-organized website with in-depth information about career resources, salaries and benefits, job searching, resumes and interviews, education and training and more...


CvTips.com is a job search information center containing Resume, CV (Curriculum Vitae), Cover Letter and Interview guides. Here you can find CV Examples and information on how to write a CV.

Green Careers Guide  

An online center for people who want to switch to a green career or find a green job.


Indeed gives free access - instantly, in a single search - to millions of jobs and internships from thousands of job boards, newspaper classifieds and company websites.


Gateway that links to job resources and services, organized geographically and by topic.


The online counterpart to the classic career book What Color is Your Parachute?, this site provides the scoop on how to best carry out an Internet job search. 

Licensed Occupations (America's Career InfoNet)  

Search for occupational licensing requirements by state, occupation, or agency. 

Money & Careers  (USNews.com)  

Read articles on job searching including information on career front recent news.

Monster Career Advice (Monster.com)  

An overview of more than one hundred careers, their job descriptions, required skills, and outlook.

Occupational Outlook Handbook (U.S. Department of Labor)  
The standard source of career information by occupation. Describes working conditions, job outlook, required training, and earnings for all types of jobs.

The Riley Guide   

This website includes information about cover letters, resumes, an A-to-Z index of career information available on the Internet and more...

Contains salary, benefits, and cost-of-living calculators, job assessor, and other tools.

Wall Street Journal - Careers  

Information for job seekers and career management, including a job search.

What Can I Do With a Major In?  (University of North Carolina)  

Find labor market information, job titles, and employment sites for various undergraduate and professional majors.

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Company Information

Gale Directory Library  
This collection includes: Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations, Brands and Their Companies, Business Rankings Annual and Market Share Reporter.

Gale Virtual Reference Library  
Online reference books on topics such as business, biography, education, the environment, history, law, medicine, and more. Search or browse the books and do your research right in your browser.

Reference USA  
This database provides a directory of U.S. businesses along with U.S. and Canadian high-tech companies (CorpTech). You can filter your search by company size, sales, location, etc. Please contact the Reference Department (589-4611) should you need assistance.


Find businesses by category and state. (Also try Reference USA above). 

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National and International Job Listings

4International Careers & Jobs  

Leading international employment directory selecting and reviewing worldwide top job sites, providing over 2000 reviewed career resources in almost 200 countries. Use as a starting point to find overseas jobs and opportunities.

An online career community dedicated to helping find career bliss: happiness in life via happiness in the workplace. Includes a job board, company reviews, salary research, advice articles, and a company q&a forum. The BlissFinder happiness assessment helps identify your ideal workplace.

Career Builder  

Large searchable job bank, classified ads from 45 daily newspapers, online recruiting and resume posting

Career Journal  

Free Wall Street Journal site with job bank updated twice a week, industry trends, salary profiles, relocation information, and resume writing and posting.


A job search engine designed to make the process of finding a job on the internet easier for the user. It is a fast and straightforward interface to online job advertisements.

College Grad Job Hunter  

Aimed at helping recent college graduates find entry-level jobs. Also includes internships, experience-required listings, and a "Mega-search" of multiple sites.


Provides access to world-wide job openings, internships, industry profiles and country-specific career information. The site is compiled by individuals representing many different nationalities who have all lived and worked outside of their home countries.


Search jobs by location, job category, or keyword. Also browse by state or company.  Visit Monster Work Abroad to search for jobs outside the U.S.


Listings by state of newspapers available online. See the classified/employment/career sections.

State Job Banks  

Large source of national and international jobs. Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor & state employment offices. Offers job searching, resume posting, and job posting.


USAJOBS is the Federal Government's official source for Federal jobs and career info.

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New England Job Listings


Lists jobs in greater Boston from the Boston Globe, Boston.com, and employers' sites.


A general job search database including regional and national opportunities. Users may also limit searches by city, state, & country.

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New Hampshire Job Listings and Information

Careers.org—New Hampshire Resources  

Includes links to career sites for NH, as well as regional, national, and international resources


The official job vacancy site of the New Hampshire School Administrators Association provides official postings of NH's public school districts.


Includes listings in NH for career, temporary, and summer job opportunities.

Monster.com—Search Jobs in NH   

Search jobs by city, keyword, or company.

Nashua Telegraph--NH Job Finder  

Job openings in southern NH and surrounding areas, from Nashua's local newspaper

NH Division of Personnel—State Opportunities Listing  

A list of current job openings in state government.

NH Employment Security  

Search for NH jobs in the Job Match system. Also find job fair listings and information on networking, unemployment, employment services, and careers.

NH Jobs.com  

Use the keyword search, or browse by city, company, title, or date posted.

NH Works  

Search job listings in NH or nationwide.

Union Leader online classifieds/NH Sunday News—Employment  

Employments listings from New Hampshire's largest newspapers.

University of NH Employment Listings & NH University System Postings

Includes postings for UNH, College for Lifelong Learning, Keene State College, Plymouth State College, & University System Offices.

Working in NH—NH State Government online 

Information on services, regulations, and programs tailored to needs of NH job seekers.

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Resumes, Cover Letters and Applications

Testing and Education Reference Center  
This database contains practice tests and courses, eBooks with study material and practice tests, a resume builder with brainstorming phrases to get you started, and career modules covering subjects from career change to salary negotiations.

Universal Class
Offers over 500 free online, self-paced, non-credit personal and professional devel¬opment courses.

Careerlab: 200 Letters for Job Searchers  

A library of cover letters for a variety of job search tasks and objectives.

e-Resumes & Resources   

Provides tutorials, articles, and links to assist you in developing and distributing effective electronic résumés.

Job Applications.com   

Download printable job applications and employment forms or complete an online job application for over 1,000 companies for such industries as Fast Food, Retail, Restaurant, Airline, Grocery, Pharmacy and Hospitality.

Monster.com: Resume Center   

Provides advice and and hundreds of examples or job specific resumes and cover letters.

The Resume Guide (SusanIreland.com)  

Includes advice on writing resumes and examples of resumes, cover letters, and thank you letters.

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PrimeCB.com focuses on connecting experienced and retired workers with potential employers. It allows retirees and other experienced workers to search for part-time, full-time and contract positions from CareerBuilder.com’s job database


RetireeWorkforce.com is dedicated to providing employment opportunities for experienced and motivated retirees. Their job database contains part-time, flexible, seasonal and even full-time positions specifically for more experienced candidates.


Salary Guides

Negotiating a Salary Package  (U.S. Department of State)   

Tips for negotiating a salary package, web resources for comparative salary studies and a list of books for job searching and salary negotiation..

Wages, Earnings & Estimates  (Bureau of Labor Statistics)   

Find regional wage rates for occupations and overviews of benefits and earnings statistics by industry.

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Unemployment Benefits

NH Employment Security  

File for unemployment benefits. Search for NH jobs in the Job Match system and explore career options.

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