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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2014 URL: Print Guide

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Beginning your job search or thinking about a career change?  Start here!

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Library Card Required Databases

  • LearningExpress
    A premiere career center featuring occupational exam prep (dental, nursing, law enforcement, etc), job overviews and more. Use from home with your Darien Library card.
  • Career Cruising
    This is the place to start if you are looking for direction in your job search. Easy access to hundreds of career profiles, personal assessment tools to identify your strengths, and a career matchmaker that unites skills with potential careers.
  • JobNow
    JobNow provides a host of services to help in every step of the job search process, including real-time resume assistance and interview coaching.
  • Consultants & Consulting Organizations Directory
    Use this to look up information on firms and individuals from the U.S. and Canada in the consulting services industry. Covers 14 general fields of consulting activity ranging from agriculture to marketing, and more than 400 specialties are represented, including finance, computers, fund-raising and others.

Job Hunting Websites

  • America's Job Exchange
    Search more than half a million jobs from employers who post directly to AJE with access to millions of additional job listings.
  • CareerBuilder
    Job listings from around the country.
  • CT Jobcentral
    Job listings from the CT Department of Labor.
    Search for jobs by county and by company in the state of Connecticut.
  • Fairfield County Help Wanted
    This regional site is for job seekers and recruiters.
  • Fairfield County Jobs
    Search for jobs in both the public and private sector in Fairfield County.
  • Glassdoor
    Search jobs from over 20,000 job sites, newspapers and company career pages.
    Listing of 250,000 jobs, with an international section.
    A job site for recruiters, freelancers, contractors, telecommuters and those looking for permanent placement in information technology.
    A mega job search site that aggregates listings from all over the country.
  • Jobs 4.0
    Job opportunities for candidates 40 and older.
  • JobsNet
    Information and advice for those seeking employment in Fairfield County.
    A job search engine that searches by job keywords and location.
  • Learn How to Become
    Detailed insight into approximately 50 of today's most popular career fields. Learn the educational and professional steps needed to enter the field, including coursework in high school, a college degree, on-the-job training, apprenticeships, and professional exams and certifications.
  • LinkedIn
    The world's largest professional network. Create your online profile, build your professional contacts,and access job opportunities.
  • Linkup
    A job search engine that searches by job keywords and location.
  • Monster & NY Times
    The New York Times and Monster have joined forces. Create your profile and browse for Monster job listings by category, location and company, now with even more access to current job opportunities.
  • Six Figure Jobs
    Listings are pre-screened for salaries $100,000 and above.
  • The Ladders
    Pre-screened $100K+ job opportunities across all industries and locations, focused primarily on vice president, director and manager positions.

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