Career Center > Job Searching Tools


The job search links listed have been categorized to help you find the information you need now. If you want the most current information on jobs available in New York State, start at the top of the list. Looking for advice on salary, careers or how to find the best place to live and work, check out the Salary and Benefits links.


The New York State Department of Labor
A comprehensive employment web site that helps job seekers and research industries, connect with local employers and learn about current and future employment trends in New York State.

Jobs in the News
Get access to local newspaper employment pages throughout New York State.

Employer Opportunities
Search for the name and address of employers by the occupation of your choice.

Local Civil Service Web Sites
Search for Civil Service posting and exam dates.

The New York State Job Bank
View jobs and post your resume.



The Three Largest National Job Search Web Sites

Careerbuilders

Hotjobs

Monster



Salary and Benefit Links

Quick links to salary trends, salary calculator, cost of living indexes, advice and tips.

Payscale.com
Get accurate, real-time salary reports based on your job title, location, education, skills and experience.

Salary.com
Find out what you are worth based on experience, education and job location.

About.com
Get salary, benefits and legal advice.

Monster
Get helpful tips and advice on how to negotiate salary and employee benefits.

Vault.com
View salary and compensation charts.

Sperling’s Bestplaces
Find the best place to live. Compare U.S. cities cost of living index, climate, crime, employment rate, health, air and water quality and more.

USA Jobs



Career Choices Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Get relevant career and industry information from this easy to read handbook developed by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Training and education needed
  • Earnings
  • Expected job prospects
  • What workers do on the job
  • Working conditions

NY Career Zone
Build a career portfolio, explore careers and more.