Career Resources: Career Search Strategies
(Available to Current MIIS Students, Faculty and Staff only)
Plunkett Research Online
Industry-specific research including trends, market research, company profiles and statistics. Plunkett is also has job search tools with analysis of job market trends and an employer search.
ASVAB Career Exploration Program
Career Exploration tools like aptitude tests and interest assessments to help determine career placement.
Blog posts of daily career advice.
Free advice from career experts.
A comprehensive career resource with information on thousands of companies. Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details. Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pros and cons of working for a particular company.
Salary estimation calculator.
Search by job title for current statistics on career paths, jobs near you, average salaries, and more.
New Grad Life
Career search articles and advice.
One Day, One Job
A job search blog with ideas and strategies for college graduates.
Workplaces for Sabbaticals
Organizations offering employee sabbaticals
In our Print Career Collection:
101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times
150 Best Jobs for a Better World
200 Best Jobs for Renewing America
Best Jobs for the 21st Century
Book of Lists...
East Bay HG4058.S4B66
Los Angeles HG4058.L6B66
Puget Sound HG4058.P83B66
San Francisco Bay Area HG4058.S4B665
Silicon Valley/San Jose HG4058.S5B66
Washington, DC HG4058.W4B66
Harvard Business Review on Managing Your Career in Tough Times
Knock 'em Dead: the Ultimate Job Search Guide
Making a Living While Making a Difference: Conscious Careers for an Era of Interdependence
Six Steps to Job Search Success
Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door: Job Search Secrets No One Else Will Tell You
What Color is Your Parachute?
What's Your Type of Career?