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Maine State Library. How to Navigate Employment Websites. First Place to Start. Maine Career Center www.mainecareercenter.com/resources/jobseekers.shtml. Maine’s Job Bank. Access 24 hours Search for Job Openings Receive e-mail notifications Sign In New Customers.

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maine state library

Maine State Library

How to Navigate Employment Websites

first place to start
First Place to Start

Maine Career Center

  • www.mainecareercenter.com/resources/jobseekers.shtml
maine s job bank
Maine’s Job Bank

Access 24 hours

Search for Job Openings

Receive e-mail notifications

Sign In New Customers

complete 3 steps to use job bank
Complete 3 Steps to Use Job Bank

Create a User Account

Register

Create Personal Job Match Profile

upload your resume
Upload Your Resume
  • You can upload your resume into the database in several formats:
    • .rtf (Rich Text Format)
    • .doc (Word Document)
    • .txt (Text File)
    • .odt (Open Document)
    • .pdf (Adobe Portable Document Format)
other successful websites to check out
Other Successful Websites to Check Out
  • www.indeed.com
  • www.myjobwave.com
  • www.monster.com
  • www.jobsinme.com
jobsinme com
JobsInME.com
  • Flexible search options – Category, City, or Company
  • Job Alerts
  • Articles & Newsletters
monster com
Monster.com
  • www.monster.com
  • Search by:
    • Keywords
    • City & State
  • You can also post your resume
myjobwave com
MyJobWave.com
  • Login is listed under Job Seekers
  • Search by:
    • Keywords
    • Category
    • Employment Type
    • Distance/Location
    • Companies
tips for your job search
Tips for your Job Search
  • Network, network, network
    • Avoid only using websites to do your job search
  • Use a professional e-mail address
  • Be sure to proofread carefully – Ask other people
  • Use proper etiquette
temporary agencies
Temporary Agencies
  • Great way to find work
  • Differences offer opportunities
    • Temporary
    • Temp to hire
    • Direct hire
pros of temporary jobs
Pros of Temporary Jobs
  • Excellent networking
  • Learning new skills
  • Won’t get boring
  • Try out different employers
  • Gets your foot in the door
cons of employment agencies
Cons of Employment Agencies
  • Temp jobs don’t last
  • Lack of consistency
  • Little or NO Benefits
  • Reluctant to hire temp employees permanently.
several agencies in maine
Several Agencies in Maine
  • www.addecousa.com
  • www.mainestaff.com
  • www.bonneystaffing.com
  • www.manpowerprofessional.com
  • www.kellyservices.com
beware of employment scams
Beware of Employment Scams
  • Misleading
  • Be suspicious
  • Contract
  • BBB
  • No Social Security #s on application processes
  • Upfront money - NO
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