Before starting your job search, be sure to have a current resume and references saved as a pdf or word document. Additionally, many online jobs sites require an email address. Setting these up first will help things go more smoothly when applying to various positions.
Kentucky Career Center: Create an account, set up your resume, search for jobs, and apply. Search for jobs by zip code, county, or keyword
Kentucky Careers: Employment opportunities for the Commonwealth of Kentucky – Click on search & apply to find openings
Find Ky Jobs: Job listings from the Advocate Messenger and Interior Journal
Indeed.com: Aggregates job listings from thousands of websites including job boards, newspapers, associations, and company career pages.
Monster: Search for jobs, post your resume, find advice on resumes, cover letters, and more.
USA Jobs: Federal employment openings. Create an account before applying for these positions. Allow plenty of time to complete an application.
Resumes, Cover Letters, & Interviews
Search Kentucky Virtual Library for books and articles on resumes, cover letters, interviews, or different careers. (Contact the library for log in information).
Monster: Resume writing tips and sample resumes
Career Onestop: Resume advice, letters, and interviews
Search Proquest’s career database through Kentucky Virtual Library.
American Job Center: Explore careers, find access to online resources for education and training, and search for jobs. Also resume guides, interviewing tips, and networking help.
Explore careers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
O*Net OnLine: Detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development, and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
CareerTest.net: Take the test to see what your personality type is and what careers might interest you.