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SCSEP: Niche Job Boards

Searching for job information online can sometimes feel overwhelming.  A single search can produce hundreds of different websites using up valuable time sorting through them all.  We’ve made it a little easier for you by compiling a master list of what we think are some of the best career resources online. Knowing which websites to enter will maximize your time and effort.  These websites offer career planning tools, job boards and sound career advice.  Choose from a list of recommended job search websites for mature job seekers.

Niche Job Boards

Military.com is the largest veteran job board in the world. Find employers looking for military experience. Explore hundreds of thousands of jobs.  On this site you can search for jobs, build a resume, network with other veterans, or attend a career fair.  They even have a salary calculator and much more. 

Transition Assistance Online, TAOnline.com, is the largest source of transition assistance information, jobs, and tools for today's separating military. On this career site for military veterans, service members can find the resources needed to transition from their much appreciated military service, to the perfect civilian career. Try the Job Search, Vet Rep and TAP Office locator tools. 

VetJobs makes it easy to reach transitioning military, National Guard, Reserve Component Members and veterans that have separated over the last several decades and are now productive members of the civilian work force in all disciplines, and their family members.  VetJobs is a leading source for candidates with security clearances!  

AARP.org has the information and tools you’ll need to find the job you want.  These tools and resources include information on job hunting, employee rights, self-employment, working after retirement tips.  Get tips on writing resumes, cover letters, interviews, career planning and more for 50+ boomers searching for jobs and starting small businesses. 

The Next Step is a program that provides services to both offenders and business by preparing offenders for the workplace while assisting business with a $2,400 tax credit to help hire ex-offenders. 

RetiredBrains connects you with jobs across the country.  You just click on location and enter the state you wish to search. Enter the city in the keyword box along with the word "temporary" and all the jobs in this city will come up. You may also enter a job title to further target your search. 

Goodwill Services for Ex-Offenders We offer services to men and women who have served their time and are trying to get back on track.  Some of the services you may access through Goodwill® include:  Basic education classes, job readiness and placement training, occupational skills and life skills training.   

The National Helping Individuals with criminal records Re-enter through Employment Network is both a national clearinghouse for information and an advocate for policy change. The goal of the National H.I.R.E. Network is to increase the number and quality of job opportunities available to people with criminal records by changing public policies, employment practices and public opinion. The National H.I.R.E. Network also provides training and technical assistance to agencies working to improve the employment prospects for people with criminal records. 

Feds Hire Vets Whether you are a veteran, transitioning service member, or a family member, this site is for you.  This website is a critical component of the Federal Government’s strategy for the recruitment and employment of Veterans.  The Initiative is a strategic, yet very straightforward, approach to helping the men and women who have served our country in the military find employment in the Federal Government. 

The following is a list of Veteran Employment Program Offices responsible for promoting Veterans' recruitment, employment, training and development, and retention within their respective agencies. Veterans are encouraged to contact these individuals for specific information on employment opportunities in those agencies.  

Find the sustainability professional and green-collar job that’s right for you.  GreenBiz.com’s green jobs and career center has jobs in solar and renewable energy, cleantech, green building, sustainable businesses and socially responsible organizations, and more. 

If you are over the age of 50 and looking for a job, RetirementJobs.com is a great place to start looking.  Create a free account and search thousands of jobs with age friendly employers.  They also provide resume critiques, job guides, workshops and more.  

Find green jobs from across the web at Greenjobsearch.org.  There is also a new feature Green Job Training, which will help green job seekers locate education and training resources nationwide. 

Dinosaur-Exchange.com is an intermediary between the retired with the experience, and the people who need it.

WorkMinistry.com assists faith-based and community organizations in developing Job Support Groups, social networks of job seekers, and connecting groups with Employers. The site contains thousands of job postings.  Work Ministry seeks to meet/exceed the Needs, Wants and Expectations of Job Seekers, Support Groups, Faith Based/Community Organizations and Employers. 

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