Rochester NY Stake Employment Center

October 24, 2011

Job Search Toolkit

Filed under: Job Search Resources — Larry @ 1:55 pm

Searching for a job can seem like a daunting task in a good economy, let alone during a recession. But there are jobs all around, and with a focused job search plan, you can put yourself in the best possible position to land one of them.

And you don’t have to figure it all out on your own either. Many resources exist both online and locally to help in your job search.

For example, there is a lot you can do right now. Go to Monster.com or any other job site for resources that can help guide you through the entire job search process, from identifying opportunities and polishing your resume to acing the interview, negotiating the offer and more:

Build your resume                                      Get resume advice

Sharpen your interviewing skills                Learn to negotiate your salary

Explore your career options                       Manage your unemployment

Most Common Fields of Employment (number indicates job postings in the area on 8/8/11) – RochesterHelpWanted.com

Accounting/Auditing (17)     

Healthcare: RNs & Nurse Management (3)     

Administrative/Clerical (18)     

Healthcare: Support Services (3)     

Advertising (8)     

Hospitality/Tourism (5)     

Agriculture/Green Industries (1)     

HR/Recruiting (6)     

Architecture/Design (4)     

Insurance (40)     

Arts/Entertainment (5)     

Internet/New Media (3)     

Automotive/Mechanical (11)     

IT/Computers (40)     

Aviation/Aerospace/Defense (7)     

Law Enforcement/Security (9)     

Beauty/Fashion (2)     

Legal (3)     

Broadcast/Publ/Media (4)     

Maintenance/Janitorial (3)     

Child Care/Caregiver (1)     

Maintenance/Repair (12)     

Collections/ Debt Collections (3)     

Management (35)     

College (5)     

Manufacturing/Production (43)     

Computer Programming (60)     

Marketing/PR (7)     

Construction: Carpenters (9)     

Military (36)     

Construction: Electricians (3)     

NonProfit (2)     

Construction: Heavy Equipment Operators (4)     

Other (44)     

Construction: HVAC/Plumbing (3)     

Printing/Graphics (5)     

Construction: Laborers (6)     

Purchasing/Inventory (14)     

Construction: Supervisory (1)     

Real Estate (3)     

Consulting/Professional (3)     

Retail (32)     

Customer Service/Support (25)     

Sales/Sales Management (38)     

Data Processing (3)     

Salon/Spa (1)     

Driver/CDL (16)     

Science/ Research & Development (1)     

Education/Training/Library (6)     

Sports/Fitness (6)     

Energy Oil & Gas : Drivers (4)     

Tech Contract (1)     

Engineering (20)     

Technical (6)     

Entry Level (21)     

Telecommunications (15)     

Finance/Banking (20)     

Telemarketing (5)     

Food Services/Restaurant (5)     

Temp Jobs (3)     

Government (3)     

Trades/Labor (22)     

Healthcare: Business Office & Finance (4)     

Transportation/Logistics (27)     

Healthcare: Human Services/Direct Care (1)     

Utilities/Oil/Gas/Mining (6)     

Healthcare: Medical/ Dental/ Optical (1)     

Veterinary/Animal Care (2)     

Healthcare: Other (33)     

Warehouse/Dockwork (20)     

Healthcare: Paramedic/EMT (2)     

Work from Home/ Business Opportunity (6) 

– MONROE COUNTY DHS Weekly Employment Bulletin – August 8, 2011

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