library address
Arizona Job Assistance Center
AzJAC
@ Your Library
Click here for more job help. The AzJAC project grant makes available a computer in each of our public libraries for use by job seekers. Get help with your resume and lots more.
 
The Job Help Hub, anchored in Holbrook, offers some additional links about job-searching.
 


Glassdoor is a career community for job seekers.
Glassdoor is a career community for job seekers with salaries, company reviews, and interview experiences posted by employees. Patrons can also apply directly for jobs and setup email job alerts. Use this button for full access!


Career Networking
For more information on how to best use LinkedIn.com, please visit these links:
7 Ways to Get More Out of LinkedIn
Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn
The Unofficial LinkedIn User’s Guide
100+ Smart Ways to Use LinkedIn


Part-Time Opportunities


The job outlook in Arizona may be getting better. Here are some sectors that added jobs from January to February: 5,700 leisure and hospitality jobs, 1,300 manufacturing jobs, 1,300 construction jobs, 700 trade transportation and utilities jobs, 600 education and health services jobs, 400 information (telecommunications) jobs, 400 financial - insurance - credit mediation jobs Source: Arizona Commerce Department.
Rural America's Highest (and Lowest) Pay
Please click here to see maps and charts showing the rural counties with the highest average yearly compensation — and the lowest.
NursingExplorer
Nurses are always in demand. The Department of Labor lists Registered Nursing as a top occupation for job growth through at least the next decade. Find out more.
Certified Nursing Assistant Classes
Learning about becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant at CNAclasses.org.

Choosing a Career
The 2012-2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. Also, here is a list of the fastest growing occupations and occupations projected to have the largest numerical increases in employment between 2012 and 2022, by level of postsecondary education or training.
 
InsideCareerInfo.com is a searchable collection of hundreds of candid career reports written by "insiders", successful professionals who are actually doing the job.
 
In the third annual report, we poured through reviews shared by employees in the last 12 months to identify the highest rated companies for career opportunities.
 
BrainTrack's Career Guide helps visitors evaluate career options and find schools through its extensive resources. The guide offers data on hundreds of careers that typically require higher education and features links to original profile pages for thousands of schools.
 
CareerPath.com is designed to assist you in making the right career decision - a decision that meets your unique interests and personality. The following services are offered to lead you down the right path: Self-Assessment Testing, Career Guidance Resources, Professional Development Resources, and Perspectives on Work/Life Balance.
 
Wetfeet.com provides insightful profiles of companies, careers, and industries to guides job seekers toward finding the right career, the right industry, the right company, and the right job for them.
 
CareerTV.com is the world's most visited career video website. It provides job seekers with free, personalized career profiles, career coaching, career-related videos, salary reports, and career news.
 
Green Career Suggestions from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The information available for occupations includes: wages, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and necessary education, training, and credentials.

Teaching-Certification.com serves as a resource for potential teachers and students researching the state requirements for teaching certification.



Job Training
"Practice" Online Job Application
(before you try the real thing)
 
 
Learning Express Library (LearnATest) Free practice tests (GED, SAT, ASVAB, Realtor and many more)--(To log in, use only the first 14 digits of your public library card number). This database also includes the full-text Test Booklets,Study Guides (ASVAB, SAT, GED, Real estate, CBEST, Math, etc.), that you can access online after you log in.
 
 

Online Job Listings & Classified Ads
 
General
Arizona Republic
Careerbuilder.com
CareerJet.com
Craigslist.org (Flagstaff)
Craigslist.org (Phoenix)
HotJobs.com (Yahoo!)
Indeed.com
JobCentral.com
Jobing.com
Juju.com
LinkUp.com
Monster.com
SimplyHired.com
SnagAJob.com (Hourly)
White Mountain Independent
Adults 50+ may find the AARP job site helpful.
 
Specialized Fields
AllHealthCareJobs.com
ConstructionJobs.com
ArizonaEducationJobs.com
Dice.com (Technology)


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State of Arizona Resources
Help...I Lost My Job! - This section of the Arizona Workforce Informer is designed to be a guide to provide information to help you through this difficult time: obtaining Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Stretching Your Unemployment Check, Links to Labor Laws, and more.
 
Locations of One-Stop Career Centers around Arizona
A main feature of Title I of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 is the creation of a One-Stop customer delivery system. Through this system, customers can access a broad range of employment-related and training services at a single point-of-entry.
Virtual OneStop is your online access point to Job Listings and other specialty services at no cost.
 
AzCIS (Arizona Career Information System) The Arizona Department of Education, Career and Technical Education is pleased to offer AzCIS free online to all Arizona residents. AzCIS is designed to provide educational, career, and occupational information to help students in making better-informed career and school choices.
 
Family Assistance Administration - The FAA offers benefits such as Cash Assistance, Food Stamps, Medical Assistance, and State Public Assistance to eligible children, individuals, and families. To learn more about the specific program, click on the program.

Upcoming Arizona Job Fairs & Career Events | Directory of Local Navajo County Employers
Small Business Resources | Native American Employment Resources | Job Training | Job Listings
Choosing a Career | State of Arizona Resources

6 Human Jobs That Computers Will Never Replace
from MakeUseOf.com
"Computers can drive cars now. What does that mean for us as a society? As technology advances and computers learn to perform human tasks with greater efficiency than even humans themselves, how many of us will be left in the dust? Is there a way to ensure that we remain irreplaceable as workers? The threat is still far in the future, so there’s no need to panic about it yet. However, the younger you are, the more you should be concerned. Which career paths should you choose to guard against automation takeover?"  Read the entire article.

New Content for LearningExpress Library 3.0

If you haven't yet accessed LearningExpress Library, version 3.0 has new resources and a brand new School Center with content aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Highlights of the new resources include:

New School Center
On August 4, 2014, you'll see a new School Center. It is organized and aligned to the Common Core State Standards and includes many new resources and features. Resources will continue to be added in the coming months. If your library has a direct link to the School Center, you will need to remove the existing link and replace it with the new link that will take effect on August 4th. Instructions for direct linking can be found on page 3 of the Logos & Images tab on the Administrator link, located in the grey footer of any page on your LearningExpress Library website.

New Practice Tests and Tutorials
There are new practice tests and tutorials in the High School Equivalency Center for the HiSET®and TASC test, plus new practice tests and an introductory tutorial for the Spanish-language version of the 2014 GED® test.

New eBooks & Flash Reviews
Our library of downloadable eBooks continues to grow, with new titles in almost every center and Flash Reviews for Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide, Pharmacy Technician, and TOEFL iBT®.

New Computer Tutorials
PowerPoint 2013 courses for basic, intermediate, and advanced levels, and a PowerPoint 2013: What's New tutorial. This extends the collection of Microsoft Office 2013 products (Word, Access, Project, and Excel) for libraries that have Computer Skills and Popular Software Tutorials. Older versions of Microsoft Office products are being removed.

Updated Products
More than 35 products were updated to take advantage of all the new features inLearningExpress Library 3.0.

Check out this great resource!


 


Directory of Local Navajo County Employers
Government Jobs
U.S. Federal Jobs (Postal Service, USDA, Parks, etc.)Government Jobs
U.S. Forest Service
State of Arizona Jobs (Dept of Corrections, ADOT, etc.)
Navajo County Jobs
City of Holbrook Jobs
City of Show Low Jobs
City of Winslow Jobs
Town of Pinetop-Lakeside Jobs
Town of Snowflake Jobs
Town of Taylor Jobs
 
School Jobs
Northland Pioneer College
Blue Ridge (Lakeside) Unified School District #32 Certified Employment
Blue Ridge (Lakeside) Unified School District #32 Classified Employment
Cedar Unified School District #25
Heber-Overgaard Unified School District #6School Job
Holbrook Unified School District #3
Joseph City Unified School District #2
Kayenta Unified School District #27
Piñon Unified School District #4
Show Low Unified School District #10
Snowflake Unified School District #5
Whiteriver Unified School District #20
Winslow Unified School District #1
 
Health Care
ABRiO Family Services
Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center (Show Low)Heath Care Job
Little Colorado Medical Center (Winslow) Job Hotline: (928)289-6322
U.S. Indian Health Service (Chinle, Kayenta, Polacca)
Winslow Campus of Care (e-mail: bgonzales@winslowcc.com)
Winslow Indian Health Care Center
Renal Care Group (Dialysis Centers in Show Low & Winslow)
TLC Supported Living Services of Arizona
 
Utility/Communications/Industry/Transportation Jobs
Arizona Public Service (Electricity)
Navopache Electric CooperativeIndustrial Job
UniSource Energy Services (Gas)
Frontier Communications (Phone/Internet)
CableOne (Cable TV/Internet)
Cellularone (Phone/Internet)
Passport Potash in Holbrook
Qwest Communications (Phone/Internet)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway
Iberdrola (Dry Lake Wind Farm - Rt. 377/Holbrook)
Coronado Generating Station (Salt River Project)
Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold
 
Retailers
WalmartReatail Jobs
Safeway
Bashas'
Lowe's
Home Depot
Dollar General
Family Dollar
Aaron's
Checker Auto Parts
NAPA Auto Parts
Flying J Travel Plazas
Maverik
Tractor Supply Company

Business Plan Guide
If you're thinking of starting a business, a plan is critical. Click here for the Ultimate Business Plan Guide which will take you step-by-step through the process.
Native American Employment Resources
Hopi Tribe
Human Resources Dept: 928-734-3212
Send Correspondence to:
Hopi Tribe/Human ResourcesReservation Jobs
Attn: Lisa Pawwinnee, Manager
P.O. Box 123
Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039
928-734-6611 (Fax)
 
Hopi Reservation Jobs
 
Navajo Nation
Navajo Nation Job Vacancies
Navajo Area Indian Health Services Jobs
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Job Openings
Navajo Housing Authority Jobs
Navajo Department of Workforce Development
 
White Mountain Apache Tribe
WMAT Human Resources Position Vacancies
Hon-Dah Resort-Casino Employment
Sunrise Park Resort Employment

Dedicated Job Computer at Your Library
Looking for a job? Have you used the new Job Workstation at your local library reserved for the jobseeker? Take the time you need to write your resume, send a letter to respond to a job ad, look for jobs online, submit an online application, and more. 

Here is the Job workstation at the Kayenta Community Library. Make use of this valuable resource to make the job search easier.

How to do a small-town job search
Job InterviewA lot of career advice targets job seekers in moderate-size or large cities, which typically provide more job opportunities.

But those hoping to secure work in rural communities will find that securing work in smaller, tight-knit communities often requires a special finesse. That's because rural communities have a limited number of companies or businesses, which can limit the job opportunities.

So how can a job seeker in a smaller town make an impression on an employer without being a pest? By adapting his or her job-search strategy to the local workforce climate.
That means adjusting how you apply for positions, for winning searches.
 
Read the full article at AZCentral.com.  by Justin Thompson - Jul. 21, 2012  CareerBuilder


Got a Business Idea?
These organizations and companies are among many offering help to startup companies:

Got a Business Idea?


Arizona Commerce Authority, azcommerce.com.

Small Business Administration, sba.gov.

Stealthmode Partners, Stealthmode.com.

Gangplank, Gangplankhq.com.

Virtual Incubator Network, www.nacce.com.



For the full article, visit AZCentral.com.

 
 
Education-Portal.com's Career Counseling & Job Search Center offers free online videos and other tools to help you find a job or decide on a career. Their resources can help you find your path from the classroom to the office that's right for you. See what they have to offer!

Other Helpful Sites
Arizona Job Connection – https://www.azjobconnection.gov/ders/ea/wcmrs/
Arizona Job Assistance Centers – http://jobhelp.azlibrary.gov/
JobManji - http://www.jobmanji.com/
mySkills myFuture – http://www.myskillsmyfuture.org/
My Next Move – http://www.mynextmove.org/
My Next Move (VETS) – http://www.mynextmove.org/vets/
Job and Career Accelerator – http://learnatest.com/
Shmoop - Occupation Finder - http://www.shmoop.com/careers/
Shmoop - Military Family Resources - http://www.shmoop.com/military-family-resources/
JobApplicationsOnline.com - http://www.jobapplicationsonline.com/

Upcoming Arizona Job Fairs & Career Info
Arizona Workforce Informer
Dept of Economic Security (DES) Job Fair Event Calendar
Arizona Republic/Career Builder Job Fair Calendar


Small Business Resources
Small Business Development Center National Information Clearinghouse
U.S. Small Business Administration
Business Plans Handbook
Business Plan Center with a Library of Real Business Plans
Entrepreneur Magazine's Guides to Starting a Business
SCORE: Counselors to America's Small Business
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