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Job Resources

First Step

SMART Business Resource Center

Job seekers should start with the SMART Business Resource Center - this local agency that has many links to job listings, employment tips, and much more!

Young Adults Program at the SMART Business Resource Center

For 18-24 year olds looking for work. Learn new skills, explore the world of work, and get help finding a job!

Local Job Listings Online

America’s Newspapers - Search for jobs in Redding's Record Searchlight and other newspapers.
CalJOBS - State employment website.
Redding Jobs on Craigslist - Find a local job online through Craigslist.
Redding Help Wanted.com - Redding's own online job network.
Redding Jobs.com - Another great online site for local jobs.
Shasta County jobs at Juju
City of Redding Employment
Shasta County Employment

Nationwide Online Job Search Sites

Manpower.com - Links to construction and manufacturing jobs.
SnagAJob.com - Search for hourly jobs in the local area and around the country.

Free Online Training Help

Homework and Tutoring Help
Job & Career Accelerator - interactive computer courses and skill building
Job Scout - an online learning platform for basic Internet skills

Resume Help Online

Resume Workshop at Purdue - A helpful online resume guide.
SMART Business Resource Center's Resume Tips - Redding's premiere job center gives resume tips.

Writing Cover Letters

Cover Letter Help at thebalance.com is a helpful website with many links to writing tips and job search sites.

Books for Job Hunters in the Library

Search the library's online e-book collection for books to read online. Search using the terms:

  • job hunting
  • job vacancies
  • career development
  • resumes

Books and videos in the library stacks to check out

Fearless Resumes: The Proven Method for Getting a Great Job Fast by Marky Stein (650.14 S)
New Resume New Career by Catherine Jewell (650.14 J)

Library Databases

Search the Ebsco Databases to read magazine articles online about job searching such as:
"Job Search 2.0:9 Lessons in Technological Etiquette for 21st Century Job Seekers" in Non-Profit Times

Local Training Opportunities

Redding Library's Free Computer Classes Update your computer skills with these one and two day, free classes.
Shasta College Career Technical Education
SMART Business Resource Center
Shasta Literacy Program