Employment & Career Information
Spencerian College's Career Services office
for additional help and information.
►Resume Resource - resume and cover letter writing resources.
►Resumes and Career Portal (SampleResume.net) - SampleResume.net is a free professional resume resource for all professionals seeking to write an effective and successful resume, develop successful cover letters, prepare for the interview, and all information you need to know from the industry-in order to get the interview and the job of your dreams. Browse through our vast collection of professionally written sample resumes for a sample resume that meets your needs, history, and requirements. Not only does our site offer general job-winning resume samples for part and full time job opportunities; but we also offer the largest resource online for customized sample resumes-specific to industry and position-for all positions of your interest.
►Occupational Outlook Handbook / U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - lists training, skills, projected earnings, outlook for thousands of jobs, supplies codes that are used in many government databases to narrow jobs searches, and much more.
►Pay Scales - Search for salaries for a variety of occupations.
Allied Health Careers.com - online resource for employment opportunities in allied health-related fields.
AMA Careers in Health Care - lists information about careers in health care and accredited educational programs in those fields. You can subscribe to a free monthly Health Care Careers e-Letter to stay up-to-date on news and trends in health professions education and practice.
Bank of America - Career Services Center - Major Resources Kits - Major Resource Kits link academic majors to career alternatives by providing information on career paths, sample job titles, and a short bibliography of Career Resource Center materials available to students in a particular major.
CareerOneStop - a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy.
Explore Health Careers.org - multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers website designed to explain the array of health professions and provide easy access to students seeking information about health careers.
JobApplications.com - #1 Online Job Application Form Resource Site. Find Printable Applications, or Apply Online for Full-time Employment, Part-time, Seasonal or Holiday Work Now!
Pathways to Technology - a multimedia project highlighting technology degree programs at community colleges. The Pathways to Technology Web site, video series, recruitment toolkit, and outreach initiative are designed for prospective students, returning students, parents, guidance counselors, and community college educators.
Sloan Career Cornerstone Center - resource for anyone interested in exploring career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and healthcare.
Today's Military and
Today's Military (Spanish version)
Vocational Information Center - Explore vocational and technical careers, check out the skills employers really want, find a trade school, research technical topics and take a look at the current job market.
Work Ethic Site - This web site provides a central resource for materials related to work ethic, affective work competencies, and employability skills for work force development. It is designed to serve both educators and human resource professionals. Available materials include on-line lessons for use in education and training, two self-scoring work ethic inventories, a history of work ethic, information about available work ethic curriculum materials, and links to other work ethic resources.
Association. Health Care Careers Directory, 2009-2010.
Block, Jay A., and
Michael Betrus. 101 Best Cover Letters.
Block, Jay A., and
Michael Betrus. 101 Best Resumes.
DeLuca, Matthew J.
Best Answers to the 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview
201 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview.
Helene. Career Focus: A Personal Job Search Guide.
Noble, David F.,
and David F. Noble. Gallery of Best Resumes for People Without
a Four-Year Degree: A Special Collection of Quality Resumes by
Professional Resume Writers.
Resumes for Scientific and Technical Careers.
Check with Spencerian's Career Services Office. The Spencerian News has local job listings.
Below are just a few examples of what is available on the Internet for local employment information. Most colleges, universities, businesses, and institutions have online web sites where jobs are listed and where you can often apply online and submit a resume.
To find these try doing a search in one of the search engines, like Google, consisting of the name of the institution and add phrases like "hr" - "employment" - "jobs" - etc. (without quotation marks).
Some things you might keep in mind about online employment sites:
Here are some local resources for jobs.
Kentucky Personnel Cabinet (you can search towards the bottom of the page, but eventually you have to register to apply for anything. If you register I think you can save your searches so you don’t have to do them each time.)
Office of Employment and Training – Lexington area
Kentucky.com Classifieds (Herald-Leader online)
Kentucky Occupational Outlook to 2018 - Which jobs will be in demand in Kentucky from now until 2018? Which occupations will provide the most job openings each year through 2018? Which occupations are likely to grow the fastest between 2008 and 2018? Which are likely to decline? This report offers some insight into these oft-asked questions. Students, job seekers, counselors, economic developers and market analysts should find this publication helpful.
Example of local college and university sites: check other college and university websites as well.
KCTCS Employment (click on current employment opportunities)
Kentucky This is the Workforce Kentucky web site
delivered by the Office of Employment and Training (OET). The site
is designed to serve employers, job seekers, students, counselors,
educators and training providers. It is the largest source of labor
market data in the Commonwealth. Users can explore occupations,
labor markets, geographic areas, industry projections, and much
Some local allied health sites: these instructions worked the last time the pages were viewed. Changes may have been made by the institutions. Report dead links to the librarian.
Bluegrass Regional Mental Health
Central Baptist Hospital – Employment
St. Joseph’s Hospital
site list jobs in their medical facilities also