Job Search Resources

 

 

Printable Job Search Resource Guide
 



Local and State Resources

 
New Mexico Workforce Connections
505-327-6126
Job seekers, including recent graduates, are encouraged to go onto this State of New Mexico job search site and register for qualifying jobs in San Juan County and the entire state. Create your profile and upload up to 20 field-specific resumes to apply for jobs and receive job referrals. Instructions are also located at the SJC Career Center. 
www.jobs.state.nm.us


Craigslist

Recommended for students looking for part-time and temporary employment while in school.
http://farmington.craigslist.org/


SJC Career Center - Job Postings
Employers that have made connections with the SJC Career Center to advertise job openings.
www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/1785.asp



Temp and Staffing Agencies


Employee Connections
505-324-8877
2910 E. 20th Suite 101 Farmington, NM
Connects workers with temporary assignments and temp-to-hire positions with the possibility of becoming permanent. Accepts candidates interested in all fields including office services, industrial, labor and professional fields. Visit Employee Connections between the hours of 9AM and 1PM, Monday - Friday. Dress professionally, bring your resume, two forms of ID, and expect the application process to take at least an hour, including a short training video.

SOS Employment Group
505-326-1622
http://www.sosemploymentgroup.com/
A completely online application process for adults 18 and older for several fields including administrative, trades, technology and engineering. Over 157 nation-wide sites (including Farmington, NM) with opportunity  to transfer around the country. Visit the company webpage and go to ‘Find a Position’ to get started.

 



Online Job and Internship Search Engines
 

www.indeed.com
Type in your desired job title or company name and receive a job opening list that compiles all online job vacancies and announcements from several online sources. Search by specific city or nationally.

www.careerbuilder.com
Another powerful job search engine. Search by job title, key words, specific company or field-speciic category. Click on the ‘Advice and Resources’ tab for many articles and resources on career building and job hunting.

www.internships.com
Internships are an integral part of career building and sometimes a necessary stepping-stone to land that perfect job. Consider an internship for your summer job or an entry-level position. Search for internships by ‘Keyword or Major’ and ‘Location’. Be sure to expand your search to the Albuquerque, NM area and beyond for best results.

www.veteransgreenjobs.org
An organization dedicated to transitioning and connecting military veterans with meaningful employment opportunities that serve the communities and environment. On this site, go to the tab ‘Programs’ then ‘Employment Program’ then click ‘Fill out an interest form.’
 



Networking
 

LinkedIn
*Highly recommended! Create profile to connect with colleagues, work acquaintances, teachers, classmates, past employers and any other professional contacts/
linkedin.com

Linkedin Guide for Student Job Searches
Instructions for using LinkedIN
www.statestats.org/how-find-job-using-linkedin/
 

Tweet MyJobs
Serving great Job matches, where you want them, when you want them
www.tweetmyjobs.com

 


 

 Other Online Resources


My Next Move
What do you want to do for a living? Provided by the department of Education.
www.mynextmove.org


Glassdoor
  See average salaries and reviews for specific job title and company.
www.glassdoor.com