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Get live job coaching, resume assistance, and more. Powered by Brainfuse.*

Job & Career Accelerator (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare Program)

A career selection and job search tool that allows users to search for a job, write a resume or cover letter, take lessons on computer skills and software and find information on career options.*


Search and apply for thousands of job openings throughout Houston, Texas and the United States.*

Learning Express Library (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare Program)

Interactive practice exams as well as a Job and Career Center. Include TAKS, GED, SAT, civil service, ASVAB, law enforcement, real estate and basic skills tests.*

A vast library of video tutorials covering software, technology, and business skills taught by recognized industry experts. Lynda Library provides 24/7 access to online learning to help you achieve personal and professional goals.*

Optimal Resume

Helps you conduct your job search with resume and cover letter builders and allows you to post them online. Also includes a skills assessment test and interview prep videos.*

Recommended Websites Jobs in Higher Education

Collection of Internet resources for the academic job hunter.

America's Job Bank

National employment site serving employers and job seekers. Provides links to all state employment sites.


Connects to educational tools and services that inform and empower people to improve their lives.


Employment search engine for jobs across the United States.


Wage and salary information, career resources, and job bank for employers and job seekers.

Online version of the Wall Street Journal's National Business Employment Weekly.

Job classified ads from the Houston Chronicle.

City of Houston Careers

Employment opportunities with the city.

Cost of Living Comparison Calculator

Compare costs of living between United States cities.

Diversity Employers

Employment site for ethnic minorities. Job posting and resume posting available.

Find Job and Career Information

Resources and online tools to help workers in all stages of the job and career development provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Glassdoor is a free jobs and career community that offers an inside look at jobs and companies with "employee generated content" - anonymous salaries, company reviews, interview questions, and more - all posted by employees, job seekers, and sometimes the companies themselves.

Got Resume Builder.Com

Provides professionally designed resume templates and online context-sensitive writing tips. Hosts your resume online, allowing you to share it on Facebook or Twitter. Points to job postings nationwide.

Harris County Human Resources

Employment and training opportunities with the county.

Houston Jobs

Employer and employee services and resume building and hosting.


Employment service for the Houston area.

Job Hunt

Online job search resources and services.


Find seasonal or year-round jobs working for employers who can offer you unique opportunities to travel the world.

JobStar Salary Surveys

Online salary and cost of living surveys both general and by profession.

Juju Job Search Engine

Juju is a job search engine that searches job listings throughout the Internet.

Comprehensive international online job search and recruitment site. Resume posting and relocation material available.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Job outlook information for hundreds of occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Job listings and career information for the non-profit sector.

Public Service Employees Network

Job searching and interviewing tips with links to job listings for public sector jobs in major cities, including Houston.

Riley Guide

An index to employment opportunities and job resources on the Internet.

Salaries and Wages -- U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Pay scale for Federal jobs in 30 cities and rural areas.

Salary Calculator

This relocation tool compares the cost of living in hundreds of U.S. and international cities.

Detailed salary information for a wide range of jobs sorted by occupation and region, and additional career advice, news and resources.

Texas Workforce Commission's Job Banks

Public and private sector jobs listed with the Texas Workforce Commission. Education and training opportunities which lead to employment.

TweetMyJobs Houston!

TweetMyJobs Houston! matches qualified job seekers with thriving Houston businesses. It is a service provided by the City of Houston's Office of Business Opportunity.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Employment opportunities with the United States government.

Work in Texas

Employment opportunities with the State of Texas.