JOB SEARCHING

Information you will find on this page are relating to how to get a job, job criteria, and job search engines. 

 

RESUME AID

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​Indeed Resume Builder is a free tool to help you build a resume that reflects previous work experience and/or other relevant experience.

JOB SEARCH ENGINE

 
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​According to their site, it is Snagajob's "mission to help hourly workers find jobs they love... We continually develop innovative tools to help hourly workers and employers simplify their jobs and start living their dreams."  

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​“Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.” It’s also a great way to find a job! This tutorial will show you how to search the site for the perfect career. 

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Indeed.com is a top job site. The online search tool lets you use your computer or mobile device to find jobs that have been posted on 1,000’s of other websites. If the job is online, you will find it on Indeed.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

 
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SCC’s First Source Jobs Program is available to help community members of Greater Boston with any employment-related needs. All current programming is happening virtually.

Services offered include:

  • Applying for unemployment benefits or resolving issues with cases

  • Connecting individuals to employment opportunities or job training programs

  • Building resumes, preparing for interviews, and conducting a job search

  • Finding other income support resources during these crises

Please call 617-410-9917 or email one of the staff in the linked PDFs above.

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​MassEdCO is the Commonwealth’s largest provider of community-based education and career readiness services for underrepresented middle/high school students and adults.

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Walmart Community Academy offers dedicated learning spaces combined with a broad range of course topics ranging from career and personal development to building home and life skills all while integrating technology into all programs. The course is for everyone who is 16 years and older. Review the courses and note the format of the course (virtual via Zoom or in-person instruction). Check back often as courses and times are updated regularly. 

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About the Webinar: In this webinar, we will show you how to create a resume using Google Docs. The goal is to help you gain confidence in using Google Docs and its features. The following topics will be covered:
- What is Google Drive and how to use it.
- How to access and create a Google Doc
- Templates and formatting for Resumes
- Options on how to share and submit a resume

About the facilitator: Marta Mazur Rusak is an instruction librarian at the Boston Public Library, where she teaches technology skills classes - when she isn't reading a book in the courtyard, that is. Before coming to Boston, she worked in corporate law and financial regulation in Dublin, Frankfurt, and Montreal. Marta speaks four languages and has a B.A. ('11) and MLIS ('13) from McGill University. 

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About the Webinar: Create a resume that stands out! This webinar will cover:
- Types of resumes and which one to use depending on your background
- How to create resumes employers will want to read and respond to
- Common resume pitfalls to avoid

About the facilitator: Gabe Vorleto is a Ghanaian-American who relocated to the United States in 2011 and is now a citizen of the U.S. He studied political science and history at the Southeastern Louisiana University; he also has an associate degree in Teaching in Basic Education from World Education Service. Gabriel placed a Harvard Law school admission on hold to pursue AmeriCorps VISTA service for a year. As a result, he fell in love with the community-focused work that contributed to the greater good of humanity and has decided to pursue this passion as Tech Goes Home's Assistant Program Manager.

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Create an Eye-catching Cover Letter

About the webinar: Cover Letters are a crucial part of the job application process but job seekers often overlook their importance. Learn how to write an eye-catching cover letter to make your job applications more competitive with writing tips and techniques and also learn how to use Google Docs as a tool to best organize your Cover Letters and send them professionally.

About the facilitator: Victoria Patlajan is the Director of Education at Project Place. She leads a team of instructors and interns with the mission of teaching computer and workforce development skills to individuals experiencing homelessness in the Boston community. Victoria worked for three years as a special education teacher for K-12 students, where she learned how to use remote learning for home-based students and in the classroom. Victoria has her B.A. in English Literature from Clark University and her M.S. in Education Studies from Johns Hopkins University.

Using Templates in Google Docs to Create and Share Your Resume

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​About the webinar: In this webinar, we will show you how to create a resume using Google Docs. The goal is to help you gain confidence in using Google Docs and its features. The following topics will be covered: 

- What is Google Drive and how to use it. 

- How to access and create a Google Doc 

- Templates and formatting for Resumes 

- Options on how to share and submit a resume

About the facilitator: Taylor M. LaSane is an Internal and Executive Communications Manager at Google’s Cambridge office where she works to help leaders craft strategic and effective written and verbal communications. She has been with Google for almost 4 years and has held several roles including her over two years supporting small businesses with online marketing and strategy using Google tools. Taylor has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Howard University and is a Michigan native.