Job Searching

Resumes and Cover Letters

  • CV Maker – This is an easy-to-use free resume builder site. Fill in the information you need and save it as a PDF. Offered in several languages.
  • Knock ‘Em Dead – This site offers advice about the job search and career management.


Job Postings


Career Information

  • Job Hunter’s Bible – This is the official site of the book, What Color is My Parachute?
  • Wall Street Journal Careers – Find advice and articles about job searching, career management, layoffs, and more.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – Find out the required training and education, earnings, expected job prospects, descriptions and working conditions for hundreds of jobs.
  • Glassdoor – Glassdoor holds a growing database of 6 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more.
  • Employment Statistics – Find employment statistics by industry and location.


Unemployment Compensation

Michigan Unemployment Insurance

Register for unemployment benefits through the State of Michigan.
Unemployment Insurance Agency
Worker’s Compensation Agency


Relocation Tools

  • HomeFair – This site has  salary and cost of living calculators. You can search by job title and geographic location for salary information.
  • Moving and Packing Tools – Provides six free and easy-to-use tools including a moving cost calculator, packing calculator, move planner, utility finder, school ratings, and moving announcements for friends and family.


Helpful Link

MI Bridges – State of Michigan site for Child Care, Food Stamps, and more