Finding Job Opportunities
Since looking for a job can be hard enough, Richmond Public Library has assembled the following links to employers and job postings, so that any job seeker has a place to start. New websites will be added as they are tested for effectiveness.
Center for Workforce Innovation
The city’s Center for Workforce Innovation (CWI) connected more than 175 residents in fiscal 2015 to employment, while building innovative collaborations with partners such as Capital One, Strickland Machine Company and the United Way. The city launched a new program, Building Lives to Independence and Self Sufficiency (BLISS), to provide intensive family based wraparound support services to assist working parents in getting ahead by addressing common obstacles such as transportation and child care.
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Goodwill’s 164 organizations in the United States and Canada offer career services that help local community members — like you or your loved one — find a job.
Click here to find millions of jobs from thousands of company web sites, job boards and newspapers. one search. all jobs. Indeed.
Leverage the world’s largest professional network to connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Jobs to harness the power of your network and get hired. LinkedIn Jobs surfaces insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search.
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Snagajob is one of the biggest sources for hourly and part-time work in the country. Major retailers and restaurant chains in particular use this site for job postings.
The VAHCCF maintains a bilingual job placement database that may be searched in English and Spanish. Job candidates may use their online Job Postings center to identify their work related skills and develop an online resume via a template. Candidates are then matched with employment opportunities according to their skills, supporting the growth of the region’s workforce.
The VEC’s Virginia Workforce Connection (VAWC) is your online source to connect with potential employers, search for jobs, find training opportunities, and research wage data along with industry and occupational trends.
Resource is a local, federally funded, workforce investment board (WIB) that works to increase private sector employment opportunities and to ensure the integration of services to prepare individuals to meet the needs of business and industry in the Richmond, Virginia region.