General Job Listings

These job boards are excellent places to start to search for jobs across a variety of industries. Some sites allow you to create or place a resume on their site so that employers can find you even before you find them. Many provide advice and career tips.

Employ Florida Marketplace
Fort Myers Craigslist
Indeed
Simply Hired
Monster
Glassdoor
Careerbuilder
Neuvoo

Government Job Listings

Many governments only post job openings on their own web sites. Here are some local government job listings.

Federal Government
State of Florida
Lee County Government
Town of Fort Myers Beach
City of Fort Myers
City of Bonita Springs

Specialty Job Listings

These niche job boards focus on specific industries and job types. Many jobs that are not listed on the general job sites can be found here.

Hospitality, Hotel, Cruise
Snagajob.com (hourly)
Idealist.org (non-profit)
WorkInRetail.com
Internships.com
Dice.com (technology)
50 Best Niche Job Sites!

Networking

Many professionals consider it essential to have a LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn is a career-focused social networking site that is designed to help you network with others in your industry. Employers also use LinkedIn to search for potential employees.

LinkedIn

Free Resume Builders

Several sites allow you to create, download, and print resumes for free using a guided "resume builder". Another option is to download and modify resume templates in Microsoft Word, which is available on the library's computers.

IntaJob
Write Click Resume
CV Maker
MS Word Resume Templates

Resume & Cover Letter Tips

Learn how to create a winning resume and cover letter with these hand-picked resources.

Types of Resumes
Do You Need a Cover Letter?
CareerOneStop's Resume Guide
19 Reasons Why This is an Excellent Resume
8 Tips for Writing a Standout Cover Letter
Example Resumes by Industry
Is a Two Page Resume Ever OK?
3 Excellent Cover Letter Examples

Career Planning & Research

Read employee reviews of their employers (Glassdoor). Discover whether jobs will increase or decrease in a specific occupation (Occupational Outlook). Find job training programs and educational opportunities. Get personal help in your job search at a One-Stop Career Center.

Glassdoor (employee reviews, wage info)
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Florida Job Training, Education, and Financial Aid
Florida One-Stop Career Centers

Local Education Centers

Further your education at one of these public educational institutions. The L.E.E. program is designed for low-income working families.

Fort Myers Institute of Technology
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Southwestern State College
Lee Education and Employment Program (L.E.E.)