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Job Finder

work_gettingjob_thmbThere are all sorts of resources available to help you find a job – the print or online classified section of your local/regional newspaper; job search Web sites; state agencies; friends; television or radio ads. How do you know where to start? No worries. We’ll show you here.


There are more online job search resources than you have time to count. The best ones, though, are the ones that have a proven track record of providing a wide variety of up-to-date listings from lots of different types of employers. Some of the most recognizable resources that you may want to use include:

State and local resources

State and local agencies provide local, personalized assistance to job seekers at locations across the commonwealth, as well as access to training and job referrals. All foster care students qualify to take advantage of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services, which can include assistance with finding employment. Check out one of the following in your area for assistance with your job search

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