In addition to the job “mega-sites,” there are many other sources of job listings. Remember that a vast majority of job listings are not posted on the Internet. Don’t forget personal contacts and local sources in seeking job openings.
Local Job Sources:
Maine Medical Center – Portland
www.mmc.orgMid Coast Hospital – Brunswick
www.midcoasthealth.comParkview Hospital – Brunswick
www.parkviewamc.orgCentral Maine Medical Center – Lewiston
www.cmmc.orgMaine General – Augusta / Waterville
St. Mary’s Hospital – Lewiston
Mercy Hospital – Portland
Lincoln County News
Maine school district job postings
www.servingschools.com Bates College
Southern Maine Community College
Southern New Hampshire University
Central Maine Community College
University of Southern Maine
University of Maine, Augusta
University College System
Newspapers are listed regionally. Each link goes to the newspaper’s home page. From there, look for the classified section.
State Employment Offices:
Maine Employer Database produced by the Maine Department of Labor Center for Workforce Research and Information.
Maine Career Center
Job listings are located under the Job Seeker section. Registration is not necessary to search the listings. You can also view listings by employer. This database is currently limited in scope.
Maine State Jobs
If you’re looking for civil service or government jobs in Maine, this is the site for you! Produced by the Maine Bureau of Human Resources.
This is a broad survey of career and job-search resources in Maine.
Company web sites:
A site that attempts to aggregate basic information about companies, such as address, profile, and financial reports. Basic information (address, recent news, brief profile) is free. More detailed information costs extra.
Search engines are always a great tool to use to locate a company website. To search a full company name, enclose the name in quotation marks (that searches it as a phrase).
If all you need is an address and telephone number, online telephone directories can help. Switchboard is just one of many such directories.
College career placement offices:
This site links to the main page of universities in the United States. From there, search for the career placement office, or look within a specific program or department for career services.
U.S. Community Colleges
Same as the above except it links to community colleges in the United States.
Associations on the Net
You can search or browse for associations on this site. Quite often associations host job listings. They may also run an electronic mailing list that allows job postings. This site lists only a portion of the associations in existence. If you don’t find it here, try searching in a web search engine such as Google.
The following sites all contain a mixture of job listings or links to job listings and job search advice.
America’s Job Bank
Best Jobs Maine
A list of job boards “that focus on social or environmental responsibility.” the listings (some with annotations) cover general green jobs and jobs in specific industries such as solar energy and green building.
Green Careers Guide
Provides job seekers a go-to resource for green careers within the wind, solar, and geothermal industries. They’re linked by the Department of Energy.
Online Regional Job Listings:
The following sites all contain a mixture of job listings for specific regions of the United States.
Michigan Talent Bank