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Best Local Job Search Sites

Top Sites for Local Jobs

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These are top sites for finding local job listings. Remember to "think local" when you want to find a job in a specific location. Your job search should focus on local job search resources.

Craigslist

indeed.com
indeed.com

Click on the city that interests you, then click on the type of job you are interested in and/or search by keyword to review the list of job openings on Craigslist.

Geebo.com

Search for jobs on Geebo.com by keyword, job function, zip code, location, and/or company.

Indeed.com

Indeed includes job listings from hundreds of web sites including major job boards, top newspapers, as well as hundreds of associations and company career pages. Search by city, state or zip code or click on Advanced Search to search for jobs within a certain amount of miles from a location.

JobDig.com

Click on the map to search for local job listings or browse job listings by type. JobDig also provides job and career articles and advice.

Jobing.com

When you visit Jobing.com, the first thing you are asked for is your zip code, so you can conducted a localized job search.

SimplyHired.com

Search for local jobs on SimplyHired.com by specific keyword(s) and location or, if you are not sure what you want to do, you can search by job category or browse jobs by title, by company, location or industry.

More Local Job Sites

More sites which include local job listings and local job search resources.

Help Wanted Ads

Some employers still only list jobs in the local newspaper, so the help wanted ads are a good source of local jobs. Most papers have the classifieds online, so don't forget to check there for job listings. There should be a link to the Jobs section from the front page of your local newspaper.

State Job Listings

There are a variety of city, state, and local job search sites, where you will find postings for jobs in a specific geographic location. Review local job listings, career resources, and employment information listed by state.

Chamber of Commerce Web Sites

The Chamber of Commerce in your town (or the town where you want to work) is an excellent source of local job listings. Companies that belong to the Chamber of Commerce often list on the Chamber Job Board first and there will often be less competition for available positions.

State Employment Resources: Job-Hunt.Org

Job-Hunt.Org has an extensive list of employment resources for each U.S. state, including job listings, job search networking and support, and major employers.

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