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Glassdoor - Company Salaries, Reviews, and Interview Questions
A comprehensive career resource with information on thousands of companies. Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details. Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pro's and con's of working for a particular employer.
Licensed Occupations Database
Search for occupational licensing requirements by state, occupation or agency. This tool includes information on licenses that may be required by law in order for you to practice a particular occupation.
Business oriented social networking site that allows users to build connections with other professionals, look for job postings and free lance opportunities.
Monster Career Advice
Career advice and job searching guides from Monster.com
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Employment outlook, educational requirements, salary to expect - for most occupations. Revised every two years.
Rhode Island Community Jobs
Rhode Island Community Jobs (RICOMJOB) is a public e-mail announcement list that seeks to connect non-profit and public interest employers in the state with individuals seeking paid work that makes a difference in our communities. Anyone can join the list or post a paid position to the list.
The Riley Guide: Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet
The Riley Guide is a directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet. It is primarily intended to provide instruction for job seekers on how to use the Internet to their best advantage.
Tools for Beginning Jobseekers
Tools for Beginning Jobseekers helps teens and pre-teens create their resumes, cover letters, and a list of references. There are Web-based worksheets available to print out, fill out, and submit to potential employers. A self-assessment page gives initial direction to the young jobseeker.
Wages and Benefits
Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training: Unemployment Insurance
File online for unemployment insurance and find answers to many questions you may have about your unemployment benefits.
Dept. of Labor's Federal FairPay Overtime Initiative
Information on the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) FairPay overtime regulations that took effect on August 23, 2004. Features text of the regulations, a FAQ, fact sheets by exemption and occupation, and video training seminars.
International Salary Calculator
The Center for Mobility Resources, which sponsors the site, maintains cost of living information for more than 500 cities in the US and Canada, and hundreds more worldwide. Just plug in your current location and income, type where you're going, and "calculate." Also available in Spanish.
This site offers "in-depth coverage of salary information over a comprehensive set of industries and thousands of job titles." The Salary Wizard tool searches for salary ranges by occupation and by region. Other features include salary news and advice, brief job descriptions, links for job searching, and a section for Human Resources (HR) Professionals.
This searchable site determines the mean salary, total compensation, and equivalent "renter's buying power" for a chosen job title in a chosen zip code or metro area. Try out the international version as well as the links to many other career sites.
This site provides information about federal wage and hour laws. Topics include the Fair Labor Standards Act (which sets basic minimum wage and overtime pay standards), back pay, minimum wage, overtime pay, severance pay, record keeping and reporting, tips, and more. From the U.S. Department of Labor.