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Career Websites
Senior Services
Information Technology Tutorials
  • Apprentice Opportunities in NYS
  • Beehive: Career Coach is a career builder tool to help you determine the ideal career for you and how to follow through to get that job!
  • BuffaloJobFinder.com lets you search for jobs in the Buffalo area
  • Bright.com: Our machine-learning algorithm, the Bright Score, examines thousands of data points to find the best fit between job seekers and job openings. By reducing time to hire, Bright is a welcome relief to job seekers and employers.
  • Career Zone shows career interest inventories and self-assessments, geared to helping you find a career that suits you
  • Dice.com lets you search over 75,000 tech jobs
  • EmploymentGuide.com lets you search for jobs in your local area
  • FlipDog.com lets you search for jobs using the Monster search engine
  • GetJobListings.com shows you job listings near a zip code or address
  • Glassdoor.com free inside look at jobs and companies. Salary details, company reviews, and interview questions — all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers
  • Help Wanted Interactive has job links and job training ideas, as well as helpful hints for family finances
  • Indeed.com also lets you search for jobs in your area
  • Job.com lets you search for jobs by the type of job you want
  • JobCentral.com lets you search for jobs and sort by the date listed, so you can find recent job openings
  • Job-Search-Engine.com (JuJu) lets you search for jobs in your area by the title of the job you want
  • JobSearch.com lets you search for jobs by state and city
  • JobZone from the NY State Department of Labor gives you tools to build and store resumes, explore occupations, identify your strengths and more
  • LinkedIn.com lets you search for jobs by the company you want to work for
  • LocalJobBoard.com has over 1 million jobs organized by state
  • Monster.com lets you search for jobs and create a user profile with a resume that employers can see
  • myBenefits displays health and human service benefits for New York residents
  • MyFirstPaycheck.com is a website dedicated to entry-level jobs for teens
  • My skills, My future find a career match for your skills and abilities
  • AARP.org can provide resources for healthcare, jobs, travel
  • AgingCare.com provides information on financial help, care, and housing for senior citizens
  • Alzheimers.net provides support for those caring for loved ones who have this disease
  • AssistedLiving.com allows people to search for senior care and living facilities throughout the US
  • Caring.com provides several links for information on financial benefits for senior citizens
  • ElderlyCare.net can provide information on medical care, retirement communities, nutrition, financial planning, education, and financial aid.
  • EmploymentSpot.com has a job search engine oriented towards seniors
  • Law Help NY.org helps you find free legal aid in New York State
  • LoveToKnow.com has information on financial help, activities, and retirement living for senior citizens
  • Meals on Wheels brings food to senior citizens living at home
  • New York State Office of the Aging
  • RetirementLiving.com provides information on jobs, taxes, books, and retirement communities
  • Seniornet.org provides technology training for Seniors
  • SeniorResource.com: Provides links to education websites for Seniors, by State
  • SeniorsforJobs.com provides Job search engine oriented towards finding jobs for seniors
  • USA.gov: Education and Jobs for Seniors
  • USA.gov: Various resources for Seniors, from health and housing, to retirement and travel
CIVIL SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES - COUNTIES
CIVIL SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES - FEDERAL AND NEW YORK STATE
  • Federal - Job openings around the United States
  • New York - Job openings around New York State
INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
  • Beehive: Digital Basics gain valuable computer skills - offered at 3 different levels
  • Common Craft provides 3 minute explanatory videos "in plain English" covering a variety of topics
  • F1tutorials.com has tutorials for Visual Basic, HTML, Photoshop, and other intermediate/advanced applications
  • FGCU.edu has picture-based tutorials about Microsoft Office
  • GCFLearnFree.org provides free online computer classes about computer basics, Microsoft office, and internet basics
  • GCFLatino a Spanish version of GCFLearnFree providing online computer classes about computer basics, Microsoft office, and internet basics
  • HomeAndLearn.co.uk has free tutorials for many common computer applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Inpics.net has picture-based tutorials on how to use Microsoft Office, for those who need visuals to learn
  • Khan Academy 3,200 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice
  • Lockport Public Library KEY offers computer training classes, one-on-one sessions, and more
  • Microsoft.com offers a list of how-to guides by Microsoft
  • Tech Support Care Package send people (your parents) some tech support by email - they'll love & so will you!
  • TechTutorials.net provides thousands of different tutorials and reference guides on various computer applications
  • WebDevelopersNotes.com has informative articles about almost everything internet-related from cookies to javascript to webmail to web development

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EBAY, ETSY AND SKYPE TUTORIALS

  • eBay - a place to buy and sell merchandise 
  • Etsy - a place for crafters to buy supplies and sell finished goods
  • Skype - free Internet videophone service
   

 

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