I count her braver who overcomes her desires than she who conquers her enemies: for the hardest victory is the victory over self.
~ Aristotle; with gender adaptation by S. Kastensen
There are many approaches to earning income! Everyone’s approach to looking for a job is different, so we offer many search engines, employment options and opportunities, and even information to help you start a business, prepare for work and consider other career options.
If you are looking for employment, Jobline is a free public service available on the telephone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. New jobs are listed on the system each day, and jobs that are filled are removed. All that is required is a touch-tone telephone to establish your personalized job-search profile. The system is designed for you to use each day during your job search.
An official website of the United States government https://www.usajobs.gov/
These links are just to get you started. I’m sure you will find many more!
Prepare for your employment future!
Occupation Search! https://www.onetonline.org
O*NET is a unique, powerful source for continually updated occupational information and labor market research. By using a contemporary, interactive skills-based database and a common language to describe worker skills and attributes, O*NET transforms mountains of data into precise, focused occupational intelligence that anyone can understand easily and efficiently.
All search engines available online only
We offer links to online application pages and printable job application forms from our comprehensive database. We feature information on 1,500 popular companies in major industries such as fast food, retail, grocery stores, hotels and restaurants. Each company listed has a page which includes company history, service offered and common job opportunities. https://www.job-applications.com/
We feel strongly that opportunity belongs to all, and that an individual should never be limited by their economic status, race, sexual orientation, gender, who you know, where you went to school, or where you’re from.
Glassdoor is one of the fastest growing jobs and recruiting sites. It holds a growing database of millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. No other site allows you to see which employers are hiring, what it’s really like to work or interview there according to employees, and how much you could earn.
WISCONSIN JOB SEEKERS! Looking for a meaningful career that makes a positive difference in your community? Whether you are an experienced professional or an enthusiastic newcomer, you have come to the right place!
www.idealist.org Jobs, Internships and Volunteer Opportunities (that can sometimes turn in to jobs…)
Jobs for people 50+ yrs of age
Philanthropy News Digest: all levels of non-profit jobs.
Gary can find you a better truck driving job, with or without a CDL.
More information about trucking / driving jobs:
For an interesting temp option, you can check out the Craigslist in your area under ‘Gigs’. You’ll find opportunities that include moving furniture, doing yard work for a few hours, car dismantling, CDL temporary jobs, staff for weekend events, handyperson, cleaning, carpentry, welding, electrical, plumbing, painting, brand ambassadors (reps) and much more. Many of these gigs have opportunities that can turn into jobs.
Keep the author’s intent in mind when searching on Craig’s list. Beware that some listings are quite sketchy…
It’s not easy, but for the creative, courageous and tenacious, it’s often the right thing to do. Here are a few documents and links to help you get started.
From the Small Business Administration
From the Consumer Information Center:
Planning and Goal Setting for A Small Business
From the Fair Shake Ownership Manual
A resource “website created by a few folks who have personally watched their loved ones struggle to get a job due to having a felony.” http://jobsforfelonshub.com/start-here/
Check out our search tool featuring over 1,000 companies we’ve personally contacted about their hiring policies for people with criminal records. Our team of industry experts even rated your likelihood of getting hired at each.
https://www.ficgn.org/job-leads Discover career-related jobs that welcome formerly incarcerated applicants and see the value in your lived experience.
Put together a successful job search with resources on resumes, interviewing, networking and finding job openings.
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Formerly Incarcerated Reemployment
1-877-348-0502 TTY: 1-877-348-0501
Career Onestop Locations:
The National Urban League and Google are working together to provide tech training and jobs….that will, ultimately, help them monitor you, nudge you and sell your data! This is how ‘the master’ works. The bait is ‘the job’, so you will do the dirty work that undermines humanity, democracy and your self-determination.
Give employers tools and information to help them hire you.
Share this document with your potential employers to help them hire you.
You are bondable Federal Bonding Flier
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Flier
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission:
More on Background Checks: What Applicants Need to Know
Formerly Incarcerated Individuals’ Job Restrictions
(US and Wisconsin) Created by the WI-DOC