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10 Job Search Websites You Don't Know About

Just like nearly everything else, job hunting has gone niche market. If you're looking for work in a specific field, you may be better off expanding your search to include websites that are specific to that industry. Here are 10 job-posting websites you may not know about.
For fashion jobs

10 For fashion jobs

Those interested in a fashion career should be perusing StyleCareers.com for the latest openings. The site features hundreds of jobs from all corners of the country, including from some of the largest employers in the fashion industry, such as Coach, Macy's, Perry Ellis, Nordstrom, Nine West and Hugo Boss. Candidates have the option to post their résumé for employers to browse. In addition, job seekers have the opportunity to show off their past work via the site's portfolio feature, which allows potential employers to actually view a candidate's designs online and learn about the skills that make the job applicant unique.
For finance jobs

9 For finance jobs

Founded by Adept Resources, Accounting Jobs Today is a resource for accounting and finance professionals nationwide. In addition to its Accounting Job Board, where candidates can post their résumés and set up job alerts, the site boasts a job search function that lets users comb for jobs by title, state or city. The job postings include those posted directly to the site and those compiled from other online sites. Beyond its job search capabilities, Accounting Jobs Today offers a number of features including résumé services, salary reviews and other news and information. Photo Credit: Money image via Shutterstock
For culinary jobs

8 For culinary jobs

Culinary insider magazine StarChefs.com's Culinary Job Finder helps connect culinary and hospitality professionals to careers in the food service industry. The site features a variety of listings for industry jobs, including bartenders, butchers, executive chefs, sous chefs and banquet chefs, as well as hotel manager, food and beverage manager and general manager jobs. Each listing includes details on the position and the employer, alongside salary ranges and educational requirements. Job seekers have the option to apply directly from the site. The site also allows job seekers to post their résumés for potential employers to review and to receive job updates on a monthly, weekly or daily basis. Photo Credit: Personal chef image via Shutterstock
For part-time jobs

7 For part-time jobs

Not everyone is after a full-time job. Mom Corps' focus is on flexible jobs. Candidates fill out a detailed profile specifying their professional experience and flexibility needs, and upload their résumés into the site's database. Once registered, candidates can search and apply directly for active jobs. Candidates are able to search based on when they want work, how long they want to work and how much time they want to take between projects. Founded in 2005, the site has helped find jobs for thousands of candidates in flexible positions for Fortune 500 companies, small to midsize businesses, academic institutions and nonprofits. Photo Credit: Dreamstime.com
For writing jobs

6 For writing jobs

Mediabistro offers job listings for anyone who creates or works with written content: editors, writers, producers, graphic designers, book publishers and others in industries including magazines, television, film, radio, newspapers, book publishing, online media, advertising, PR and design. The site has thousands of postings that list company profiles, job requirements and salary and benefit details. Users have the ability to apply for jobs directly from the online posting. Additionally, Mediabistro has a Scoop Jobs feature that notifies users instantly when a job matching their skill sets is posted. Photo Credit: Grafner | Dreamstime.com
For education jobs

5 For education jobs

SchoolSpring.com scours the Web for education job postings from around the country, saving job seekers the time of searching dozens of state and other teaching job websites. Job seekers can sign up for free email alerts when new jobs are posted and can apply online directly for jobs posted on the SchoolSpring Network. The site makes the application process easy by providing a common application that lets users reach out to numerous jobs at once, without the need to repeatedly fill out information forms and submit résumés and reference letters. Meanwhile, employers are able to review the online profiles that job seekers have created and invite them to apply for jobs. SchoolSpring notifies users daily or weekly with email alerts about available positions. Photo Credit: Shutterstock
For law enforcement jobs

4 For law enforcement jobs

Job postings available on LawEnforcementJobs.com are from agencies, companies and organizations across many industries and areas of the country. Available positions include police officers, deputy sheriffs, police chiefs, corrections officers, evidence technicians, security guards and dispatchers. Postings for emergency medical technicians and firefighters also are available, as are all types of security jobs abroad. The site also notes career trends and offers tips and advice specific to public safety professions. Photo Credit: Olivier Le Queinec | Dreamstime.com
For construction jobs

3 For construction jobs

Established in 2000, the Construction Jobs postings and résumé database are exclusively for the construction, design and building industries. The interactive site provides targeted candidate searches by geographic region, specific industry, job title, education and experience. The site is free to job seekers and available at various subscription fees to employers. The employers posting jobs include more than 7,500 construction and engineering companies, as well as more than 50 percent of the top highway contractors and design firms. Users have the option of receiving email alerts when jobs matching their criteria are posted. More than 3,000 job openings are posted on the site. Photo Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
For technology jobs

2 For technology jobs

Dice.com offers a variety of job postings for technology and engineering professionals. Job seekers can browse more than 80,000 postings by skill, job title, company or location. Companies with job postings on the site include Rose International, Cisco Systems, UPS, Deloitte Service and McGraw Hill. The site allows users to post résumés and set up email alerts whenever suitable jobs are posted. Dice.com also lets job seekers apply for a position directly from the posting. Photo Credit: Dreamstime.com
For health career jobs

1 For health career jobs

Absolutely Health Care provides postings for a variety of jobs in the health care and medical professions, including athletic trainers, bioengineers, cardiovascular technologists, nursing assistants, dental hygienists, optometrists and physician assistants. The site features more than 300,000 job postings, which are updated daily. The site offers a number of job search resources, including résumé-writing tips, information on schooling and licensing, and a medical professional social network to connect with health care employers and employees. Users can elect to receive email alerts when new jobs are posted and apply for jobs directly through the site.

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    Chad Brooks is a Chicago-based freelance writer who has nearly 15 years experience in the media business. A graduate of Indiana University, he spent nearly a decade as a staff reporter for the Daily Herald in suburban Chicago, covering a wide array of topics including, local and state government, crime, the legal system and education. Following his years at the newspaper Chad worked in public relations, helping promote small businesses throughout the U.S. Follow him on Twitter.