Career Advice Websites
for San Diego and throughout the United States
offered by Judy Kaplan Baron, Ph.D., Master Career Counselor 
If you're looking for career advice via the internet, there's a surplus of information out there. This page is an attempt to help you refine your search while saving you time, energy and aggravation! 


First, here's a link to an interview with my mentor,  Richard Nelson Bolles, Career Guru and author of the best selling career development book, What Color Is Your Parachute?

Below is an annotated list of websites many people have found helpful.

  •   reviews the most popular job sites for career seekers. including the best sites for job seekers which have fresh, frequent, and relevant postings, as well as effective scraping algorithms that pull in listings from other places on the web.
  • O*net provides a detailed description of occupations to help understand  what people in various positions do.  This is an excellent tool that provides key words to write resumes and to help prepare for interview questions.
  • Bureau of Labor Market Statistics offers a multi media presentation of the continually evolving labor market.
  • Occupational Outlook Quarterly offers a variety of interesting articles on line.
  • provides tons of free articles and resources for students, career changers and job seekers.
  • provides a free job search organization tool

Business Week magazine’s online website includes an excellent career center . An executive recruitment search tool, Leaders Online, matches you to companies seeking middle and executive managers in the $75,000-$180,000 range.

Consider doing a megasearch, a consolidated search of 70 other job sites.

It’s a great hub to network with other sites. It can hook you up to 150 career sites, 122 newspaper career sites and active job listings from over 3800 employers nationally.

The Wall Street Journal’s job site for executives, professionals, and managers. You can also find salary and hiring information here.

A good place to get started. It contains over 7500 links to jobs, employers, business and professional career services on the web.

Specializes in job and resume postings for sales/marketing, computer/IT, Engineering/Technical, Executive/Professional, Medical/Health Care and more. It offers a simple format, but it’s difficult to narrow your search to specific geographic areas. is a job search engine for the United States. In one simple search, Careerjet gives job seekers access to a huge selection of jobs that are sourced from various internet sites, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually.

Lets you search more than 350 major sites and 3 million jobs in one click.

America’s first and oldest online career center. It includes a database of 650 best career and employment web sites.

It’s a mega list of online career development / job search resources maintained by Stanford University.

One of the biggest and best known general job sites. You can search job openings by location, category and keyword.

For senior executives seeking $100,000+. You pay a $100 one-time fee to post your resume + $20/month to use the search and match engines.


If you’re looking for a forum to share your voice and intellectual capital, build visibility, capture new clients and more, be sure to visit Women Centric: The benefits are significant and there’s no charge to join.


If you are interested in professional opportunities in public administration, public service, government affairs, urban planning, educational services administration, housing or social services, be sure to visit: 

The 100 Best Jobs (
Here are the 100 best jobs based on 4 critical criteria: employment opportunity, good salary, work-life balance, and job security. The top 5 on the list: dentist, registered nurse, pharmacist, computer systems analyst, and physician.

8 New Jobs People Will Have in 2025 (
New technologies will change the kinds of jobs people have in the coming years. In 10 years, you could be working as or with a microbial balancer, corporate disorganizer, or urban shepherd. If you want a fun and interesting look into the future or careers, this article is for you.

12 Hot Career-Oriented Social Nicheworks (
A social nichework is an online community of people who share a common interest. Remember when apps exploded on the scene and the phrase “There’s an app for that” became popular? Well, now we can almost say, “There’s a network for that.” 

"Sustainable Careers" is a green job directory that aims to provide information on a diverse range of jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities within the environmental sector.  Their goal is to promote a greener American society through careers that support this future.

For Business Students &/or New MBAs.  A new guide describing the latest trends and best practices for business students tackling the job market.

Capture Great Internship Opportunities (
A great resource for high school and college students looking for information and tips on internships.  You can search every major national company in the US. Students through a database of hundreds of articles, each tailored to a specific company of interest. is the world’s largest student-focused internship marketplace, bringing students, employers and higher education institutions together in one place. Students can access over thousands of internships and entry-level jobs all over the country for free.      

Top 50 Nursing Related Health Care Jobs

They're ranked according to the number of employed workers in the country in May, 2013.  Included are the employment level, pay rates, and more.

If you're Thinking About Becoming a Registered Nurse or Already are One

Lots of information about nursing schools, the application process, financing your education and available nursing positions.      

 Non-Profit opportunities in San Diego County:

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