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HOW do I find job placement? VC Job Search Websites

When you are just starting out, your job placement search might include answering local job placement ads, asking people you know for leads, knocking on the door of any potential employer or working with a Ventura County job placement service. Here are some good job search websites to start…

  • America’s Job Centers of California
    America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) job seeker resource centers are a terrific all-around job search website for your Ventura County job search. Explore the resources online or visit a local Ventura County job search center. Job placement seekers can get assistance in assessing skills, finding job opportunities and training, preparing a résumé, and much more.
  • CalJOBS
    CalJOBS is California’s online job search website to help job seekers navigate the state’s workforce services. The system allows users to search for jobs, build résumés, access career resources, and gather information on education, training, and job placement programs.
  • CareerOneStop
    Your source for career exploration, training & job placement.
  • My Next Move
    Enter information about your interests and discover what matches. This site provides approximate salaries, skills and personality traits for each career and then takes you directly to job placement listings.
  • My Skills, My Future
    This site is your source for employment information and inspiration, the place to manage your career, your pathway to career success, tools to help job placement seekers, students, businesses and career.
  • All the Best Advice We Could Find on How to Get a Job
    This site hopes to help you make the right career choices for a more rewarding and interesting life.


  • Informational Interviewing
    An informational interview is an informal conversation with someone working in an area that interests you who will give you information and advice. It is an effective research tool in addition to reading books, exploring the Internet and examining job descriptions. Learn about the benefits and how to set up an informational interview on this site.
  • Get Interview Ready
    Want to learn the secrets of successful interviewing and negotiating? Research and practice with the tools and information in the “Interview and Negotiate” section of the CareerOneStop website.
  • How To Prepare For a Job Interview
    Do you have a job placement interview on your schedule? Visit this job search website to learn how you can follow some steps before (and after) the interview to ensure that you make a terrific impression during the interview.

Salary Negotiation

  • Negotiate Your Salary
    After you receive a job offer is a good time to negotiate a salary that will be a win-win for you and your employer, read these great tips before you get started.
  • How to Negotiate Your Salary
    Negotiation can be scary. But what’s even scarier is not doing it.
  • Negotiating Your FIRST Salary
    Salary negotiation is intimidating for those just starting out or young grads starting their careers. Any how-to on salary negotiation will advise you to use your skills and experience as leverage. So, how do you make a strong case for yourself when you don’t have a lot of ammunition?
  • Don’t Make These Salary Negotiation Mistakes
    Ten easy-to-make mistakes in salary negotiation that are best avoided.