Jobs and Unemployment
Find a federal government job
This page explains the federal hiring process for different kinds of positions, including jobs in federal agencies, apprenticeships, and internships. A companion page, USA.gov's general find a job page, covers ways to plan a job search, write resumes and cover letters, interview strategies, and more.
Federal Unemployment Information
If you've become unemployed through no fault of your own, or under certain eligibility requirements as outlined by state law, you qualify for unemployment benefits. This site covers those benefits and how to apply for them.
US Department of Labor/ Bureau of Labor Statistics
Impartial, timely, and accurate statistical data relevant to the needs of site users and to the social and economic conditions of the United States, its workers, and their families. Includes the Consumer Price Index.
A comprehensive resource for industrial information, products, services, CAD drawings. Search by company, brand, and product/service.
Iowa Department of Economic Development
Links and information aimed at improving the economic well-being of the state of Iowa in the areas of business development, travel, careers, and community development.
Monster Career Center Jobzilla
Select your area of interest, and see which career might be for you. This site includes information about the skills and education required for different jobs, gives the employment outlook, and links to information on related careers.
Resume Examples & Free Cover Letter Writing Help. Free resume writing examples and samples. Research how to write a resume and cover letter. Site offers resume writing samples, job interview tips.