Useful Web Sites For TNG Job Seekers


List of Area Companies
Area Information and News Sites
Area Networking Groups
Local Organizations
Company Research
Salary Sites/Surveys
Search Engines
Government SIC Codes
NC State and Federal Government Sites for Jobs
Occupational Outlook Handbook—Job Descriptions
Dictionary of Occupational Titles
Additional US Dept. of Labor Resources (Job Trends, etc.)
Sites Posting Jobs, Accepting Resumes, etc.
Military Transition/Jobs
Minority Sites (African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native Americans, Women)
Disability Sites 
Services for the Foreign-born & Educated
Employment Security Commission Job Service 
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Entrepreneurial Development 
Free Online Computer Training and Certification
Free Email
Free and low cost business cards
Credit Education
International Jobs
MBA Job Sites
Project Management/Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Professional Associations
Home-Based Business
Books for Search and Business


Triangle Area Companies

Directory of RTP Companies  

Area Information and News Sites Local area information and business websites in Raleigh, Durham, and the surrounding area of the Research Triangle Park, RTP Triangle At Work is the insider’s guide to living and working in the Triangle (Top 100 newspapers)  (News & Observer – Triangle job sites/includes list of area employment agencies)  (Top Business Journals)   (Business and venture capital news with links to Triad, Charlotte, Wilmington – great links to things like The Business Leader, Carolina Business)   (The Business Journal for the Triangle)  (triangle jobs)  Richmond, VA technology companies

Area Networking Groups  High tech networking) to join mailing list send email to  they have a networking group that meets once a month   ExecuNet networking group for executives – click on the “networking” tab (for regular news about companies in the area)  (Informal network meeting once a month – mostly tech, biotech, and start up people at all levels)  (a job seekers networking group) (He runs an ExecuNet Networking Meeting in the area for CEOs and very senior executives)

the Gathering  sponcered by the Business Leader – meeting held once month  meetings monthly on Wednesdays like after hours business things – sometimes events and speakers 

Durham Chamber Business After Hours visit:

Triangle Internet Workers visit:

CED Infotech Roundtable Register at $30

Cary Business After Hours Visit:

Triangle Interactive Marketing Association Visit:

Morrisville Business After Hours 919.380.9026


 Local Organizations


Council for Entrepreneurial Development

Triange Engineering Consulting Group

Triangle XML Interest Group

Society for Technical Communication - Carolina Chapter

North Carolina Electronics & Information Technologies Association


Company Research (go to quote of co. click to info) (financials/analysis on co’s) (industry specific articles) (corp. culture./jobs—inside info) (look under finance for research)  (invest. search engine) (resource for press releases, etc.) (financial site for women) (company culture)   (best places to work)

http:/  (family-friendly companies) (best companies for tech workers) (for a list of the Fortune 500 companies)  The Wall Street Research Network for financials as well as recent news

Salary Sites/Surveys                                                                                                                                            (excellent salary detail)                               (check out futurestep)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (International cost of living comparisons)                                                                                             (extensive HR info site)              (easiest & best)                                            (US Dept. Labor)                        (Econ. Resear. Instit.)                     (the Riley Guide)                                                (IT salary survey—all levels)                                                                                                                          (good place to look up salaries)

Search Engines                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (B2B, small business site)                               (“big search”)                                           (searches 700 engines at once)                                        (search businesses by zip code or by name) (invest. search engine) 

Government SIC Codes                                       (all SIC codes)           


NC State and Federal Government Sites for Jobs (State Agencies) (NC State Gov.) (Wake County Positions) (Federal Jobs)

Occupational Outlook Handbook—Job                    



Dictionary of Occupational Titles

Additional US Dept. of Labor Resources (Job Trends, etc.) (home page US Labor      (US GOV, Dept. of Labor Report on the state of US workers)  (NAICS and SIC codes for US)



Sites Posting Jobs, Accepting Resumes, etc.    (over 450,000 job postings) (sales, marketing, advertising)   (about 1,600 postings mainly in finance, consulting, technology, and the Internet (executive postings)  (over 150,000 job postings)     (access to jobs in our local area)           (US Job Bank) (US Career InfoNet) (jobs in Calif./salary site)  (good source for lots, good R&D)  (executive site)       (South Carolina job search) (US government jobs)      (for the mature worker) (Internet links to other job sites) (contract work—gigs) (best for new grads) (contract work—gigs) (contract work—gigs) (executive site) (executive site)   (quick salary check too) (Korn & Ferry site) (executive site) ( - Hourly Jobs)     (about 7,000 postings) (engineering site, jobs)  (new grads/specific college alumni) (human resource jobs) (good links) (Raleigh job site)       (technical job site) (all state employment agencies) (NC jobs) (SC job site)       (search & articles) (NC & SC jobs) (high tech & other jobs) ( (broad tech site) (human resource jobs) (NC jobs) (confiden. Profile site)  (list of job banks) (free download) (human resource site)  (Raleigh job site)  (Amer.Assoc, Advan. of Science) (new grad site) (health job site) (software contract work) (local recruiter site) (dotcom jobs) (easy access to companies) (media/journalism jobs) (multiple sites for web designers) (high tech jobs) (casino jobs) (logistics positions) (search by categories) (for HR jobs) (to get on the list viewed by Members of the Executive recruiters association) (all types of jobs including executive – includes searches by salary, company, state, city) (Raleigh area positions of all types) (logistics) (marketing positions nationwide) (executive site) (environmental companies and jobs in NC) (journalism jobs) (telecommunication jobs) (local recruiter) (entry-level to CFO) (retained senior recruiter) (for clinical trials employment)  (CFO interim, full time, and project)  (insurance jobs) (tech jobs and information) (Specializes in recruiting for the insurance industry) (specializes in the semiconductor manufacturing field (finance, accounting and insurance jobs) (world-wide positions) (training and development jobs)  For senior IT positions   Site with lots of IT positions  for Broadband and Telecom  environmental jobs – links to company and state job postings for veterans  jobs in Washington DC – through the Washington Post multi-site searcher looks at over 100 sites good for technical people job listings with evaluations (all of EDS jobs are on this site – diversity includes older white males) (mentioned by several clients as a good site)



Military Transition/Jobs (job site)                                                (Dept. of Vet. Affairs—gen. Info)             (job site)                                               (general information on military transition—light) (job site) (military career opportunities) (job site and general information on transition from military) (job site)

Minority Sites (African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native Americans, Women)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (best companies fr mothers) (Hispanic site)

Disability Sites                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Services for the Foreign-born & Educated  (transcript evaluation for equivalency to US college degree programs) (transcript evaluation for equivalency to US college degree programs) (US government immigration/information site) (good for anyone but they specialize in placing internationals in IT, engineering positions)

Employment Security Commission Job Service (for North Carolina)                                (for South Carolina)                                     


North Carolina Biotechnology Center                           (Information about the Center – also look for quick list of all area companies)

Entrepreneurial Development                                        (Council for Entrepreneurial Development RTP Council) (if you are a member of the Triangle Networking Group, you can join CED for $75)  to help women get capital funding (small business site)                                       (sm. bus. for women)                           (Small Business and Technology Development Center)                               (Afro-Amer. Site)                                                                    (Afro-Amer. Site)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (internatl. bus.) (includes bus.plans) (Small Bus. Admin. Info.) (small bus. search engine) (internatl. bus. info. search)    Wake Tech Community College Business Division

Free Online Computer Training and Certification                                                                  America’s Learning Exchange

Free Email                                             confidential – non-tractable email

Free and low cost business cards  nice cards – free with their logo on the back –without logo for a small charge  business cards free

Credit Education  (nonprofit financial help)  credit education/credit quiz, etc.

International Jobs   Canadian Jobs                                                                                                                                                                substitute other European countries on the end of this URL    Canadian Jobs                                                                                                                                    internatl. jobs  internatl. IT jobs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  bilingual job opportunities   French companies with links

MBA Job Sites                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Project Management/Logistics/Supply Chain Management  Local project management organization and certification

Professional Associations    Association for Corporate Growth – (networking for corporate executives)  Association for Corporate Growth – Research Triangle Chapter    National Association of Professional Employer Organizations   Triangle area organizational development network   Triangle Durham area human resource management organization   Triangle Raleigh area human resource management organization   Enterprise Content Management Association   Raleigh Public Relations Society

Society for Technical Communicators  (financial executive website)  (International Association of Business Communicators)  (Society for Technical Communications on Carolina) (International Society Pharmaceutical Engineers-IT professionals in Healthcare) (American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists)  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology, and telecommunications to electric power, aerospace, and consumer electronics.    and  The Association of Information Technology Professionals.  Local chapter includes IT Managers, Programming/Systems Engineers, Researchers, Consultants, Sales and Marketing Managers, and Publishers.    International Society for Performance Improvement – the local chapter  a networking group through ExecuNet for financial executives.  May soon be a local network group

Franchise  International Franchise organization  Comprehensive source or  recruiter for franchises – fee paid by the franchise operations to find people interested in investing  (work with people who want to start up franchises) Dan Connell with Entrepreneur Source 888-808-5883)

Home-Based Business   National Association   Internet home site link   yellow pages of network marketing    Explanations of types of MLM, buyers club, etc.  and the law    MLM magazine – an unbiased look at network marketing   Careers From Home   Offsite Techies   Work at Home Index   Work at   Slow Lane (a stay at home Dad site)   Daddy Stays Home (a stay at home Dad site)

Books for Search and Business

Gold Book of Venture Capital Firms – Kennedy ISSBN 1-885922-31-0