General Research

www.salary.com - Browse salaries by job and location
http://www.glassdoor.com - Find company information, even company culture and questions that might be asked during the interview.
www.hoovers.com - Find company information including business reports and profiles
www.zoominfo.com - Research on individuals and companies. Plus job listings.
https://www.jobscan.co - optimizes your resume key words against a job description
www.wordle.net - lets you know what words are prominent in a job posting
www.builtinchicago.org - online community for Chicago startups and tech companies


Popular Job Search Sites

www.careerbuilder.com--Jobs from over 100 newspapers
www.indeed.com--Pulls jobs from the major boards and company sites
www.monster.com--Largest job site
www.hound.com--Visits thousands of employer websites each day, searching for job openings that might not be advertised anywhere else.
www.craigslist.com--Jobs at various levels for many major US cities. (Free to the employer to list jobs so mid and smaller firms might utilize it instead of the larger sites.)



Finance

www.eFinancialCareers.com--Financial careers niche site for finance, banking, investment banking and financial markets.
www.moneyjobs.com


Human Resources


www.shrm.org



Non Profit

www.idealist.com--Project of Action Without Borders, a nonprofit organization that lists job openings and volunteer opportunities in nonprofit organizations.
www.npo.net--NPO.net is an online resource for Chicago's nonprofit and philanthropic community.


Niche Sites

Bio/pharma careers niche site: www.Medzilla.com
Call center careers niche site: www.Callcentercareers.com
Catering careers niche site: www.Caterer.com
Clearance careers niche site (for those with security clearance): www.ClearanceJobs.com
Communications careers niche site: www.TalentZoo.com
Construction careers niche site: www.MEPatWork.com
Engineering careers niche site: www.EngineeringCentral.com
GovernmentJobs.com: www.GovernmentJobs.com
Healthcare careers niche site: www.allnurses.com


Hospitality

www.Hcareers.com


Insurance careers niche site

www.GreatInsuranceJobs.com


Legal careers niche site

www.Lawjobs.com


Retirement Jobs (for those over the age of 50)

www.retirementjobs.com



Networking

www.Linkedin.com--Networking tool that helps you discover inside connections and extends your existing network of trusted contacts.