Resources for Job Seekers

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 Looking for work? Start here. 

 Visit the Kenai Peninsula Job Center for free computer access, to take office skills tests, or to attend quality workshops

11312 Kenai Spur Hwy, Suite 2, Kenai AK 99611 
Phone: 335-3000 Fax: 335-3050 TTY: 335-3048
Job Seekers & Employers: peninsula.jobcenter@alaska.gov

If you're looking for work and aren't sure where to start, consider these top sites that will help you begin your job search, network with others, and find out when jobs in your area of interest open up.

ALEXsys

Register with the Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development to find a variety of jobs statewide. Plus save your resume, cover letter, and other information all in one place.

Big Interview

Free interview tutorials and practice software. Big Interview also teaches you how to get inside the head of any interviewer and prove that you’re the candidate they’re looking for.

Craigslist- Kenai Peninsula

Craigslist isn't just for getting a couple of bucks selling that old futon in your basement - you'll also find lists of local jobs in a wide-variety of categories. Here's a great article on getting the most out of Craigslist for your job search.

LinkedIn is a profession-focused network that allows you to link to people you know and network with those who know them. Its job board allows you to post your resume and it also includes a browser toolbar widget that can help connect you with your targeted employer. Still not sure what LinkedIn is or how it can with your job search? Take a look at LinkedIn's job searching tips and here are some tips from Forbes that LinkedIn won't tell you.

  

Indeed allows you to set up searches and have the results emailed to you daily and/or pushed to you via RSS. Easy to limit to a particular location. As with LinkedIn, this site also lets you post your resume.

 

Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews: Oh My!

Find resume, cover letter, and interview tips and templates below. 

Reference Log
Keep track of your references using this handy log.

Job Log
Make sure you don't forget any important information about past positions. Use this log to keep track.

Resume Tips
Read up on what the experts say about crafting the perfect resume.

Resume Worksheet
Make resume creation a snap with this handy template.

Pocket Resume
Never miss out on an opportunity because you can't remember your resume info. Fill out this pocket resume and keep it with you just in case.

Cover Letter Worksheet
Don't forget to get your Cover Letter just right with this Cover Letter Template complete with tips and tricks.

Example Cover Letter: Superman
Even super heroes need to write a cover letter. Check out this humorous, and also useful example of a cover letter.

Interview Tips
Don't be surprised by a common interview question. Brush up on your interview skills.