If you are looking for a job in the Memphis area, there are numerous resources at your disposal. Whether you are in search of a job in a particular industry or you just want to get your foot in the door anywhere, here are some great places to begin your search. Likewise, if you are searching for the perfect employee, these resources may have just what you are looking for.
The following resources have listings only for jobs in the Memphis area. As such, they are among the first places many employers post their open positions.
- The Commercial Appeal -- offers help wanted ads both online and in their daily newspaper
- Memphis Business Journal -- offers help wanted ads both online and in their weekly newspaper
- Memphis Craigslist -- a free classifieds site with a help wanted section
- Memphis Help Wanted -- online listing of local help wanted ads
- Memphis Job Link -- online listing of local help wanted ads
- Tennessee Jobs -- online listing of statewide help wanted ads
National Job Ads:
These websites offer nationwide job listings. Because most of these sites are so large, they will typically have an impressive number of ads. Many of these sites will even allow you to post your own resume and let the employers come to you.
- Career Builder -- another huge online listing of help wanted ads
- Hotjobs -- Yahoo!'s job search site
- Indeed.com -- compiles help wanted ads from national papers, websites, and other resources
- Monster.com -- a huge website offering job ads nationwide
- Thingamajob -- online listing of thousands of available jobs
Industry Specific Job Searches:
Some job search websites are dedicated to particular fields or careers. If you are looking for something specific, the following resources might help.
- Bluecollarjobs.com -- nationwide job listings for skilled tradespeople
- Computerwork.com -- nationwide job listings for computer professionals
- Jobsinthemoney.com -- nationwide job listings for financial professionals
- Lawcrossing.com -- nationwide job listings for legal professional
- Medicaljobs.com -- nationwide job listings for medical professionals
- Nonprofitjobs.com --nationwide joblistings for people who want to work for non-profit organizations
Company Specific Job Searches:
If you know who you want to work for but just aren't sure how to find a job, the sites below can help. Here you will find job listings for some of Memphis largest employers.
- AutoZone -- searchable jobs at this Fortune 500 company
- Baptist Hospitals -- job listings for Baptist healthcare facilities in the Midsouth
- City of Memphis -- job listings with the city of Memphis
- FedEx -- job openings at Memphis' largest employer
- International Paper -- searchable job listings at another of Memphis' larger employers
- Schering Plough -- search for jobs or post your resume
- Shelby County -- job listings with Shelby County
Other Job Hunting Resources:
The following tools and resources can help you find out how much money you can expect to make, how much money you need to make, and which companies are most likely to make that happen.
- Memphis Salaries -- a listing of the highest and lowest paying jobs in the Memphis area
- Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For -- Memphis companies that made the list
- Cost of Living Calculator -- find out if you can afford to move to or from Memphis
- Salary Comparison Tool -- find out the average salary for your line of work