Why The Job Seeker’s Guide to Diversity Employment Resources is Needed
We are proud to present this first edition of The Job Seeker’s Guide to Diversity Employment Resources, the most comprehensive, up-to-date, compilation of career-oriented publications, job boards and web sites for minorities available. As our country becomes increasingly diverse, businesses have come to understand the significance of these changing demographics. They realize that it is necessary to ensure that their staffs’ reflect that diversity, and this development has created a need to use multiple resources through which employers can identify a more diverse pool of candidates for their position openings. Because of this raised profile, not only do specialized career publications and web sites have increased relevance, but the number of these extremely important resources seeking to address the needs of minority professionals and the employers seeking to hire them has increased as well.
With the Job Seeker’s Guide to Diversity Employment Resources, you can uncover needed information for identifying job opportunities, track industry and career field trends, discover roles models for success, identify key players with whom you can network and find ideas for making career decisions. Whether you are using it to make a career move right away, or are seeking to develop a long-term employment success strategy, the Job Seeker’s Guide to Diversity Employment Resources can point you to the best tools to accomplish your career goals.
While this is good news for the minority jobseeker, locating and identifying which job seeking resources are right for you can be a daunting task. The Job Seeker’s Guide to Diversity Employment Resources can help you successfully navigate through this intricate process. You can use it to make informed decisions about the diversity career resources that are available, enhance your visibility with employers, and assist you in uncovering which employers are truly committed to building a diverse workforce.
This comprehensive resource provides an alphabetized compilation of over 600 resources career-focused newsletters, magazines, journals, job banks, job boards and web sites that target African Americans, Arab Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans. Each listing contains contact information and a description. The cross-reference index enables you to review diversity career resources based on career specialty, special interest, gender focus, industry, affiliation and diversity focus. There are 40 of these subject indexes. Notations are provided for resources that have ceased operation. The appendix includes a chart of 55 of the most commonly used recruitment advertising/job posting abbreviations and the corresponding terms and a summary of federal anti-discrimination employment laws.