Kalamazoo Valley Community College

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KVCC Career Assessments and Resources Job Search Websites
Local Staffing Services Job Search Guides
Government/Civil Service Job Sites  


Employer Links
To view website click on the logo. Each site has their own job posting area.

Borgess "Borgess Health includes more than 120 sites of care in 15 southern Michigan cities, as well as eight owned or affiliated hospitals, a nursing home, ambulatory care facilities, home health care, physician practices, managed care services, a cancer center and an air ambulance service." *


Bronson "Bronson Healthcare Group in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is a not-for-profit, tertiary healthcare system serving southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. With a workforce of nearly 5,000 and a medical staff of over 700, Bronson is one of the area's largest employers." *


Buckle "Are you looking for an opportunity to put your education into action while working in a dynamic, team-based environment? Would you thrive in a company that encourages entrepreneurial thinking and rewards performance? As you search for place to apply your talents, hone your knowledge, and build a career, we invite you to consider Buckle." *


Care.com http://www.care.com/tutoring-jobs


Consumers Energy "Consumers Energy is one of the nation's largest combination utilities, providing electric and natural gas service to more than 6 million of Michigan's 9.5 million residents, in all 68 counties of Michigan's Lower Peninsula." *


DLZ "DLZ is a growing professional organization. With offices throughout Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Massachusetts, DLZ offers great opportunities. " *


Extendicare  "Extendicare is committed to helping people live better. Founded in 1968, Extendicare has grown to become a leader in the long-term skilled nursing care and short-term rehabilitation professions." *


FedEx "FedEx is committed to providing outstanding customer experience, to being a great place to work, a thoughtful steward of the environment and a caring citizen in the communities where we live and work." *


FEMA "FEMA Corporation is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company located near Kalamazoo, Michigan. FEMA Corporation continues to be an industry leader in the design, manufacture and performance testing of custom engineered electro-hydraulic components. " *


Frito-Lay Frito-Lay, Inc. the nation's leader in snack food sales, is seeking qualified individuals who are interested in a career with a Fortune 500 company. The HRMC online process enables job seekers to contact Frito-Lay at any time to inquire about the availability of positions in their area. Interested parties should visit the website and follow the prompts to determine availability of positions by zip code.


Goodwill Logo "Goodwill Industries of Southwestern Michigan, a not-for-profit organization, provides education, training and employment services to people who live with disabling conditions and other special needs to maximize their employment potential" *


HCR Manor Care"HCR ManorCare is a leading provider of short- and long-term medical and rehabilitation care." *


IBEW 131  "Local 131 provides Southwest Michigan with a highly skilled labor force of: Inside Journeymen Wiremen, Residential Wireman, Instrumentation Technicians, Sound/Communications Technicians." *


MPI Research "MPI Research is a privately held Midwestern company that focuses on the preclinical and early clinical research needs of the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, animal health, and agrichemical industries." *


Newell Rubbermaid     " We strive to create a supportive environment in which all individuals can contribute to their maximum potential, regardless of their differences. What are your strengths? Make the most of them with a career at Newell Rubbermaid. " *


New York Times "The Company’s core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.." *


Nike "Nike does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We’re looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving game." *


Phoenix Properties "Founded in 1982, Phoenix Properties, LLC (“Phoenix”) is a full service real estate management and investment firm serving the residential apartment and commercial office and retail market in the greater Southwest Michigan area." *


Sears "Our Vision: We are committed to improving the lives of our customers by providing quality services, products and solutions that earn their trust and build lifetime relationships." *


Staples To see job listings at Staples click on the logo.


Stryker Instruments "Stryker offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference. It is our privilege to create medical technology that exceeds our customers’ expectations and improves peoples’ lives around the world. " *


UPS "Millions of satisfied customers around the world have made UPS the leading package delivery company and global leader in supply chain solutions." *


Walgreens "We will treat each other with respect and dignity and do the same for all we serve. We will offer employees of all backgrounds a place to build careers." *


Walmart "There's absolutely no limit to what plain, ordinary working people can accomplish if they're given the opportunity, encouragement and incentive to do their best."~Sam Walton *


Amedisys, Inc. is the nation's leading health care company focused on bringing home the continuum of care. Each day Amedisys delivers personalized health care services to more than 35,000 individual patients and their families, in the comfort of patients' homes.


* Quotes were taken directly from corresponding company websites.



Local Staffing Services
To view website click on the logo. Each site has their own job posting area.


Adecco  Handles recruitment for office/clerical work as well as light industrial.


Advance  Handles recruitment for; manufacturing, light industrial, and administrative/clerical employment.


Arcadia Staffing Resources  Health care and medical staffing.


Employment Group  Handles recruitment for; administrative, professional, technical, light industrial.


Kelly Services  Handles recruitment for; office services, industrial, professional, technical fields of finance, accounting, education, engineering, information technology, law, science, health and home care.


Labor Ready  Handles recruitment for; construction, manufacturing, warehousing, retail, events and hospitality, waste recycling, transportation, agriculture and more.


Manpower  Handles recruitment for; office/clerical and light industrial employment.


Medical Resource Management Inc.  Home Care Clients, Assisted Living Homes, Physician's Offices, Long Term Care Facilities, Local Hospitals, Physical and Occupational Therapy Companies and Occupational Settings.


On Staff  Handles recruitment for; office/clerical, light industrial, technical, and professional.


Snelling  Handles recruitment for; light industrial, and office/clerical employment.


Specialized Staffing Solutions  Handles recruitment for; light industrial, and office/clerical employment.


Technical Professional Services, Inc.   Contracting engineers and technical personnel.


Trillium Staffing   Administrative, professional, technical, and light industrial positions.


WSI  Construction, manufacturing, hospitality services, landscaping, warehousing, retail and more.



Government/Civil Service Job Sites
To view website click on the logo. Each site has their own job posting area.


City of Kalamazoo  City of Kalamazoo


USA Jobs   This is a United States Office of Personnel Management website. USAJOBS is the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.


Kalamazoo County Government  Kalamazoo County Government


Keep Michigan Working


Michigan Jobs & Career Portal


MI Jobs Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget Facilities & Business Services Administration


City of Portage


Job Search Websites
To view website click on the logo.


A-Z job.com


Best of the Web


WMU Career Network  BroncoJOBS, the employment and recruiting site for Western Michigan University.


CollegeRecruiter.com is the leading job board for college students searching for internships and recent graduates hunting for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities.


Careers.com  Search recent job postings by location and job type.


careerbuilder.com contains job recommendation engine and help with resume, samples, more resources, electronic resume banks, sample cover letters and more.


careerjet.com jobs search engine for the US. search jobs from more than ten thousands of web sites.


career one stop is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. Use these resources and guides to plan your job search. Get tips on writing resumes, drafting cover letters, networking effectively, and negotiating your salary. 


Dice The Career hub for Tech Insiders™.


indeed includes all the job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages - and can be filtered by zip code.


Job Applications.com #1 Online Job Application Form Resource Site. Find Printable Applications, Apply Online for Full-time Employment, Part-time, Seasonal or Holiday Work Now!


Job Central Job Central National Labor Exchange








jobvertise  Free Job and Resume database




KVCC Student Employment Services


The Legal Employment Search Site


LinkUp Job Search Engine


mlive.com  Local Jobs


monster whether you're looking for a new job, or ready to take the next step in your career, Monster will help you find and land the opportunity that's right for you.


nation job  NationJob's value-added services include a network of Specialty Sites promoting jobs in specific employment categories, Custom Jobs Pages, Resume Critiquing and Community Pages for individual companies and communities, cross-postings to other sites on the web, and P.J. Scout, one of the best-known and most successful uses of push technology in the employment realm.


RetirementJobs.com Over age 50 and looking for a job.


recruit-net  Search jobs at Recruit.net USA. Search thousands of job sites, newspapers and company career pages with one click.


simply hired   Search millions of job listings from across the web. Find local jobs, salary comparisons, and employment trends at Simply Hired.


True Careers for job search and career advice


US Jobboard




Resume Assistance Websites

Job Star "How To" Information for job seekers everywhere: resumes, career & salary info, hidden job market.
Free Resume Tips contains tips and advice as well as examples for the top 20 industries
JobWeb®, a web site of career development and job-search information for college students and new college graduates, is owned and sponsored by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
Monster Resumes resume writing services and free resume advice. Includes samples of resumes and cover letters.
Susan Ireland Resumes In this guide you'll learn how to create a hardcopy resume (also has a link to electronic resumes and writing cover letters) a powerful marketing piece for your job search. Includes over 50 resume samples.



Resume and Cover Letters  A guide on how to write resume and cover letter complete with examples, tips, action verbs and a resume check list. "
Employment Letters   A guide on how to write cover letters, application letters, and thank you letters complete with examples.
Application Tips   A guide on how to fill out applications.
Introduction to Interviewing   A guide on interviewing.
Mock interviews are available by appointment with 2 day notice.
Cover letter and resume may be critiqued upon availability or by appointment in Room 4230 at KVCC, Texas Township Campus.