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Handout for CHNB Spring 2006-- Finding a Job
Web address for this page: http://www.ccsf.edu/Library/work.html

1) Translating Web Pages: (Be Careful! It does NOT translate perfectly!)
    2) Go to Google: (http://www.google.com/language_tools?hl=en)
    1) Go to Altavista (http://babelfish.altavista.com)
2) Searching the Web
    Google in Spanish          Google in Chinese
    Yahoo U.S. in Chinese   Yahoo U.S. in Spanish
3) JOB INFORMATION

  SF Bay Area Government Job Listings (http://www.abag.ca.gov/bayarea/commerce/globe/globe.html)
  City of San Francisco Jobs http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/site/government_index.asp?id=5988
  CalJobs (Employment Development Department) http://www.caljobs.ca.gov/ --must register
  Government Jobs in California
  U.S. Government http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/
  Private Industry Council of San Francisco http://www.picsf.org/about/career_link.htm
  San Francisco Chronicle Job Ads http://www.sfgate.com/jobs/
  Craig's List (http://www.craigslist.org)
  CCSF Career Center (http://www.ccsf.edu/Services/CDPC/index.html) --workshops, job listings
  Monster Jobs (http://www.monster.com/)

San Francisco City Gov't Jobs Department of Human Resources, 44 Gough Street (between Market & Mission)
Calif. State Employment Development Dept San Francisco: 801 Turk Street 415 749-7503
Private Industry Council 801 Turk Street (at Franklin Street) 415-749-7503
3120 Mission Street (at Cesar Chavez Street) 415-401-4800
4) Some web sites on finding a job for ESL students:
Job Search Business English (http://eleaston.com/biz/job.html)     English in the Workplace (http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/cill/eiw/)
Some Books/Videos: CCSF-- Your First Interview   Culture Clips: Jobs Skills (video)
SFPL: Finding a Job in the U.S.   Preparing for your interview (Chinese)
APPLICATION: a request, esp. in writing
APPLY: to request something, esp. in writing
EMPLOYEE: a person who is employed
EMPLOYER: a person or group that employs others
RESUME: a short written account of one's education and past employment, used esp. when looking for a new job
INTERVIEW: a meeting where a person is asked questions
EXPERIENCE: knowledge or skill from practice...
COVER LETTER: a letter or note containing an explanation or....an application for a job