Chautauqua Works has compiled various tips, examples, and additional resources that will assist you in every aspect of your job search.  Click on a topic below for more information.

Job Search

This section will discuss information and techniques used when job searching.  A detailed Job Log is used to keep your job search in order and your information organized.


Job Applications

This section will discuss the importance of applications and the role they play in the hiring process.  A blank application is also provided for practicing, and to assist you in obtaining all the information needed to fill out other applications.


Cover Letters

A cover letter is a key step in a successful job search.  This section will provide detailed information on how to write a cover letter.



A resume is a personal, individual summary of your background, experience, training, and skills.  It is an opportunity to present your best qualities to employers the way you want to be seen. This section will provide information and worksheets to assist you in developing your resume.  Chautauqua Works also offers a workshop to help you create a resume.


Interview Preparation

This section is a guide that will assist you in preparing for interviews that consists of sample interview questions, what employers can or can't ask, employers expectations that will assist you in your interview, how to dress for an interview, and the importance of sending a thank you letter after your interview.

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Career Exploration



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American Job Exchange

Job seekers can not only search thousands of job postings, they can also access a comprehensive set of career management tools plus job alerts for relevant opportunities.

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Other websites

There are several website that can help you find specific work. Click here for a list of some of the most popular ones.

Job Seach Sites

NYS Deprtment of Labor

Search the New York State Job Bank for current openings in Chautauqua County and surrounding areas.

NYS Job Bank