Job ResourcesThe following are references to websites that may also be useful if you are looking for a job or if you are looking to fill a position.
Electronics Manufacturing Career ResourcesThe SMTA Job Listings Page Don't forget where you came from. We offer an SMT industry-specific job posting service for members. We usually get a few new jobs each week. The most recent postings are also sent out in our weekly e-newsletter.
www.linkedin.com An excellent tool for professional networking and job search. Join our Surface Mount Technology Association group to connect with your SMTA colleagues.
EMSinsider.net Connecting OEM, EMS and Suppliers engaged in Electronics Products and Manufacturing. Job Board for electronic manufacturing and related jobs only. Employers: $29 Job Board.
EMSinsider Global LinkedIn group with 11,000 members globally, the largest Electronics Manufacturing group on LinkedIn. Closely moderated to maintain quality content and membership.
Gilbert Consulting Services, Inc. Gilbert Consulting Services Inc. is the Exclusive Staffing Agency Partner for SMTA International. Founded in 1994, GCSI has been specializing in search and placement for permanent and contract positions within the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Industry as well as the Printed Circuit Board, LED Lighting, OEM, and Manufacturing industries. They fill positions ranging from individual contributor through management and executive levels across all departments including Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain, Program Management, and Sales.
StepBeyond.com FREE Job Posting for electronics industry jobs. The Electronics Manufacturing Career Services website since 1997. Founded by an SMTA member since 1994. StepBeyond offers low cost outsourced recruiting and candidate (active and passive) networking. Job Seekers: Resumes are confidential (not publicly visible).
Non-Industry Specific Resourceswww.careerbuilder.com Excellent resource. Mainly USA-focused. They have a semiconductor industry category. Also an international search section, but less robust.
www.careerjet.com gives the job seeker access to a massive selection of US jobs that are compiled from various internet sources, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually. We have linked directly to the SMT section from here.
www.craigslist.org Excellent resource. Rudimentary local job search. Very effective on the US level, but you have to get used to the system and know how to weed out solicitations from real jobs.
Dice is for information technology and engineering professionals. You can post a resume that is searchable by employers, browse extensive lists of relevant jobs, and participate in talent communities. Fees apply for companies that want to post an available position.
www.flipdog.com Good resource. Localized job searching. Searching "SMT" in the subject field brought many results.
www.jobing.com A local job database based mainly in the Western US, but it is expanding into the midwest and the gulf coast.
Jobmanji is a free international job search engine.
Jobbydoo is a well-curated, secure, and reviewed job listing site.
Jooble is a free international job search engine.
www.hoovers.com Business information website. Not a job search site. Good for research about a prospective employer.
www.monster.com Good resource. International jobs section available.
www.neuvoo.com Good keyword search and ability to focus results by location.
www.rawresume.com Helpful and very informational resource for writing your resume.
www.recruit.net Free meta job site with millions of jobs from thousands of web sites with a single search. In 6 major languages and across 18 localized websites.
www.ziprecruiter.com ZipRecruiter is a useful tool for helping students find employment opportunities. It is completely free to use and has a particularly good selection of entry-level jobs for recent graduates.
Guide for students with disabilities This article from bestcolleges.com gives a great summary of resources that deal specifically with the college-to-career path for graduates with disabilities.
If you know of other resources that are helpful, especially in the SMT industry, please send them to Ryan Flaherty firstname.lastname@example.org.