Employment Resources - Fort Wayne

Resources for Finding Jobs

Job SearchingFinding a job is a daunting task, but you don't have to do it alone!

Ivy Tech has several resources to help you in your search. These can be found on campus, in the library, and online.

There are also many state and national resources for finding job openings.

Job Search: Busting the Myths

In today’s tight job market, anyone who really wants to be hired should send out hundreds of resumes, then leap at the first offer of employment—or maybe not. This practical and informative program addresses seven common myths associated with landing a job. Viewers learn the most effective method of sending a resume, ways to find out about open but unadvertised positions, how to get hired with little or no experience, when to accept an offer, when to move on from a current job, and more.

Ivy Tech Resources

Fort Wayne/Warsaw Career Development

The Career Development Office provides assistance to students and alumni seeking jobs and assistance to employers who are seeking to hire Ivy Tech's well-educated, high qualified individuals. Staff members are available to help students in career exploration and job searching strategies. Check out the Career Development Website for online resources or stop by their office for more information.


Harshman Hall, Room HM1102
North Campus
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, Ind., 46835

HireIvyJobZone Logo

HireIvy is Ivy Tech's FREE online career management tool. Students and alumni can post resumes and search for job and internship opportunities. HireIvy is a college-wide, online job board for local, regional, and statewide opportunities, but also allows students and alumni access to national and international job opportunities.

Indiana Resources


Indiana Career Connect
This state-hosted website allows individuals to create resumes and browse positions posted by potential employers - all for Indiana jobs.

Indiana Career Explorer
A FREE and easy to use online tool available to all Hoosiers to explore their career interests and skills. Individuals can identify occupations, establish educational strategies and ultimately connect with employers.

Indiana Career Ready
Indiana Career Ready focuses on high-demand, high-wage jobs for today and tomorrow. The INDemand focus will help ensure a long and rewarding career. The demand indicator used is based on a methodology that ranks all Indiana jobs based on future growth and wages. Whether you are searching for your first job, changing jobs, re-entering the workforce or planning a career change make the INDemand Jobs page the cornerstone of your efforts.

Indiana Department of Workforce Development
The Indiana DWD has a variety of resources to help connect qualified workers to Indiana employers. As part of the DWD, WorkOne Centers are available throughout the state, providing services and information to help job-seekers find the positions that are right for them.

Northeast Indiana Works
This portion of the WorkOne website focuses on the Northeast region of Indiana, including Allen County, offering workshops and services for anything from basic training to finding a job.

National Resources

Red White and Blue

sponsored by the United States Department of Labor.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
This site, from the United States Department of Labor,  gives expected job prospects, working conditions, earnings, and more for hundreds of different types of jobs.

The Occupational Information Network lists skills and abilities, employment trends, related occupations, and more for hundreds of jobs.

Jobipedia is a question-answer service staffed by real-world Human Resources professionals from leading companies. You can browse through the database of questions answered by one or more of the professionals, or register for the site to ask your own hiring question.

On the Search

Re-Entering the Workforce

Finding a Job

This program examines the many job-hunting methods available to those seeking employment, with specific tips and pointers directed to ex-offenders entering the workforce. Interviews with employment specialists, ex-offender service providers, and employed ex-offenders provide suggestions on the best and quickest ways to find work—and get ahead. Job search methods covered include want ads, employment services, networking, information interviewing, and using the Internet and the yellow pages. Featured experts include Linda Manson, Pamela Superville, and Ray Jones.