Job Searching

City of McAllen Jobs
Job postings for the city of McAllen 

Hidalgo County Jobs
Job postings for the county of Hidalgo.

Texas Workforce Commission
Search job postings, find training opportunities and other services for job seekers. 

Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational rehabilitation services for people with disabilities from the Texas Workforce Commission.

Work in Texas
A comprehensive online job search and matching system.

Search thousands of local jobs and apply online.

Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

A job listing site for the federal government.

Free online career community where job seekers can look through company reviews, salaries, and interview information on over 340,000 companies in over 190 countries, all submitted by actual employees.

Search jobs from company sites, job boards, and the web.

Career site for technology and engineering professionals.

Employment board for nonprofit jobs.


Search for jobs on the LinkedIn network.

Tips & Tools

Learning Express Career Center
Learn more about a career, prepare for an entrance or occupational exam, and find tutorials and e-books to improve your job search and workplace skills.
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Tips for the job search and preparation process. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Find information on educational requirements, salaries, future job outlooks, and a typical day for hundreds of careers. 

My Next Move
Research your career options. 

Occupational Information Network (O*NET)
Explore careers options by skills, education, job outlooks, and interests. 

O*NET Interest Profiler
Discover careers based on personality and interests.
Learn about in-person and phone interviews and interview questions.
Search average salaries for a career. 

Texas Labor Market Information: Wages by Profession
Job trends and salary information based on industries in Texas.

National Compensation Survey (NCS)
Statistics on occupational wages, employment cost trends, and more. 

Learn How to Become
Research different types of careers and the degree requirements for each.

LinkedIn Salary Search
Quickly look up average salaries for any type of job, anywhere in the country. Must be a LinkedIn member to see details.

Résumés & Cover Letters Career Coach
Chat with a live career and résumé coach, drop off a résumé for review, and search online job resources.
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Learning Express Job & Career Accelerator
Provides tools for résumé, cover letter, and job interview preparation.
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OWL Purdue Résumé / Cover Letter Guide
Advice on how to write a résumé and cover letter. 

Learn How to Become
Tips for résumés, cover letters, and interviewing.


Food Handler Courses

State Food Safety
Online food handler training course in English and Spanish, alcohol server and food manager training course in English. Obtain your certificate after completing the course.

Food Handlers of Texas
Online food handler and alcohol server courses. Obtain your certificate after completing the course.