The EASIEST way for companies to advertise positions is on their own website. It costs nothing, requires little time and the company can add postings instantly.
Think of the sites listed here as "phone books" of websites for commercial companies, government organizations, non-profits. These organizations may or may not be hiring on the day you visit. If you find a site for an attractive employer, you'll want to make a "bookmark" and keep checking!
Yahoo! LA: Business and Shopping
Links to businesses in the Los Angeles area.
Links to business websites in the LA region sorted by type (advertising, construction, department stores, insurance, telephone,etc.)
LA411 Production Resource Directories
Directory of all things film related from animal trainers to translation services.
Software Council - Southern California - Member Companies
Member companies & links.
Orange County's Best Companies to Work For
OC Metro Business' annual list of best employers.
California Healthcare Institute Industry Directory
Information on 2,500+ companies, organizations involved in researching, developing or manufacturing biotechnology products, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and diagnostics in California.
Yahoo!: Business and Economy: Companies
Browse by industry or search for a company name within the "Company" category.
Forbes - The Best Small Companies
Forbes magazine feature on little-known, fast-growing technology firms, many in Silicon Valley.
Computer and Communication
Links to over 9,000 computer related firms: search by name, browse by
name or location.
Yahoo! LA: Government
Links to cities, counties and other government sites.
Southern California Cities & Counties
Links to local government websites.
California Government Organizations
Government organizations throughout California with web sites.
Search by city, or browse by city. Many of these websites will list open government jobs in that jurisdiction.
California Cities & Counties Online
Enter a city or county name in California for a link to the official website.
Search for government websites or browse by agency type.
Yahoo! LA: Community: Organizations
Links to community centers, groups and organizations.
@ L.A. Charitable Organizations/Social Services
Links to Southern California nonprofits.
GuideStar Advanced Search
Search a database of 850,000 U.S. nonrofit organizations by location,
type or category.
Action Without Borders Organization Search
Search over 20,000 nonprofit and community organization websites.
Yahoo! Temporary Employment Services
Temp agencies in the Los Angeles area.
Relocation Central - California
Relocation Guide from California Chamber of Commerce Links to best places to live, relocation services (moving, realtors, contractors)
and California government agencies.
@LA Human Resources Services - Employment Agencies/Recruiters/Search Firms
Links to local employment services in Southern California.
Yahoo! LA: Recruiting and Placement: High Tech
Specialty recruiters in the Los Angeles area.
Yahoo! LA: Recruiting and Placement: Executive
Executive recruiters in the Los Angeles area.
Recruiters OnLine Network
Directory of over 10,000 recruiters on-line: view jobs available through member recruiters or search for a member firm.
Executive Recruiter Directory
Searchfirm.com's free database of search firms: search by specialty, location, type of firm.
Riley Guide: Executive Search Firms
Good guidance to working with recruiters and a short list of Search Firms.
Yahoo! Business and Economy : Companies : Corporate Services : Human Resources : Recruiting and Placement :
General recruiting firms as well as firms specializing in specific positions (accounting, executive, law, technical, etc.)