10 Websites for Networking Professionals

By Peter H. Gregory, Bill Hughes

Here are 10 websites that you can use to help find the right networking job for you. They include employment websites, the websites of a couple of vendors, and several websites related to providing the latest information on networking and security.

  • Monster.com: Monster.com claims to have the most job postings of any website. It is always a good place to start when looking for a job.

  • Indeed.com: Indeed.com is the most effective website, depending upon whom you ask, for finding professional jobs. It has a very effective search engine.

  • Cisco certifications: You have several certification options involving Cisco equipment. The official website is at this web address.

  • TechServe Alliance: TechServe Alliance is an association of technical recruiters. If you are looking for a headhunter to help you find a job, this is a good site to find someone that suits you.

  • CompTIA: The Computing Technology Industry Association is an organization specializing in IT training, certifications, and events.

  • NetworkWorld: NetworkWorld is a trade magazine that has current information on the networking industry.

  • Computer Security News: The Computer Security News website is an e-zine with relevant information on computer security.

  • IT Security: This website offers another perspective on computer security.

  • US Computer Emergency Readiness Team: The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) site is a department of Homeland Security.

  • Dummies: Of course, you can learn everything you need to know about technology by reading Dummies books (but you knew that already).