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Career Development

  •  Occupational Resources for Changing Careers or Career Exploration

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America's Service Locator connects people to local offices providing employment and training services. It provides maps and driving directions to the nearest American Job Center, and unemployment insurance filing assistance.

O*NET Online supports workers in career planning by accessing key data for identifying and developing workplace skills.

Occupational Outlook Handbook profiles hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online  Articles cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as unusual occupations, tips for jobseekers, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Employability Checkup provides a snapshot of your ability to find employment with a specific occupation at a specific wage and location.

Skills Profiler creates a list of your skills and match them to job types that use those skills.

CareerOneStop includes tools to help job seekers explore careers, investigate salary and benefit information, research education and training opportunities, plan a job search and browse job sites, write and improve re-sumes and cover letters, prepare for a job interview, and search for jobs.

Also see CareerOneStop Veterans Reemployment Portal and CareerOneStop Reemployment Portal

My Skills, My Future enables job seekers and intermediaries to match a worker’s occupational skills and experiences with the skills needed in other occupations, in order to facilitate their career mobility and economic prospects. For any occupation, users can get a list of job listings in their local area (i.e. state or zip code) and click directly through to the hiring company’s website.

My Next Move gives individuals three main ways to explore careers, including an online O*NET in-terest assessment, and then provides an easy-to-read, one-page profile of each occupation highlighting important knowledge, skills, abilities, technologies used, simplified salary and outlook information, and links to find specific training and employment opportunities.

My Next Move for Veterans is designed for U.S. veterans making the transition to civilian ca-reers and provides tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900 different careers.

Healthcare Virtual Career Network provides career exploration and training tools to help job seekers prepare for careers in healthcare. Job seekers can explore healthcare careers, identify education and training programs, access online courses, get credit for prior learning, and search for local healthcare jobsCareers.org  Detailed information about over 1000 Occupations, including wages, skills, and links to corresponding college programs.

 


 Library Catalog: Career Search

 


 

 

 Atomic Training 

Atomic Training--Access online, on-demand video training tutorials on the most popular software available.

 

Job and Career Accelerator logo

Job & Career Accelerator-- Assess Interests, Explore Careers, Find Jobs, Write Resumes and Cover Letters
Job and Career Accelerator Overview [PDF]

 

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress--Occupational Practice Tests and Job Skill Builders
List of Tests and Tutorials [PDF]
Computer Skills Tutorials for Popular Software
Skill Building for Adults
Workplace Skills Improvement

 Other Topics to Explore

 Updated February 2013 KRF