School Directory Search for career schools
and colleges of Technology.
America's Career InfoNet is a resource for making informed career
support a demand-driven workforce investment system. Did you know?
employers scan resumes to match jobseekers to their jobs. Find out
write resumes that scan well.
Web site of The Department of Labor.
If you are interested in finding a new job where you live right
where you might want to live in the near future, look no further.
give you the authoritative employment information, job listings
career links for the state in which you are most interested.
Career Cruising is an interactive career resource
designed for people of all ages. If you want to find the right career,
explore different career options,or plan future education and training,
you've come to the right place!
From the Wall Street Journal.
A free public service to help people make sound career decisions,
by Lawrence K. Jones, Ph.D.
Provides news related activities and articles for career exploration
Resource Library: Occupation Profiles
Links to online career information.
Start exploring career options - whether you are in high school,
graduated, have a vocational certificate, have a 2-year or 4-year
degree, or have knowledge and skills acquired through training centers,
on-the-job training, or work experience. Be in demand by knowing
about high growth jobs with better wages and a brighter future.
and Vocational Education
An Interactive Teacher Guide. PBS
Science: Cool Careers in Science
Thinking about a future in science? Ever wonder
just what scientists do every day? Or what it takes to prepare for
a science career? Check out what these real-life scientists have
to say about how they chose their work, what they do everyday and
why they enjoy being scientists.
of Occupational Titles
This is the complete Dictionary of Occupational
Titles (DOT) revised fourth edition, as supplied electronically
by the US Dept. of Labor, provided, as a public service, by ITA,
makers of DOT and O*Net for Windows.
Guide's Career Web
Occupations: Getting You Started on Your Career Path!
This site is designed to provide occupational information to help
students become aware of their potential career options.
You can search multiple job databases simultaneously.
Star - Guides for Specific Careers
These sites are packed with information about
planning your career. What kind of training or education is required?
What can you earn? What kind of environment will you work in? What's
hot? What's not?
At this site you can find what experienced workers say about their
job. They include 1. Rewards of their job; 2. Stressful parts of
the job; 3. Basic skills the job demands; 4. Challenges of the future;
and 5. Advice on entering the field.
Sciences Career Information
Career Guide On Line
This web site is the leading career information resource for the
military world of work. It gives you details on 152 enlisted and
officer occupations, one by one.
TMP Worldwide.~ Reviewed 9 March 2002.
Monster.com, which bills itself as "the leading global online
careers website," is an extensive site that helps workers locate
a job or advance within a profession. This site offers services
such as resume help, salary data, and industry information. To post
a personal resume, users create a free account and are allowed up
to five resumes and cover letters. Monster.com also provides the
user with a way to track online applications and with relocation
tools. Employers benefit by advertising positions and tracking applicants.
The small banner ads on the pages do not distract from the excellent
content available here. Monster.com is for all levels of employees
and employers, and is a great tool when patrons need help writing/updating
Best Free Reference Web Sites 2002
Fourth Annual List
RUSA Machine-Assisted Reference Section (MARS)
American Library Association
Association of Schools of Art and Design
NASAD, founded in 1944, is an organization
of schools, colleges, and universities. It has approximately 248
accredited institutional members. It establishes national standards
for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source
of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to
individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised
every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job,
working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings,
and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
A career and job-hunting resources guide. Where job-seekers have
all the tools needed for a successful career, college, or job search.
School to Careers is a career development
project for 7- 12th grade students, educators and parents. Through
video, Web and interactive activities students are introduced to
career professionals, projects and ideas that help them identify
their interests and plan for their futures.
One can find information on preparing for a job search, resumes
& cover letters, targeting & researching employers, executing
your job search campaign, job listings, networking, interviewing,
& negotiating, salary guides & guidance, and information
StartSpot MediaWorks, Inc. Reviewed June 2003.
The StartSpot Network is a family of "Spot" sites, each
serving as an indepth web portal for its category by guiding users
to a wealth of outstanding resources which have been selected by
an editorial team. Current spots include BookSpot, CinemaSpot, EmploymentSpot,
GovernmentSpot, GenealogySpot, HomeworkSpot, HeadlineSpot, LibrarySpot,
MuseumSpot, and TripSpot. Of particular note are LibrarySpot and
BookSpot LibrarySpot provides links to the web pages of public,
K-12, academic, and other specialized libraries and a reference
desk linking to reference works of all types. The site also links
to sources of speeches, full-text articles, library associations,
conferences and jobs, as well as some categories overlapping in
part with BookSpot, such as sources of literary criticism. Among
the offerings of BookSpot are links to best seller lists, pre-pub
alerts, book club titles and read-a! likes as well as book reviews,
book awards, poetry, and links to full text classics. Although these
sites do carry advertising, in comparison with many such sites,
their lack of annoying pop-up-boxes greatly increases their appeal
and makes them outstanding starting points for anyone seeking to
quickly and easily find first-rate information on the Web.
Best Free Reference Web Sites 2003
Machine-Assisted Reference Section (MARS) of the reference and User
Services Association (RUSA) of American Library Association
100 Electronic Recruiters
Department of Labor
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Exploring Career Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
-- 2006-07 Edition