California Job Training Programs: User-generated database to consolidate Job Training Programs in California. Sorted by state, skills and education as well as listings for federally funded programs and stimulus programs.
Career and Occupational Resource Sites: This web site, created by Betty C. Jung, offers a wide variety of career resources and occupational resources.
Career Guide to Industries: The latest edition published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Statitstics, provides information about occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings, expected job prospects, and working conditions. In addition, the Career Guide gives links to information about the job market in each state.
Career Overview: "For nearly 5 years CareerOverview.com has been helping aspiring career professionals, job seekers and students make better, more informed career choices by providing them with relevant, reliable and up-to-date career and job information."
Employment Guide: Informational guide plus a searchable job database by location in the United States.
JobStar - Career Guides Index: California job search guide to career information at Regional Centers. This site includes job listings, salary information, and a resume samples.
My Next Move: This Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are, how they relate to the world of work, and what your best career might be. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, and developed by the National Center for O*NET Development.
O*Net Online : This is an excellent website created for the U.S.Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, by the National Center for O*NET Development. Search by Occupation or Career name.
Online College Courses: Get information from top accedited schools offering online college courses. This site aggregates free and open courseware for students and professionals with the ability to search online university and college level classes.
Self-Assessments for Personal and Professional Development: The Free Management Library provides easy-to-access, clutter-free, comprehensive resources regarding the leadership and management of yourself, other individuals, groups and organizations. There are approximately 650 topics in the Library, spanning 5,000 links. Topics include the most important practices to start, develop, operate, evaluate and resolve problems in for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
Vocational Information Center: "Resources to self assessments, career planning, career development and college planning."
Workplace Writers: "This page provides links to resources for workplace writers and people writing during the job search process." Provided by the Purdue Online Writing Lab.
ZoomInfo: This site provides an updated and organized information search engine on industries, companies, people, products, services.
California Colleges: "CaliforniaColleges.edu is the state's official website that provides information about higher education in California for students, counselors, and parents. It has been developed in collaboration with the new windowCalifornia State University (CSU), new windowUniversity of California (UC), new window California Community Colleges (CCC), new windowAssociation of Independent California Colleges and Universities (A I C C U), and the new windowCalifornia Department of Education."
California Labor Market Information: This website covers current labor force and industry data; industry and occupational employment projections; training, wage and experience information for occupations.
Career Action Plan: The California Career Cafe provides this interactive presentation with steps to building a Career Action Plan.
Career Builder: This site assists the user in selecting a career and posting a resume as well as browsing job categories.
CareerCafe: The California Career Cafe site offers advice to community college students by helping them create a career pathway, find a job, and get hired. This site is provided by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.
CareerCast: This site assists the user in selecting a career, posting a resume and finding targeted job opportunities by industry, function and location. The site's job database offers opportunities from all U.S. and Canadian newspaper, magazine, niche and TV station web sites.
Career Journal: This website is provided by the Wall Street Journal and contains helpful information for job-hunters.
CareerOneStop: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOne Stop is a source for employment information and a provider of tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals.
Education to Employment: Designing a System That Works: This McKinsey Global Institute full-text PDF summarizing Education to Employment opportunities estimates that by 2020 there will be a global shortfall of 85 million high- and middle-skilled workers. By studying commonalities and outcomes, the report is able to define global segments of young people and employers in much the same way that consumer-product companies define segments of different kinds of shoppers.
Explore Careers: The UCLA Career Center has provided this page to assist students with developing an informational interview, a highly focused information gathering session with a networking contact designed to help you choose or refine your career path by giving you the “insider" point of view."
Labor Department Jobs: This page provides useful information to job
Federal Government Jobs: A full-text PDF document by Olivia Crosby outlining the steps students should take to secure a job with the U.S. Federal Government.
Labor Department Jobs: This page provides useful information to job applicants interested in applying for opportunities within the Department of Labor.
LIScareer: The Library and Information Science Professional's Career Development Center site "offers career development resources for new librarians and information professionals, MLS students and those considering a library-related career. The site features practical articles contributed by information professionals, along with links to online and print resources."
Monster Career Center: Great for those who are "thinking about a new job, new career, a new city or a new direction. Monster helps to explore the possibilities and find the opportunities that are right for each individual."
National Career Development Association: The NCDA provides service to the public and professionals involved with or interested in career development, including professional development activities, publications, research, public information, professional standards, advocacy, and recognition for achievement and service.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Full text online access to the book by the same title. This source, published by the U.S. Department of Labor, provides career information to individuals making decisions about their future employment opportunities.
Occupational Outlook Quarterly: This online version is based on the print periodical Occupational Outlook Quarterly and mirrors its print counterpart. The coverage for the online version is from 1999 to current.
Peterson's Guide to Colleges and Career Information: A comprehensive resource on education and careers. Research and connect to the school, camp, college, study abroad program, graduate program, or job.
Student Educational Employment Program: This program provides Federal employment opportunities to students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as degree seeking students taking at least a half-time academic, technical, or vocational course load in an accredited high school, technical, vocational, 2 or 4 year college or university, graduate or professional school.
USAJOBS: This is the official job site of the United States Federal Government and is administered by the Office of Personnel Management. Search for jobs and get information on employers, services for veterans and the disabled, and print government employment forms.