Monthly Archives: February 2018

A one-stop shop for job searching, CareerOneStop has several unique features:

1. In the middle of the homepage, you can select an area of the website for your category, for instance Career Changer, Entry-Level, Veteran, Older Worker, Young Adult, Worker with Disabilities, or even if you are Laid Off . Selecting this link takes you to a tools that assesses the skills you have in your current position and suggests careers using similar skills as well as how to more easily transcend special challenges with resources and suggestions.

2. Under the Explore Careers tab, you can find links to the Fastest-Growing Careers, Careers with the Most Openings, Careers with the Largest Employment, and even Careers with Declining Employment - for your area, state, or the whole country.

4. Also under Explore Careers is the Self Assessment Section where you can discover skills and interests far beyond what you may think of on your own.

5. Scroll over the Job Search Tab for a plethora of resources - the Job Search Planning section is particularly strong

And of course, CareerOneStop has a large listing of jobs for you to peruse with several adjustable filters.

Which career research website has a Job seeker help phone number answered by
a real human being?

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, O'NET OnLine is a tool for career exploration and job analysis! It offers a way to browse groups of similar occupations to explore careers AND a way to find skills required for specific occupations - great for resume writing and LinkedIn portfolio development.

Also, if you select the 'Job Seeker Help' link at the bottom right of the main page, you will find a Toll-free number that connects you with a helpful person who will then give you a local number for a job-finding assistance agency near you. This agency will provide FREE resume, cover letter, and job search assistance in person or online.

ii Next week: A one-stop shop for job searching!