Career Planning Resources

Jobseeker Resource Guide

Career Planning Resources:

America’s Career Info Net – Find wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, and other career resources. Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Labor.

College Navigator – Search for higher education opportunities in your area with this customizable search tool. Provided by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Center for Education Statistics.

Learning Express Database– This specialized database offers practice licensing, certification, and aptitude tests for many careers, GED preparation and practice exams, computer skills courses, and a Job Search & Workplace Skills Learning Center. Log on from any computer with internet access.

Mapping Your Future – This site, geared towards students, contains resources for you to explore a career, prepare for college, and learn about financial aid opportunities.

mySkills, myFuture – Explore new career options based on the skills you’ve used in a past job. You can compare careers, find training, and search for jobs. Affiliated with Career One Stop.

NY CareerZone – Find job titles closely related to your current job. Click on a job title from any of 6 major categories, and scroll to the bottom to find other job titles that employ similar skills and interests. Provided by the NYS Dept. of Labor.

NY JobZone – JobZone provides information on 900 occupations matched with the latest labor market information from the NYS Dept. of Labor.

O*NET OnLine – This career exploration database is the nation’s primary resource for browsing careers. Published by the U.S. Dept. of Labor.

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Published by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, this handbook provides information about job prospects, working conditions, and the required education and training for different careers.

Quintessential Careers – An excellent resource to help you find a better job or career.