January through March 2013 Updates
Locate local job clubs on America's Service Locator
You can now find local job clubs in your city, state, or ZIP code with Job Club Search in America's Service Locator. You'll find contact information including websites and phone numbers when available, as well as maps and driving directions. Job clubs are a great community-based resource that provide support, resources, and information for individuals during any phase of their job search. Visit www.ServiceLocator.org/JobClubs to get started.
Find local Employment Network organizations on America's Service Locator
Employment Networks (EN) are organizations that provide services to help people with disabilities enter or re-enter the workforce. More than 1,000 ENs across the United States provide job training and other employment services under the Ticket to Work program for adults receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Find and EN by city, state, or ZIP code at www.ServiceLocator.org/EmploymentNetworks.
O*NET Tools and Technology data updated
O*NET's occupational database now includes information on the machines, equipment, tools, and software used in 670 occupations. View the complete list of occupations with this data at www.onetonline.org/help/t2.
Visit the new Find Professional Associations at www.CareerOneStop.org/ProfessionalAssociations to search more than 2,500 national professional and industry associations by occupation or industry.
Several E-Tool websites now have an automatic translation feature that allows users to quickly translate the pages into Spanish The translation feature appears in the upper right corner of the following websites:
-Worker ReEmployment (www.careeronestop.org/ReEmployment)
-Veterans ReEmployment (www.careeronestop.org/ReEmployment/veterans)
-mySkills myFuture (www.myskillsmyfuture.org)
-My Next Move (www.miproximopaso.org)
-Business Center (www.careeronestop.org/businesscenter)
Five of the most popular E-tools are now available for customers to access using any brand of smart phone or tablet. These include:
-Find an American Job Center (http://m.careeronestop.org/JobCenterSearch)
-Find a Job (http://m.careeronestop.org/JobSearch)
-Veterans Job Search (http://m.careeronestop.org/VeteransJobSearch)
-Salary Finder (http://m.careeronestop.org/SalaryFinder)
-Training Finder (http://m.careeronestop.org/TrainingFinder)
This new easy to use portal for a business audience brings together a variety of resources from the CareerOneStop web site, the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau- from tools for writing job descriptions, to locating American Job Centers, to information about where and how to recruit qualified candidates. The Business Center content and tools were designed to address business needs for a skilled workforce, and was refined with feedback from employers. Some of the key features of the Business Center include:
-A civilian to military crosswalk to assist in recruiting veterans
-An 'Available Workforce" Tool which includes easy-to-download reports about employment projections and geographic concentrations of types of workers, wages, and unemployment rates for specific areas
-Links to local training and educational institutions
-Listings of top industries by employment, broken out by state, metro area, and county
-Related personnel or workforce certifications for a particular position
-Job description writing assistance