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Are you a job seeker looking for your dream job? Use these resources to find jobs and keep up with the ever-changing workplace of today.

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Find a Job

These sites provide information on finding job listings, tips for interviewing and writing resumes, and information on various occupations.
  • Job Searching Tips - America's Career InfoNet
    Use these resources and guides to plan your job search. Get tips on writing resumes, drafting cover letters, networking effectively, and negotiating your salary.
  • Employment Resources for Disabled Workers -
    Learn more about insurance, Federal hiring programs, vocational rehabilitation, tax credits, and employee rights.
  • Develop a Great Resume - CareerOneStop
    Stand out from the crowd! Market your abilities to get an interview via a great resume through our Resume Guide.
  • Assess Your Employability - America's Career InfoNet
    Obtain a snapshot of your ability to find a similar job at a similar wage if you become unemployed. Compare your education, earnings, occupation, and industry to state and national averages and trends.
  • Locate Potential Employers - America's Career InfoNet
    Search the Employer Locator containing over 11 million employer listings by industry, occupation, or name for contact information.
  • Registered Apprenticeship - CareerOneStop
    Discover how apprenticeship training can lead to rewarding career opportunities.
  • Job Accommodation Network (JAN) - Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor
    Contact this international toll-free consulting service for information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), job accommodations, and the employability of people with disabilities.
  • Resources for Diverse Groups - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate resources for specific groups including the disabled, women, and minorities by using the filter by audience option in the Career Resource Library.
  • Job Resources by Occupation - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate job search resources by occupation.
  • Research Employers - America's Career InfoNet
    Find contact and financial information for businesses around the world.
  • Identify Relocation Resources - CareerOneStop
    Plan your relocation with these resources.
  • Identify Self-Employment, Home-Based, and Telecommuting Opportunities - America's Career InfoNet
    These resources focus on how to make a business succeed and cover topics such as starting a business, business growth and financial management, and employment opportunities.
  • Identify Other Job Seeker Resources - CareerOneStop
    Learn about other job seeker resources available in CareerOneStop.
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Locate Career Information

Choosing your career is one of the biggest decisions you will make. Use these resources to find a career that suits your abilities, interests, and lifetime goals.
  • Career Information - America's Career InfoNet
    Find career exploration and development sites.
  • Career Resources by Occupation - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate career guidance information by occupation.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
    Learn what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects for a wide range of occupations.
  • Search for Licensed Occupations - America's Career InfoNet
    Do you need a license for your current or desired job? Search for licensing requirements by state, occupation, or agency.
  • Find Labor Market Information - CareerOnestop
    Learn about labor market information resources available in CareerOneStop. Compare salaries, requirements, and projected growth of occupations at the local, state, and national level. Examine labor supply and wage data in your area.
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Assess and Upgrade Your Skills

Use these resources to determine the skills you need or to assess your employees. Find training and educational opportunities to meet your needs.
  • Career Assessment - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate tests and assessments designed to provide career and education information.
  • Assessment Resources for Workers - CareerOneStop
    Use these resources to assess your skills and identify your training needs.
  • Identify Your Skills - America's Career InfoNet
    Skills are your key to career opportunities. Build a list of your current capabilities to use in your resume. Use your skill set to identify and explore specific occupational opportunities. Identify potential gaps to help determine future training needs.
  • Learn About Credentials - America's Career InfoNet
    Learn about the three areas of credentials: accreditation, certification, and licensing. Credentials may qualify you for a better job and can distinguish a quality school or training provider.
  • College and Adult Education Resources - Disability Direct
    Learn more about distance learning with these links.
  • Get Help in Funding Your Education - CareerOneStop
    You may be qualified for Federal or State educational aid. The Financial Aid Advisor will provide you with an approximate Pell Grant figure and expected family contribution, and connect you with additional Federal and state assistance resources.
  • Find Training and Education Resources - CareerOneStop
    Learn about other training and education resources available in CareerOneStop.
  • Find Testing and Assessment Resources - CareerOneStop
    Learn about other testing and assessment resources available in CareerOneStop.
  • Find Skills Information - CareerOneStop
    Learn about skills resources available in CareerOneStop.
  • Fund Your Training or Education - CareerOneStop
    Learn about financial aid resources available in CareerOneStop.
  • Match Your Skills to Occupations - O*NET Online
    Using O*NET, create a list of your skills or skills you plan to acquire, then find occupations that match most of your skills.
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Learn How To Deal With Layoffs

This information will assist those workers who have been laid off, employers who have had to lay off employees due to downsizing, and workforce professionals assisting with job transition services for both employers and workers.
  • Find Resources for Dislocated Workers - Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
    Locate information on available services. Get job search assistance, career counseling, training, unemployment insurance, resume writing classes, pension benefits, health insurance, and other assistance through your local American Job Center.
  • Find Resources for Workforce Development Professionals - Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
    Stay informed about programs and related technical assistance for businesses and dislocated workers.
  • Learn About Unemployment Insurance - Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
    Research temporary financial assistance for laid-off workers.
  • Find Nearby American Job Centers and Other Service Providers - America's Service Locator
    Search America's Service Locator, a national directory of employment and training services, for contact information and directions to your nearest American Job Center.
  • Layoff Survival Kit - Working for America Institute
    Use these resources for union leaders and laid-off workers, from the AFL-CIO, other affiliated union organizations, research and nonprofit groups, the U.S. Department of Labor, and other government agencies.
  • Frequently Asked Questions for Dislocated Workers - Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
    Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about what to do if you have lost your job due to downsizing.
  • Call toll free "1-877-US-2JOBS" with questions about employment and job search services and site locations. Phone services are available in most languages and the hearing impaired should call 1-877-889-5627.
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