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Hire the Right People

CareerOneStop products are cost-effective resources to use in the hiring process. CareerOneStop provides you the tools you need to fulfill your personnel needs, at no charge.
 
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Access Labor Market Information

CareerOneStop provides a wealth of labor market information at the national, state, and local levels. Keep up with current wages and employment data.
 
  • Research Current Wages and Trends - America's Career InfoNet
    Search for national and state data on occupational wages and employment trends. Compare your results across local areas and across related occupations.
  • Discover Industry Trends - America's Career InfoNet
    Occupations grow or decline at different rates than the industry in which they belong. Prepare for future trends by comparing projected changes in an occupation and its industry at the national level.
  • Locate Additional Salary Information - America's Career InfoNet
    Learn about current salary and wage information by occupation with these links to Internet guides and tools.
  • Research Labor Market Information - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate articles on labor market information in our research database.
  • Pinpoint Other Sources of Labor Market Information - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate national, state, and local sites that will provide you with labor market information.
  • Find Employers and Industries in Your Area - America's Career InfoNet
    Use the Employer Locator tool to find contact information, maps, and driving directions for a variety of employers in your local area.
  • Find Labor Market Information - CareerOneStop
    Learn about labor market information resources available in CareerOneStop.
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State and Local Resources

Stay connected with state and local service providers, business resources, and labor market information through these easy to access indexes.
 
  • 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.
  • Discover Community Resources - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate State educational, cultural, and recreational resources on the Internet.
  • Research American Job Centers - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate articles on American Job Centers in our research database.
  • 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.
  • Recruit, Train and Retain a Skilled Workforce - U.S. Department of Labor
    The publicly funded workforce investment system is a state and local network of resources to assist businesses in recruiting, training, and retaining a skilled workforce.
  • Recruit a Quality Workforce - U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Defense
    A resource for businesses nationwide to identify qualified temporary and permanent employees from a variety of fields. Applicants are highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates eager to prove their abilities in the workforce.
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Access Prospective Employees

Use these assessment techniques to ensure compatibility between a potential employee and your company. Career OneStop can also help you understand the value of licenses and credentials for employees in certain professions.
 
  • Learn the Importance of Credentials - CareerOneStop
    Start or advance your career with credentials that document and verify your workplace skills, knowledge, and experience. Translate military skills and experience into credentials to obtain civilian skills.
  • Read Up On Good Employer Practices - America's Career InfoNet
    Learn how your organization can select and administer assessment tools to find the best employees. Discover how to interpret the results and know which standards to follow.
  • Find Online Tests and Assessments - America's Career InfoNet
    Connect with online tests and assessments to find the right employees or evaluate current personnel.
  • Search for Licensed Occupations - America's Career InfoNet
    Find out which occupations require a license in your state. Get contact information for the appropriate licensing board or agency and a license description when available.
  • Locate Certifications - America's Career InfoNet
    Certifications may provide assurance that a job applicant possesses the required specific knowledge or skill level. Search for certifications or certifying agencies.
  • Find Testing and Assessment Information - CareerOneStop
    Learn about testing and assessment resources available in CareerOneStop.
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Understand Employment Law

CareerOneStop provides guidance on many employment topics. Make sure practices such as worker's compensation, hiring guidelines, and compliance are by the legal book with these resources.
 
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More Information

Access these links for further information on employment news, government resources, and employer assistance.
 
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