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Get Your Dream Job

Don't just dream about that job you always wanted, make it happen with the help of these job banks and other resources.
  • Find State Job Banks - CareerOneStop Job Bank Links
    Locate your state's job bank with this clickable map.
  • Identify Other Job Banks - America's Career InfoNet
    Explore employment possibilities available in other job banks.
  • Find Employment Services Near You - America's Service Locator
    Locate the employment service office nearest to you. Search local and national job listings and talk with an employment counselor.
  • Learn More About Employment - CareerOneStop
    Learn about employment-getting resources available in CareerOneStop.
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Job Market Information

There is more to a successful job search than browsing countless job listings. These tips will help you realize the potential of your approach. Learn how to build career-oriented networks, write winning resumes, negotiate salary offers, and much more!
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Job Search Tips

Use these resources to research employers, their backgrounds, and their reputations. Find out what you're getting into before committing.
  • Plan Your Job Search - America's Career InfoNet
    Learn about the process of successful job searching. Explore these resources and find the steps you will need to take.
  • Build Your Networks - America's Career InfoNet
    Learn how to build your own network. Your next job may not be found online or in newspapers, but through network contacts.
  • Write Winning Resumes - America's Career InfoNet
    Market yourself to employers. Explore these examples, tips, and guidelines on writing better resumes.
  • Craft Effective Cover Letters - America's Career InfoNet
    Catch employers' attention. Learn how to write eye-catching cover letters.
  • Prepare for Your Interview - America's Career InfoNet
    Consult these resources to win over your potential employer. Learn about common questions, interview preparation, techniques for successful interviewing, and interview etiquette.
  • Evaluate Your Job Offers - America's Career InfoNet
    Weigh your options before accepting any job offers. Learn what you should consider before saying "yes".
  • Negotiate Your Salary - America's Career InfoNet
    It may be possible to negotiate your starting salary and benefits. Learn how with these links.
  • Learn More About the Job Search Process - Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
    Plan your job search with these tips about writing cover letters, writing resumes, and understanding testing and assessment.
  • 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.
  • Learn About Potential Employers - America's Career InfoNet
    Gather in-depth information about your potential or current employer. These guides and directories provide business contact information, credit ratings, financial reports, and rankings.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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Change Careers

Are you worth more than you're making? Are you still marketable in your field of interest? Find out through these resources concerning occupational trends, employability, and regional labor market information.
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Advance Your Career

Find out how to increase your worth within a specific field. See if further training, education, certification, or licensing is a good investment toward your career advancement.
  • Workforce Credentials Information Center - 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.
  • Get Help in Funding Your Education - America's Career InfoNet
    You may qualify for Federal or state educational aid to build your skills and make you a more qualified applicant. The Financial Aid Advisor will provide you with an approximate Pell Grant payment and the expected family contribution. Connect with additional Federal and state assistance resources.
  • Expand Your Options Through Education. - Career OneStop
    Make informed decisions. Learn about education and training options, financial aid, guides and tools, research, and assessment.
  • Explore Additional Education and Training Resources - America's Career InfoNet
    Connect to Federal training programs, educational and college guides, and financial information resources.
  • 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.
  • Search for Certifications - America's Career InfoNet
    Certification may confirm your qualifications to potential employers. Locate certifications and certifying organizations.
  • Research Career Development - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate articles on Career Development in our research database.
  • Find Training and Education Information - CareerOneStop
    Learn about training and education information resources available in CareerOneStop.
  • Find Skills Information - CareerOneStop
    Learn about training and education information resources available in CareerOneStop.
  • Find Financial Aid Information - CareerOneStop
    Learn about financial aid resources available in CareerOneStop.
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Access these links for more information on current career news, government programs, and further job seeker assistance.
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