Wednesday, June 15, 2016

CareerOneStop: Your Source for Career Exploration, Training, and Jobs

CareerOneStop, a popular and free site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, has a new look and design that makes it easier than ever to use. The site describes itself as "your source for career exploration, training, and jobs."

CareerOneStop: Your Source for Career Exploration, Training, and Jobs [Shy Job Seeker Blog]
The redesigned CareerOneStop site is easy to use and very helpful.

CareerOneStop gives information and links on job openings, pay, job searching, job skills, education, training, and more. On many parts of the site, you can drill down to find facts specific to your town or city, such as wages and the projected number of openings for specific jobs.

The home page offers the following clear choices:
  • Explore careers
  • Find training
  • Job search
  • Find local help
Plus, a “toolkit” link unfurls with many career, job search, and training topics.

You can also click on the following categories to get information specific to your needs:
  • Career changer
  • Entry-level worker
  • Laid-off worker
  • Young adult
  • Veteran
  • Older worker
  • Credential seeker
  • Worker with a criminal conviction
  • Workers with disabilities
For quick reference, the home page highlights the site’s top career videos, top questions, top pages, top news, and Facebook and Twitter feeds.

That's not all: CareerOneStop Mobile is available as a free app for Apple and Android devices.

CareerOneStop is a great resource for anyone looking for a job, making a career choice or change, or weighing education and training options. Spend some time on the site, and you’re sure to find helpful insights, data, and tools that will make a difference for your job search and your future.

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