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Guidance & Counseling Center - "Working together for student success."

PERSONAL AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

There is a huge amount of information available on the internet that can be very helpful in considering your career values and skills, finding out about the labor market, and creating a career plan.  You can Google lots of things - but be careful of sites that want to sell you stuff; mostly what you need is completely free.  Below are some sites that you might find helpful.  Please let us know if you discover broken links.

VALUES AND SELF-ASSESSMENT

http://www.careersonline.com.au/disc/index.html
Australia's Job Seeker's Workshop: self-assessment and career issues

http://www.collegeview.com
Click 'Careers'

http://www.keirsey.com
This site offers the Keirsey Temperament Sorter from which to derive Jung's Four-Letter code.

 
CAREERS AND LABOR MARKET

http://www.bls.gov
Department of Labor: Statistic on jobs and labor market

http://www.jobweb.org
National Association of Colleges and Employers: Career Library Resources

http://www.doleta.gov/programs/onet/
O*NET, Employment and Training Administration: Career Resources

http://www.acinet.org/acinet/default.asp
America's Career Infonet



RESUMES, COVER LETTERS
AND INTERVIEWS

http://www.collegegrad.com
Information about interviewing in all its forms. This is especially useful for college graduates

http://www.monster.com
Interviewing techniques, interactive database with current job openings



RESEARCHING EMPLOYERS AND JOBS

http://cms.skidmore.edu/career/
Skidmore University: Click on 'Current Students,' then 'Career Services,' then scroll to 'Research'

http://www.luc.edu/career/informational.shtml                                                                                                                                                 Loyola University/Chicago: help on informational interviewing

http://www.fedworld.gov/
Fedworld Information Network: Browse 20 different databases

http://www.careermag.com/
Career magazine: Job listings, resume bank and current articles on career issues

http://www.rileyguide.com
The Riley Guide: Job and career guidance

 

Last Updated: 12/2/10