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Career Information Web Sources
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online: Dictionary of Occupational Titles
BLS - Career Exploration
Bureau of Labor Statistics Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Resume & Job Hunting
Here are some other links to websites you might find useful as you conduct your job search. They cover everything from how to get hired to what to do once you've got your job!
Ask A Manager
Advice from a hiring manager: interview tips, resumes, and workplace troubles.
Alexandra Levit's Water Cooler Wisdom
Career advice from a Wall Street Journal and Huffington Post columnist
Because every job is temporary: career advice and branding
Advice for career seekers from Heather Mundell of Dream Big Coaching Services
On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: See especially Career Links
Discussions about the state of the art of business management
Take Flight With Us: Career Search and Personal Branding
Next Generation Career Expert
Evil HR Lady
Discusses HR issues and takes questions. Also funny.
These are social networking sites specifically oriented towards cultivating your professional network.
"The Muse is your ultimate career destination offering exciting job opportunities, expert advice, and a peek behind the scenes into fantastic companies and career paths. We believe that you can and should love your job—and be successful at it—and we want to help make that happen. Whether you're just starting out, changing career paths, or aiming for the C-suite, we've got everything you need to take charge of your career."
These are websites that can help you choose a major and figure out where that major can take you.
US News Education
US News & World Report - ranks colleges and universities, as well as individual programs, and has resources on how to save for college.
College Majors 101
A detailed look at college majors and the careers they can take you to, undergraduate student competitions, lists of student/professional organizations, and more.
Housing, finances, etc.
Resources to help you manage money, use credit carefully, and protect yourself from fraud and identity theft.
Making a Budget: Worksheet
Use this worksheet to see how much money you spend this month. Also, use the worksheet to plan for next month’s budget
Rent vs. Buy
Calculator helps identify cost of renting vs. buying a home.
How much can I afford?
Calculator that breaks down cost of living expenses to help determine home much home you can afford.
Assessment & Selection
Explanation of personality tests from the Office of Management & Budget
What You Need to Know About Personality Tests
An explanation of personality tests from biginterview.com, a website that prepares people for applying for jobs.
Jung Topology Test
A free personality test based on the 16 personality types from Carl Jung and Isabel Brigg Myer’s theories.
Big Five Project Personality Test
From OutOfService.com, a straightforward Big Five (personality traits).
DISK Personality Test
A Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, & Compliance personality type test.
Holland Code Career Test
Holland Code based test.
A widely used temperament/personality assessment.
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