A great place to find short-term training is the CareerOneStop short-term training tool.
The CareerOneStop Worker ReEmployment Portal (http://www.careeronestop.org/reemployment) provides online tools and resources for workers seeking to make an employment transition. The site provides links and tools to: - Find Local One-Stop Career Centers - Find online State-sponsored Job Banks and other public and private online Job Banks - Find Education and Training programs - Assist workers seeking to transition ...more »
EMSI JobFinder uses O*Net data to help an unemployed worker look for a job in their current field, understand how their current competencies might transition to another career or look for a local training provider that will help them build on their current skill set.
To access the tool, please enter the PIN: 12008
Launched in 1997, The Career Key offers free, high-quality career guidance and exploration tools through easy to use, practical self-help articles and activities. Topics include Learn More About Yourself, Identify Your Skills, Learn More About the Jobs that Interest Me, Military to Civilian Transition, and High-Quality Decision-Making. For a nominal fee, The Career Key also offers a 10 to 15 minute, scientifically valid ...more »
JobRadio.fm is a free career advice internet radio station. The internet offers a variety of places to see and hear career advice. The station’s goal is to be the place to hear the best and brightest discuss career related topics. Whether its an interview with a career coach or industry exec, or just a simple job search tip, JobRadio.fm is the only such internet radio station of its kind…dedicated to career advice.
Trying to conduct a job search without knowing what kind of job you want is frustrating. As my grandmother used to say, "When you try to chase too many rabbits in the woods, you end up with none in the pot!" The LEAP Program helps you to get clear on your career focus and assists you in understanding what makes for a good career "fit" for you. With one-on-one career coaching sessions, career assessments, homework assignments, ...more »
Based on O*NET skills data, this free online assessment allows you to rate yourself on 35 different skills, then view occupations that match your skill profile. You can also use the "Skills Matchup" feature to compare your own skill set to the skills that are typical in your prospective occupation(s).
CDI is a global association of career professionals from resume writers, career coaches and career counselors to HR professionals and recruiters. Together, these career industry experts have assembled valuable, free resources for job seekers who are currently seeking their new position or simply looking to manage and enhance their careers. Resources include informative articles, videos, audio podcasts, ebooks, Twitter ...more »
ERI's free eDOT program profiles PAQ's eDOT Skills Project’s physical, mental, and environmental job demand data to assist job seekers, particularly individuals unexpectedly unemployed, returning from military service, or those with disabilities. The question is simple, "Within a 5-50 mile driving radius, what organizations are most likely in need of one's skills and physical/mental capabilities?" (As evidenced by 4 years ...more »
A comprehensive career/major exploration and preparation site that presents valuable information job-seekers and students need to make informed decisions about their direction. Integrated with O*Net data as well as career videos and salary statistics in an easy-to-view format/layout. Most info is free and can be accessed without an account. Career assessments section is where fees apply. Eric Hilden, Career Placement ...more »
Helps job seekers research new occupations and explore areas that might lead to career goals. Information includes formal descriptions, related job titles, expected education levels, as well as user-generated content for over 2500 occupations.
Video Overview: http://media.monster.com/a/i/infomons/media/Monster Career Snapshots.wmv
Provides real-world data visualization about the types of careers people have taken, starting from a given position. With Career Mapping, job seekers determine possible next steps in their career plans and how to potentially reach their career goals.
Video Overview: http://media.monster.com/a/i/infomons/media/Monster Career Mapping.wmv