Cost: Free Access: No login required The following YouTube Playlists are each a string of videos by Susan Ireland. Each video runs about one or two minutes. You can watch all the videos or select individual ones to view. You can post them on your website (for free), or you can customize your own playlist of favorites. Excellent for job seekers, career coaches, career centers, and job search websites. To date (12-18-09), ...more »
Created by the late Yana Parker, author of The Damn Good Resume Guide, these fill-in-the-blank workbooks are especially appreciated by job seekers with little or no experience and those with difficult or confusing work histories. The probing questions and fill-in-the-blank format are especially useful for job seekers who need help figuring out what to say on their resumes. The four workbooks are: 1. Resume Workbook ...more »
• The PathwayBuilder e-Portal is a first-in-the-nation solution that successfully links K-12 Students, College Students, Job Seekers, Out-of-School Youth and Employers into one, integrated, education and workforce platform. The e-Portal is a tool that can be used as an informational “one-stop” resource. It also serves as a college and career resource center to identify appropriate academic preparation (including an ...more »
'Illinois workNetTM is a statewide portal aimed at connecting individuals, businesses, and workforce professionals to workforce development resources and tools. Find a wealth of information in one convenient place. The Workforce Professionals Pathway features: • Dynamic/Real-Time Content – State and local content managers publish throughout the portal. • Web Services – Seamless access to third-party databases and tools, ...more »
Career Coach is a free online career development tool that helps adults explore career options, define career goals, identify education and training resources, and make a step-by-step plan to reach their goals. The tool was created in a partnership between the non-profit organizations Women Employed and One Economy Corporation. Career Coach is hosted on One Economy’s site, the Beehive. Although Career Coach users have ...more »
Joblessness is about more than not having a job. It's about understanding job markets, learning new skills, and having the tools to apply and interview successfully. In a tough economy, joblessness can be about a lot of other things too: homelessness, health and family issues, and depression are all areas that should be addressed when identifying useful tools for job-seekers. The Washington State Library has compiled ...more »
Find funding options to pay for education and training. Simulates the FAFSA application process and submits a report. The report includes your estimated expected family contribution and pell grant amounts. The report also provides information about and links to related scholarships, federal grant programs, student loans, state assistance, colleges and training providers, federal tax credits and deductions, federal training ...more »
Exploring the world of teaching and education. Members get advice from master teachers, check out suggested lesson plans, join a forum to discuss classroom frustrations, search for jobs in the industry... and much more.