Other job matching and career advancement tools

Training grants/scholorships through US Government

"Training pprograms authorized and funded by Congress. These programs provide financial aid for eligible applicants for elementary, secondary, and college education; for the education of individuals with disabilities and of those who are illiterate, disadvantaged, or gifted; and for the education of immigrants, American Indians, and people with limited English proficiency."
Source: http://www.ed.gov/programs/landing.jhtml... more »

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56 votes

Web based career exploration sites

Promoveo: Plan Your Health Career Here

“Promoveo” (pro-MO-ve-o) is Latin for “to advance” “to push ahead.”

Promoveo is a structured learning experience to guide new and seasoned health care workers step-by-step through the process of identifying and developing a detailed action plan to achieve their career goals. The Promoveo health career exploration and planning course was developed by Clarian Health Partners, a large statewide health care system based... more »

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42 votes

Niche job boards

WhyDoWork.com

The WhyDoWork.com website is an excellent resource for those who are disabled, have small children at home, or otherwise not able to (or just not interested) in working in a traditional office environment.

The mission of their services is twofold:
- To enable anyone who desires to obtain legitimate home based employment.
- To become the Internets largest and most trusted telecommuting and work at home website.

They... more »

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82 votes

Career tools (e.g ladders, transition tools, etc.)

G.I. Jobs

G.I. Jobs is the premier destination for military transitioners. Both the magazine and web site provide education, transition assistance and job opportunities for military transitioners looking for careers and employment in the civilian world.

G.I. Jobs profiles military veterans who have found great new careers and educational opportunities in the civilian sector and offers the latest advice from experts on resumes,... more »

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55 votes

Career tools (e.g ladders, transition tools, etc.)

Ohio Career Information System (OCIS)

The Ohio Career Information System (OCIS) is an excellent career and academic site for upper elementary grade students through high school and beyond to explore careers and post-secondary training possibilities.

Ohio Career Information System (OCIS), as a career and academic development tool, helps Ohio students learn more about educational options while they develop skills in decision making and goal setting and... more »

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39 votes

Web 2.0/social media sites specializing in job searches or job postings

Jobs Assistant

Jobs Assistant is a comprehensive job search engine and job board that allows job seekers to search through millions of job listings and allows employers to post jobs and recruit qualified candidates to fill their employment needs. Jobs Assistant is a one of kind web mashup that incorporates Google Maps to see the location of employer, LinkedIn to see which of your contacts/friends works at the job location to help... more »

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110 votes

Niche job boards

Jobing.com

A three-time Inc. 500 fastest growing company, Jobing.com is the nation's leading media provider of locally-focused recruiting, online job search, and talent management solutions designed to connect local employers and job seekers. Jobing.com’s portfolio of products include, among others: the largest locally-focused job search website; JobingVideo; Jobing.com CareerCenter; Jobing Career Services; Jobing Education; and... more »

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64 votes

Career tools (e.g ladders, transition tools, etc.)

BrokeButNotForLong, Inc.

BrokeButNotForLong, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that assists workers locate free transitional skill training, mental health and financial resources, and job inspiration via social networking and gift giving. We focus on three distinct types of workers and their families in transition: the disabled, veterans, and non-veterans. We list free and reliable online services, as well as inspirational blogs and informational... more »

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37 votes

Web based career exploration sites

Bio-1's Career Portal

This site is the online version of Bio-1's Get Growing Career Paths brochure, which was developed in partnership with industry. On the site, the six job families of the bioscience industry are broken down into job groups. Across the job families, there are hundreds of example jobs, with education requirements and potential salary ranges, and within each job family, there are videos of real people who work in some of... more »

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29 votes