Occupations and Career Exploration
America’s Career InfoNet – A U.S. Department of Labor sponsored website that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals.
Careers How-To-Guide – Includes tips from The Wall Street Journal’s reporters and columnists.
Education & Employment Information Center (EEIC) – A statewide referral service of the Connecticut Department of Higher Education that provides free information for individuals with questions about college, careers and job training.
Employment and Training Administration (US DOL) – Provides information on ETA programs, resources and online tools to help workers in all stages of the job and career development.
Library of Congress Career Assistance Resources – List contains a variety of resources including goverrnment links, portals, and sites providing many types of career related materials
O*NET OnLine! – Provides comprehensive occupational descriptions and data for use by job seekers, workforce development offices, human resources professionals, students, researchers, and others. View the Online Desk Aid for additional information.
Salary & Benefits – Includes wage and salary information, benefits, relocation information and more.
Salary Surveys – Links to published salary surveys for various professions.
Selected Online Resources – For occupations and career exploration.
Selected print resources – For occupations and career exploration.
Networking and Online Social Networks
Many people find jobs through referral from friends, colleagues, alumni, or family and social networking sites including:
Additional Web Resources
Free email accounts
Free email accounts, a necessity for today’s job seeker, are available at the following addresses and only require a few minutes to sign up.
Hotmail – Microsoft’s online email