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Self-Discovery

 

Please choose from the following articles, videos and websites:

 

Articles

 

Build Your Career on Your Natural Talents

 

Don't Know What to Do in Your Career? Start Here

 

How to Choose a Career

 

How to Maximize Your Career Potential

 

10 Tips for a Career Changer

 

Videos

 

Career Exploration Podcast

Produced by Wisconsin Technical Colleges, this is a 9 minute interview with a Career and Employment Relations Co-ordinator at Blackhawk Technical College who speaks about how to explore one's career options.

 

Career Guidance Program - by Darryl Cross

This is a powerful 7 minute coaching session that all job seekers are sure to find informative and enlightening when it comes to reflecting upon one's career direction.

 

Websites

 

America’s Career Information Network (ACINet) - http://www.acinet.org/

ACINet is a source for employment information and inspiration. It is a place to manage your career, and your pathway to career success. This site has tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals, and it is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

 

Career One Stop - Job Seeker Tools - http://www.careeronestop.org/jobseekertools/

Workforce development professionals, job seekers, and public users rated more than 600 online job and career tools.

Find the best tools for your needs in these six categories: General Job Boards, Niche Job Boards, Career Planning Tools, Career Exploration Tools, Social Media Job Search and Other Tools.

 

Career Resources at Monster.com - http://career-advice.monster.com/

A valuable hub for career development material, be sure to take advantage of all this website has to offer.  Be sure to participate on the advice forums, read articles on job hunt strategies and choose from over 150 resume samples to kick start your job search efforts.

 

JobTitled - http://jobtitled.com/

JobTitled is focused on helping everyone make better career decisions through the use of analytics. It’s a place to learn more about your career path and what else is out there. Just visit the site, type in your job title of choice and click "Go". Learn about the industries relevant to that title, the salary expectations, jobs near you, education required and more.

 

My Next Move - http://www.mynextmove.org/

My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. This system has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.

 

My Skills My Future - http://myskillsmyfuture.org/

My Skills My Future was created by the US Department of Labor. It applies a user’s previous job title, calculates the transferable skills the user may possess and provides a list of similar occupations and skills that the user could transfer into a new career path.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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