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Self-Assessment and Career Development
MyMajors provides useful advice on university majors and college majors that a college student with your interests and achievements might do well in.
Tests measure users' skills, abilities, values, and interests and returns information designed to help them learn about themselves, discover career options, and make better decisions.
MAPP identifies your true motivations toward work and allows you to match yourself to job categories to see where you best fit.
A collection of six assessment tools that cover personality and attitude, skills and achievement, knowledge and learning style, values, interests, and entrepreneurism.
This guide from the author of What Color Is Your Parachute? incorporates his Net Guide with a large list of job resources online and includes many of the self-assessment exercises and job searching hints from the book.
SIGI3 helps students and other job seekers create a career plan that's right for them. SIGI3 integrates self-assessment with in-depth and up-to-date career information that is easy to use and provides students and adults with a realistic view of the best educational and career options for their future success. SIGI3 helps each user examine key motivators and matches work-related values, interests, and skills to educational and career pathways. Individuals explore a range of options based on their personal choices.
A unique site that links what students learn in school with the knowledge and skills they need for success in college and careers.
Users will find lots of information to help start exploring what type of career they might be interested in and resources to help make informed decisions about careers and education.
This site contains personality assessment and career management segments that are insightful and useful tools.
This is a life management site that offers something for everyone including college students, job seekers, those in career transition and senior executives.
A comprehensive collection of career information, including career assessment, where to look to identify trends, and links to descriptive information for occupational fields.
Career Exploration Links is a collection of over 800 links to career information resources found on the Internet.
This site is designed to provide information on high demand, growth-oriented careers along with the skills and education needed to attain those jobs.
Provides users information on total compensation for specific jobs in specific industries in specific geographic locations.
This site contains labor market information including statistics on employment, wages, industries and other factors affecting world of work.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Career Guide to Industries tells the user about occupations, training, earnings, working conditions and job prospects.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, America's Career Kit provides information on hundreds of occupations and requirements for entry, wage and trend reports, and employability tools.

Writing a Resume
JobWeb®, a web site of career development and job-search information for college students and new college graduates, is owned and sponsored by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). See Seven Tips for Effective Resume Writing and Typos, Grammatical Errors Most Common Resume Mistakes
Rockport Institute's award-winning guide to resume writing will teach you to write a resume equal to one done by a top-notch professional writer. It offers examples, format choices, help writing the objective, the summary and other sections, as well as samples of excellent resume writing.
Provides the insider information about resume writing. Make sure you are the one who gets the job interview by showing you how to write a perfect resume.
Follow simple steps to create your resume in minutes for free.
CareerOneStop is an integrated suite of national web sites that help businesses, job seekers, students, and workforce professionals find employment and career resources. Check out their resume tutorial.
Your resume introduces you to potential employers. Find out how to write one that will make a good impression. Learn about different resume formats. See samples of good and bad resumes. Get the facts on portfolios and other resume-related documents.
Hot tips on resume writing. is a job search info center. Includes resume, curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, and interview guides. Here you can find CV Examples and information on how to write a CV.
How to create winning resumes and compelling cover letters.
Career advice from See if your resume could benefit from an expert review. You can ask for a professional critique and learn what you can expect from one.
JobStar Central is a job search guide from your local public library. See sample resumes and cover letters.
Home of the best federal resume writing services and federal job search expert consultants.

Finding a Job
JobWeb refers to itself as a complete guide to the job search. It features information and articles to help with all aspects of the job search. Most of the articles and resources are targeted to the new college graduate.
This website, based on the book of the same title, is a cornucopia of resources and information to guide college students and others through a complete job search. It has job databases for those seeking internships, entry-level job seekers, and experienced job seekers as well as a searchable database of more than 8,000 employers. It also offers advice on careers, the job search, resume preparation, and more.
Formerly known as JobTrak, this site has joined the community. As in the past, users must be affiliated with a member college or university in order to access the job postings on this site. Students and alumni should call the career center for access information. This site has been cited as an excellent resource for executive as well as entry-level opportunities.
A site with a complete suite of resources for the job seeker seeking to make better career decisions and for employers trying to further develop their human resources potential.
CareerBuilder has evolved into one of the larger and more dynamic sites for job and career information. Registration is free of charge and allows a job seeker to store a resume online without posting it in the database. Registered users can create up to five personal search profiles to track new jobs added to the database, and an e-mail message can be generated to a user when a match is discovered.
One of the web's largest sites for job and career information at which users can register and search for jobs from a vast database.
The web's largest site for job and career information at which users can register and search for jobs from a vast database.
From the Wall Street Journal, this site contains hundreds of articles and information covering all aspects of the job search and career management.
Access over 1 million jobs, get labor market trends and tips, or post a resume for thousands of employers.
DeepSweep is a free, non-profit job board which includes job postings from all walks of the non-profit sector. Positions advertised include entry-level vacancies and career opportunities for seasoned, non-profit staff as well as senior-level executives.
Jammin'Jobs is a national job board that lists thousands upon thousands of open positions nationwide. In addition to jobs, it provides the articles and resources for both job seekers and employers.
One of the oldest and most comprehensive career development sites on the Web, now with more than 1,600 pages of career and job-search content.
The official site for U.S. federal government employment.
This site is a joint effort of the 2,000 offices of the state employment service and the U.S. Department of Labor. Users can search the database by selecting a job category and entering a zip code to find all openings within a specific area. The Keyword Search allows a user to target jobs requiring specific degrees or licensing/certification or specific job titles. Transitioning military personnel can use the military specialty code to match skills to jobs in the public sector. America's Job Bank (AJB) is one of the largest job sources online and is not limited to the continental United States. Users can also connect to and search the databases of individual state, district, and territorial employment services. It is suggested that users search both the local state job bank and the main AJB site to review all available jobs in any given area.
Free job seeker organization tools to help keep track of companies, jobs applied to, network contacts, and interview preparation along with many more tools available to the job seeker.
A unique, Web-based tool designed to help workers and workforce development professionals respond to a company layoff. It helps laid-off workers and workforce development professionals navigate the existing and sometimes complex government Web resources by guiding them to existing layoff-related online information, including accessing Web sites that contain employability checkups, career assessments, labor market information, resume writing skills, job bank information, employment assistance and more.

Just for Fun
This site helps you assess your career choices by comparing them to what your vocation may have been in medieval times. During this era, certain types of people gravitated to certain types of jobs. By determining your "medieval vocational personality," this test draws parallels to what you could choose as a career today.
Test your intelligence quotient.
Are you a procrastinator?

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