MyPlan.com: This site has many useful resources including a Majors Database with “What Can I do With a Major In?”. There are Career Databases and Self-Assessment Inventories.
Career Info Net: On this site you will be able to obtain detailed information about specific jobs. Click on “Occupational Information”, go to “Occupational Profile” and type in a specific job title, i.e. “advertising sales agent”. Click on search and you will be asked to choose a state. Click on the appropriate state and continue. You will then be able to find out specific career information as well as salary information for the selected state and how it compares with the entire United States.
Occupational Information Network: The Occupational Information Network – O*NET™ database takes the place of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) as the nation’s primary source of occupational information. The O*NET database will help students make informed decisions about education, training, career choices, and work. The O*NET Project is administered and sponsored by the US Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.
Learn How to Become: What is a career? While many people use the words “job” and “career” interchangeably, the two have very different meanings. Throughout your life, you may hold various jobs, perhaps starting when you are in high school or earlier. Typically, people pursue just one career. A career is a journey and something you will be committed to in the long term. It consists of different steps and, ideally, it is something that you feel is your calling. If you are a student ready to begin your higher education, or have held many different jobs and want to know how to make the switch to doing what you love, this career guide will be a great resource.
Career Search Sites:
Job Comet: Combines Glassdoor ratings and Forbes top business listings in order to make your job search easier and more efficient.
www.wowjobs.ca: WowJobs provides the largest job search in Canada. This mega search engine pulls from over 6000 job boards and allows you to navigate through 270,000 jobs and 1100 internships specifically in Canada.
Security-jobs.net: Search engine for easily looking up what jobs are available in the area you’re curious about; focus is on security job work.
LinkedIn: For a checklist of how to update your LinkedIn profile, click HERE.
Occupational Information Network: The Occupational Information Network – O*NETTM database takes the place of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) as the nation’s primary source of occupational information. The O*NET database will help students make informed decisions about education, training, career choices, and work. The O*NET Project is administered and sponsored by the US Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.
CareerBliss.com: This is a free career community that empowers job seekers with jobs, reviews, and salariess along with hundreds of great career advice articles.
Livecareer.com: A job board with thousands of jobs in every industry that give job-seekers opportunities for employment.
The Ladders – Find a job and insights you need to improve your career.
NAIA Career Center: In 2005, NAIA embarked on a new chapter by creating the Career Center, whose vision is to provide opportunities for our students and alumni so they can build successful careers while promoting our character building tenets throughout the workplace, as well as in sports.
Indeed.com: Search job sites, newspapers, associations, and company career pages in one fell swoop.
www.careerjet.com: Careerjet.com is a job search engine. In one simple search, Careerjet gives job seekers access to a huge selection of jobs that are sourced from various internet sites, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually.
Salary Tax Calculator: With this new tax calculator you will see how much tax is deducted from your salary and what amount is taken for state and federal taxes, social security, medicare etc.
Nurse.org: a directory of more than 3,000 hospitals, allowing nurses to see the inner workings of a hospital before they accept the job. Nurses review shift policies, management, nurse-to-patient ratio and more. They also offer a scholarship for healthcare students, the new application cycle starting in June.
CareersinPsychology.org: If you are looking to pursue a career in psychology or you want to know what type of education will prepare you for the job market.
jobGurus Canada: Hundreds of thousands of jobs from thousands of employer and career sites across Canada.