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Careers and Employment

Resources to help professionals in researching information about employment, career choices, career and employment counseling, resume writing, and interviewing skills.

Welcome to the Career Planning Guide

This guide is designed to help you explore careers and prepare for success. This companion guide provides additional information to help you navigate your career path. Learn more about 

Find Career Information Online

The Occupational Outlook Handbook 

The U.S. Government's official publication for career prospects. Search by keyword, type of occupation (service, construction, sales, etc.) or by index. It also offers information on hot jobs, earnings, and links to relevant associations. Published by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Career One Stop

Explore careers, find training, and search for jobs aggregated from a variety of other sites.  Use this portal to find trends in wage and employment data, check education and skills requirements for specific fields, and compare state profiles. Includes a Veterans Job Finder.  Published by the US Department of Labor.

O*Net Online

Use this site for specific lists of the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) necessary for success in a wide variety of career fields. The site also features Crosswalks, a guide for matching military and civilian job skills. Published by the US Department of Labor.

Job and Career Accelerator

Job and Career Accelerator

Job and Career Accelerator via JerseyClicks.org

Job & Career Accelerator provides a comprehensive collection of online job and career-related tools.  Find, prepare for, apply to, and get hired into your ideal position. 

New Jersey residents with a public library card can access JerseyClicks databases, as well as locally licensed content, from their local public library's website. Contact your local public library with questions. 

Find Personalized Support

Get one-on-one assistance from your local One Stop Career Center
One Stop Career Centers are currently offering virtual services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can complete this form to get more information about specific services for your individual needs.

New Jersey Career Services

New Jersey Career Services (NJ Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development)

This site provides resources for your job search as well as tools and support for various stages of the hiring process. Specialized resources are also provided for displaced homemakers, individuals with disabilities, returning citizens, and veterans.

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