Career Exploration

  • Career One Stop: 

    This is an extensive resource sponsored by the United States   Department of Labor.  It’s a great source for career exploration, searching for jobs and researching job training.  The tools include self-assessments, career profiles, career videos as well as career planning.  A great tool for students and adults!

     

    Career Zone:

    Sponsored by the NYS Department of Labor, this site utilizes an interest inventory based on Dr. John Holland’s RIASEC model.  It is an excellent place to explore careers related to your strengths, skills, and talents.

     

    Occupational Outlook Handbook:

    This handbook can be found on the United States Department of Labor website.  Information on occupational groups, job salaries, projections for the fastest growing jobs and more can be easily accessed when exploring the Occupational Outlook site.

     

    The Keirsey Temperament Sorter:

    The Keirsey Temperament Sorter, Second Edition, is a short personality type indicator that provides a code with a short explanation.  It can help you understand how you react and interact with others, as well as suggest some broad occupational areas for your consideration.  The basic indicator test is free, however, you can receive a more detailed report for a cost.