Have you been laid off because of COVID-19? Do you know how to get started finding a new job?
Whether you are just starting in your career, want to change careers, or are trying to advance in your particular profession, you might feel stuck trying to find useful job search information and recourses online.
But you might not know about CareerOneStop!
This website is an excellent source for career exploration, training and jobs. It is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, making it a perfect example of your taxpayers’ dollars at work!
There are six primary sections on the CareerOneStop site, each with an enormous amount of information:
- Explore Careers: Various types of self-assessments, how to learn about careers, and how to plan your career.
- Find Training: Types of training, who will pay for your training.
- Job Search: Plan your job search, resumes and applications, networking, interviewing.
- Find Local Help: Employment and training programs, unemployment benefits.
- Toolkit: Skills, wages, industries.
- Resources: Information for specific situations such as entry-level, career changers, or older workers.
You will find comprehensive information about how they’ve organized the website and the best places to look for information on finding a job using the sitemap.
With my 20 years of experience as a resume writer and career coach, I am trained and experienced in identifying useful tools and resources for job seekers. CareerOneStop is just one example. If you’d like to discover more, I invite you to schedule a FREE call with me so we can discuss ways I can help you reach your next goals!