JOB SEARCH

O*Net Online, Occupational Outlook Handbook and the Bureau of Labor Statistics each offer a wealth of career information on numerous occupations including salary information, projected growth for that job and necessary education level, knowledge, skills and abilities.

JibberJobber helps you manage your relationships. It allows you to track who you have contacted and when you need to do so again. The basic memberships is free. Paying for the service offers additional features.

Quintcareers and JobHunt are useful for general career information, advice and plenty of resources.

If you live in Anne Arundel County, Maryland go to an Anne Arundel One Stop Career Center for free job search help. If you live anywhere else in the US, use this tool to search by zip code or city to find your local workforce development office for free job search assistance.

FREE ASSESSMENTS

These may not be scientifically validated but they are free and can be a starting point in your self assessment and career exploration.

To find your "temperament" you can use the Keirsey Temperment Sorter. This free assessment will suggest your temperament type and brief summary.

To find a Myers Briggs type code click on this link and then choose the Free Jung Typology Career Indicator. This free assessment will suggest your type and a brief explanation of what that means.

LINKEDIN

This document shares additional sources for learning more about using LinkedIn for job search and career management purposes.  Resources for learning more about LinkedIn

 

 

CAREER PROFESSIONALS


Interested in becoming a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)?

The following providers offer FCD classes:

In the New England area:
Programs run by Jim Peacock of Peak Careers

Virtually:
Programs run by Dr. Constance Jenkins Pritchard of The Pritchard Group

In the Mid-Atlantic region:

Programs run by the Workforce Excellence Group

Janet Wall offers online courses to career professionals for continuing education through CEUonestop


You can also find information about FCD training at the National Career Development Association

Later you must register with the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE) to become a GFCD.