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CareerOneStop's new website helps laid-off workers and other career changers find new occupations to explore, based on transferable skills they've gained in past jobs.
  • Enter the name of a current or previous job. and get a list of occupations related to current or previous experience by O*NET skill, knowledge, and ability attributes.

  • Quickly compare the list of potential occupations.. The matched occupations are displayed in a chart with salary information, education requirements, and number of local job listings.

  • Get local information. Users can enter their state or ZIP code to see local salary and job listing data.

  • Find occupation details. Users can click on an occupation to view details including description, tasks, tools and technology, and more.

  • View a skills comparison. Users can compare any of the potential matches to their previous job in more detail. A page of side-by-side charts and data provides an overview comparison of skills and knowledge, salary, education, and more.

  • View and apply for jobs in their local area. For any occupation, users can get a list of job listings in their local area (i.e. state or ZIP code) and click directly through to the hiring company's website.

  • Locate local training programs. From any occupation, users can click to view information for short- and long-term training programs at community colleges, four-year colleges, and other schools. Users can find programs by state or ZIP code.

  • Find related licenses, certifications, and apprenticeship programs. Details on occupational licenses, certifications, and apprenticeship programs are also easily accessed from any selected occupation.

  • Quick access to help. Users can link to step-by-step
    explanations of each page and brief instructional videos
    throughout the site.
Visit CareerOneStop.org for More Resources to Help Laid-off Workers :
  • CareerOneStop helps individuals explore career opportunities to make informed employment and education choices. The website features user-friendly occupation and industry information, salary data, career videos, education resources, career exploration assistance, and other resources. CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.

  • Worker ReEmployment provides employment, training, and financial assistance for laid-off workers. Includes resources for getting immediate help with unemployment insurance, healthcare, and other financial needs; job searching and resume tips; changing careers and understanding transferable skills; and upgrading skills through education and training.
  • America's Service Locator connects individuals to employment and training opportunities available at local One- Stop Career Centers. The website provides contact information for a range of local work-related services, including unemployment benefits, career development, educational opportunities, and libraries.

  • Green Careers includes occupation details about green jobs, skills, and training. Users can find the answers to questions such as "Where are training programs in my local area that can help me land a green job?" and "Which green careers are expected to grow the fastest how much do they pay?"

  • Education + Training offers resources on the many varieties of workforce credentials, including certificate programs, certifications, occupational licenses, academic degrees, and apprenticeships. Several easy-to-use locator tools allow users to find programs in their local area. Try the Short-Term Training Finder, the Education and Training Finder, the Certification Finder, and other tools at
    www.CareerOneStop.org/EducationTraining.
More from the U.S. Department of Labor :
  • O*NET OnLine (Occupational Information Network) serves as the nation's primary source of occupational skills and competency information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.

  • Toll-Free Help Line Call 1.877.US2.JOBS (1.877.872.5627 or TTY: 1.877.889.5627) for information about career services for workers and employers, laid-off worker assistance, and the location of One-Stop Career Centers.
  • Workforce3 One is an online library of resources to help workforce leaders and frontline staff meet the employment and training needs of their communities. Users can share best practices; access virtual training, tools, and resources; and join online communities to connect to experts and peers.
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