Find out what things you like and do well. Pick a career or job that fits your interests.
These career guidance resources can help you make that important decision.
Career Information Center
(Ref 331.702 CAREER INFOR)
Provides vocational guidance grouped according to occupational area. Latest
edition available electronically via the Virtual Reference
Encyclopedia of Careers
and Vocational Guidance
(Ref 331.702 ENCYCLOPED)
One of the best career and vocational guides available. It has general chapters
on career preparation, finding a job, applying for a job, what to do when you’re
hired, plus descriptions of careers in 91 occupational fields.
Mapping your Future
A guided tour to choosing a career, from identifying skills and interests to occupations, career goals, school selection, and more.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
(Ref and Nonfiction331.7 UNITED STATES)
Describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education
needed, earnings, and expected job prospects for approximately 250 occupations.
Also available at http://www.bls.gov/oco
O*Net Dictionary of Occupational
(Ref 331.7 O*Net)
Provides brief descriptions of approximately 20,000 different occupations.
What Color is Your Parachute?
(Nonfiction 331.128 BOLLES)
For nearly 30 years, this title has been the guiding light for those in pursuit
of satisfying and fulfilling employment. The latest edition has been completely
revised and rewritten and is designed to work in conjunction with the book's Web
site at http://www.JobHuntersBible.com