Select, Find and Prepare for Thousands of Specific Careers and Jobs - All On One Page
This page will take you through 5 steps to identify an occupation, find active job listings, prepare for a career in that field, and provide job-specific details and web resources. It starts with searching 77,308 specific jobs, and ends up providing details for any of several related general occupations.
Here is a quick 2-minute helper video.
Step 1: Enter a Keyword: Enter a keyword related to the job you wish to find. For example, if you are looking to establish a career as a Java Programmer, you might like to enter "programmer". This will identify (from a listing of over 58,000 specific jobs) all jobs that contain the word "programmer". You can enter in more than one word. For example, you can also enter "java programmer" to get more specific results.
Step 2: Select a Job: Based on the keyword you entered above, you will be presented with a listing of specific jobs. The list may be quite long. There are two ways you might like to use this list:
1) Filter - As you enter a word, you will filter (limit) the list of jobs below
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply browse the list of jobs. There may be many that you might never have considered. This may help you to discover jobs that might be of interest.
Once you have identified a job of interest, simply click on it.
Step 3: Find a Job: After you have selected a job in Step 2, you will see current jobs listings. You can change the location, distance from location and recency as you wish. Each of the listings will link to a current job opening.
Job listings (based on your criteria) can be sent daily to your inbox, so you always have access to the latest opportunities. Complete the short form to start - you can opt out anytime.
Step 4: Prepare For an Occupation: After you have selected a job (Step 2) you will be presented with a list of occupations that are related to your search term (Step 1). The links are directly related to the search term you identified at the top of the page. Specific jobs that are related to each occupation, based on the keyword(s) entered, are provided for clarity. The details may provide a pathway to your specific job goal, and help you to identify an appropriate career ladder.
*NOTE: It is possible that there may not be a career path identified for the specific search term you entered in Step 1. If this is the case, scroll up the page and type in a different search term.
Click on a link and you will gain access to detailed information to help you prepare for the job (and career in this field). Information includes:
Core and Supplemental Duties: Lists the worker-related tasks performed for the job.
General and Specific Work Activities: Summarizes the broad and more specific types of job behaviors related to the job.
Knowledge Required: Represents the necessary acquisition of facts and principles about types of information
Skills Required: Provides basic skills and cross-functional skills for a job.
Preparation Required: Provides a summary of the required experience and education for a job.
Educational Requirements: Detailed breakdown of the prior educational experience required to perform in a job.
Work Experience Required: Detailed breakdown of the prior work experience required to perform in a job.
Local Salary Information: Provides national and local salary ranges for the job.
Certifications: Provides government and private-sector certifications and/or credentials required for a job.
Professional Associations: Obtain professional associations that are associated with the job selected.
Job Listings: Active current job listings for the job(s) you selected, along with multiple similar job titles to explore.
Similar Job Titles (with links to jobs): Provides many job titles similar to the one chosen, along with current and active job listings.
Career Start: Provides links to the top 10 occupations with similar capabilities and interests (for starting a similar career)
Career Change: Provides links to the top 10 occupations with similar skills and Experience (for changing a career).
Step 5: Occupation-Specific Resources (detailed and constantly updated): Continue to scroll down the page and you will find tabs that will provide detailed (updated) links to information specific to the Occupation you selected. This information includes:
Videos: Provides a listing of video links related to this career. A great way to get a quick overview of the occupation.
Resumes: Sources for resume materials and techniques. This can help to get you started.
Job Description: Sources that provide job descriptions, which are vital to resume and interview preparation.
Interviews: Provides links that can help you to prepare for and successfully complete the job interview.
Step by Step: Provides links to resources that can help to organize the career search process.
LinkedIn: One of the best professional social media sites that provides links, opportunities, and networking specifically for careers and career development.