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Select, Find and Prepare for a Different Career and Job - Career Changer's Portal All On One Page



7 Steps to Use This Page: 1) enter your current (or recent) job (keyword); 2) select your current (recent) job title; 3) select from a listing of matching careers; 4) select from a listing of related careers; 5) browse active job listings; 6) prepare for the career chosen; and 7) explore web resources specific to the career chosen.

This page will take you through 7 steps to: 1) enter your current (or recent) job (keyword); 2) select your current (recent) job title; 3) select from a listing of matching careers; 4) select from a listing of related careers; 5) browse active job listings; 6) prepare for the career chosen; and 7) explore web resources specific to the career chosen. It starts with searching 55,094 specific job titles, and ends up providing active job listings and details for any of several related careers and jobs.

Step 1: Enter a Keyword: Enter a keyword related to the job you currently (recently) have (had). For example, if you are a Java Programmer, you might like to enter "programmer". This will identify (from a listing of over 55,094 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 Your Current (Recent) Job Title: Based on the keyword you entered above, you will be presented with a listing of specific job titles. The list may be quite long. The list may contain job titles that you did not intend. For example, if you are looking for a job title with "art" and you enter the 3 letters "art" in the search box, you will see results for all job titles that contain the 3 letters "art" (department, etc.). On the other hand, if you enter the 4 characters " art" then results will contain job titles that start with the 3 characters "art" (artist, etc.). Additionally, if you enter the 5 charaters " art " then results will only contain job titles that contain the word "art" (art).
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 job titles below
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply browse the list of job titles to identify the appropriate one.

Step 3: Select a Matching Career: After you select your current (recent) job title, you will see a list of matching careers. Job titles often can be related to various careers (industries and functions), so please select the career that is a best match to what you do (or recently did).

Step 4: Select From a Listing of Related Careers: After you select your current (recent) career, you will be presented with a list of related careers. This offers you the opportunity to identify careers that have some similarities to your current (recent) job title. Your past qualifications and experience might facilitate a smooth lateral move to one of these careers. Select one for detailed information to follow on the page.

Step 5: Find a Job: After you have selected a career in Step 4, you will see current jobs listings. You can change the location, distance from location and recency as desired. Each of the listings will link to a current job opening. You also have the option to have job listings (based on your criteria) to be emailed 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 6: Prepare For the Chosen Career: After you have selected a career (Step 4) you will be presented with detailed information to help you prepare for the career (and jobs 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.
Related Careers to Consider: Lists up to 20 careers that might be of interest to you (related to your Step 4 choice - what they do, what they know, and what they're called), ranked by best fit.

Step 7: Career-Specific Web 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.


Step 1 of 7: Enter a keyword

This page will take you through 7 steps to: 1) enter your current (or recent) job (keyword); 2) select your current (recent) job title; 3) select from a listing of matching careers; 4) select from a listing of related careers; 5) browse active job listings; 6) prepare for the career chosen; and 7) explore web resources specific to the career chosen. It starts with searching 55,094 specific job titles, and ends up providing active job listings and details for any of several related careers and jobs.

   


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