Career Research

Good career decisions are based on accurate occupational information. These resources can help in researching the job market: 


 Occupational Outlook Handbook coverOccupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) provides accurate and current information about hundreds of specific jobs, included educational level, skills, work  environments, salary, and labor market trends.

 

 

 O*Net logoO*NET can help you connect your interests, skills, and abilities to careers that have the same attributes. This resource also has salary and labor market  information, which can be narrowed down by state and metropolitan area. You can also use your theme codes from the Strong Interest inventory to find potential careers of interest..

 

What Can I Do With This Major logo

What Can I Do With This Major? This resource helps connect your degree or major with typical career fields. Learn about the types of industries that hire people with your degree, and strategies to make yourself more marketable. 


 

Skillful logoSkillful is a new skills-based online platform that values people’s skills, not just degrees, and supports lifelong learning in today’s rapidly changing economy. Job seekers can now use Skillful to connect to employers with well-paying jobs and educators who can help them acquire new skills and advance their careers.

 

LinkedinJobs Logo.pngLeverage the world’s largest professional network to build relationships and connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Jobs to harness the power of your network to uncover insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search.

Glassdoor logoGlassdoor is completely free, and allows students to look for jobs, research companies, review interview insights, and locate salary data without having to create an account. Search millions of jobs by job title, location and more. Job listings include company ratings, reviews, and instantly see the full job description. Save jobs while searching, and set up job alerts to get new, relevant jobs sent to your inbox. View their brochure.

Virtual Job Shadow logoExplore hundreds of engaging day-in-the-life job shadowing videos of real people in real jobs with VirtualJobShadow.com's interactive career exploration today! Talk with an ACC Career Staff member to learn how you can get access.