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Sites to Research Careers
It is important to research career and occupation titles that look interesting to you and best match your personality, interests, skills, values and lifestyle requirements. To find out what these careers actually entail, check out a few of the sites below to get familiar with the requirements and training essential for success in a certain field or occupation.
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California Career Zone
Take personalized career assessments and get matched with an occupation(s). Dependent on your time, there are quick assessments and for example, the 'Interest Profiler' which goes more in depth.
Access hundreds of Career Videos from professionals in the ' business'. Click on logo above to create a new account and use your VCCCD student email. You'll then be redirected to enter your Membership Code to get Access: Membership Code: VC2019.
Sites to Research Industries
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Want the facts? The OOH measures labor market activity and provides information on hundreds of careers. The U.S. Department of Labor- Bureau of Labor Statistic’s is the 'industry' standard.
California Occupational Guides
Find labor market information specifically for jobs in California (The CA version of OOH).
Glassdoor.com gives you a free look at company salaries, reviews and interview questions at over 27,000 companies.
America's Career Infonet
Find information regarding Occupation Profiles, Fastest-Growing, Most Openings, Largest Employment, Declining Employment, Highest-Paying, & Employment Trends by Industry and Occupation.