Helpful Links

Career Calculator – A free online tool created by KentuckianaWorks that lets users search local job and education information by Occupation, Major, and Income.

Career Management News from the Wall Street Journal – Articles on the economic and financial aspects of job retention, job searching, unemployment and more. Also provides links to job postings for executive and $100,000+ positions.

The Career Gateway – The Career Gateway offers access to online tools, resources, and leads that help you be more successful in finding and securing employment. The Career Gateway is a program of JFCS Career Services.

Career Guide to Industries – An online publication of the Bureau of Labor Statistics that tracks labor and economic trends for a variety of industries. As a companion to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (see below), it relates industry trends to specific occupations.

Career One Stop – A service of the Department of Labor, which provides tips on job searching, resume writing and interviewing; a guide to educational, apprenticeship, certification and training opportunities for veterans, students and the unemployed; and resources, such as skills and interest assessments,  for those researching a new career path.

Green Career Guide – This site provides listings of educational and training opportunities, job openings and career trends in the emerging green economy.

Indiana Department of Workforce Development – The Indiana Department of Workforce Development serves the worker and the employer to ensure workplace success. DWD is committed to innovating and invigorating Indiana’s economic future.

Job Hunters Bible – The official online companion to Dick Bolles’ “What Color Is Your Parachute?”, a popular job search handbook. It offers an introduction to internet job searching for those with little internet experience.

Kentucky Personnel Cabinet – Information from the Personnel Cabinet including job openings, benefits, employment services, and an on-line application process.

Money Matters
Learn how to recognize common scams. Topics include jobs, services, products, and offers. This website was created by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency.

Occupational Outlook Handbook – An online publication from the Bureau of Labor Statistics providing informative entries for hundreds of occupations. Each entry includes the requisite education and training, occupational and industry forecasts, work description, and working conditions. Also, consult companion Career Guide to Industries (see above).

The Riley Guide – A simple but comprehensive collection of resources for both employers and prospective employees. The site includes web links, articles and practical advice on resumes and cover letters, job searching, negotiating salary and benefits, networking and recruiting, and more.