Easy-to-follow video tutorials help you learn software, creative, and business skills.Become a member
There are some great resources available on the web for exploring roles and opportunities. First, the Occupational Outlook Handbook is a great resource if you already have an idea out of job titles or specific areas of interest. Published online by the U.S. Government, the handbook will tell you what you'll need for training and education and how much you can expect to earn in the U.S. market. It also indicates future job prospects in the field and describes what skills you'd use daily.
You can search for specific occupations or you can just explore by following the occupation group links on the page. If you're not sure what roles you might be interested in exploring, but know the skills you'd like to use, LinkedIn can be a great resource. By using the Advanced People Search you can enter preferred skills into the Keywords search and then explore the companies, industries, and individual profiles of people using those same skills. If you have a specific interest, WetFeet.com offers guides for sale to a variety of roles.
These guides will give you trends in the field, typical career paths, and lifestyle information. Vault.com also offers similar information through a subscription-based service. Again, as discussed in the Career Assessment section CareerLeader and Holland's Self-Directed Search will point you to potential functional roles that you may want to consider. As a reminder there is a fee associated with both assessments. CareerLeader is focused on business roles while Holland is a broader assessment.
Once you've identify roles that interest you, fill in the section on your Career Options page. Next, we'll explore industries, in which you can perform these roles.
Get unlimited access to all courses for just $25/month.Become a member
82 Video lessons · 74435 Viewers
80 Video lessons · 129686 Viewers
52 Video lessons · 63918 Viewers
59 Video lessons · 49712 Viewers
Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.
Search within course videos and transcripts, and jump right to the results.
Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.
Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.
Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.
Your file was successfully uploaded.