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March 29, 2004: CareerOneStop
The CareerOneStop portal is a powerful suite of tools that includes America’s Job Bank (AJB), America’s Career InfoNet, and America’s Service Locator. According to the site, “each product offers a unique solution to the overwhelming demands of today’s labor market from the perspective of the job seeker, the employer, and the public workforce community.”
The portal offers resources for job-seekers/workers, business/human resource professionals, students/learners, and workforce professionals.
CareerOneStop offers access to sites such as Workforce Tools of The Trade, GovBenefits, Career Voyages, National Business Partnership, DisabilityInfo.gov, O*NET OnLine, GetTech.org, Advanced Learning Technology Resource Center.
Information is available on the general employment outlook, wages and trends what it takes to do various jobs, state information, jobs and employers, and extensive career tools, including an Employability Checkup, Employability Profile, section on licensed occupations, a Certification Finder, Employer Locator, Employer Report, Job Description Writer, Skills Profiler, Financial Aid Advisor, Scholarship Search, career exploration section, a Reading Room, and a Resume Tutorial.
The Career Resource Library provides a set of links to other useful Web sites.
You can also search for jobs and post your resume through the CareerOneStop portal.
CareerOneStop, along with the National Toll-Free Helpline (1-877-US-2JOBS) and the local One-Stop Career Centers in each state, combine to provide a wide range of workforce assistance and resources.
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