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October 22, 2001: Internet Career Connection
The Internet Career Connection [ICC] is a service of Gonyea & Associates, Inc., a Florida corporation owned and managed by Jim and Pam Gonyea. Gonyea & Associates opened the ICC on the Web in 1994 as a means of providing career information and guidance to individuals nationwide who were not members of AOL (they had had a career guidance service on AOL since 1989). The ICC’s mission statement notes that “the ICC was developed with two objectives in mind: FIRST… To help job seekers and career planners advance their careers and achieve higher levels of success by providing them with a means of ‘connecting’ with career information, career guidance, professional contacts, and career opportunities. SECOND… To help companies, organizations, and individuals achieve their business goals by providing them with an online forum from which they can publish information about their human-resource needs, business services and products, and business opportunities.”
The site features a Business & Personal Services Directory, a Businesses For Sale database, Career Bookstore, Career & Employment Website database, Career Advice Articles, Career Coaches & Mentors database, Career Focus 2000 Interest Inventory (an online interest inventory to identify your interests and occupations that match), a database of Career Guidance Professionals & Services, Company Profiles, Electronic Resume Distribution, a database of Franchise Opportunities, job listings in the areas of Government, International, State Government, USA; ICC Customer Services Survey, Industry Profiles, a database of Internship & Volunteer Opportunities, Jobs of the Future, Occupational Descriptions & Profiles, a database of Recruiters & Placement Agencies, a Training Programs database, Working From Home Directory, and a Worldwide Resume Bank.
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