Wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, state by state labor market conditions, and millions of employer contacts nationwide.
Career Guide to Industries
This website tells you about dozens of different kinds of industries such as educational services, health care, motor vehicle and parts manufacturing. You can learn about occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings, expected job prospects and working conditions.
Post a job, search for a job, get resume assistance. From the Wall Street Journal.
Ohio Labor Market Information from the Ohio Job & Family Services, Office of Workforce Development
Provides up-to-date career & occupational information, including educational & training requirements, occupational wages, job outlook, industries in which the employment of each occupation is concentrated, & the names of related companies for job leads.
Occupational Outlook Handbook Online
Provided by the U.S. Department of Labor this online handbook describes hundreds of different types of jobs.
What do you like? Exploring career information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Explore career options by type of job: reading, math, helping people, music, sports, law, science, nature, computers, social studies, arts, building and fixing things, etc.
Cuyahoga County Public Library provides a large guide to web sites with career information, labor market data, salary info, jobs in government, non-profits, education, medical field, and jobs in Ohio.
Dictionary of Occupational Titles Index
Alphabetical index to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) revised fourth edition, as supplied electronically by the U.S. Dept. of Labor.
Employment and Career Services at Lorain County Community College (LCCC)
Free Services for Students and Lorain County Residents - Jobs Club Support Group - Free Workshops and assistance in developing resumes.
A collection of agencies and organizations that have joined forces to deliver a seamless system of employment, training and community services to Lorain County residents.
Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.
Link Up Job Search Engine
Collects job listings from sources such as company websites.
Ohio Pension Rights Office
The Ohio Pension Rights Office provides free legal assistance to people who have questions about their pension 401(k), or other retirement plan. The Mid-America Pension Rights Project serves Ohioans by: * Helping them challenge denials and correct miscalculations of retirement benefits; * Tracking down retirement benefits from past employers; * Answering questions about the impact of complex laws and plan provisions of benefits; and * Providing referrals to lawyers, actuaries and other pension professionals.
Resumes and Cover Letters
Best Sample Resume
Dozens of sample resumes are provided.
Jobstar Resume Guide
Provides lots of information on resumes and cover letters as well as information for Spanish speakers, recent graduates and first job seekers.
Resumes That Get You Hired and Goof Proof Cover Letters are free ebooks to download to your computer from the Learning Express Library website. Register for a free account and you can take advantage of the these ebooks as well as free online courses called Creating a Great Resume and Creating a Great Cover Letter.
Writing a Cover Letter
These resources will help you understand what a cover letter is and to write a successful cover letter.
Writing a Resume
Purdue University's website provides an online writing lab (OWL). One of the OWL features is a resource page that helps you write a professional looking resume.
Best Websites for Older Jobseekers
Whether you're looking to grow in your current career or embark on a new path in your middle years -- or later -- these resources will help you achieve your late-life goals.
Job & Career Accelerator - Available Through The Learning Express Library Website
Job & Career Accelerator combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. With this innovative job-hunting system, you can: Explore detailed information on over 1,000 different occupations; match your interests and skills with the career that is best for you; search over five million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings; create professional resumes and cover letters; practice and master interviewing skills; and get invaluable tips and advice every step of the way from your initial search to accepting an offer.
Ohio Means Jobs
The Ohio Department of Development has created a PowerPoint presentation offering step-by-step instructions on how to register and post a resume on OhioMeansJobs.com, a place for Ohioans to post their resumes and search jobs.