INFORMATION ABOUT SPECIFIC JOBS AND CAREERS
- California CareerZone - Explore jobs and occupations in California; includes interest inventories, job descriptions, and industry sector outlooks
- California Occupational Guides - Information about duties, working conditions, training, and employment outlook for about 300 occupations
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - Database of specific occupations from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics searchable by keywords
- JobStar Career Guides - Career information by job category
- Collegeboard Career Browser - Search by college major and career categories
- Government Job Information - Links to information on all kinds of government jobs
- Life Works from the National Institute of Health - Interactive career exploration web site for students that allows users to browse for information on more than 100 medical science and health careers by title, education required, interest area, or median salary. The Career Finder can be used to generate a customized list of careers especially suited for users' skills and interests.
- OC Careers.com - Explore jobs/careers in a variety of pathways; locate a training program in a particular field at a local community college. Also includes additional tools to explore interests and opportunities.
- Bridges - Subscription web-based resource for college/career planning. Can be accessed from anywhere using a school ID and password at http://www.access.bridges.com each BBHS/MVHS high school has a subscription and unique ID name 1220965 and password Y7c7j6G9
WRITING A RESUME
- Writing an effective resume - tips and guidelines for writing your resume
- Online Writing Lab for Resumes - handy guide from Purdue University
- Monster.com's Resume Guide - includes sample resumes, cover letters, and resume makeovers
- JobStar Resume Guide - includes different styles of resumes and information on electronic resumes
SURVIVING AN INTERVIEW
- Yahoo! Hot Jobs Interview Center - Tips on how to prepare, what to wear and how to handle tough questions.
RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE WORKPLACE
- FindLaw's Employee Rights Center - Outlines rights involved in finding a job, wages and benefits, losing a job, and more.
- Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Employees - Includes information on discrimination, sexual harassment, fair pay and time off, workplace health and safety, and privacy issues.
STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS
MILITARY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
- MyFuture-Military Service - General information about military career opportunities
- Air Force Recruitment
- Army Recruitment
- Marine Recruitment
- Navy Recruitment
ADDITIONAL CAREER RESOURCES
- America's Job Bank - Data base of available jobs searchable by type and region
- Cal Jobs - California State site to link employers with job seekers
- Career Builder - Find jobs, post a resume, and access advice and resources.
- Career Planning at About.com - Provides many links to job- and career-related issues
- JobSmart - Includes resume writing, salaries, career guides, counseling, and more
- Monster.Com - Monster resource of career info on the web
- Orange County One Stop Centers - Links to local OC One Stop Centers which provide labor market information, job skills links, career and education counseling and more.
- State of California Labor Market Info Career Center - California's Employment Development Department website offers a wealth of programs and information to help you research career paths, salary and wage trends, job training opportunities, and search for job openings via the Internet.
- U.S. News World Report Work Career Information - Provides articles, hot job tracks, and career planning resources
- Salary.com - provides information about salary ranges for a wide variety of jobs and professions for specific geographical locations (so you can find out what a computer network administrator would make in Orange County, CA vs. another U.S. location). The site also offers salary news, job information, and salary advice from experts.