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Occupational Outlook Handbook and CareerOneStop: How to use it

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a fantastic resource from the U.S. Department of Labor. OOH offers information for students, researchers, and career searchers. Career One Stop also provides great information. This guide will introduce these tools.

Intro to CareerOneStop

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Career One Stop provides simplified career information that helps job seekers, students, workers, researchers, and employers in the new economy. It is a powerful source for career exploration, training, and jobs.

Here's a quick video overview of all the resources CareerOneStop offers.

Cover letters, resumes, and salary negotiation

There’s an extensive collection of advice on resumes, cover letters, and all the documents related to landing your dream job. 

Career Assessments

There are several tools that allow you to discover which job may be a perfect fit. Career assessment is a way to learn more about how various careers might suit you. To begin, choose "Explore Careers" at the top left.



The assessments in CareerOneStop focus on specific areas, such as skills, interests, or values. The video below will give you a brief overview of these tools.

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