Department of Workforce Development
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Career Resources For Consumers &
Staff; Resources to Help Answer the Question: "What are my options?"
A site established and maintained by NACE (National Association of Colleges and
Employers). Aimed primarily at college students and graduates. Focus is on career
planning. Provides a listing of various types of searchable resources found on this site.
- Career Planning Process
This is a site developed by the Career Center at Bowling Green State University. It is
based on a multi-stage Career Planning Process designed to encourage individuals engaged
in the career planning process to explore and gather information which enables them to
synthesize, gain competencies, make decisions, set goals and take action.
This is a career exploration site with a unique twist. It is a site which covers
"the personal side of work, because we believe that a good fit between your interests
and your chosen field is the number one correlation for your success". The site
consists of a collection of profiles prepared by people actually employed in a wide range
of occupations. The profiles provide the reader with the views of the persons
creating the profiles on such things as the rewards of their job; the stressful parts of
the job; the basic skills the job demands; challenges of the future; and advice on
entering the field. The profiles can be searched by category, a specific job title
- Jobs Being Done by
People Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired
This is part of a website maintained by the American Foundation for the Blind. It is
a partial list of jobs held by persons who are blind or visually impaired and enrolled in
the American Foundation for the Blind's Career Technology Bank. While the listing of jobs
is not considered to be all inclusive, it can provide consumers and DVR staff with ideas
of some occupations blind or visually impaired persons are working in today.
- Dictionary of
Occupational Titles (DOT) Index
This Site contains an alphabetical index of occupations in the DOT which can be searched
to find the DOT number of any occupation. There is, however, no further detailed
information concerning the occupation available at this site.
-- The Occupational
O*NET, the Occupational Information Network, is a comprehensive database of worker
attributes and job characteristics. It is the replacement for the Dictionary of
WorkNet/Labor Market Information
This is the labor market information site for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce
Development. It is the best available source of a wide variety of labor market information
concerning trends and outlooks for the State of Wisconsin.
County Workforce Profiles of
This is a link to individual labor market issues and trends profiles for each of the
72 counties in Wisconsin. These profiles include narrative, tables, and charts that
respond to the most frequently requested labor market information. Information is included
on topics such as county population; largest industries and employers; industry change;
commuting patterns; wages; and income.
On-line application for financial aid. This electronic application reportedly takes
only about two weeks for response.
This site has the user complete a questionnaire and then uses the answers to match against
a list of scholarships to identify scholarships for which the user may qualify.
Instructions are provided on applying for identified scholarships.
- Scholarship Web Sites
This web page has links for several scholarship opportunities available
on the Internet.