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JOB SEEKER RESOURCES

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SKILL ASSESSMENTS

Career Actions Resources

Self-Assessments for job search and reemployment planning.

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Career Index

Career Information, job information, information choice made simple powerful, real-world career information for better choices at the Career index.

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Career Onestop

Education and training; salary and benefits; resumes and interviews; veterans reemployment; students and career advisors; salary information; job search and job seekers.

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Career Voyages

Designed to provide information on high growth, in-demand occupations along with the skills and education needed to attain those jobs: High Growth Industries/ In-Demand Occupations/ Career Guidance / Four-Year Colleges.

Do your research

Dream it Do it Skill Profiler

Explore, ready, train, assess and employ. Learn about yourself; the employment options available to and the training that will prepare you for them.

Get prepared

Job Source for Seniors

Get help defining your skills, getting your training, community college, and finding a job.

Get Ready for your next job

Occupational Outlook Handbook

For hundreds of different types of jobs the Occupational Outlook Handbook explains the nature of the work/training/ education/earnings/job prospects/working conditions.

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*Net Online

Find occupations: career cluster; quick search; skills search; advanced search; interests; job zone and bright outlook.

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Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments

For anyone who needs to improve their basic digital literacy skills, the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments are tools for individuals to identify areas of strength and areas needing employment.

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CAREER SEARCH TOOLS

Virginia Workforce Connection

Your virtual doorway to employment and labor market information in Virginia.

Open the door

Virginia Employment Commission

the VEC’s database of job postings and resources.

Find a job

CareerConnection

A local career search engine offered by local news outlet and online portal supplier that focuses on the Hampton Roads area.

Start your search

Career Builder

CareerBuilder.com contains a Job Recommendation Engine in addition to the typical search system.

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Monster

Monster has innovative systems to help you prepare. Try a Virtual Interview and get expert advice and etiquette tips — all to help you prepare for the big day.

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NationJob

NationJob Network offers job search, careers, employment, and resume services for job seekers.

Link up

Indeed

Search millions of jobs from thousands of job sites. Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages on Indeed.

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USAJOBS

The US Government’s official site for jobs and employment information provided by the United States Office of Personnel Management.

Search USAJOBS

PATHWAYS at USAjobs.com

If you’re a current student or recent graduate, you may be eligible for federal internships and job opportunities through the Pathways and other student programs.

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Career One Stop

Are you looking for your dream job? Post your resume or set up an automated job search. Search through Career One Stop’s database of over one million jobs nationwide.

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CAREER EXPLORATION

Virginia Employment Commission

-the VEC’s database of job postings and resources.

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mySkills myFuture

This site helps laid-off workers and other career changers find new occupations to explore. Users can identify occupations that require skills and knowledge similar to their current or previous job, learn more about these suggested matches, locate local training programs, and/or apply for jobs.

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Virginia Peninsula Career Pathways

This is a free career resource tool built by the Peninsula Council for Workforce Development to assist individuals in finding information about careers in the Advanced Manufacturing industry on the Peninsula.

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The Occupational Outlook Handbook

This tool tells you: the training and education needed; earnings; expected job prospects; what workers do on the job; and working conditions for hundreds of jobs.

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O*NET

This resource provides information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.

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Careers in the Military

There are literally thousands of careers in the Military. Here they are categorized to help you decide the type that’s right for you.

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VETERAN AND MILITARY

Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Connects Virginia’s veterans and their families to Federal and state benefits, support, quality care and recognition they have earned.

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My Next Move

Whether you know exactly what you want to do next or you are just beginning to think about it, this tool can help you.

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O*NET Online

This tool has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

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Post 9/11 GI Bill

Find out more about the GI Bill and the benefits that you may be eligible to receive.

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Virginia Values Veterans

Learn how to leverage your unique skillsets to your advantage.

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Marine For Life Network

M4L connects transitioning Marines and their family members to education resources, employment opportunities, and other Veterans services that aid in their career and life goals outside of military service.

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EMPLOYER RESOURCES

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Virginia Community Profile for: 
Greater Peninsula

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Virginia Community Profile for: Virginia Beach – Norfolk – Newport News

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Virginia Community Profile for: Statewide

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OTHER COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Greater Peninsula Virginia is a great place to live and work. The following information is provided as a service to our citizens, and to those individuals and businesses that are considering locating in the area. If you know of a community resource that should be included in this list, please contact us.

PARTNERS

STRATEGIC PARTNERS

We utilize regional and local partnerships to meet the needs of employers and job seekers.

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EDUCATION PARTNERS

We have some of the best educational institutions in the nation where you can receive a world-class education.

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Departments of Social Services

Promotes the well-being of children and families statewide (TANF, SNAP, foster care and adoption, medical assistance, EITC, apply for benefits, and find your local department).

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MyChildSupport

Portal that provides child support services for parents/guardians, and employers.

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PUBLIC DOCUMENTS

View organizational information such as meeting minutes, board documents, and other downloads here.

Board & Public Documents
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LABOR MARKET INFORMATION

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