Occupational Information | cont. Student Support On-Line About Us Use any Internet accessible computer to look up Located on the beautiful northern coast of occupational information at the following web sites: California, College of the Redwoods has A Pocket Guide to O*Net http://online.onetcenter.org/ a proud history of high-quality education dedicated to student success. With a campus Career & Detailed analysis of careers, including scaled ratings of interests, abilities and knowledge in Eureka, and education centers in Crescent City and Fort Bragg, as well as sites in Hoopa, Job Search COLLEGE OF THE levels needed to work in selected occupations. Eureka Downtown , and Arcata, Redwoods Community College District is the sixth largest Resources REDWOODS California Occupational Guides community college district in California. www.calmis.ca.gov.htmlfile/subject/guide. It offers a wide variety of learning opportu- htm nities to serve the citizens of Humboldt, Del On-line occupational descriptions from the Norte, and Mendocino counties, awarding California Labor Market website A.A. and A.S. Degrees as well as certificates for vocational and professional development. California Labor Market Information It is a fully- accredited, two-year institution www.calmis.ca.gov/ offering transfer agreements with major Access wage and job outlook information by county, as well as the O*Net and Occupational four-year colleges and universities. Guides listed above. Contact Us Occupational Outlook Handbook www.bls.gov/oco/ Career Development & The U.S. Department of Labor’s standard Student Employment Center nationwide job profile reference volume. College of the Redwoods 7351 Tompkins Hill Road Eureka, CA 95501-9300 Job Search Resources hours 8am–6pm | m – th | fri til 4:30pm location admin bldg | upper level | rm ??? There are hundreds of job search resources phone 707.476.4159 available through the Internet — below are just email firstname.lastname@example.org a few. Use the Career Center’s |Links| page at the CR website for easy access to many more www. redwoods.edu/career helpful websites — let the Career Center site serve as your “virtual career center” at home. CalJOBS www.caljobs.ca.gov Excellent source of local job announcements, and by county throughout California MonsterTrak www.jobtrak.com Making a Difference Job listings nationwide listed according to www.redwoods.edu college majors College of the Redwoods does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, WinWay Resume Program* religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, color or disability in any of its programs or activities. College of the Redwoods is committed to providing An easy-to-use resume-writing program reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. Upon request with built-in customization options; choose this publication will be made available in alternate formats. the resume format and style you prefer to Printed by Communications & Marketing | Printing Services, College of the Redwoods | Design•Photos by L. Lozier-Hannon produce a professional finished product. CC/llh PocketGuide_Brochure.indd 01.09.09 * WinWay is not available on the Internet. Career Development & Student Employment Center Career Guidance Inventories International Personality Item Pool http://cac.psu.edu/~j5j/test/ipipneo1.htm Career inventories are now available on-line A newer version of a personality inventory as well as in the Career Center. Choose from that measures traits using the “Five Factor A Pocket Guide to Career Model”. Not a career test, but useful for its among the following questionnaires to help you and Job Search Resources organize information about your work prefer- evaluation of some important work skills. ences, and define matching educational goals Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator Changes are happening at a very fast rate in and career possibilities. www.9types.com/ Again, not specifically a career test, but the world of work. Perhaps now, more than suggests a basic personality orientation for ever, it is important that you have information Career Inventories at the Career Center each of us, which can be viewed in relation available about today’s job market, the type of Visit the Career Center to access the following to career possibilities. education and training needed for the work- career inventories (these are not available on-line): place, and how your interests and aptitudes The Choices Career System match up to career possibilities. That’s Occupational Information A comprehensive career guidance system that where the Career Development & Student cross-references results from three different One of the best ways to use your results to a career Employment Center comes in. The Center’s career assessments: interests, work values, inventory is to follow-up by gathering information career resources are available FREE of charge and work skills. Choices provide many about occupations. Use any one of the occupational to community members as well as students. A options for building your personal list of information sources listed here to explore careers staff person is available to help you begin your career possibilities. compatible with your results. exploration using the following resources: The Eureka System A career inventory is a questionnaire that This multi-faceted career resource includes At the Career Center can help you explore new career possibili- Occ-U-Sort, a brief 36-item questionnaire that Visit the Career Center for quick and easy access to ties. Our self-guided inventories can help matches career possibilities to your selected work occupational information. The systems below are you discover career choices that are preferences; and MicroSkills IV, a skills sorter. compatible with your needs and attributes. not Internet accessible. The latest occupational information to help Both The Eureka System and The Choices Career On-line Career Inventories you explore new career directions — System are excellent sources of occupational wages, future employment outlook, skills Use any Internet accessible computer — at home, information, including job duties, outlook needed, and advancement opportunities. the library, or the Career Center — to take the etc. Of special interest to those planning for Help with choosing the right education following career inventories: education and training: Eureka includes a and training programs needed for entry database of schools, showing which schools into the career of your choice - and info on Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential offer particular majors or training programs, where training programs are located. www.assessment.com/ school locations, and a general description of Assess the strength of your motivations, and different educational programs. Check out our website for links to what makes you want to work. additional information sources. CareerZone All units in our computer bank are fully “ www.nycareerzone.org/ Internet accessible for advanced research. Assess your career potential using the “6 occupational types” system developed by John Holland, and explore occupations Changes are happening compatible with your interests at a very fast rate in the world of work. “ Keirsey Temperament & Character Web Site www.keirsey.com/ Determine your temperament type and how it can affect your career satisfaction.
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