National Resources

Career One Stop – is another source for employment information and inspiration.  This site can help you with Job search; Cover letter; and Resume

Career Training – the American School of Technology’s website can help you to take your first step to understand what trade or technical schools can offer.

Career Web Portals:  Writing and posting a resume, searching for jobs, and gaining career advice is easier now with the use of the below career websites.

Cover Letter – is a website full of cover letter examples so you can write the best cover letter for your resume.

Education World – Job Search Resources – specializes in providing links to education sources on the Web.

Ideal List – they connect idealists with opportunities for action.

my Footpath – is to provide you with thoughts, advice, and experience on how best to find your footpath, and navigate all the twists and turns in the journey we call “life.”

My Future – figures out what’s next.

The National Career Development Association (NCDA) – provides professional development, publications, standards, and advocacy to practitioners and educators who inspire and empower individuals to achieve their career and life goals.

National Guard – learn specialized career skills and become a future leader. The National Guard offers more than 150 jobs in a variety of enlisted career fields.

O*Net Online – is a great resource that provides details about careers. Within O*Net Online is a great site called My Next Move which is simple and easy to navigate. It will take you to different types of jobs to see what your student would need to succeed!

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) – is a federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service through its core programs — Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and the Social Innovation Fund.

The Muse – is your ultimate career destination offering exciting job opportunities, expert advice, and a peek behind the scenes into fantastic companies and career paths.

The Riley Guide – specializes in providing links to job, career, and education & training information sources on the Web.

Volunteer Match – connects you with a cause that needs your help.  They have 90,000+ nonprofits around the world. Uncover new volunteer opportunities that matter to you.  Connects you with a place for you to volunteer!

Occupational Outlook Handbook – (OOH) is another career discovery website.

Ohio Resources

Ohio Careers Resource Center – specializing in the Information Technology, Engineering and other Technical Industries.  This site contains a FREE resume database for job seekers and numerous resources for employers as well.

Ohio Government Jobs – job postings for all departments.

The Ohio Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy – is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization that brings together like-minded organizations to work collectively and collaboratively to advance financial literacy among kindergarten through college-aged students.

The Ohio Referral Network (TORN) – is designed to assists sales representatives, entrepreneurs, and professionals succeed by creating both live and online forums where they can exchange referrals.

Columbus Resources

Columbus Career Board  – an online job board that specializes in Local Jobs for Local Talent across the United States of America.

Columbus State Community College – Center for Workforce Development –  they offer a range of non-credit education and training opportunities designed to meet your needs. Whether you want to change careers, advance in your current career, transition back into the workplace, or prepare for an exam, we can help you reach your goals.

Career Transition Institute – formerly known as Forty Plus of Central Ohio, we are a member and volunteer-operated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers training at nominal cost for professional job seekers of all ages.

Ability Professional Network –  an organization founded to anticipate the needs of unemployed, experienced job seekers and help fund the job search instruction, continuing education and professional training necessary for them to successfully re-enter the workforce.

The Central Ohio Professional Education Council – is a non-profit, 501C3 organization that offers a variety of educational opportunities for individuals in the local community to achieve greater knowledge on issues involving many disciplines. This outreach is generally attained by partnering with local companies, churches, associations and organizations by providing workshops and seminars to their employees, members and volunteers.

The Mentoring Center of Central Ohio – they help mentors build skills so they’ll be successful in establishing a relationship—bonds with the power to last!   They also help organizations build the expertise of staff members to support these life-changing relationships.

The Upward Bound Program – is part of the federal TRiO programs, which are educational opportunity outreach programs. TRiO programs are designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds. This includes outreach and support programs targeted to serve and assist low-income, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post baccalaureate programs.

The Workforce Development Department at Goodwill Columbus – is here to help you. Here, you will find answers, opportunities, and support from people who are committed to helping you take the right steps toward finding a fulfilling and rewarding job.

Worthington Library – Job help guideUse these library and online resources to assist you in your job search.

Learning Express Library (Learn A Test) – provides practice tests, review materials and scoring for many academic and occupational standardized tests, including ACT, SAT, Civil Service Exam, ASVAB, GED, EMT Basic, Real Estate Sales Agent, Firefighter, Police Officer, 4th & 8th grade practice tests, Advanced Placement (AP) exams and more. In addition, a computer skills module (with audio, video, and graphic animation) is available, as well as study guides and test-preparation materials. Also includes Job and Career Accelerator with tools and resources to create resumes and cover letters, learn about thousands of careers from a detailed listing of occupations, search job postings, and even work through an interview tutorial