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  • California Occupational Guides - Statistics, projections, and salary information for the state of California. Made available by the California Employment Development Department.
  • CareerBuilder - They claim to "use world-class technology, data-analysis, a comprehensive partner network and superior customer service to match the right people with the right jobs."
  • - An integrated suite of national web sites that help businesses, job seekers, students, and workforce professionals find employment and career resources.
  • - Includes basic demographic information about cities and towns across America.
  • Cuyamaca College Success Internet Links - "The College Success 1 Website by Dr. Marsha Fralick is for faculty dedicated to student success and for students who dream of graduating from college and having a rewarding career. It provides supporting material for CollegeScope, an interactive online college success e-text and College and Career Success, a printed text."
  • Green Job Boards - "A resource to help people seeking jobs that focus on environmental and social responsibility."
  • Guides for Specific Careers - These sites are packed with information about career planning, including information on training, education, earnings, work environments, and what's currently hot.
  • The Job Application Center - They claim to have searched the Internet "to find exactly how, when and where to apply to almost every major U.S. company directly."
  • "JobBank USA - "Jobs, career information, and employment services for job candidates, employees, employers and recruiters."
  • "JobSmart California - Provides job seekers with current, reliable, local information, including resume advice, career guides, salary surveys, and job listings. Made available by the California State Library."
  • Jobstar San Diego - Local job openings, career assistance, and other information.
  • Mapping Your Future - "Mapping Your Future is a national collaborative, public-service, nonprofit organization providing career, college, financial aid, and financial literacy services for students, families, and schools."
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Provides up-to-date information on various careers, including duties, working conditions, qualifications, preparation, and future demand. Made available by the U. S. Department of Labor.
  • Occupational Outlook Quarterly - Maintained by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • O-Net - They claim to be "the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation."
  • San Diego Jobs - Local job listings sponsored by the San Diego Union Tribune.
  • Smart Career Moves Résumé Generator - An online resume writing tool.
  • WorkSearch - Reviews and rates the best resources for resume writing, cover letters, interviewing, and more. In addition, the Web site owner, Gary Will, has written articles on what questions to ask in an interview, how to write a persuasive cover letter, how to include experience in your resume, and the essence of selling.
Revised  April 23, 2014
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