The O*NET Program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Valid data are essential to understanding the rapidly changing nature of work and how it impacts the workforce and U.S. economy. From this information, applications are developed to facilitate the development and maintenance of a skilled workforce.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; information on state and area data; similar occupations; and sources of additional information, for 325 occupational profiles, covering about 4 out of 5 jobs in the economy.
Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Career Transitions employs a step-by-step approach to help people: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.
This database includes 55 "in practice" videos covering a variety of career applications. [ Make sure that you are logged into the UofM Libraries to gain full access to the videos. Browse by "Video Type" and select "In Practice."]
CareerOneStop's Resume Guide will help you create a resume that will stand out in today’s job market.
A step-by-step plan for what to include in your resume
Tips to write, format, and polish your resume
Resume samples, resume templates
Online resume tips, including using tools like LinkedIn and Facebook
Professional resume tips