Career Development Websites
Websites for Career Planning and Preparation (PDF: 194 KB)
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The EDB provides several reports on Sonoma County’s Workforce. These reports are generally produced annually and are meant to give you a snapshot of current and future employment conditions.
100+ JOBS TO FEED PEOPLE & SUSTAIN THE PLANET
100+ Jobs to Feed People & Sustain the Planet – 100+ Jobs to Feed People & Sustain the Planet (100plusjobs.org)
The project aims to inspire students and job seekers in California to explore future-oriented career paths in agriculture, food, water, and the environment. These fields are critical arenas for meeting the challenges of mitigating and adapting to climate change, strengthening resilience of human and natural communities, and meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
The interactive 100+ Jobs website highlights some of the myriad jobs that contribute to feeding people and sustaining the planet, and identifies educational and training programs, career pathways, and employment resources for these jobs.
Offers career tips and trends, resume tips, networking trends, various articles on how to handle various workplace issues such as: bullying, difficult bosses, and workplace positivity.
CALIFORNIA CAREER ZONE
This website provides excellent information about California jobs, assessments, careers, occupational information, a personal budget tool, and links to job openings.
CALIFORNIA OCCUPATIONAL GUIDES
The California Occupational Guides offers a series of information sheets covering individual occupations or groups of related occupations. They provide statewide information about job duties, working conditions, employment outlook, wages, benefits, entrance requirements, and training.
Take a free Career Assessment. Discover majors and in-demand careers and education based on your interests.
A great resource for individuals considering a career change. This website also offers career advice, tips for managers, information about employment branding, and networking opportunities.
(For login information please use: MVOFNGZ as the SRJC code) Choose a username and password to specialize your search. Complete the personal information form. This is a comprehensive career planning tool with career assessments, career information and college major information.
J16 Personality Types
This free website measures personality preference, based on the theory of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment.
LEARN HOW TO BECOME
Steps how to learn and move toward your desired career. This website offers an easy-to-explore format, describing duties, skills, and education required for various careers. Salary, recommended schools, job growth, associations and boards are also listed.
MY NEXT MOVE
U.S. Department of Labor One Stop website for career information. Learn about what skills, knowledge, abilities, personality, technology, and education are required for career fields. There is also a link to O*Net’s Interest Profiler where you can receive your Holland code and read about suggested careers based on your personality type.
The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) website lists occupations with required skills, knowledge, interests, activities, worker characteristics and occupational experience. The O*NET system uses common language and terminology to describe occupational requirements, which supersedes the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.
OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK
This website corresponds with the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), published by the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics. The handbook and website are nationally recognized sources of information, and includes information about occupations, compensation, training requirements and typical work duties.
This website is owned by Indeed.com. This resume-building service is completely free! You may keep your resume on the site, download, or save it to a memory stick. Choose from dozens of resume templates.
(Please contact our office for log in information) Create a free account and explore videos of various career exploratory roadtrips taken by individuals learning about a variety of career fields. Receive your personal roadmap of selected videos by answering three interest questions, and listen to the journeys of others who have successfully reached their career goals.