Department of Labor Tools
- America's Career InfoNet
Provides a Career Resource Library with career exploration and job search tools, and a Skills Profiler which allows individuals to asses their skills. You can identify occupations that use your current skills and find gaps that need to be filled. You can click to directly access The Career Resource Library or The Skills Profiler.
- America's Service Locator
Can help you find an American Job Center, based on ZIP code, city, or state, along with hours of operations, services offered, and driving instructions. The Service Locator also provides links to State job banks, Libraries and Community Colleges, along with easy directions for the filing of an initial Unemployment Insurance claim.
- Toll-Free Help Line (1-877-US2-JOBS; TTY:1-877-889-5627)
Provides information about workforce, education and support services across the United States. The Customer Service representatives have specific data and contact information for state resources. The toll-free number is a complimentary companion to the physical One-Stop Career Centers and the web-based services.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
An on-line resource from the Bureau of Labor Statistics with insights on hundreds of jobs and their earning potential. The site has summaries of what tasks workers perform in different occupations and their working conditions, along with descriptions of the training and education needed to fill these jobs.
- My Next Move
Gives individuals three main ways to explore careers, including an online O*NET interest assessment, and then provides an easy-to-read, one-page profile of each occupation highlighting important knowledge, skills, abilities, technologies used, simplified salary and outlook information, and links to find specific training and employment opportunities.
- My Next Move for Veterans
Designed for U.S. veterans making the transition to civilian careers and provides tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, related training and credentials, and more for over 900 different careers. Veterans can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or by entering their military occupation code or title.
- mySkills myFuture
Enables job seekers and intermediaries to match a worker's occupational skills and experiences with the skills needed in other occupations, in order to facilitate their career mobility and economic prospects. For any occupation, users can get a list of job listings in their local area (i.e. state or zip code) and click directly through to the hiring company's website. mySkills myFuture is designed for use as either a self-help tool or with the assistance of expert advisers.
- Students and Career Advisors
Designed to help students, parents, and career advisors to identify interests, and explore career and education options.
- Veterans Reemployment Portal on CareerOneStop
Designed to assist veterans with employment, training, career planning, financial and emotional assistance after military service. The site links veterans to local resources as well as provides a military-to-civilian job search based on military job title or military occupation code.
- Worker Reemployment Portal
Designed to assist impacted workers following job loss, and to connect laid-off workers to needed resources for training, reemployment, career planning, financial and emotional assistance during the process of job transition. The site also now includes a job search by location feature.