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The Spring 2020 Newsletter features the following items.

Online Resources for Virtual Workforce Counselors


If you are a counselor offering new or expanded virtual services, remember that has a variety of online tools and resources that can help you meet your clients’ needs. You will find a quick reference list highlighted on the Career Advisors page, and presentations, webinars, and more at Outreach Materials for Counselors, Trainers, and Workforce Professionals.  


Resources for Displaced Workers


For clients who have recently lost their job or self-employment income source, their first need might be to apply for unemployment and other benefits, or to find an immediate job to help them through a transition. Visit Worker ReEmployment and check out these selected tools:

  • Unemployment Benefits Finder - simple tool to learn how and where to apply for unemployment benefits in any U.S. state, updated to include links for each state with relevant unemployment resources

  • State Resource Finder - a quick way to identify local resources for housing assistance, food access, health insurance, and more

  • Need a Job Now - a job bank with openings from employers with immediate hiring opportunities, and

  • Virtual Jobs - a job bank for openings that are not tied to a location for those who need or prefer to work virtually.


Resources for Career Explorers and Career Changers


Virtual career exploration tools offer an excellent opportunity to explore career options. Visit Explore Careers, or check out these selected resources:

  • mySkills myFuture enables people to identify new career options that use similar skills and experience to a former occupation.

  • Interest Assessment is a simple 30-question assessment based on the Holland Code that matches interests to careers.

  • Occupation Profile offers customizable reports with details on typical work tasks, education requirements, employer demand, salaries, and other details for more than 900 occupations.

  • Updated career videos are available on the CareerOneStop's YouTube Channel.

Find Your American Job Center is also the source for finding in-person employment assistance at one of the thousands of American Job Centers (AJCs) located across the U.S.


You can locate a local AJC at, or by calling the toll-free help line at 1-877-US-2JOBS (TTY: 1-877-889-5267).

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