For jobseekers, and for workforce professionals offering new or expanded virtual services, CareerOneStop.org has a variety of online tools and resources that can help with the needs of career explorers and career changers.

        Career assistance

Many individuals are in search of a career change as a direct or indirect result changes in the economy, industry restructuring or disaster recovery.  Virtual career exploration tools offer an excellent opportunity to explore career options for those looking to make a career change.  

Career Changer Tools

With the Skills Matcher, users can rate their levels on 40 key workplace skills to see career options that match the ratings, and may be a potential good fit for the user.

Click here to take self-assessments of interests, skills, and work values. The Interest Assessment, for example, is a simple 30-question assessment based on the Holland Code that matches interests to careers.

Other Career Changer resources help you put your skills to work in a new career.  

Also, ETA's other career suite of tools, the Occupational Information Network (O*NET)has ability and interest profilers as well as My Next Move.

Career Exploration Resources

Visit CareerOneStop’s Explore Careers center and check out the resources there:

  • mySkills myFuture  - Enables people to identify new career options that use similar skills and experience to a former occupation
  • Get my Future - Helps youth with work experience, training, resume writing, job search, and more.
  • Occupation Profile  - Offers customizable reports with details on typical work tasks, education requirements, employer demand, salaries, and other details for more than 900 occupations.

In addition, hundreds of newly updated career videos are available via CareerOneStop’s: