Career Discovery Tools
The exploration of the careers available to any person is crucial step in job attainment. There are many tools available to assist students in determining a career path that might be best for them. Students are encouraged to take advantage of some of these resources. A list of resources for such exploration is provided below with a brief description of those opportunities. Other tips to consider when beginning the job search process can be accessed here.
Georgia Career Information System (GCIS) - This website offers valuable information about different careers and describes those careers in depth. The career information presented addresses questions about work experiences, educational needs, salary projections, and more. Also available on the website are some assessments designed to help people determine which career options align with their personality and skill sets. Information on accessing the assessments is available here.
Georgia Department of Labor - This website offers information on careers specific to Georgia. Information on the number of jobs in specific career fields projected into the future is available here, as well as tips about how to best explore career options.
Job and Career Accelerator - This website is a full-service database for job seekers. The site provides information on creating professional resumes and cover letters and developing interviewing skills. Prospective employees can search over five million local, state, and national job postings. The Job and Career Accelerator allows registered users to conveniently organize and track job-search progress all in one place.