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General career information and news
CareerJournal: The Wall Street Journal’s “Executive Career Site.” Contains news, columns, advice, job listings, discussion boards, and more.
Find the Right Career: Easy-to-use site that provides career descriptions, a salary guide, and a list of 100 fastest-growing careers.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: U.S. Dept. of Labor’s guide to specific occupations, including what training and education are necessary, job and salary prospects, working conditions, etc.
Occupational Information Network: Provides detailed descriptions of occupations, consumer information about testing and assessments, and downloadable assessments.
CareerSpice: Search for job listings by your passion, strength, transferrable skill, or keyword. Also includes job seekers’ resources and discussion boards.
Recommended resume service
ResumeEdge: Professional resume experts with specialties in numerous industries write, tailor, or tune up your resume, CV, and cover letters.
Keirsey Temperament Sorter: Free online assessment to determine your temperament type; takes about 10 minutes. In-depth reports available (fee).
Self-Directed Search: Online assessment that generates a detailed report listing careers, fields of study, and leisure activities that might interest the user; takes about 15 minutes to complete (fee).
World Business Council for Sustainable Development: News, case studies, newsletters, and publications on corporate social responsibility, sustainable livelihoods, and numerous other topics related to environmentally and socially conscious business practices.