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Jobs and Career Development

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The following Web Resources are not a part of the Library eResources, but are freely available on the Internet. The resources listed were selected by Thousand Oaks librarians because they provide valuable information and are useful for researching the subjects.

Job Search
A centralized listing of employment opportunities from around the country.
Job search site encompasses over 50 countries, featuring separate interfaces that are translated into 20 languages.
A search engine for online job boards, with the ability to search by salary.

Ventura County Star Jobs 
Job search in the Ventura County Area.
Job search engine. Create a free account to be able to save information and receive email alerts.

Locate federal jobs by category and region. You can even apply online.


Career Development

California Career Center 
Career planning website contains resources for counselors, parents, and teachers. Sponsored by the California Department of Education. 

A new enhanced online resource to navigate California's workforce services and provide employment and labor market information for the state. 

U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored portal offering salary data, self-assessment tool, access to state job banks, and career exploration assistance.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The U.S. government’s career guidance tool. Contains profiles of hundreds of careers, including information about work responsibilities, work environments, prerequisites, required education, and other qualifications. Also contains Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational forecasts through 2020.