Career Decisions

Find the Perfect Career 

Check out these other helpful sites.

Choosing a Career
Career Exploration
Local Labor Market and Salary Information
Research the Employer

Job Search Techniques

Job Search
Career-Specific Job Search

There are many FREE quality Web resources available. Be aware of sites that may charge a fee.

Career Cluster Videos
View videos on selected careers clustered by areas of study.

Career Videos
View over 450 videos of people at work, what they do, and what education is necessary (250 career videos are also offered in Spanish)

Compare Wages by Occupation and Local Area
First, select a state, then select a general career field, or search by occupation keyword. Then, out of the generated occupations select up to 5. Then select up to 10 local areas to compare wages between occupations and locale.

Learn How to Become 

A wide variety of occupations with specific information on attainment, outlook, and educational requirements.

The Riley Guide
The Riley Guide links you to all types of career information and job-search sites.

Self Employment

GLIDE                                                  

The Great Lakes Innovation and Development Enterprise (GLIDE) is a unique public/private partnership (located on the Lorain County Community College Campus) that can help you to grow your business, whether you are at the idea or expansion stage.

Information on Entrepreneurship and Franchising
Site provides resources and interactive links providing information on entrepreneurship, franchising, and self-employment.                                       

Career Assessment

MyPlan Online Assessment and Career-Guidance System

MyPlan is a FREE (with this access code) online career-planning resource for college students and adult career changers. Click here for more information 

Personality/Temperament Preferences

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator types
Provides an explanation of all Myers-Briggs Type Indicator types.

Keirsey Temperament Sorter
http://www.keirsey.com/
Personality inventory based on Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Job Hunters Bible.com
http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/
This site handles career planning by Richard Bolles, the author of “What color is My Parachute?” It provides links to resume writing, job search, career information, and general career planning.

Transferable Skills Survey
www.d.umn.edu/student/loon/car/self/career_transfer_survey.html
Survey of qualifications that you have developed over your lifespan in five broad skill areas.

Career Web: Career inventory
www.employmentguide.com/careerservices.html
Various career related activities and assessments.

Career Planning with College View
http://www.collegeview.com/careers/index.html
This site allows you to explore all different levels of career planning and the world of work.


 

Announcements

Register Now for Spring

Be a success! Register now for Spring Semester 2015. Classes begin January 20. Click here for the registration schedule.

Midterm Grades Now Available

Fall Semester students are encouraged to check midterm grades by logging into MyCampus going to the Student Center. Please refer to www.lorainccc.edu/grades for detailed instructions.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
Click here to learn more and register.

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.