Find the Perfect Career
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.
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.
The Riley Guide
The Riley Guide links you to all types of career information and job-search sites.
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.
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
Ohio Career Information System (OCIS) https://www.loraincountyworks.com/OneFlow/CareerExploration.aspx
After clicking on the OCIS link, you will need to scroll down to the bottom of the page to access OCIS User ID: adultstop; password: ohiocis03. This is another helpful tool with current information on occupations. It is an especially useful tool for education planning such as majors available, colleges, financial aid, and occupations that will be in demand.
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator types
Provides an explanation of all Myers-Briggs Type Indicator types.
Keirsey Temperament Sorter
Personality inventory based on Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
Job Hunters Bible.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
Survey of qualifications that you have developed over your lifespan in five broad skill areas.
Career Web: Career inventory
Various career related activities and assessments.
Career Planning with College View
This site allows you to explore all different levels of career planning and the world of work.
About.com Career Planning Essentials
This site contains links to Career Planning Glossary for a variety of occupations.