Job Readiness & Career planning tools

Self-assessment, exploring career interests, and actively applying for jobs are crucial steps when embarking on a career journey or reentering the workforce. Through this process, you gain a deeper understanding of your professional goals, enhance your marketability, and increase the likelihood of finding a role that aligns with your aspirations, leading to a more satisfying and successful career path. Below you will find tools and resources to help you embark on the journey of not just finding a career but finding one you'll love. 

ASSESS yourself 

Assessing yourself allows you to identify your strengths, weaknesses, skills, and values, creating a foundation for informed career decisions. 

The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do. 

Career One Stop has created a skills-matching tool that rates your levels on 40 key workplace skills and shows you careers that match your ratings. 

Career Exploration

Exploring career interests allows for alignment between your personal passions and your professional paths, fostering satisfaction and long-term commitment. 

Use Career One Stop's occupation profiles to explore different careers. This is a great way to learn the training and skills needed for different careers.  

Use Chat GPT to help you create or edit your resume, draft a cover letter, and research different career paths. 

apply for jobs 

Actively applying for jobs not only demonstrates initiative but also provides valuable real-world experience in navigating the job market. 

You can use Indeed to find employment by leveraging its platform to search for job opportunities that consider your background and work experience.

Use LinkedIn to connect with professionals and join groups focused on second chances and join communities of people with lived experience, accessing support and networking opportunities 

Job readiness videos

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CEO's Trans Rights Working Group has created an additional 2 minute video to add to P2E about what pronouns are, why they're important, and how to properly use them