Career Research

Are you looking for the latest information on where the hottest jobs opportunities are? Do you want to know more about what employers are paying for good talent? What are the fastest growing companies that are hiring? Are you aware of what training you need for jobs that you might be interested in? What is happening with unemployment rates? Where can you find the latest labor market information?

The answers to those questions… and much more can be found in the links below.

Top 20 Occupations

Top 20 occupations in 2010 with the most job openings and annual wages are greater than $50,000.

Employee Salary Assessment

Before you ask for a raise or negotiate with a new employer on your salary, learn what employers are paying for jobs in your area.

Career Assessment

The first step in finding the best career for you is to learn about yourself.

Skills Assessment

You don’t have to be an expert to have important job skills. Use the skills assessment at the Career OneStop or the America’s Service Locator websites.

Education Assessment

Everyone tells you to stay in school. But did you know when you invest on your education it will determine how much money you can make.

Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010-2011 Career and Industries Handbook

For hundreds of different types of jobs such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse, this handbook tells you: the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.

Economic News Release – Bureau of Labor Statistics

Includes Economic Indicators, employment/unemployment, inflation and prices, pay and benefits, productivity and technology, employment projections and international programs.