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CAREER RESEARCH

What Can I Do With This Major?
Connect majors to careers, learn about the types of employers that hire people with each major, becoming a more marketable candidate, and more.  A University of Tennessee sponsored site.
   
Employment Projections and Labor Market Data for New Jersey
   
 
Department of Labor "Real Time Jobs in Demand" service - the latest information available on New Jersey's labor market -- information you need to make smart career decisions. 
 
Find out what CCM's graduates have been doing. Graduates are surveyed one year after graduation for employment and education details.  Get your PDF copy here
 
The Remote / Skype Interview - Tips to ace this type of interview
 
MSN Career Newsletters - Articles and Advice - Résumé tips, interview advice and other great career articles as well as news about the job market, hints on job hot spots and current trends. 
 
Careerjournal.com – the Wall Street Journal’s job search advice and job listings.
 
Jobs-Answers.com - Variety of blogs, articles and advice on finding a job, keeping a job, being happy in a job.
 
Learnhowtobecome.com - provides detailed insight into 45 of today's most popular career fields, including accounting, engineering, medical assisting, nursing, firefighting, financial advising and teaching.
 
NJNextStop.org - find out what New Jersey's employers are saying about jobs and careers growing right here in the Garden State.
 
O-net
- Occupational Information Network online.  Research occupations by keyword, skills, growth industry, and more.
 
The Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network (WNJPIN) is the first technological component of New Jersey's One-Stop Career Center System, offering self-service to government services and information.
 
Occupational Outlook Handbook provides detailed information about hundreds of occupations. For each occupation, the Handbook begins with a section that highlights key occupational characteristics and is followed by sections with information about the nature of the work, typical working conditions, requirements for entry and opportunities for advancement, employment of salaried and self-employed workers, earnings, related occupations, and sources of additional information. 
 
Job-hunt.org – employment portal with job search advice and links to job search resources
 
Career Guide to Industries analyzes employment change from an industry perspective. For each industry, the Career Guide describes the nature of the industry, typical working conditions, and key occupations employed in the industry. The Career Guide also discusses industry training practices and worker earnings.
 
The Riley Guide - Well-know resource for career and employment information.
 
Career Magazine Online - A catalog of internet resources about careers.  
 
Academicinvest.com - lists of relevant occupations by major
 
America's Career InfoNet (ACINet)
- Find occupational requirements, wage and employment trends, state-by-state labor market conditions, thousands of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online.   
         
JustJobs Academy - Career lessons, job search guide and checklist
 
Job Hunt - General career information and job search tools.
 
Company capsules (Hoover's) - Franchises and webinars.
 
Inside Career Info - reports and insider information about careers written by those actually working in the careers.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics - The principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.
 
  

INTEREST TESTING 
 
Campbell Interest and Skill Survey is available to CCM students and alumni through the Office of Counseling Services. If you are not a CCM student or alumni, see profiler.com below.
 
Focus – an online self-assessment and interest test free to CCM students and alumni.
 
Profiler.com
– this site uses the Campbell Interest and Skill Survey to help you make career choices.   Small fee. 
 
Type Focus Personality Profile
Free personality assessment that compares your personality preference to the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.
 

 
SALARY GUIDES 
 
New Jersey Department of Labor Wage Statistics - the salaries employers are paying right now in New Jersey.
 
Job Seekers Salary Calculator - The Salary Calculator program will ask you for information relating to your education, employment history, and other factors, to create the most accurate compensation and employment guidance available. 
*Note: for region closest to Morris County, choose Newark area.
 
Federal Salaries & Wages - Laws, regulations, policies and guidance on federal salaries.
 
ERI Economic Research Institute - Information about starting salaries and expected earnings in several thousand jobs.
  
Salary.com - Salary.com is one of the leaders in online compensation information for individuals, business managers and human resource professionals.
 
Salarylist.com - provides real job salary information based on companies, job titles, and locations.
 
Salary Expert - Providing up to date salary information. National and local data available. 
 
JobSearchIngelligence.com - job seekers salary calculator
 
SalarySite.com - salary growth, salary demographics, averages, etc.



 
EMPOYMENT-RELATED NON-PROFIT SERVICES 
 
Dress for Success
.  A not-for-profit organization helps low-income women make tailored transitions into the workforce. Each woman receives one suit when she has a job interview and a second suit when she gets the job. Locations include New York City, Jersey City and Morris County (Madison).
 
Career Gear.  A nonprofit organization that fills the gap between job-training programs and employment by providing men with interview clothing, motivation and follow-up support that helps them get and keep jobs. Each man receives one suit when he has an interview and a second suit when he gets a job. Locations include New York City.
 
 

 
SUSTAINABLE (GREEN) CAREERS
 
Federal and State business info:
Energy.gov
EPA.gov
Associations:
Environmental Advocacy Non-Profits
 
 
 

 


 
Job Search Advise for New College Grads
Who is Hiring - What Employers Want - How to Market Yourself 
 
Job Search Advise for New College Grads
Diversity Edition
 

Career Services Office

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