Next Steps in My Career Search

Follow These Instructions

Please use the steps listed here and the online form below to give us more information on career fields you are interested in pursuing. As always, please contact the CDC with any questions you might have.

  1. Review your career assessment and be prepared to discuss any questions you still have.
  2. Go to the Occupational Outlook Handbook's a-z index search and find out more about the careers you are interested in.
  3. From the other information tab on the OOH website, go to the O*Net for that particular job and read more.

Useful Tools for Your Search

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations. The Handbook is released biennially with its companion publication the Career Guide to Industries.

O*Net

Use O*Net to tap into information about occupational and career options. This resource can help you connect your interests, skills, and abilities to careers that have the same attributes. This resource also has salary and labor market information, which can be narrowed down by state and metropolitan area. You can also use your theme codes from the Strong Interest inventory to find potential careers of interest.

Online Form

Next, complete this online form using the information you have gathered from links above. Our office will use this form to connect with you about your job search.

Job #1

List three of the abilities you would need to possess in order to do this job.

Please answer this using the knowledge you have gained about yourself through the career inventory you took with us.

Job #2

List three of the abilities you would need to possess in order to do this job.

Please answer this using the knowledge you have gained about yourself through the career inventory you took with us.

Job #3

List three of the abilities you would need to possess in order to do this job.

Please answer this using the knowledge you have gained about yourself through the career inventory you took with us.

Additional Exploration

What is the national average salary for each of the jobs listed above?

Please list at least six subjects.

What Next?