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Resources

Resources 2016-11-15T12:01:28+00:00

Occupational Information/Job Search

The O*NET program is the nation’s primary source of occupational information.
www.onetcenter.org

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
www.bls.gov/home.htm

USA Jobs
USAJOBS is the Federal Government’s official one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.
www.usajobs.gov

JibberJobber.com
JibberJobber.com was originally designed to help people organize and track their job search—but has since evolved into a “personal relationship manager” that allows you to manage your job search and optimize your network relationships for the duration of your career. Membership to the website is free, but users can pay to upgrade their account to Silver ($60/year) or Premium ($99/year) status—which offers additional features.
www.jibberjobber.com

Salary.com is the oldest website aside from the federal government to offer online information about what jobs pay. It’s free “salary wizard” gives a quick snapshot of the salary for a given job title in a particular city, or users can fill out a questionnaire with more specifics like education level and years of experience, and get a more focused result.
www.salary.com

Payscale Cost of Living Calculator
www.payscale.com/cost-of-living-calculator

WRITING
OWL – Purdue Online Writing Lab
owl.english.purdue.edu/owl

LEARNING NEW SKILLS
Lynda.com
www.lynda.com

VETERAN FRIENDLY RESOURCES:

Joining Forces
Joining Forces is a nationwide initiative calling all Americans to rally around service members, veterans, and their families and support them through wellness, education, and employment opportunities.
www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces

Department of Labor Veteran Employment Service
VETS serve American veterans and separating service membersby preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting employment rights.
www.dol.gov/vets

Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsible for providing vital services to America’s veterans, including health care services, benefits programs and access to national cemeteries to former military personnel and their dependants.
www.va.gov

Institute for Veterans and Military Families
The IVMF is the first national center in higher education focused on the social, economic, education and policy issues impacting veterans and their families post-service.
http://vets.syr.edu/

100,000 Jobs Mission
The Veteran Jobs Mission is the leading private-sector solution committed to hiring U.S. military Veterans and their spouses. Join our mission and get access to our network of companies and resources.
https://www.veteranjobsmission.com/employers
https://www.veteranjobsmission.com/employers#sthash.EIjGkpvH.dpuf

Military Family Research Institute
Through research and outreach, the Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) works closely with collaborators to improve the lives of service members and their families in Indiana and across the country.
https://www.mfri.purdue.edu/about/mission.aspx

The Value of a Veteran
The Value Of a Veteran is a woman-, veteran- and minority-owned small business that provides human resources consulting and training for organizations that are seeking to improve support, recruitment and retention of military veterans.
http://thevalueofaveteran.com/about/

VetJobs.com
Free job posting service for veterans.
http://vetjobs.com/