Job Seeker Resources
I Need A Job......
may be out of work and need to make a plan about how to find a job
quickly. Visit any of our
Career Centers if
help with a computerized job search. Whether at home or in the Career
Center, you'll want to register with the
Workforce Exchange (MWE). MWE uses the
spidering technology that makes your job search more efficient.
You can also go on-line to file a claim for
Insurance to help support yourself
while you are looking for work.
I May Need Job
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) provides tuition assistance for
those needing additional skills to qualify for a job.
Occupational skills training vouchers may be available to you if
you have been laid off from a job, if you are under a certain
income level, and if you have other economic circumstances that
make you eligible for WIA funds. You can find out if
you are eligible by visiting your local county's
I Don't Know What To Do...
A lot of our customers feel they don�t have
enough information to make a decision about their career path.
There are many on-line resources
that can assist you in learning about almost every career!
By being prepared and educated about your prospective career
choice, you'll be better able to develop a goal and a plan.
One tool we use is the
Interest Profiler and Work Importance profiler. It takes about 15-20 minutes and you can print out the results.
Another tool we use is the
MyNextMove resource page, because
once you see the job tasks, you�ll be able to
determine if it is a good match for you. Learn
tool for career exploration
- What is important to
you in a job--your work values and Occupations that fit
your work values
- The Interest Profiler
is designed to help you find out what your interests are, and how they
relate to the world of work.
- The Interest Profiler
helps you decide what kind of occupations and careers you might want to
provides a myriad of career exploration
opportunities that can be used to help you can get the most out
of your Interest Profiler.
Also, once you register in the Maryland
Workforce Exchange (MWE), you can access the Work Analyzer feature
on the Career Resources pages to get similar interest inventory
information -- link is below.
- Explore the type of work activities that you like and find
exciting and view occupations that will satisfy these interests.
The process of determining your interest profile usually takes
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