Are you thinking about what you would like to do after high school, or wondering what the careers are for the future? How much money you can earn, or are there any jobs in the career field you are interested in? Would you like to see what job opportunities are currently open in your area? We have provided some links to some resources that may answer some of the questions you may have.
Help identify your personality traits and your characteristics which may determine what
types of occupations you will find interesting.
The California Career Zone website was developed by California Career Resource Network (CalCRN), the California Department of Education (CDE), and the Employment Development Department's Labor Market Information Division and funded from Carl Perkins. California Career Zone is a free online career resource that provides three different career assessments. Choose one of the following three assessments to learn more about yourself. You will be redirected to the California Career Zone website.
Explore jobs that best match your personality. Are you realistic, investigative,
artistic, social, enterprising, or conventional? Find out with this quick assessment. (Approximate completion time: 5 minutes) http://www.cacareerzone.org/quick
Discover what your interests are, and how they relate to the world of work. The Interest Profiler helps you decide what kinds of occupations and jobs you might want to explore based on your interests. (Approximate completion time: 30 minutes) http://www.cacareerzone.org/ip/
What skills have you acquired through your jobs and other activities? The Skill Profiler can help you explore occupations that require your skillset.
Work Importance Profiler
What's important to you in a job? Discover how much you value achievement, independence, recognition, relationships, support, and working conditions in a job. Get a list of jobs that reflect your values. (Approximate completion time: 30 minutes)http://www.cacareerzone.org/wip/
These resources include labor market profiles and the occupational demand in local areas. Use these resources to determine if there are jobs in the field you are interested in and the wages in those jobs.
The Employment Development Department (EDD) of California provides valuable labor market information that includes occupational projections for jobs and occupational profiles which include wage salary and current job openings within that occupation. Choose the links below to be redirected to the EDD website for information for careers
This link will provide you with a general overview of the local area. The profile will include:
· Employment and wages information
· Occupations with the highest job growth
· Occupations with the highest wages
If you want to learn about a specific industry occupation, you may use this link to find the following information:
· Job description
· Employment outlook
· Job openings
Use these websites to browse for existing job opportunities in your area.