Explore Career Possibilities
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O*NET OnLine is a tool provided to you for career exploration and job analysis. It contains detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by U. S. Department of Labor, provides career information such as the nature of work, salary, requirements and qualifications, and projected job outlook and much more. The Handbook is updated every 2 years.
America’s Career InfoNet explores information on various occupations. This site also provides a multitude of links to general career sites, assessment and counseling services, education and financial aid information, national and state career sites, and much more.
Some field specific resources for career exploration include the following:
Criminal Justice USA contains job descriptions for criminal justice careers.
EducationUSA is a global network of more than 450 advising centers supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. EducationUSA centers actively promote United States higher education around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, objective and timely information about educational opportunities in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access those opportunities.
JobStar presents links to informative sites dealing with specific careers.
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Employer Tips for Success
Candidates should remember to steer clear of hypothetical answers and should mold their answer around real life professional or scholarly examples from their past. Employers want to know your track record more so than how you hope or think you would respond in a situation.
Also, be sure to ask questions. Ask about safety programs or how the position came to be open, and share what it is that you already know about the company. Let your questions show that you have done your homework about the company and that you are being selective about the position you are considering. If you want the position, tell them and let them know why. Few candidates think to do this but it goes a long way. Employers are half concerned with whether or not you are what they are looking for, and equally concerned with whether or not the company fits what the candidate is looking for.
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Women's Soccer @ University of the Southwest - 11/1/2014
Men's Soccer @ University of the Southwest - 11/1/2014
Scholastic Book Fair - 11/3/2014
First Steps to Starting Your Own Business - 11/5/2014
Fall 2014 Coffee with the Dean - 11/5/2014
UHV / American Book Review Reading Series - 11/6/2014