August 31, 2008
California Occupational Guides provide local and statewide
information about training, wages, job prospects, skills
requirements and day-to-day tasks at www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/occguides.
Go to www.worksmart.ca.gov for a
program that can help job seekers build the skills employers say
California reality check
This site provides calculators to determine costs of housing,
transportation and clothes for students and job seekers to
determine their job world readiness. Go to www.californiarealitycheck.com.
Training opportunities are available through the California
Employment Development Department's One-Stop Career Centers. For
information on what kind of training you'll need or where to get
training, go to www.edd.ca.gov
and click on Jobs and Training.
Information on apprenticeship programs is available on the
Department of Industrial Relations' website at www.dir.ca.gov.
California One-Stop Career Centers provide free tools and resources
for job seekers. Most centers offer advice from career specialists,
free access to phones and the Internet, job listings and
resume-writing workshops. To find the nearest center, go to www.edd.ca.gov.
The state's Internet job listing system allows job seekers to
search for jobs, post their resumes and research prospective
employers. Go to www.caljobs.ca.gov. The site is
also accessible at One-Stop Career Centers.
Source: California Employment
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