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Resources to help with your job search, including career advice, career change information, job descriptions, career education, career choices, career tests and quizzes, and career information.
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  8. Career Management (7)
  9. Career Networking (322)
  10. Employment Advice (880)
  11. Escape From the Rat Race (7)
  12. Job Descriptions (100)
  13. Job Promotions (14)
  14. Professional Branding (12)
  15. Relocation (9)
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Career Aptitude Tests
A career aptitude test can give you an indication of which jobs match your personality and which careers you may have an aptitude for.  There are a variety of online career aptitude tests and assessments that can help you determine what type of job matches your career interests and aptitudes.

Personality Tests, Career Tests and Inventories
Personality tests are used to determine your type of personality and your values, interests and skills. They can be used to simply assess what type of person you are or, more specifically, to determine your aptitude for a certain type of occupation or career.

How to Find Out Which Jobs Match Your Personality
Here is a list of nine different personality types and jobs which are a match. Discover which type you are, and what types of jobs are best for you.

Top 7 Skills Employers Seek in Job Applicants
The top skills and qualities employers seek when they are recruiting and hiring employees.

10 Steps to a Successful Career Change
Interested in a new job or career? Follow our Ten Steps to a Success Career Change to explore career options and choose a new career within or outside your current industry or career field.

Get Ready to Start a New Job
How to get ready to start a new job, including a list of things to do to prepare to start work at a new employer.

Tips for Starting a New Job
Review the top 20 tips for success in a new job, including how to communicate with co-workers and managers, how to build relationships at work, what to do if you need help and more strategies for new job success.

What Can I Do?
Are you getting ready to graduate from college or considering a career change? Do you need a little help in getting started?

A - Z List of Jobs
List of different types of jobs, including career information, education and experience requirements, salary information, job listings and how to get hired.

Career Opportunities
Interested in knowing what career opportunities are available? Here's information on career planning, exploring career options, researching jobs and careers, changing careers, career assessment tests, and where to find the best career opportunities.

Employment Guide
Guide to employment including job searching, job application information, getting hired, employment law, employee rights, wages and salary information, employee benefits, and other employment related resources.

Can Staying With a Company Hurt Your Career?
Information on when staying at a company can hurt your career, how long is too long to stay in a job, and how to handle moving on.

How to Find a Career Mentor
A career mentor is someone who voluntarily provides career advice and assistance. The relationship with your mentor is ongoing and your mentor can guide you throughout your career. Here are tips and advice on how to find a mentor.

How to Manage Your Career
Career management advice, personal branding, career choices, career tests and quizzes, and career resources.

How to Prepare for a New Job Orientation
Here's what you need to know about new job orientations, plus information on how to prepare.

How to Succeed in Your First Job
Tips and advice for how to succeed in your first job after college, including making the best impression on your new boss, working with a team, managing your social media activities, professional networking and development, and more strategies for first job success.

Job Descriptions
Where to find job descriptions, the best job description sites, and how to use them to your advantage when seeking employment or considering career options.

Job Search Tips for C-Level Executives
When you are job searching it's important to promote your expertise and achieve recognition as a thought leader in your field. Here are tips on how to get noticed for C-level executives.

Job Search vs. Career Management
Jason Alba shares his perspectives on the differences between job searching and career management, along with expert advice on how to manage your career to make job searching easier.

Balancing Act: Work and Life Options
It is important to take the time to consider our options and to evaluate the choices so that we have time to work, time to play and time to make sure our life is as fulfilling as it can be.

Building Your Professional Brand
How to create a professional brand and a strategic online presence to help with your job searching and career building.

Caught in the Act!
Your boss just discovered that you're interviewing for a new job. Now what? It depends. First of all, it's time for damage control and you'll need to act quickly.

Passive Job Search Tips
Spending time upfront getting job search ready will save time in the future if you need to find employment on short notice. Here's how to use passive job searching to your advantage.

Best Jobs for Shy People
For those of us who are shy, there are some jobs that are a better fit than others. Here's a list of the best jobs, and job search tips.

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