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EMPL 1000: Job Acquisition Skills: Intro

Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development

CPTC's Career Services

The Career Placement and Development Coordinator's office provides assistance to students, graduates and local employers with a variety of career-related services:

  • Career Counseling
  • Georgia Career Information System (GCIS)
  • Internet Career Search
  • Career Services Seminars
  • Placement Services
  • Local and State Career-Related Websites
  • Local Employment Services Providers

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Prepare for your career with LearningExpress, a resource available through GALILEOThe Job & Career Accelerator in LearningExpress has tools to help you explore occupations, write your resume and cover letter, conduct a job or internship search and prepare for job interviews. You will need to create an account for LearningExpress Library. Remember, if you access GALILEO or LearningExpress off campus, you will need the GALILEO password. Ask a librarian for help or request it via email using your CPTC account. Get Started!

Career Information

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics describes various careers including types of positions, salaries, educational requirements and more.

More Career sites

The Georgia Career Information System is a project of the Georgia Career Information Center. It contains assessments, explorations, and search strategies to help individuals determine their career interests, as well as comprehensive and accurate state and national occupational and educational information. The password needed to access the site is available from your school counselor, librarian, or an administrator.

 

O*NET OnLine is a web-based application that provides user-friendly access to occupational information contained in the O*NET database. O*NET OnLine offers users the opportunity to: find occupations to explore; search for occupations that use their skills; look at related occupations; view occupational summaries of the worker and requirements of the work; view details of occupations, such as skills, knowledge, interests, and activities; use crosswalks from other classification systems to find corresponding O*NET occupations; and connect to other online career information resources.

Career OneStop is a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals. The main page includes links to the following categories: Explore Careers; Salaries + Benefits; Education + Training; Job Search; Resume + Interviews; People + Places to Help. The Explore Careers page includes links to self-assessments to help individuals determine their interests.

Myfuture.com helps young adults plan their next steps in life by bringing together the most recently available information about colleges, careers and military service opportunities from the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Defense, Education and Labor.