Learning About Careers
Career profiles, assessment tools and other career-related information.
(Remote access requires a CLP library card.)
Other Web Sites
Follow on Twitter: @ApplyApp
This online matching site allows job seekers the ability to link directly to their LinkedIn account or copy and paste a résumé. The service also lists local jobs and how well they match the job seeker's provided résumé and skills.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop provides resources on salary and benefit information, job training, résumé and interview techniques and tools to transition from the military.
Glassdoor is your free inside look at jobs and companies. Salary details, company reviews, and interview questions — all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.
This is the State of Pennsylvania's official website for job seekers. Get career assistance, search for local job openings, create and manage your resume, apply for jobs online, connect with employers, and learn more about individual services.
JobScout is a free, online learning platform that will teach you the basic Internet skills you need to find a job.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
For hundreds of different types of jobs, the Occupational Outlook Handbook details the training and education needed for each job, average earnings, expected job prospects, job requirements, working conditions, job search tips and information about the job market in each State.
O*Net Skills Search
Developed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network, this site helps you find careers related to your unique skills.
PA Career Coach
This application from Pennsylvania's Center for Workforce Information & Analysis will give you the median hourly wage of a career and the number employed in your area. Then it will give you the skills needed for that job.
PA WorkStats: Pennsylvania's Workforce Statistics
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry provides Labor Market Information (LMI) Resources, including a Career Guide. Broken into several parts, this .pdf publication begins with an interests quiz (Get To Know Yourself, p. 6). Use your interest code from the quiz to find suggested careers (Occupational Data Bank, pp. 18-51).
Princeton Review: Careers After College
Follow on Twitter: @tprpittsburgh
Includes a quiz to determine your style, interests and suggest careers.
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Salary & Benefit Resources
- PA Work Stats
(Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry)
A comprehensive online resource serving Pennsylvania's job seekers, employers, education and training providers, counselors, news media and workforce professionals. This website provides links to various employment and wage statistics.
The site can organize wages and salaries statewide, by county, by metropolitan area or by workforce investment area.
- Occupational Wages
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Pay & Benefits
The most recent data on the national average, broken down by major occupational groups.
Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
The most recent data, broken down by location, then by major occupational groups.
- Pay & Benefits
Salary Calculator at Salary.com
Converts a given salary into its equivalents - per hour, per day and per month.
This website provides relocation services, forums and tools and calculators relevant to moving.
Pittsburgh City Living
Select the attributes that best fit your lifestyle and the things that you love. When finished, hit the "Match Me Up" button and the site will show you a listing of the Pittsburgh neighborhoods that are perfect you. This site also includes links to city programs, events, news and other resources.
A wealth of information on most major U.S. cities, including classifieds and job listings, rental and real estate information, links to local businesses, hotels, travel resources and roommate locator.
Apartment rentals and home listings, moving information and services, financing information and even home and garden advice! Find and compare your potential earnings in hundreds of U.S. cities.
This website offers a salary calculator, cost of living tools, and other relocation advice.
ePodunk provides in-depth information on more than 46,000 communities around the country. Listings also include information about thousands of parks, museums, historic sites, colleges, schools and other attractions across the U.S.
Tips and Resources for Ex-Inmates in Allegheny County
This is an adaptation of New York Public Library's guide that provides tips and information on local resources for job seekers who were previously incarcerated.