Job Seeker Tools

  • Riley Guide
    Useful information on resumes, cover letters, networking, interviewing, and a host of other practical job seeker information.
  • Sample Resumes
    Learn about different types of resumes, and why you might not be using the correct type for your job search.
  • O*NET® OnLine
    Provides access to occupational information, including worker attributes, job characteristics and links to other online career information resources.
  • Interviewing
    Interviewing Advice, Behavior-Based Interviews, The 30-Second Elevator Pitch, Addressing Problems, Improper Interview Qustions, After the Interview, Variations on the Job Interview.
  • Go Beyond the Job Boards
    This article discusses how to: focus on your selling points, develop a custom list of targeted employers, make contact with employers, use your network, be your own executive recruiter.

Salary Information

  • Ohio Labor Market Information
    Find current employment, projections, and wages by industry and occupation, occupational profiles, and career information.

Career Exploration

  • Career Exploration
    Job Postings, Training and Occupational Summaries. This tool allows you to select an occupation to view its job postings, training options and the occupation’s summary. You will find average wages, expected average openings and related occupations.
  • My Next Move
    Answer questions about the type of work you might enjoy and My Next Move will suggest careers that match your interests and training.

Explore Careers

High Employment Prospect Occupations
High Employment Prospect Occupations are occupations with wages above the state median ($14.85) and with a large number of annual openings in the targeted area.

OhioMeansSuccess
OhioMeansSuccess will help guide the decision making process for students and families exploring their many opportunities. OhioMeansSuccess is designed to get you on the path to college and career success. 

Ohio Labor Market Information
Find up-to-date career & occupational information, educational & training requirements, occupational wages, job outlook, industries in which the employment of each occupation is concentrated, and the names of related companies for job leads.

In Demand Occupational Videos
In each industry, you will find videos about some of the specific occupations in that particular industry.

Career Assessment
Career assessments can help you use your interests and experience to find a variety of occupations that you might like to do. Here are some online tools:

Career Onestop
Career Onestop can help you use your interests to find a variety of occupations that you might like to do.  After you select your interests, a list of occupations will appear.

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), 2010-11 Edition
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

O*NET® Career Exploration Tools
The O*NET® team has designed a set of self-directed career exploration/assessment tools to help workers consider and plan career options, preparation, and transitions more effectively.

Jung Typology Tests, HumanMetrics
Users may take the Jung Typology Test. Results are returned immediately. Users may also take the Jung Marriage Test, and the Risk Attributes and Role Model Profiles.

Find a School

  • College Navigator
    Find information on location, programs, degree offerings, tuition and fees, graduation rates and more. Lists both public and private schools.
  • WIA Eligible Training Provider List
    This list is maintained by the State of Ohio of all eligible training providers of WIA services that job seekers may choose from to advance their careers.