A number of free government resources are available to people looking for work from the government and affiliated organizations. These include some of the following:

  1. A major portion of the U.S. Department of Labor's Labor Market Information System is the Career OneStop site at <B>http://www.careeronestop.org</B><BR>America's Job Bank allows you to search over a million job openings listed with State employment agencies.<BR>America's Career InfoNet which provides data on employment growth and wages by occupation; the knowledge, skills, and abilities required by an occupation; and links to employers.<BR>America's Service Locator is a comprehensive database of career centers and information on unemployment benefits, job training, youth programs, seminars, educational opportunities, and disabled or older worker programs.
  2. You can sse the O*NET numbers at the start of each Handbook statement to find more information on specific occupations at O*NET Online. <B>http://www.onetcenter.org/</B>
  3. The U.S. Department of Education, Career Voyages has information on certain high-demand occupations at <B>http://www.careervoyages.org</B>
  4. The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes a wide range of labor market information, from regional wages for specific occupations to statistics on National, State, and area employment at <B>http://www.bls.gov</B>
  5. Careers from an occupational perspective are covered in the Career Guide to Industries available at <B>http://www.bls.gov/oco/cg/home.htm</B>
  6. For information on occupational wages see <B>http://www.bls.gov/bls/blswage.htm</B>
  7. For information on training, workers' rights, and job listings see Education and Training Administration at <B>http://www.doleta.gov/jobseekers</B>