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CAREER
RESOURCES

Department of Labor: Employment and Training

The Department of Labor's electronic tools assist millions of Americans every month with their employment-related needs. These web-based tools provide solutions for unemployed workers, career counselors, economic developers, educators, parents, students, businesses, workforce professionals and job seekers.

 

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Apprenticeship Opportunities

"Over the last decade, the Department of Labor has recorded a 70% increase in the number of new participants entering apprenticeship programs. Over 14,500 new apprenticeship programs have been introduced into the U.S. labor force within the last five years alone." Discover apprenticeships across industries, how programs are started by employers, and how to become an apprentice.

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America’s Job Bank - Linked to state employment offices and lists federal and private jobs

ASVAB Career Exploration Program - a tool designed to help high school and post-secondary students make career decisions.  Includes a multi-aptitude test battery and interest inventory.

Career Bliss - CareerBliss, founded in 2008, is an online career community designed to help you find happiness in the workplace and your career. Put simply, we are an information hub for everyone in the workforce – direct employers, job seekers, and recruiters.

Career One Stop - includes access to career planning tools that focus on individuals who are switching careers,  upgrading skills, or entering the workforce.

MoneyGeek: Workers with Disabilities & The ADA- What are your rights when looking for a job and getting reasonable accommodation under the ADA?

Visually Impaired - This site contains links to ADA information, job resources, career training, and education options.

Student Personality Types - Business Essay Blog: The Myers-Briggs Personality Test (MBPT) is a assessment that sorts people into 16 distinct groups based on personal characteristics, mindsets, worldviews, needs, and values.

Texas Workforce Commission - The state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas.

USA Jobs - Official job site of the Federal Government-view job openings, apply for jobs, create and store a resume.

Veterans' Guide - to Vocational Schools, Apprenticeship Programs and college.

Volunteer.gov - provides applicants with all that they need to find a volunteer opportunity. Serves to help them make the best match possible between their personal requirements and their choice of volunteer work throughout America’s vast land base and expansive resources.

Workforce Solutions Alamo - Serves as the governing board for the regional workforce system, a network of service providers and contractors that brings people and jobs together. Serves the counties of Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina, and Wilson.

Workforce Solutions Alamo-Wilson County Office
1106 10th Street, Suite C
Floresville, TX 78114
Phone (830) 393-0405
Fax (830) 393-0502

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