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Business Week – Managing Your Career
This Business Week website provides insightful articles and columns on managing and planning your career, all updated on a regular basis. An interactive case study that targets workplace issues is also a feature, and job searches may be initiated from the website.

 Career Browser
"The College Board, creator of the SAT and PSAT, allows you to explore college campuses and majors as well as find information about and register for, College Board tests."

Career Guide to Industries
From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is a companion to the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

"Your pathway to career success." Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this site provides many tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.

"O*Net, the Occupational Information Network, replaces the Dictionary of Occupational Titles"

Occupational Outlook Handbook 
"This US Department of Labor site provides career overviews, including educational requirements, job outlooks and salary data."

Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online
This online quarterly provides practical information on jobs and careers for students and those already on a career path. Articles "cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics."

Ohio Career Information System-OCIS 
This online source for employment, education and training is provided by the Ohio Department of Education. From outside the library enter the username and password provided by your teacher or obtained from the PLYMC librarian.

Ohio Means Jobs  
A compilation of electronic job opportunities from the major commercial job boards, niche industries and the government of Ohio.

Princeton Review Career Quiz 
Use this test to analyze your skills and interests for making good career choices. Register (it's free) to get access to all information.

Look for salaries for the Youngstown area or any other location nationwide.

Vault Career Intelligence
Insider reports about companies can be found on the Message Boards