Your Career Development
A self-service guide for career exploration and development for PCC students and staff.
Make a career plan
You’ll be much more confident about your career goal when you know if your future occupation is growing and will need employees.
Job Growth Trends
- State of Oregon Employment DepartmentThis is the Oregon Department of Labor website. Find information about jobs and careers in Oregon, current data about job forecasts and hiring trends, find employers and industries in our state, and access occupation and training resources.
- Projections of occupational employmentThis is the website for the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This site provides projected employment change by occupation, occupational group, industry, including job growth and anticipated job openings from 2014 through 2024.
- Bright Outlook Occupations, from the O*NET Resource CenterThe Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is a free online database that contains hundreds of occupations in the United States. “Bright Outlook” occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, will need large numbers of new job openings, or are new and emerging occupations.
Education and Other Credentials
- Career Certifications, from CareerOneStopFind the training, credentials, or licenses that you may need for your future occupation.
*This link is part of the One-Stop Career Center System, coordinated by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA).
- Professional Association FinderLocate national professional associations by occupation or industry served. Contact associations to find professional development opportunities, and keep current on changes in your industry.
- Free Learning Resources*GCFLearnFree.org is a free online educational website focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills. The site is a program of Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC Inc. (GIENC) and the Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF).
Career Preparation, from Learning Express Library
Explore careers, prepare for licensing exams, get ready for interviews with Learning Express Library. Create an account so your practice tests will be saved.
- Last Updated: Dec 8, 2022 5:56 PM
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Subjects: College & Life Skills