Career Information

FOCUS Career Planning System

No matter what your stage of career planning, FOCUS will help you develop an accurate picture of your personal strengths, needs, and preferences. To use this tool, contact Deb Roth, at debr@hesston.edu or ext 8239 for your login and password.

“What Can I Do With This Major?”

A convenient web resource that helps you connect majors with careers. For each major that interests you, you can choose either the PDF or HTML version to find an outline of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. Choose Links to find a list of websites that provide information about listed majors and related careers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

Dictionary of Occupational Titles

Revised fourth edition, as supplied electronically by the US Dept. of Labor, provided, as a public service.

Vault

Provider of information and solutions for professionals and students who are pursuing and managing high-potential careers. Delivers the timely and actionable insider information and advice that allows them to define and achieve personal success at every stage of their careers. Includes information about jobs, resumes and cover letters, salaries and reviews, as well as career blogs and videos.

Becomeopedia

Information on more than 300 careers in 18 different categories.

CareerBliss

Free career community that empowers job seekers with jobs, reviews, and salaries, along with hundreds of great career advice articles.  Has the goal of providing transparency in the workplace, a transparency that effectively lets users find happiness in the workplace by getting an inside look at the reviews and salaries for over 100,000 employers.

Job & Career Accelerator (LearningExpress)

Explore detailed information on over 1,000 different occupations; match your interests and skills with the career that’s best for you; search over five million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings; create professional resumes and cover letters; practice and master interviewing skills; get invaluable tips and advice every step of the way–from your initial search to accepting an offer; conveniently organize and track your job-search progress.

For more information

For additional information or to visit with a faculty member about career exploration, contact Deb Roth, 620-327-8239, debr@hesston.edu.