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Career Research Websites

Ohio Labor Market Information
Reports and data about employment levels, unemployment rates, wages and earnings, employment projections, jobs, training resources and careers.

America's Career Info Net
Check out occupational trends – find information by occupation, by industry, by state and more: 

America's Occupational Outlook Handbook
Find Career Information
for any job, such as the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions.:

O*NET Online
The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. 

Ohio Apprenticeship Opportunities
Find out how to apply for an apprenticeship:

Vast online and print network to help job seekers connect with employers.

US Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

Ready for a career change, but not sure where to start?

Career Discovery Workshop
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Professionals are available to assist you in any of the following areas:

  • Deciding on a Career & Career Planning
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Advancement
  • Education & Training Opportunities
  • Job Market Information
  • Informational Interviews

Basic Skills Assessment, Skill Building and Career Exploration Tools (To register for My Plan, WorkKeys, or Key Train Online, please contact us.)

  • My Plan Online Career Planning Resource
    My Plan is available at no cost to students and career changers. Contact us to get more info.! 
  • WorkKeys WorkKeys assessments measure "real world" skills that employers believe are critical to job success. Earn your National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) to include with your resume.

  • KeyTrain Online
    Tool to help you practice to take the ACT WorkKeys assessment or to improve your score. Key Train provides a comprehensive learning system for common skills required by all jobs.

LCCC Workshops & Events
Lorain County Community College, Career Services

Small Business Development Center @ LCCC
The Ohio SBDC is the only statewide system that works with entrepreneurs in all industries, at all stages of business growth.

Ohio Business Gateway
The 1st Stop Business Connection is the easiest way to learn about starting a business in Ohio. It provides free state-level information needed to get started or continue on your entrepreneurial journey. Follow this four step process and you'll be on your way.

For more information or to get assistance in any of the above areas, please call 440-324-5244 or click on the "Contact Us" link below.