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Welcome! On this page career hunters will find links to resources designed to help you make the career choice that is right for you.

Resources for Career Hunters

Work In Texas

Work In Texas

Work In Texas is the largest free job matching network in Texas. In addition to personalized job matching, WorkInTexas.com helps you build a resumé, provides access to career tools, and works as your job search agent. Find a job, find another reason to love Texas!

Texas Work Prep

Texas Work Prep

Texas Work Prep is designed and hosted by the Texas Workforce Commission to manage the delivery of job search content and resources and to facilitate "anytime, anywhere" access to learning more about getting, and keeping, the job of your choice. Texas Work Prep contains three on-line courses: Your Next Job, designed to assist laid off workers reinvigorate their job search skills; the Texas Job Hunters Guide, a complete resource to finding a new job; and Succeed At Work, which teaches skills and tips for being successful on the job.

Texas Job Hunters Guide

Texas Job Hunters Guide

The Texas Job Hunter's Guide provides comprehensive yet succinct instructions to guide job-seekers in their search for self-sustaining employment. Its direct, simple language ensures that students and other first-time workers can read and apply its suggestions on their own. Its one-topic-per-page format allows employment counselors and teachers to easily incorporate it in their lessons, job search seminars and other meetings.

Succeed at Work

Succeed at Work

Succeed at Work details all you need to know to be a great employee as told by Texas employers and workers. This magazine's topics range from your first day on the job to making plans to resign, and everything in between. Whether you're an employer, employee, counselor or teacher, you can't afford NOT to buy Succeed at Work for yourself and others!
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Emerging And Evolving Occupations in Texas

The New and Emerging Occupations of the 21st Century: Updating the O*NET-SOC Taxonomy provides a good starting point for information on new and emerging occupations. The list found through this link is to raise awareness of certain new and emerging occupations at the national level, however, there currently are no data available to determine if there are significant job openings in Texas.

Hotline

Hotline

The LMCI Career Information Hotline provides free career information to Texas students and educators. The Hotline operates 8:00-5:00 CST, Monday through Friday. Callers calling during non-business hours may leave requests on voice-mail.

Texas Reality Check

Texas Reality Check

(www.texasrealitycheck.com/) There is nothing more motivational for students than showing them the relevance between educational attainment and their earnings power. Reality Check is designed to help students understand the connection between lifestyle aspirations and the importance of postsecondary education.

Texas Wages

Texas Wages

(http://www.texaswages.com) Texas Wages gives you comprehensive information regarding regional wages (by Local Workforce Development Areas, and Metropolitan Statistical Areas), and Occupational Employment Projections. In Texas Wages you will find mean, median, entry, and experience wages presented in both annual and hourly formats. Find wage and employment statistics quickly and efficiently.