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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 GuidePDF document

From assessing to preparing to searching to connecting to interviewing, this publication will show you how to excel in the art of the job hunt.


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Succeed at WorkPDF document

This publication succinctly sums up what you need to know about how to be the type of employee that businesses will want to hire, keep, and promote.
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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.

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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.