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Career Planning:  Resources

These links include many resources, services, and tools which assist users in exploring careers, planning for the future, searching for employment, and finding the additional training necessary to pursue a dream.

RichmondCC Sponsored

Career Coach: Labor Market Analytics. Students attend college to get better jobs. We created Career Coach to help students achieve their career goals through RichmondCC programs. Career Assessment, career exploration, local job market information, resume builder, local companies hiring, and job search all in one tool.

Federally Sponsored

CareerOneStop: The Department of Labor’s resource for job information. Learn about occupations, job duties, wages, education requirements and employment trends.

O*NET: O*NET’s database contains hundreds of occupation-specific descriptions, including work activities, relevant work values, training requirements, industry projections and sources for additional information.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Find statistics about your desired industry, including trends, projections for growth and layoff data.

My Next Move: The Department of Labor helps to answer the question “What do I want to do for a living?”

Salary and Benefits Information Wizard: If you're considering a move, use this tool to compare salaries and living costs between cities.

Job Assessor: Size up two offers by rating the factors that are most important to you in a job. of Living Calculator
Use this cost of living and salary comparison tool if you are planning to move to a new city. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this calculator shows how income potential differs across geographic locations, by occupation choice, along with in-depth cost and demographic data. You can compare up to four cities at a time.

Career Assessment Only

Career Testing Can Help Direct the Directionless: Includes links to popular career tests that can help point you in the right career direction.

Analyze Your Career with a Personal SWOT: Learn how to size up your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to assess the state of your career and help make sound decisions.

Review Employers and Explore Companies

Glassdoor: Search jobs, find out real employee salaries, and read reviews from employees.

LinkedIn Salary:  Plan your next career move.  Understand how location impacts salary.

Job Search Databases:

Career Builder
CareerBuilder has the largest online job site in the U.S., but they're more than just a job board. They are the global leader in human capital solutions. Through constant innovation, unparalleled technology, and customer care delivered at every touch point, CareerBuilder helps match the right talent with the right opportunity more often than any other site.

Divercity Board
Specializing in jobs for veterans and people with disabilities, Divercity Board is full of employers in your hometown, waiting to receive your resume, today. On Divercity Board, don’t just find any job, find the right career for you!

First Health of the Carolinas
FirstHealth of the Carolinas is one of the region’s largest and most dynamic health care employers. They offer the opportunity to join a growing health care system and medical community while practicing in a team environment.

Higher Education
HigherEdJobs is the leading source for jobs and career information in academia. More colleges and universities trust HigherEdJobs to recruit faculty and administrators than any other source. Each month the site is visited by more than one million higher education professionals who rely not only on their comprehensive list of jobs, but also on their news and career advice.

As the world's #1 job site, with over 180 million unique visitors every month from over 50 different countries, Indeed has become the catalyst for putting the world to work. Indeed is intensely passionate about delivering the right fit for every hire. Indeed helps companies of all sizes hire the best talent and offers the best opportunity for job seekers to get hired.

LinkedIn Job Search:  Start your job search here. Discover your next opportunity and the people who can help you get there.

NC Office of Human Resources
The Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) serves as the "Center of Human Resources Expertise" for the State of North Carolina through an integrated, professional Human Resources function that is collaborative, strategic, and customer-focused, allowing state government to attract, retain, develop, and motivate a high-performing, diverse workforce. In compliance with the State Human Resources Act and with accountability to the Governor and the State Human Resources Commission, we provide high quality human resources services that enable agencies and universities to attract, motivate, develop, and retain a competent, diverse workforce to meet their business objectives.

NC Works
NCWorks Online is a one-stop online resource for job seekers in North Carolina. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training.


Snagajob is a niche employment website used primarily by hourly workers and employers of hourly workforce.

The Pilot
Based in Southern Pines, NC.  The Pilot Online gives you the opportunity to find your next job more efficiently and anonymously.  Within a few minutes you can create your employment profile, post your resume and view job matches based on your skills and preferences and start getting contacted by employers.

USA JOBS is a free web-based job board enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations, allowing agencies to meet their legal obligation (5 USC 3327 and 5 USC 3330) of providing public notice for federal employment opportunities.

There's no need to look anywhere else. With over 8 million jobs, ZipRecruiter is the only site you'll ever need to find your next job.  For VETERANS.  For INTERNSHIPS.  For RESUME ADVICE. For SCHOLARSHIPS.

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