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Career Exploration & Research Tools

Pure Michigan Talent Connect

  • An online marketplace connecting Michigan’s job seekers and employers. Serves as a central hub linking all public and private stakeholders who support Michigan’s workforce.

Career Outlook:

Career Exploration:

  • Career One Stop - Tools to help seekers, students, businesses and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Vocational Biographies - The career success stories of 1,001 real people.
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  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe what they do, work environment, how to become one, pay and more.
  • O*NET Resource Center - Use this site to access the nation's primary source of occupational information including career exploration tools, job analysis questionnaires, employer guides and technical reports.
  • Career Assessments offered through North Central
    • MBTI (Myers- Biggs Type Indicator)
    • SII (Strong Interest Inventory)
  • Virtual Career Network (Healthcare) - Explore over 80 healthcare options; find out what training is needed and assess aptitude and readiness for careers in this field.

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