Looking for career, training or job search information on the go? Check out CareerOneStop’s mobile web apps.
Today, according to the Pew Research Center, 56 percent of American adults own a smartphone of some kind, and 10 percent of people only have Internet access through their phone. Add to these stats the fact that 77 percent of job seekers in the US are now using mobile sites to search for jobs, and it’s obvious that mobile has become extremely important for career development.
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U .S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, has provided an array of tools to help job seekers, students, career changers, and others with their career, training, and employment needs for more than 15 years.
Now, for on-the-go users or those whose primary web access is through their smartphone, CareerOneStop offers six of its key tools in simplified mobile web applications.
- Find an American Job Center, lets you quickly locate and contact your closest American Job Center. American Job Centers can help you look for work and offer workshops like resume and cover letter writing. Many states offer business services to help employers hire, retain and train workers.
- Find a Job, provides job postings for any local U.S. area. Get started by entering a career filed or other keyword and city, state or ZIP code.
- Veterans Job Search lets you match military job experience to civilian careers, and then see local job listings for those careers. Veterans or transitioning service members enter their military job or code and can find job listings by city, state, or ZIP code.
- The Salary Finder, which provides average hourly wages or annual salaries for more than 800 careers. Enter an occupation and state or ZIP code.
- Find Training, for finding local education and training programs. You can search by occupation, school, program, or program length, and view results by city, state, or ZIP code.
- The Unemployment Insurance Finder helps you find and file for your state’s unemployment insurance program.
Check out these mobile tools at http://m.careeronestop.org. Let us know what you think in the comments below.