Free Career Tools

Worth Checking Out 

 

Website: Networking in the DMV
For those of you in the Washington, D.C. metro area, check out this article Networking Success in the DMV, written by Edythe Richards of A Top Career. I was honored that Edythe included me in the group of career professionals in the DMV she asked for practical pointers on networking. The article includes some great tips as well as specific groups you might want to check out in the D.C. area. Enjoy!

Website: Federal CareerOneStop
Interested in seeing what training and education options are available to help you brush up on skills or develop new ones to transition into a new career direction? Check out the Federal CareerOneStop, which includes a Training Finder with information to help you decide which training options would work best for you.

Website: Calculate Your Telework Savings
Here is a telework calculator that can help you figure out how much you can actually save in terms of annual total costs, vehicle costs, and hours of productivity gained.

Website: Free Career Matching Tool for Career Changers
Thinking about making a career change or shift, but not sure what other jobs require your skills? You’re in luck. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Career OneStop website includes a free tool that can help you match the skills you have or would like to use with a list jobs requiring those skills. You can also use the tool to compare your current job to one you may be thinking about switching to.