Links for Career Changers

The following sites are directed to people who have decided that perhaps it is time for a career change or career advancement. They offer counseling, as well as information about companies and industries. Also there are a number of links to Educational facilities for those interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills.

Career Information

  • AreaVibes
    A useful site that allows you to determine the impact of cost-of-living on take home pay in different cities, which is important to consider when finding a new career.
  • USA website Canadian website
    Browse a collection of job resources, get help with career planning, explore colleges in the US and CAN, and discover salaries with the Salary Tool.
  • Salary.Com USA website Canadian website
    Everything relating to salary and compensation, including The Salary Wizard that calculates salaries based on job title and geographic location.

Training and Education

  • Department of Education - Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education
    OCTAE offers programs and activities to help you obtain the knowledge and skills you need for successful careers and a productive life. On this site, you will find useful information about programs, grants, and events related to adult education and vocational education; school-to-work; high school reform; community colleges; correctional education; tribal colleges and universities; community technology centers; empowerment zones and enterprise communities; and teacher development activities.
  • Second Career Ontario Canadian website
    A site that can help Ontarians fund a second career. Search career and school options.