NEED A JOB
OR A CAREER?
Alabama Adult Education Program provides career services for
our adult education students! Contact Juliah Sanford for more
firstname.lastname@example.org and check out the career resources below.
Position: Part-time Instructor of Adult
Contact: Leisa Bunch, Adult Education Office
Part-time Instructor of Adult Basic
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree,
with current knowledge in area and some
Leisa Bunch, Adult Basic Education Office
Click here for a Teacher Application
Workplace Education consists of classes offered by a company or industry
specifically for its employees. Participants have the opportunity to improve
their basic skills, prepare for future training/college, or to learn specific
tasks necessary to perform their jobs. The classes are generally smaller and
offer the students the opportunity to learn in a familiar environment. Contact
our Adult Education offices for more information.
(256) 638-2957 or (256) 228-0021.
Career Services and Resources
America’s Service Locator (www.servicelocator.org)
connects people to local offices providing employment and training ser-vices. It
provides maps and driving directions to the nearest American Job Center, and
unemployment insurance filing assistance. America’s Service Locator has
information on more than 20,000 local resources and offices.
includes tools to help job seekers explore careers, investigate salary and
benefit information, research education and training opportunities, plan a job
search and browse job sites, write and improve re-sumes and cover letters,
prepare for a job interview, and search for jobs. In addition, the CareerOneStop
Web site provides links to workforce and labor market information Web sites that
contain local information resources and tools.
CareeroneStop’s Credentials Center (www.CareerOneStop.org/Credentials)
helps individuals plan, locate, and pay for educa-tion, training, and other
credentials to help them start, change, or advance their career. The site
features several integrated tools allowing users to explore credentialing
options, related labor market information, and job postings.
Healthcare Virtual Career Network (www.vcn.org)
provides career exploration and training tools to help job seekers prepare for
careers in healthcare. Job seekers can explore healthcare careers, identify
education and training programs, access online courses, get credit for prior
learning, and search for local healthcare jobs. View a demonstration at https://
My Next Move (www.MyNextMove.org)
gives individuals three main ways to explore careers, including an online O*NET
in-terest assessment, and then provides an easy-to-read, one-page profile of
each occupation highlighting important knowledge, skills, abilities,
technologies used, simplified salary and outlook information, and links to find
specific training and employment opportunities. View a demonstration at
My Next Move for Veterans (www.MyNextMove.org/VETS)
is designed for U.S. veterans making the transition to civilian ca-reers and
provides tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900
different careers. Veterans can find ca-reers through keyword search; by
browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or by entering their
military occupation code or title. View a demonstration at
mySkills myFuture (www.mySkillsmyFuture.org)
enables job seekers and intermediaries to match a worker’s occupational skills
and experiences with the skills needed in other occupations, in order to
facilitate career mobility and economic pro-spects. For any occupation, users
can get a list of job listings in their city, state, or ZIP code and click
directly through to the hiring company’s website. mySkills myFuture can be used
by individuals or with the assistance of expert advisers.
O*NET Online (www.onetonline.org)
enhances businesses’ hiring and retention efforts and supports workers and
students to identify and develop workplace skills and enhance career planning
with key data on occupational characteristics.
Veterans Reemployment Portal on CareerOneStop (www.CareerOneStop.org/Vets)
is designed to assist veterans with em-ployment, training, career planning,
financial and emotional help after military service. The site links veterans to
local re-sources as well as provides a military-to-civilian job search based on
military job title or military occupation code.
Worker Reemployment Portal on CareerOneStop (www.CareerOneStop.org/Reemployment)
is designed to assist impacted workers following job loss, and to connect
laid-off workers to needed resources for training, reemployment, career
planning, financial and emotional help during the process of job transition. The
site also now includes a job search by location feature.
Mi Proximo Paso (Spanish version of My Next Move) (www.miproximopaso.org)
gives individuals three main ways to ex-plore careers, including an online O*NET
interest assessment, and then provides an easy-to-read, one-page profile of each
occupation highlighting important knowledge, skills, abilities, technologies
used, simplified salary and outlook information, and links to find specific
training and employment opportunities.
What’s My Next Move Guide (http://www.careeronestop.org/whats-my-next-move.aspx/
). This printable guide includes seven easy steps to help students plan a career
path after graduation. It was developed as a resource to connect young peo-ple
to online career exploration resources available from the Department of Labor.
The guide encourages students to think about and make decisions about their
future and to engage with career counselors, workforce professionals, teachers,
Business Center on CareerOneStop (www.careeronestop.org/BusinessCenter)
Some of the key features include information on recruiting and hiring a skilled
workforce, links to local training and educational institutions, a civilian to
military crosswalk to assist in recruiting Veterans, information about workforce
certifications, and a job description writer.
Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders (www.careeronestop.org/ExOffender)
helps individuals move past their criminal records by providing tools, tips, and
resources to help them search for, apply for, and begin a new job.
Mobile Versions of E-Tools: Six of the most popular E-Tools
are now available for customers to access using any brand of smart phone or
tablet. These include:
- Find an American Job Center (http://m.careeronestop.org/JobCenterSearch)
allows users to quickly locate and contact their closest American Job
- Find a Job (http://m.careeronestop.org/JobSearch)
lets users search job listings in any local U.S. area. Job listings are
updated daily and can be searched by job type or keyword and city, state or
- Veterans Job Search (http://m.careeronestop.org/VeteransJobSearch)
matches military job experience to civilian ca-reers, and then displays
local job listings for those careers. Users search by their military job
title or their MOC/MOS code and can view job listings by city, state or ZIP
- Salary Finder (http://m.careeronestop.org/SalaryFinder)
provides average hourly wages or annual salaries by occupation and location.
The data come from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment
- Training Finder (http://m.careeronestop.org/TrainingFinder)
allows users to locate education and training programs in their local area.
Users search by occupation, program, or school, and find contact information
- Unemployment Insurance Information Finder (http://m.careeronestop.org/unemploymentinsurance)
allows users to locate Unemployment Insurance information for their local
Automatic Spanish Language Translations: In response to
customer feedback, several E-Tool websites now have an auto-matic translation
feature that allows users to quickly translate the pages into Spanish:
- Alabama Virtual Library for college and career planning
Go Build Alabama -
Information about high demand trades and training opportunities
Indeed - Search for
jobs in your area
Builders - Search jobs, employment and careers
Job Vue - search jobs and
get career advice
Online Lessons - dealing with work ethic, interpersonal
skills, initiative and dependability; does require teacher to
- take a free career test
Linked In - the world's
largest professional network helps you connect to employers,
Job Readiness - includes Introduction,
Take the Test, Employability Skills, Important
Work Vocabulary Words, Job Search Techniques, Once You Are Hired
Career Resources Toolkit - a myriad of links and tutorials
on all aspects of job seeking
Application - instructions on filling one out and some
Free Online Typing
- Get free online typing lessons and exercises from Peter’s
Online Typing Course. Improving your typing will improve your
study skills and job skills.
Typing - a free online tutor with tests, lessons, and games
Owl Online Writing Lab - with online workshop for resume &
Writing Services - learn about job searches, job interviews,
and many tools/resources for resume-writing
claims to help you write a "Word" resume in ten minutes