Career advisor

Career advisor

Career advisor

Find key resources for career counselors, academic advisors and other workforce professionals.

Introductory video

The CareerOneStop Overview Video for Workforce Professionals offers a quick tour of key CareerOneStop resources for career advisors and other workforce professionals.

Webinar series

These webinars are designed for workforce professionals and career advisors to help provide virtual services using CareerOneStop websites and tools. Learn how to help your customers, students, and clients meet different needs:

  1. CareerOneStop tools to help your customers get back to work
    (Recorded webinar, Instructional PPT, List of web pages used)
    This webinar showcases ten tools that workforce professionals can use to help people find jobs and get back to work.
  2. Find immediate employment and apply for Unemployment Insurance benefits
    (Recorded webinar, Instructional PPT, User guide, List of web pages used)
    A walk-through of CareerOneStop tools and pages to help customers find short-term, immediate employment, and learn about benefits and other forms of assistance that may be available to them.
  3. Job search for new college graduates
    (Recorded webinar, Instructional PPT, User guide, List of web pages used)
    Learn how to use CareerOneStop to help new graduates an any level explore their career options and build a solid job search plan.
  4. Change occupations or industries
    (Recorded webinar, Instructional PPT, User guide, List of web pages used)
    Learn how to use CareerOneStop to help experienced workers explore and research new occupations or industries and target their resumes and networking efforts in a new direction.
  5. Develop new skills and knowledge
    (Recorded webinar, Instructional PPT, User guide, List of web pages used)
    Learn how to use CareerOneStop to help your customers find and pay for the education and training that will enhance and expand their career prospects.
  6. Overview of tools for Virtual Employment Services
    (Recorded webinar, Instructional PPT, User guide, List of web pages used)
    An overview webinar summarizing the common customer need pathways detailed in above webinars. The paths described are: Find immediate employment; Apply for unemployment and other benefits; Job search for new college graduates; Make longer-term career plans to change occupation or industry; Develop new skills and knowledge.
  7. Plan a career or job search with a criminal record, or transition from incarceration to employment.
    (Recorded webinar, Instructional PPT, User guide, List of web pages used)
    Learn how to use CareerOneStop to help individuals with a criminal record find valuable community resources, develop career and training plans, and conduct an effective job search.

Additional curriculum

Useful CareerOneStop resources

  • Visit Toolkit to research occupations and industries, find training, certifications, professional associations, financial aid and scholarships, and more
  • Find Local Help for government and community resources in every state including WIOA Eligible Training Provider finder
  • Review Outreach materials links for CareerOneStop slideshow presentations and materials to order
  • Check out the COS blog for features on topics of interest
  • Visit our Web API page to learn how to link to us or customize our web tools for your own website

Federal resources

  • WorkforceGPS, the online technical assistance and training website from the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration
  • Outreach and training materials about U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration resources
  • Federal grants and resources