Step 4 – Explore Careers That Match Your Interests

Identify and explore careers related to your Holland type.

O*Net online / Browse Interests / Holland Codes Career Matching
Under ‘Interests’, click on the type that matches the first letter of you Holland code (i.e. Realistic, R, Social, S etc).Choose Job Zone 4 from the drop down box the top of the listing. This will filter the list for jobs/careers that are commensurate with a 2- 4 year college degree. Select your 2nd and 3rd letters of your code. Click on the jobs to review the descriptions. Level 5 lists jobs that are commensurate with post graduate degrees.

Occupational Outlook Handbook, U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics
Search by category or keyword.

Employment Trend Information

Employment Projections, from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Current statistics and information regarding trends in employment and unemployment, prices and living conditions, compensation and working conditions, productivity and technology, and general employment projections. Useful information for those who are currently beginning or changing careers.

State Occupations Projections
Occupational employment growth projections by state and the nation as a whole. Employment growth projections are compared between and within states. Search by state and occupational fields.

Career InfoNet
Includes a “State Profile Search” for employment trends in each state. A comprehensive source of occupational and economic information to help you make informed career decisions.

What’s next?

  • Visit the Career Center home page and find more links to Self-Assessment, Career Exploration, and Job Search tools.
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