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Research an Occupation
Occupation Profile – Get a job description, wages, demand/outlook, licensing, job search (from JobCentral), possible employers, training providers, and more!  Enter the job title keyword and location below:
Occupation keyword:   


Hours and Working Conditions
      California Occupational Guides
      Green Occupational Guides
      Occupational Outlook Handbook (BLS)

Find an Occ Code or Title:
      CodeFinder (Linked to Occupation Profile)
      O*NET OnLine
      O*NET Code Connector

Similar Occupations:
      Find Occupations by Skills
      Related Occupations Using O*NET

Occupation Licenses and Certificates
      (Licensing information is also included in the Occupation Profile)

Training Providers:
      California Training Providers and Programs
      Eligible Training Providers List (ETPL)

Job Openings:

Find Possible Employers:
      Search for employers by geographic area, by
       industry, by name, or by occupation.

Labor Market Consultants
Located throughout California, local Labor Market Consultants can assist EDD staff to find, access, and use labor market information products and services.

Industry Codes
The North American Industry Classification System, or NAICS, is used by EDD to classify industries.  See the links below for more information:
   Search the NAICS Structure
   About NAICS

Getting Job Ready
The California Career Planning Guide is a planning tool, which helps you collect useful information for developing your Career Action Plan.

California CareerZone is a way to explore jobs and occupations and to learn about what career path interests you.
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Career Voyages  Brighter future... better pay... good jobs. Start here to plan your road trip to career success. Find out about special industry studies, hot careers, emerging fields, and more - for students, career changers, parents, and teachers. (U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Education)

Electronic Tools Guide provides jobseekers with the Department of Labor and Employment and Training Administrations range of online electronic tools (E-tools) to help individuals explore career opportunities and link to job postings, either on their own or at local American Job Centers, to make informed employment and education choices.

Toolbox for Job Seekers  provides information on tools and resources to help make job searches and career exploration a little easier.

See also the "Getting Job Ready" page.

Monthly Unemployment Rates

Information for California & Counties
Local Area Profile – Get unemployment rates, industry employment, economic indicators, fastest growing occupations, and more!  Select your area then click the button ...

Look up the county for most cities and towns or a list of cities in a county (National Association of Counties)

Labor Law (DIR)
The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) handles employer and employee issues such as salary disputes, employee rights, and other labor law issues.

Local Labor Standards & Enforcement District Offices


Assisting Dislocated Workers

America’s Job Center of California
America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM offer services to job seekers and employers in one location.  Use these tools to find the closest Job Center:
   America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM
   America's Service Locator

Resources in Spanish
CalJOBS – Search for job openings and post your resume online.  California Unemployment Insurance claimants must use CalJOBSSM to create a resume that can be seen by employers.

California Occupational Guides

eApply4UI – Complete the form for unemployment online and submit it over the Internet.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Career Information in Spanish

Occupational Information for Other States
Below are links to the Occupation Profiles of neighboring states:

Arizona                    Oregon

Nevada                    Washington

Other State Labor Market Information Web sites