Career Exploration Resources
Register and upload your resume today to apply to local opportunities and network with leading employers in the region.
- Employer does not have a working phone number, website, address, or point of contact.
- Employer is contacting you through text, an app, or from a personal email account.
- Requests for personal or financial information (Driver’s license, SSN)
- Requests for payment by wire or courier
- Offerings of large rewards for allowing use of your bank account
- Receipt of an unexpectedly large check or deposit to your bank account
RESOURCES & TIPS
- Scam reports
- Google the employer’s phone number, fax number, and/or email address and if it does not appear to be connected to an actual business or organization, this is a red flag!
- Use websites to include Better Business Bureau, Hoovers, Anywho and Glassdoor.com to verify organizations and search for feedback and complaints
- Use social media to research employers
- Report an employer if you believe they are SPAM or FRAUDULENT!
RESEARCH CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
- The O-Net – Browse across 900+ occupations based on your goals and needs. Learn about requirements, characteristics, and available opportunities for your selected occupation
- Georgia Department of Labor: Matches qualified job seekers with employers, collects data to help businesses, economic developers, planners, and the workforce.
- Great Georgia Jobs: Whether you’re just entering the workforce or have reached a turning point in your career, each episode of this new television series will focus on great Georgia jobs and the Georgians who have landed them.
- Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency: The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program helps eligible individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities obtain and/or maintain employment in a competitive integrated work site.
Next Step….. Job Search Preparation