The Right Career for You
Choosing a career, or changing careers, can be an exciting time. It can also be stressful. What jobs are right for me? Will I be able to find a job doing what I like to do? Many people spend years working different jobs to develop an understanding of what might suit them. To determine the best career path for yourself, it is important to understand your strengths as well as the job market. This section will help you find a career that's perfect for you and start you on your path to success!
Understand the Job Market
When deciding what career is best for you, it is wise to have a clear understanding of the job market.Access current labor market information
Identify Your Strengths
By identifying your skill sets, you can recognize employment opportunities that match your strengths and interests.Learn how to identify your strengths
The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle.
Sometimes it is necessary to change jobs, or even careers, in order to realize your career goals. The resources here can help you determine whether a career change would benefit you.Demand Occupations List MyNextMove my Skills my Future O*Net Online
New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN)
The New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN) provides accurate, comprehensive, current, and relevant occupational, post-secondary school and financial aid information. NJCAN contains the latest local and national labor market data and projections. The platform supports lifelong career exploration as well as career planning and decision-making through easy-to-use tools, including an online portfolio that saves your work in one place. NJCAN can assist you with job-interview preparation, resume and cover letter creation, tips for keeping a job, self-employment and military occupation information, and support determining occupational matches.Visit NJCAN
What can I find on NJCAN?
- Job interview preparation
- Resume and cover letter creation
- How to keep a job
- Military occupations
- Exploring your occupational matches
- and much more!