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Art 121 (FYS): Career Research
Library guide to the ART121 FYS "Your Future" assignment, coupled with an introduction to some information literacy concepts.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.
Career Outlook articles provide data and information on a variety of topics—including occupations and industries, pay and benefits, and more. These articles are helpful for students, career counselors, jobseekers, and others planning careers.
This video from the Harper College Library demonstrates how to use O*Net OnLine to browse and search for occupational information. (2:53)
Projections of occupational employment growth are developed for all States and the nation as a whole. One of the most important uses of the projections is to help individuals make informed career decisions. Information on this site allows projected employment growth for an occupation to be compared among States. It also allows projected employment growth among occupations to be compared within one State.