Whenever it is in any way possible, every boy and girl should choose as his life work some occupation which he should like to do anyhow, even if he did not need the money. — William Lyon Phelps
Occupation may refer to:
Job, a person’s role in society, often a regular activity performed for payment
Employment, a person under service of another by hire
Career, a course through life
Profession, a vocation founded upon specialized training
Vocation, an occupation to which a person is specially drawn
A category in the Standard Occupational Classification System — Wikipedia
Employment website is a website that deals specifically with employment or careers. Many employment websites are designed to allow employers to post job requirements for a position to be filled and are commonly known as job boards. Other employment sites offer employer reviews, career and job-search advice, and describe different job descriptions or employers. Through a job website, a prospective employee can locate and fill out a job application or submit resumes over the Internet for the advertised position. — Wikipedia
CareerOneStop offers a variety of tools to learn more about occupations. Research industries, view career profiles, set career goals, determine trends, and find salary information by occupation or geographic area.
O*NET OnLine lets you locate careers based upon results from career assessments. Learn about required skills, tools needed in the career, educational preparation needed, work context, and other relevant information for many occupations.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides extensive information about hundreds of careers. You can search it using key words, occupational groups, alphabetical order, and other criteria. It is a great way to begin gathering information on careers.
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