Career planning should involve more than perusing job listings. Your 9-5 happiness (or whatever time schedule you have) strongly depends upon the understanding you have of your personality type, interests, aptitude, education and so forth. The following sites are great resources to help you figure a lot of this out.
Career Cruising - http://www.careercruising.com
Type - Provided by Anaca Technologies Ltd developer of online career guidance resources for the North American marketplace. This is a national source.
Affiliated organizations - Established in 1997, Career Cruising is currently used by over eight thousand institutions across North America, including schools, employment agencies, libraries, colleges and universities.
Group or population resource is intended to serve - interactive career resource designed for people of all ages. It has products to meet the needs of educators, career counselors, and workforce development professionals.
Goals and objectives applied to resource - Career Cruising offers a suite of online career guidance and planning tools designed for people of all ages. It has tools to help an individual find the right career, explore education and training options, build a customized portfolio, manage a school's course selection process (for e.g. guidance counselors), or set up a career development network in a community. This website would be appropriate for most populations and would be used as long as a paid subscription exists. (more…)