Everyone prepares for work in a different way. Fair Shake offers many tools for you to use in the way that you choose to prepare for temporary jobs or long-term careers.
Occupation Search! https://www.onetonline.org
The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. This information can be used to facilitate career exploration, vocational counseling, and a variety of human resources functions, such as developing job orders and position descriptions and aligning training with current workplace needs. Information in O*NET is available for over 900 occupations.
O*NET is a unique, powerful source for continually updated occupational information and labor market research. By using a contemporary, interactive skills-based database and a common language to describe worker skills and attributes, O*NET transforms mountains of data into precise, focused occupational intelligence that anyone can understand easily and efficiently.
Resume Writing This document generously shared with Fair Shake by The Resume Writing Academy thanks to:
Wendy Enelow, MRW, CCM, CPRW, JCTC and
Louise Kursmark, MRW, CCM, CPRW, JCTC
A resume guide that addresses special
employment issues facing ex-offenders.
Free Resume writing tools and templates.
Formerly Incarcerated Reemployment
1-877-348-0502 TTY: 1-877-348-0501
Career Onestop – Locations:
Livecareer.com offers great tools and resources for exploring careers, whether you’re searching for a new job or considering a career change.- See more at:
How2become.com offers a resource guide that provides detailed insight into how to answer certain questions, body language and more.
Put together a successful job search with resources on resumes, interviewing, networking and finding job openings.
(Be sure to also check out the information we have on
Employers page to help the interviewer hire you!)
Learn more about using your computer on our Building Computer Skills page!
Keep your documents safe(ish) in the cloud!
Veterans Employment Assistance: The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) was established to meet the needs of veterans during their period of transition into civilian life by offering job-search assistance and related services. The guide books below were created specifically to support you by applying considerations from your service life to your job seeking. Check in with your local TAP program to find out about jobs that are available near you. To locate your local support office, click on this link: http://www.benefits.va.gov/vow/tap.asp