CareerOneStop’s How-to Guides offer guided pathways through CareerOneStop resources to help you achieve your goal.
How to find career ideas
Wondering what type of job would fit you best? This guide will help you learn about your interests, skills, and work values, gather information about different careers, and narrow your career list to the best options for you.
How to find a job now
Need to focus on your job search? Follow the steps in this guide to find employment. You’ll target your resume, find openings, look up local employers, apply for jobs, and more.
How to switch careers
Looking for a new career that builds on your experience? One that offers more pay, new challenges, or better working conditions? This guide can help you identify a new career focus and get ready to search for jobs in your new field.
How to recover after a layoff
Lost your job? You may qualify for financial benefits, training, or help to find your next job. Learn how to apply for unemployment benefits, find resources, and plan your job search.