Career Centers: One-Stop Shopping
Career centers are located just about anywhere people are
trying to make a living, from college campuses to rural towns.
These centers are a one-stop shop for career management, and
they're usually free or reasonably priced. The fees will vary
widely according to the location of the career center and
your specific needs.
Services offered through career centers include:
- Skill testing
- Career education workshops
- Career counseling
- Time management classes
- Job placement
- Career coaching
Many career centers offer job boards, career fairs, and speakers
from major employers in the area who give presentations on
the company's hiring needs. A good starting place is your
high school or college career services office. In addition,
check online listings and the yellow pages.