Careers Resources

Check out these websites which offer advice and information about careers

International 🌎

80000 Hours

An absolutely fantastic resource on finding a high-impact career. Meaningful work is now the number one motivator for Millennials, as opposed to the job and financial security desired by previous generations. Not only does this not for profit project offer advice on finding that career that makes a difference, it also uses donations to fund awesome research projects to tailor the advice it gives.


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Government of Canada Job Bank

Canada’s official government source of careers information. Explore careers by occupation, wages, outlook and more.


UK πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

National Careers Service

The government website on careers. Has an incredible number of job profiles and great info on each including useful links to courses and apprenticeships.

Prospects

A popular not for profit website with tons of career information and job profiles, especially tailored to current students, recent graduates and those wondering what to study.

NI Direct – Careers

Information on careers for Northern Ireland citizens.


USA πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

CareerOneStop

The government sponsored career portal, including its own library of career videos.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

Similar site to CareerOneStop.

CareerBuilder

Gives average salary breakdowns by region and live jobs listings relating to each career.

The Balance Careers

An extremely polished site which boasts a “20-year-strong library of more than 10,000 pieces of content” to help you navigate your career.

Will Robots Take My Job?

A gloriously fun and simple website where you can type in your job (or one you’re interested in) and see its risk of automation, with result summaries such as “totally safe” and “you’re doomed”. The website authors used their own statistical methodology to come up with the likelihoods, and also include data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.



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Page last updated: 11 February 2018