There is no "perfect job"—but there is beautiful work, and this beautiful work will be different for each of us.
Resources and Links
This site was created to provide broad access to the O*NET (Occupational Information Network) database of occupational information, which includes information on skills, abilities, work activities, and interests associated with over 950 occupations.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook
The OOH is one of the most quoted and cited career information guides available. It is a career reference that describes the job duties, working conditions, education and training requirements, earnings levels, current employment levels, projected employment change, and employment prospects for hundreds of occupations.
CareerOneStop.org: Salaries and Benefits Information
All users will appreciate the easy-to-find and easy-to-understand wage and salary information found here. Try the “For Occupations” search to quickly find national-level wage data for hundreds of occupations, data which can then be focused on a specific state or metropolitan region.
This site offers users free access to more than just salary data. Salary.com gives users information on total compensation, not only what is in the paycheck but also the benefits and perquisites received on the job.
This well-known publisher of guides to colleges provides this free searchable resource for information on a variety of training and education programs, including undergraduate and graduate programs, professional schools, and distance education programs.