Vocational Resources

As a vocational expert in Minnesota, we have found a list of resources that have been beneficial to many people as they address issues, options, and possibilities for reasonable accommodation, employment and maximizing their potential:
Accommodations/ADA

ADA – Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Job Accommodation Network – The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

Career Counseling/Exploration

MN Career Pathways – Information to help Minnesota adult students create career and training plans that will prepare them for a fulfilling career.

MN State Vocational Rehabilitation – Information for individuals with disabilities seeking assistance in achieving their vocational goals.

Job Search

ISEEK – A resource for career exploration, education and training, and employment information.

Indeed – A comprehensive job search engine

Jobs In Minneapolis – Job search engine for the Twin Cities Metro area

Monster – Search for jobs, read career advice from Monster’s job experts, and find hiring and recruiting advice.

Minnesota Works – A job search resource provided by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

Labor Market Info

US Bureau of Labor and Statistics – The principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

MN Department of Employment and Economic Development – A comprehensive resource for employment and economic information specific to Minnesota.

O*Net – Detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, and researchers.

GlassDoor – Reviews, salaries and benefits from employees. Interview questions for candidates.

Training/Education

ISEEK – A resource for career exploration, education and training, and employment information.

GCF Learn Free – From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free.

Adult Basic Education/GED – Information on educational opportunities for adults to acquire and improve their literacy skills necessary to become self-sufficient and to participate effectively as productive workers, family members, and citizens.