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General Useful Links - Your Source for Career Exploration, Training, & Jobs
WorkSource Oregon Online Resources and Programs 
Oregon Workforce Resources to improve your skills
Oregon Employment Department Homepage


Job Listing Sites

Sites Listing Local Jobs:

America's Job Exchange
Craig’s List - Medford Employment
Grants Pass Daily Courier Job Listings
JobsMiner (searches social media sites)
Just Jobs
Medford Mail Tribune Job Listings
Medford USA Jobs
Oregon Employment Department Job Listings
Rogue Valley Jobs Net
Simply Hired
Southern Oregon Help Wanted
Work in Oregon Jobs (WorkSource Oregon)

Jobs by Industry or Type:

Call Center Jobs
CoolWork: jobs in great places
Electric, power & energy, utilites  jobs
Green Jobs
Higher Education Jobs
Job Factory: job links by industry
Jobs in Retail
Latin Professional -- ihispano job search
Links to Different State Job Banks
National Job Site Links by Job Type
Oregon Higher Education Jobs
Salesperson Jobs
Tech and Computer Jobs

Government Jobs:

Federal Government Jobs Site
Federal Jobs Digest
Oregon State, County, and City Jobs
Government Jobs: USA Jobs Site

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General Job Search Topics:

Employability Check-up
Career Tutorials  (GCF)
Work Coach Cafe


GCF Learn - Job Application
GCF Learn - Job Application practice
View and Print Job Applications for Top Nationwide Employers

Online Applications:

Online Application Basics
Tips for Completing Online Applications
Riley Guide to online applications


Functional vs Chronological  Resume Video

GCF Learn - Resumes
Career One Stop
Online Resume Posting Tips
Resume Templates: Microsoft

Electronic Resumes:

Oakton - Electronic Resumes

Cover Letters:

GCFLearn - Cover letters - Cover Letters
Cover Letters - What employers want video

References: - References
Virginia Tech - References
References template: Microsoft


HR World - Interviewing
GCF Learn - Interviewing
EHOW - How to Interview for a Job
Best interview tips (

Selling yourself at the interview video
64 Toughest Interview questions
Tough Interview Questions
Video examples of good interview answers
Questions to never ask at an interview video
The S.T.A.R. approach to interviewing
How to dress for an interview video
Careerbuilder:  Hiring Manager's Interview Guide

Thank You and Follow-up Letters:

Career One Stop - Thank you and Follow-up Notes - Follow-up Letters

Job Search Networking

Networking Video
Networking 101
Sample Networking Letters

Using Social Media in Job Search

What are the various Social Media Sites
How to use social Media in job search (
Social Media CGF Learn Free Tutorials
Using LinkedIn in for Job Search
Using LinkedIn for Dummies (video)
How and Why to use LinkedIn (video)
Using LinkedIn Effectively (video)
Marketing Your Skills Online (Personal  Branding)
Creating a Personal Web page on Weebly (with tutorial)

Salary Negotiating: - Salary
Salary Wizard Wage Calculator

Pre-employment Personality Test Taking Tips:

Ehow - Personality Tests
Passing Job Selection tests
Strategies for taking

Dealing With a Criminal Record in Job Search

WorkSource Oregon Ex-Offender Resources
Companies That Will Hire Felons
Wiki Felon Employment
Oregon Employment Help
Strategies for Job Search (the Beehive)
Expunging a Criminal Record in Oregon
National Hire Network ( Oregon Info)

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Staffing Agencies

A First Choice Staffing Service
Barrett Business Systems (BBSI)
Confident Staffing
Express Employment Professionals
First Choice Staffing & Medical Registry
Labor Ready
Personnel Source
Select Temp
SOS Employment Group
 Remedy Intelligent Staffing

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Starting or Growing a Business For local Chamber of Commerce information see Local Business Section

Oregon Unemployment Insurance Self Employment Assistance Program Video
Oregon Unemployment Insurance Self Employment Assistance (SEA) Program
Entrepreneur (Business startup information)
Buzgate -- Small business help
Business Oregon
ChooseWhat Business Startup Guide
Help for low Income Business Starters
Oregon Microenterprise Network
Oregon Biz Center
Oregon Business Information Center
Rogue Valley Business Resource Fair
RCC Small Business Development Center
SOU Small Business Development Center
SBA Free online course: A guide to SBA's Loan Guaranty Programs
SBDC Free online Business Tutorials
Small Business Resources from The Beehive
Starting a business in Oregon
Women Entrepreneurs of Southern Oregon

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Career Information

Career Assessments

Employability Checkup (Career OneStop)
Learning Styles Quiz (Edutopia)
Using NCRC results to explore occupational fit
RCC Career and Education Program Explorer
O*Net Interest Profiler
O*Net Skills Profiler
iSeek Skill Assessment
Internet Career Connection
What Career is Right For Me
Jungian (MBTI) Personality Type
Career Aptitude Tests
Big 5 Personality Test
Job Hunters Bible Online Career Test Links
Keirsey Temperament Sorter
Strength Finder Test
Oregon Employment Dept. Occupational Explorer
Oregon Employment Dept. Skills Explorer
Career Occupational Preference System (CopsSystem 3C Web-based) Pay site

Occupational Information

America's Career Center
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Medford employment & wage report
Career One Stop
Career Overview
Career Search Occupational Profiles
Career Videos: Occupations; Industries; Work Options / Job Skills
Careers with the Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Careers and College
Career and School Browser
Oregon Green Jobs Career Pathways
Green Jobs Information
Green Careers for Women
Healthcare - Virtual Career Network
Iseek Health care Career Information
Learn How To Become Career Explorer
Medical Career Finder
Nursing Career Explorer
Job Descriptions (1)
Job Descriptions (2)
My Career Path
My Skills, My Future - Transferable Skill Career Identifier
Oregon Careers Magazine
Oregon Health Care Careers
O*Net Interest Profiler
Career OneStop Skills Profiler ~ match skills to jobs
Vocational Information Center
STEM+: Science,Tech, Engineering, Math, Computing Careers
O*Net OnLine
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Occupational Information Center (OLMIS)
Oregon Career Information System

Rogue Valley Labor Market Information  ~ Oregon Employment Department
Oregon Labor Market Information System (
Rogue Valley Wages 2013 by Occupation
Rogue Valley Occupational Projections 2012-2022
Rogue Valley Occupations in Demand
Rogue Valley High Wage, High Demand and High Skill Occupations
Number of local  job listings with Employment Department by occupation last 12 months
Largest Employers Rogue Valley - SOREDI survey

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Preparing for the National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC) Test

NCRC/Workkeys: Test taking tips and sample questions
Oregon Public Broadcasting Learning Media: Reading for information
Oregon Public Broadcasting Learning Media: Applied Math
A+  Click: Applied Math Problems
Oregon Public Broadcasting Learning Media: Locating Information Prep
Learning Express Library thru Jackson County Library (requires library card) 
Core Skills Mastery (integrates math, literacy & problem solving)

WorkSource Oregon Program Tutorials

Creating an iMatchSkills Account

Miscellaneous Tutorials & Test Preparation

Accounting Coach
Autoshop 101 - ASE Test Prep
Oregon driver's license practice tests
Commercial Truck Driver (CDL) practice tests
Customer Service Quality Certification course
Cash Register -- How to Operate
Getting an Oregon Food Handlers Card online
Construction Math Toolbox

Free Education on the Internet by Subject
Online Tutorial Resources
Healthcare Virtual Career Network

Medical / Health Care Industry

Virtual Career Network: Healthcare Tutorials
Electronic Health Records
Medical Terminology - VCR
Medical Terminology (Free-Ed)
Medical Terminology (DMU course)
Medical Billing (Free-Ed)
Interactive Health Tutorials
Public Health Information
Medical Spanish for Healthcare Providers

Typing and 10-key

10-Key Tutorial
Ten Key Tutor
Free Online Typing Tutorials (1)
Free Online Typing Tutorials (2)
Free Online Typing Tutorials (3)
Online Typing Test

Basic Computer / New user

Mouse Around Basic Exercise and Practice
Mouse Basics
Basic Computer Literacy Tutorials
New user mouse tutorial
New User Basic Computer Courses from the BBC
New User Basic Computer Skills
Windows Basics Tutorial
Computer Basics Tutorial
Internet, Email and Social Media Basics
Digital Portal

Quick Computer Tutorials To Refresh Basic Skills

Changing Font Style, Color, Size, Bold & Underline
Cut, Copy and Paste Tutorial
Saving a File Tutorial
Locating A Saved File
Opening A Saved File

Computer Skill Assessments

Using the Internet
Using Email
Windows 7
Microsoft Word

Computer Software

InLoox Learning about Microsoft Office
Learn Free Computer Tutorials Free & Fee online training (blue titles free)
Grovo Online Tutorials For Cloud Software
MS Office Program Tutorials thru Microsoft
Home & Learn Free Tutorials: Word/Excel/PowerPoint
Baycon Group Online Computer Tutorials
Computer Application Tutorials
Web and Social Media (AARP)
Basic Word Processing Tutorial (Apple & PC)
Microsoft Word 2007 Tutorial
Microsoft Word 2007 - Office Button & Ribbon Menus
Learn Microsoft Excel tutorial videos
What's new in Excel 2013 version
Software, Networking, Programming Tutorials
Specialized Microsoft Application Skills
QuickBooks tutorials
Microsoft Access Tutorial
Various Software Tutorials
Windows XP
Internet Searching and Search Engines
Website Development: HTML/CSS/Java/SQL/PHP/ASP/XLM

Learn to Code Computer Software

Tutorials to learn to code

Math Skills:

Practical Math (Skillwise BBC)
Khan Academy
SOS Math Study Site
Calculus Tutorials and Sample Problems

Grammar & Reading Skills:

BBC SkillsWise
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Purdue Online Writing Lab, Job Search, Resume, and Cover letter Workshop

English Language Skills:

Aprendiendo ingles / Learn English
USA Learns Spanish-English
Vocabulary Training Exercises English, German, French, and Spanish

GED Resources

Oregon GED Information

GED Prep & Practice Tests - Learning Library
GED Useful Study Websites (RCC GED program)
GED Test Prep Review
GED Practice & other resources (Varsity Tutors)
GED transcripts, certificates, verifications (Diploma Sender)

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Disability Resources

Job Council Website Disability Resources
Easter Seals Employment Programs

Federal Disability Hiring Programs
Handicap Awareness and Support League (HASL)
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Mobility Unlimited (Assistance for physically disabled)
Oregon Preferred Worker Program Information
Oregon Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Service Animals in the Workplace Information
Ticket To Work Program Social Security Administration
Veterans - Your Rights Under the Americans With Disability Act (ADA)

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Local Businesses

Ashland Chamber of Commerce
Cave Junction Chamber of Commerce
Central Point Chamber of Commerce
Eagle Point Chamber of Commerce
Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
Medford Chamber of Commerce
Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
Rogue River Chamber of Commerce
Talent Chamber of Commerce
OLMIS Employer Database
Rogue Web Business

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Large Employers

Adroit Construction
Alaska/Horizon Airlines
Allegiant Airlines
American Eagle Outfitters
AnswerPage (Call Center)
AT & T
Amy's Kitchen
Asante Health Systems
Ashland Hospital Employment
Ashland School District
Avamere: Three Fountains
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Batzer Construction
Best Buy
Big Lots
Big R Stores
Boise Cascade
Carestream Health Inc (Digital Imaging)
Carl's Jr
Cascade Wood Products
Century Link
City of Ashland Employment
City of Grants Pass Employment
City of Medford Employment
City of Roseburg Employment
Commercial Document Service (CDS)
Community Works
ComNet Marketing Group (call center)
Croman Corporation (Helicopter)
Dutch Brothers Coffee
Eddie Bauer
Erickson Air-Crane
Fire Mountain Gems
First Call Resolution
Food Services of America
Foot Locker Inc
Fred Meyer
Fresh Express
Gap Inc
ComNet Marketing Group
Goodwill  Industries
Grayback Forestry Inc.
Harry & David
Herb Pharm
Home Depot
Jackson County Employment
Josephine County Employment
JC Penny
Knife River
Krauss Craft / Playcraft
La Clinica
Lithia Motors (Openings in the Rogue Valley)
Living Opportunities
Mail Tribune / Southern Oregon Media Group
Market of Choice (Ashland)
MasterBrand Cabinets
McDonalds Restuarants
Medford Fabrication
Medford Medical Clinc
Medford Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center (Kindred Healthcare)
Medford School District 549C
Met One
Micro-Trains Line Company
Mid Rogue Independent Physician Association
Motorcycle USA
Mount Ashland Ski Area
Office Depot
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Outback Steak House
Pacific Crest Transformers
Pacific Retirement Services / Rogue Valley manor
Pathway Enterprises
Payless Shoe Source
Phoenix – Talent School District
Pinnacle Healthcare: Hearthstone, Highland House, Royal Gardens
Plexis Healthcare Systems
Porters Restaurant and Bar
Premier West Bank
Project A
Providence Health Care
Radio Shack
Rays Supermarket (CK Markets)
Red Lion Hotels
Red Robin Restuarants
Regence Group
Rogue Community College
Rogue Disposal & Recycling
Rogue Federal Credit Union (RFCU)
Rogue Regency Inn
Rogue Valley Physicians, PC
RV Manor (Pacific Retirement)
Seven Feathers Hotel and Casino / Umpqua Indian Development
Sherm's Thunderbird / Food 4 Less Market
Sierra Pine Composite Solutions Medite Division
Southern Oregon ESD
Southern Oregon HeadStart
Southern Oregon Media Group: Mail Tribune / Daily Tidings / Nickel
Southern Oregon University
Sports Authority
Sportsman's Warehouse
Staples Office Supply
Sterling Business Forms
Three Rivers School District Grants Pass
Timber Products
Trader Joes
Tree Top (Sabroso)
United Airlines
US Cellular
UTi Transport Solutions
VA  Domiciliary -- SORCC
Valley Immediate Care
Winco Foods
Xantera (Crater Lake Lodge)

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Schools and Training Sites
Local Schools and Training Sites: Disclaimer of Endorsement: Reference here to any specific school
or training site does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement,
recommendation, or favoring by The Job Council.

Training Provider Lists

WorkSource Oregon Educational Information Center
Guide to Online Schools
Online universities, schools and vocational training
Private Career Schools listed with Oregon Department of Education
Oregon Vocational and Technical Schools
Oregon WIA Eligible Training Providers
Collegeboard  Education programs

Training Unemployment Insurance Program (TUI)

Oregon Employment Department Training Unemployment Insurance

Local Schools

Abdill Career School
Aisling Truck Academy
Ashland Institute of Massage
Becoming a Child Care Provider
IITR ~ International Institute of Transportation Resource, Inc. (Truck driving school)
Pacific Healthcare Training (CNA 1 & 2)
Phagans School of Cosmetology
Rogue Community College
Career Pathway Roadmaps - RCC
Rogue Community College Allied Health Trainings
Rogue Community College Occupational Skills Training
Rogue Community College Workforce Trainings
Rogue Community College GED and Adult Education Programs
Rogue Valley Phlebotomy School
Solar Training and Apprenticeships
Southern Oregon University
United Bicycle Institute

Individual  Classes (non-credit)

PowerUP Academy classes
RCC Continuing Education, SBDC
Southern Oregon University Continuing Education (Ed2Go)

Grant and Scholarship Sites

Paying for College (The Beehive)
Federal Financial Aid for School
Do You Need $ for School: Federal Student Aid at a Glance
Oregon Student Assistance: Grants & Scholarships
Peterson Guide to Financial Aid
How to file for financial aid to attend RCC
RCC Scholarship Central
Rogue Foundation Scholarships for RCC
Rogue Community College Tuition Awards: Displaced Worker, GED, Veteran
Rogue Community College: Veterans Programs & Services
Fastweb Scholarship Finder
Scholarship Finder (Career OneStop)


Oregon Apprenticeship Guide
Oregon Apprenticeship programs
Apprenticeship Information Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industry

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Spanish Language Sites

Paquete para la busqueda de trabajo (Career Builder in Spanish)
Videos de carrera  (Career One Stop)
Servicios del Departamento De Empleo
Mousercicio: Tutoreal del Mouse
Aprende Libre ~ GCF Learning Library in Spanish
Habilidades sociales

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Older Worker Programs

AARP Work Resources
Oregon Employment Department's Experience Works Program
Senior Benefits Check-up
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
Workforce Fifty+
Encore Careers

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Jackson County Veteran's Services Hub
Josephine County Veterans Services Office
Veterans ReEmployment / Transition Career OneStop
Employment opportunities for vets in construction
Oregon Department of Veteran’s Services
Oregon National Guard & Service Member Reintegration:
My Army Benefits - Oregon benefits
Veterans Benefits: Veterans Administration
Employment Assistance Programs for Service Related Disabled Veterans
Post 9-11 GI Education Bill Benefits Education Benefits
Veterans National resource Directory
Vocational Rehabilitation / Employment programs
Getting military service records -- DD214 etc
Gold Card Services for Post 9-11 Veterans
Find careers like what you did in the military
Women Veteran Healthcare and Outreach Resources
Veterans Benefits and Programs at Rogue Community College
Veteran's Administration Careers
Disabled Veteran's Rights Under The Americans With Disability Act (ADA)

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General Useful Links

Creating an iMatchSkills account video
Apply Social Security, Medicare, Disability
Apply or replace Social Security Card
Ashland Community Food Bank -- What benefits are you eligible for
Birth Certificate  (Vital Records) Copies  
Consumer Credit Counseling Service
Health Insurance Questions and Answers
Help Guide Overcoming Challenges
Jackson County Food Pantries
Oregon Workforce Investment Act providers by area
Oregon WorkSource Centers by area
NCRC - Oregon National Career Readiness Certification
Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles - DMV
Oregon Employee Wage and Hour Laws
Oregon Employment Law For Teens Age 14-17
U.S. Dept. of Labor Child Labor Regulations
Oregon Family (Health) Insurance Assistance Program
Oregon Food Handlers Card ~ Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association
Oregon Health Plan Information
Oregon Prescription Drug Assistance Program
Oregon Healthy Kids Program
Oregon Helps – What Programs do you Qualify for?
Oregon Labor Market Information ( OLMIS )
Oregon Labor Laws - Bureau of Labor & Industry
Oregon Labor Law Interpretations - Fisher & Phillips Attorneys
Oregon Law Help: Free Legal Information
Oregon Unemployment Insurance
Oregon Volunteering
Register for Selective Service
Register to Vote
Rogue Valley Transportation District
State of Oregon: Licenses, Permits, Registrations
United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Work Oportunity Tax Credit to employers to hire veterans, TANF, youth, SSI, ex-felons

Rogue Valley Community Resources

I Need Help ~ Oregon Community Resources
Jackson County Resource Directory 2-1-1
Job Council's Jackson County Resource Page
Job Council's Josephine County Resource Page
Josephine County Resources: Pathways to Care Network

Child Care Resources

Help Finding Childcare ~ Job Council Child Care Network
Child Care Aware
Oregon Employment Department Childcare Division
Oregon Child Care Resource and Referral Network

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