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Resources

This listing is a sampling and is not inclusive of all resources that are available. Their inclusion here does not imply endorsement by the High Country Workforce Development Board but is provided solely for information purposes. 

Self-Assessment 

Campbell Interest & Skill Survey

Career Key

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Princeton Career Quiz

Sample Self-Assessment Exercise

Self-Directed Search

Career Exploration 

ASVAB Program

America’s Career InfoNet

Career Choices in NC Career Briefs

Career Voyages

Military Career Guide Online

NC Careers

Occupational Outlook Quarterly

O*Net

Salary.com

Exploring Careers

Education 

Appalachian State University

Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute

College Foundation of NC

East Tennessee State University

FAFSA

Financial Aid

Gardner-Webb College

Independent Colleges & Universities

Lees McRae College

Lenoir Rhyne College

Mars Hill College

Mayland Community College

NC Community College System

NC Department of Public Instruction

Salem College

UNC-Asheville

Wake Forest University

Western Carolina University

Wilkes Community College

<Winston-Salem State University

Graduate Education

Job Search/Helpful Assistance 

Career Builder

Hot Jobs

Job Access

Job Accommodation Network

Job Hunt

Job Hunter’s Bible

Monster Board

NC Employment Security Commission

NC JobLink Career Center

NC SOICC

One-Stop TV

The Riley Guide

Ticket to Work

Workforce Investment Act Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity Standards & Complaint Procedures

Career One-Stop

One-Stop ReEmployment

Indeed

Go Workpath

Go Student Workpath

Finding A Job

Managing Your Money/Avoid Scams

Survive A Layoff

Marketing Yourself

Searching For Jobs

Working At Home

Considering Public Service

For Workers Over 40

For Veterans

For People With Disabilities

Government Agencies 

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment & Training Administration

NC Department of Commerce

NC Department of Health & Human Services

NC Dept. of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention

NC Department of Labor

NC Division of Services for the Blind

NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

NC Employment Security Commission

NC Labor Market Information (LMI)

NC State Government

NC Workforce Development Training Center

Disability.gov

US Department of Labor

Recovery.gov

Businesses 

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Business & Industry Training – WCC

Business Owner’s Toolkit

Center for Entrepreneurship at Appalachian State University

Employment Law Information Network

Human Resources Village

NC Labor Market Information (LMI)

Small Business Center Network

US Department of Labor – Employers

Business Link North Carolina

Start/Save A Business

Small Business Resource Collection

Project GATE

Data and Statistics 

American FactFinder

Census Bureau

Demographic and Statistics 1990-2000 Population and Projections to 2030 For High Country by County and Age

NC Economic Development Intelligence System

NC Employment Security Commission – Labor Market Information

NC State Data Center

Training/Upgrading Your Skills 

Get Training/Upgrade Your Skills

GED/Basic Skills Training

Career Readiness Certificate

Community College 12 in 6 JobsNOW Program

Community College Degree, Diploma, and Certificate Programs

Community College Continuing Education Programs

UNC System Distance Learning Programs

Technical Short Courses

Financial Aid