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Internal Resources

Project 10 - Resources Related to the Employment of People with Disabilities

Project 10 - Occupational Outlook Handbook
This resource, with an expanded description on the Project 10 website, is a publication of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and provides employment projections and occupational profiles in numerous occupational categories.

External Resources

Abilities Work
Florida's Employment First Initiative has developed the Florida Abilities Work Web Portal and Helpdesk to help employers find qualified candidates with disabilities who are ready and able to work in their communities and provide them with information that would help with their hiring decisions. The web portal offers employment information for both employers and job seekers.

Best Buddies Jobs
Best Buddies Jobs provides supported employment to help individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDDs) attain and maintain jobs of their own choosing by providing ongoing support and training. It enables people with IDDs to earn an income, pay taxes and work in an environment alongside others in the community. Best Buddies Jobs has placed more than 500 individuals in integrated employment positions.

Find career, training and job search resources.

CareerOneStop State Job Bank
Provides information on job searching by state.

Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
DVR provides services for eligible persons with physical or mental impairments designed to enable them to prepare for, get, keep, or regain employment. Youth services include job-site assessment/accommodations, job placement, job coaching, on-the-job training and supported employment.

This online planning tool is a comprehensive career planning system. With MyCareerShines, Floridians will be able to explore careers, identify personal preferences for future employment and learn about the educational requirements for specific professions.

mySkills myFuture
This U.S. Department of Labor electronic tool helps workers or those looking for work identify occupations that fit their particular skill set, learn more about suggested employment matches, apply for a job, or locate a local job training program.

Quintessential Careers
Job search Web site information on networking, cold calling, job fairs, online and long distance job searches, job seeker sign up for resume posting and newsletter and a "Jobs and Career Resources for Teenagers" page.

Tools for America's Job Seekers Challenge | CareerOneStop Job Seeker Tools
The results of the U.S. Department of Labor's initiative to identify the public's favorite career sites and tools have now been compiled! Get information on general job boards, niche job boards, career planning tools, career exploration tools, social media job search sites and other career preparation related tools.

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Flash Training Series
Division of Youth Services, U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration
The Division of Youth Services presents the “Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Flash Training Series.” These “Flash Trainings” are brief (5 minutes or less) lessons focused on specific WIA Youth program topics. They are designed to provide information and direct those working with youth to tools and resources to help them best serve program participants. The first topics in the series include the 10 WIA Youth Program elements, exit policy, finding youth program resources, waivers and youth councils.