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Welcome to the 2017-2018 edition of the Delaware Career Compass. The Compass is a step-by-step guide to career planning for students. Learn about yourself, the world of work, and how you can reach your goals.
The Teacher's Guide is the companion publication to the Delaware Career Compass (above). It is designed to supplement and enhance the use of the Compass in your classroom.
The Career Heroes Activity Book is a career awareness workbook for elementary students. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the Career Heroes Trading Cards and the Career Heroes Teacher's Guide. The activity book introduces students to just a few of the hundreds of Career Heroes out there making the world a better place. It also describes the 6 different types of Career Heroes: Doers, Thinkers, Creators, Helpers, Persuaders, and Organizers.
Children start to become aware of the world of careers as early as pre-school. Even through simple life experiences they become aware of the nature of careers and they begin to form their own ideas about career roles. The coloring pages and activities in this book are intended to be fun for children in the Pre-K to 3rd grade age groups. They have been designed around the 16 Career Clusters that were developed by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Delaware Career Guide is a job-search workbook for adults. Use it to learn more about yourself, to organize your job-search resources, and to develop the skills you will need to navigate the job market.
Students and job seekers who complete and carry this handy guide will always be prepared for success.
This bookmark lists websites for personal assessment, labor market information, job preparation, and job search.
Quick facts about labor market trends, the civilian labor force, area unemployment rates, nonfarm employment, the consumer price index, and hours & earnings.
Current job posting data from Help Wanted Online (HWOL).
The estimates in this publication were derived from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey. This valuable tool is made possible by the hundreds of Delaware employers who responded to the survey. Data are published only if there are enough responses to ensure both quality and confidentiality.
The Delaware Annual Economic Report, a comprehensive look at the state's economy and workforce, is now available in PDF format. Please contact George Sharpley with any questions or comments.
Projections of Delaware industry and occupation employment levels ten years into the future are generated every other year.
Previously titled "Delaware Jobs: What Do They Offer?", this is our fifth survey of benefits offered by Delaware employers. Here you will find data on part-time and minimum wage employment, paid time off, healthcare and retirement benefits, and more.
Disaggregation of the Beveridge Curve: The Skills Gap and the Duration of Unemployment
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