Career Workshops – view workshop calendar
View our selected workshops designed to aid job seekers return to work faster. Join a workshop to practice innovative techniques to find employers, develop a resume, improve networking, interview better and improve your job search. Check out our Job Search in the 21st Century Workshop and more!
Looking for work and navigating career challenges are easier when you are not alone. Link
Employer Spotlight-- Speaker Series!
Each month, we select a prominent employer from Clackamas County to tell their story. Come hear what goes through the employer’s mind when they sit on the other side of the table! Click here to learn more!
Tips and other WorkSource Clackamas news
National Career Readiness Certificate,Oregonís National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) helps you identify, document and improve your career readiness skills. It can set you apart from the competition. Start today! Link
Employment Avenue, resume & interview resources [link]
CCC Provides Working Solution for Canby Manufacturer [link]
44 Resume writing tips [link]
Ramp up your job search, jobs that didn't exist 5 years ago! [link]
10 promising careers in healthcare [link]
Top 3 priorities for your job search [link]
Online Job Applications -1000 to choose from! [link]
Networking--Is getting a job really about who you know? [link]
How to Network Without Being Phony, Lame or Desperate [link]
4 Ways to get hired faster! [link]
Resources for GREEN JOBS--Oregon Environmental Council
Veteran Resources [link]
Use Networking Opportunities to Your Advantage [link]
Movin' On Up - The Express Employment Professionals Job Blog [link]
20 Highest-Paying Careers [link]
5 Ways to Battle Job-Search Rejection [link]
Ten Clues for decoding the interview [link]
25 Jobs that Pay $25-an-Hour[link]
8 Ways to Survive -- and Thrive -- in a New Job [link]
How to Answer 10 Tough Interview Questions [link]
Online Job Search Engines, Tools, Books and more [link]
Toolkit for success in a down economy
Laid off? Looking for a job? Changing jobs? Need help for your business? Turn to Clackamas Community College! We have a toolkit brimming with employment and business-related programs and resources. We also have a strong partnership with the Oregon Employment Department and WorkSource Clackamas, our local employment office.
If you need help locating health and human services in the greater Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington region, Serving over 2,000,000 people. The largest Information and Referral Call Center in the Northwest. View
Department of Labor: Find Job & Career Information. View
Five Tips for Executive-Level Job Seekers MSN Careers
Recent economic woes have struck a severe blow to the nation's work force -- penetrating as high as the top tiers of corporate America. As the economy becomes increasingly shaky and companies are forced to trim budgets, executive-level and management positions have become more vulnerable than ever. Read more...
Top 10 Traits of a Master Networker MSN Careers
Networking is more than just shaking hands and passing out business cards. Networking is really about building your social capital, according to the results of a survey of more than 2,000 businesspeople throughout the United States, U.K., Canada and Australia, published in "Masters of Networking" by Ivan Misner and Don Morgan. The survey respondents rated the traits related to developing and maintaining good relationships.
Here are the top 10 traits that make a master networker, ranked in order of their importance as judged by the respondents.
Internet Tips and Tricks to Help You Land Your Next Job MSN Careers
There's a wealth of career information on the Internet, and these resources are just a mouse-click away for any job seeker.
But as comprehensive as sites like CareerBuilder.com are, there are other resources on the Internet you can use to land a new job. Here are a few tips and tricks to help maximize your job search on the Web. Read more...
Pros and Cons of Working at Home - CareerBuilder.com - MSN Careers
If you have traditionally worked in an office, the option to work at home sounds like paradise. A recent CareerBuilder.com survey indicated that 27 percent of employees telecommute at some point throughout the year.
But this perk has its benefits as well as its pitfalls, affecting both performance and career advancement. We talked to several people who work from home to get a sense of the best and worst aspects of their work arrangements. read more...
Working in Oregon - Now and in the future!
from the Employment Department assess Oregon’s current economic
condition and the most likely jobs outlook over the next ten years. Two
authors from the private sector present the education-focused approach
most favored by many policy-makers to ensure that Oregon is well-placed
to attract high-paying, high-skill jobs in the future. read more...
How to be a Successful Leader
10 job-search tips
With the new year comes a revitalized spirit, gusto and determination to enact your plans and make your dreams happen. With the evolution of career search over the past few years, it's good to take stock of what will make the biggest impact in landing a job this year. . read more
Resume templates in MS Word format: View
Resume & cover letter tips: view
Tips for Informational Interviewing
What is an informational interview?
An informational interview is an effective tool to use to gain a better
understanding of jobs, the labor market and industries. It involves talking with
people who are currently working in the field. They provide you with a connection
in the field and begin forming your professional network.
- View Tips for Informational Interviewing
Ten Tips for Interviewing
Before stepping into an interview, be sure to practice, practice, practice. To help with the
interview process, keep the following ten tips in mind:
- View Ten Tips for Interviewing
Tips for Working with a Staffing Agency
A staffing agency is a tool used to help people connect to jobs. Learn tips to working with the agency.
- View Tips for Working with an Agency
The Prosperity Planner is an on-line tool that helps identify what wages are needed to cover basic living expenses and what services are available to help increase earnings and achieve economic independence.
The Prosperity Planner uses a built-in calculator to determine the amount of money you must make to achieve economic independence depending upon your family size and where you live. It also tells you what services may be available to reduce expenses, pursue training and achieve your goals. [web site]