Tools and Resources


The 2009-2014 version of The Serious Job Seeker is still published as an online resource.

It is a complete and interactive course and textbook.

It is also the online companion to the print and Kindle editions of the book.

See the Table of Contents for online Self-Assessments, Sample Resumes and Sample Correspondence.


The Serious Resume Builder is an effective tool for creating a professional resume.

Fill in your information (after completing the exercises in the book!) and choose a style and format. Compare looks and make changes.

Export your resume to Word for final editing and additional touches.



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You can find tons of great information about hundreds of occupations in the OOH. I have been using it and recommending it for more than thirty years. Published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


For Veterans:
Veteran’s Crosswalk Career Search … civilian opportunities and
Military Occupational Classifications (MOCs)

Military Crosswalk (MOS) Search … find careers like your military job.

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