Employment and Training Resources for Spanish Speakers
Could you use resources to help Spanish speakers with job search, training, or career exploration questions? The U .S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (DOL/ETA) offers several Spanish resources, both online and in print. Follow the links below to free products for your patron’s needs. The Spanish-language versions can be accessed at the top right corner of each site.
The CareerOneStop suite of websites offers a Spanish translation feature on several products, including:
- CareerOneStop (www.CareerOneStop.org) offers a single point of entry to DOL/ETA websites, tools, and resources for job seekers, students, businesses, career professionals. Users will find tools, tips, local finder tools, and other resources for career exploration, education and training, and job search.
- mySkills myFuture (www.mySkillsmyFuture.org ) helps laid-off workers and other career changers find new occupations to explore. Users can identify occupations that require skills and knowledge similar to their current or previous job, learn more about these suggested matches, locate local training programs, and/or apply for jobs.
- Worker ReEmployment (www.CareerOneStop.org/ReEmployment) provides employment, training, and financial assistance for laid-off workers. It offers resources for getting immediate help with unemployment insurance, healthcare, and other financial needs; job listings and job search tips; and career change, training, and education resources.
- Veterans ReEmployment (www.CareerOneStop.org/Vets) is a one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service. A Military-to-Civilian Job Search tool provides local job listings based on military skills and experiences.
- CareerOneStop’s Business Center (www.CareerOneStop.org/Business) offers tools and information to help businesses recruit, hire, train, and retain a strong workforce.
- Mi Próximo Paso (www.miProximoPaso.org) is a Spanish-language tool for job seekers, students, and other career explorers to learn more about their career options. Users can explore more than 900 careers and find skills, tasks, salaries, and employment outlook information, as well as related apprenticeships and training, and current job listings.
CareerOneStop also offers brochures and flyers in Spanish, describing the above and other DOL/ETA career, training, and job search resources. To download, print, and display these materials for your clients, visit http://www.careeronestop.org/Audience/Professionals/OutreachandTraining/SpanishLanguageMaterials.aspx.
WebJunction is pleased to update you on these free resource part of an ongoing collaboration with DOL/ETA and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). In the coming months we’ll be featuring other new electronic tools made available via the Department of Labor, including many of those listed in this overview resource made available on WebJunction.org. And stay tuned for details on a November 2013 webinar, featuring DOL/ETA staff as well as libraries that are supporting local workforce development efforts.
Also be sure to access the many resources made available on WebJunction.org’s Workforce Services section.