Career Assessment Tools
- Myers-Briggs Personality Test Online
- Strong Career Interest Assessment for Adults & College Majors Report for Students
- Career Values Assessment
- Identifying Your Skills
- Identifying Your Accomplishments & Strengths (hint: use this on your resume and in your interview)
- Career Decision-Making Matrix
- 7 Steps to Making Career Choices Guide
Writing Your Resume
- Resume Questionnaire for Resume Review
- How to Write Your Resume
- Classic Resume Sample
- Sample Manager Resume
- Resume-Phrases for Effective Resumes
- Action Verbs for Effective Resumes
- Cover Letter Example
- Searchable Database of Resume & Cover Letter Examples by Industry, Job Title & Experience Level
Thanks to a partnership with Resume Target, a professional resume writing service, Eddins Counseling is pleased to offer access to career related resources and premium resume templates. Please contact Resume Target if you’re interested in having your resume professionally written for you. Utilize the database to find sample resumes and cover letters that fit the job title you’re applying for.
Job Search Guidance
Houston Career Resources
- Researching Careers in Texas
- Texas Labor Market Information – Statistics on employment and salary by industry in Texas
- Interview Preparation
- Dress for Success – The mission of Dress for Success Houston is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
No-Cost Job Search and Career Support Groups in Houston
- Between Jobs Ministry “BJM” – Between Jobs Ministry is a free support ministry of NorthWest Bible Church providing networking and job search skills training. The ministry is open to job seekers of all backgrounds and denominations
- Greater Houston Job Search Support Groups & Ministry List
- Career and Recovery Resources, Inc – Nonprofit United Way agency serving clients with employment challenges (older age, illiteracy, disabilities, homelessness, lack of skills, substance abuse, and at-risk behavior).
- Fort Bend County Libraries’ Learning Express Libraries – An online resource that provides interactive practice exams for a variety of studies, from elementary grades to college, as well as tutorials that help adults improve computer skills, create job search materials, or prepare for career exams.
- Hire Network Texas – Directory of resources for job seekers with specific obstacles to employment.
- Houston Area Urban League – Offers Workforce Orientation workshop for job search readiness and a Job Search Club for active job seekers.
- Lone Star Community College Career Services – Career counseling available to the general community (you don’t have to be a student there). Locations in Cy-Fair, Kingwood, Montgomery, North Harris, and Tomball.
- Maximizing your LinkedIn Profile – Webinar with Andrew Tessmer, Houston Career Counselor
- Career Planning:
- National Career Development Association – These links include many resources, services, and tools which assist users in exploring careers, planning for the future, searching for employment, and finding the additional training necessary to pursue a dream
- Resources for Students – Planning for a Career:
- Resources for Women
- Women for Hire – Includes work from home career information
- Exploring Occupations – Researching Careers :
- Education and Training :
- Job Search and Company Research
- Indeed Jobs – Search the whole internet at one time for vacancies
- Organize, Track and Manage Your Job Search – Electronic tool to help you organize your search
- Company Research Guide, Rutgers University Libraries
- Salary Information :