Virginia's Career and Workforce Labor Market Information

Job Seeker Toolkit

Job Search Tips - 5 Steps to a Successful Job Search
August 2021
A brochure that provides useful tips for each of the five steps of a successful job search: searching for job openings; tips for resumes; applying online and in-person; interviewing; and follow-up.
Virginia Occupational Career Resource Guide - 2nd Edition
October 2018


The Virginia Occupational Career Resource Guide is produced by the Virginia Employment Commission to assist students and any other persons who are looking for information to aid them in researching and finding a new career. Information is provided on a variety of career choices, how to plan for a career, education needed to qualify for various jobs, how to apply and interview for jobs, and much more.(The 2nd edition has been updated to include the 2016-2026 occupational projections and the latest wage data from May 2018.)

Pocket Resume
October 2018

The Pocket Resume is a PDF form you can fill out with your education, work history, and references, print, cut and fold. This is a handy resource that you can quickly reference when filling out a job application or preparing for a job interview.

Interview Tips Poster
October 2018

 This poster gives helpful tips for preparing for interviews. It is 11" x 17" (tabloid) and can be downloaded and printed.