Choosing a Major

Career Interest — What You Like/Dislike

People with interests that match their career tend to be happier at work, more self-confident, and have the “staying power” to obtain the jewels of their chosen profession. Here are a few places to assess your interests to see what is the best fit for you.

Live Career

This site offers help with

  • resumes and letters
  • career tests
  • job searches
  • salary
  • job news

Career One Stop

This vast site sponsored by the US Department of Labor offers help with

  • What’s Hot – Fastest Growing Occupations (look under Labor Market Info)
  • Salary + Benefits
  • Education + Training
  • Job Search
  • Resumes + Interviews
  • People + Places to Help
  • Videos on careers
  • Industry information

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Outlook Handbook

The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010-2020 decade.

About Nancy Boyer

Nancy is the Stake Education Specialist for the Huntington Beach California Stake. She can be contacted at


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