Career Government Resources
The Access Board Accessibility and the Federal Government
America's Job Bank A Public Employment Service
Army Careers & Jobs Information about careers and jobs available with the U.S. Army
Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) The OVAE gateway includes access to information, research and resources to help students become lifelong learners and make the most of their education, their careers, and their individual human potential.
Occupational Outlook Handbook Describes hundreds of jobs, their educational requirements, employment prospects, working conditions, etc.
Career Guide to Industries--Find out about careers in farming, mining, construction, manufacturing, transportation, communications, utilities, wholesale and retail trade, finance, insurance, services, and government. Find out about the nature of the work, working conditions, employment, occupations in this industry, training and advancement, earnings outlook, and other sources of information.
O*Net, the Occupational Information Network, is a comprehensive database system for collecting, organizing, describing and disseminating data on job characteristics and worker attributes. O*NET replaces the outmoded Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT), but offers more than merely updated data. O*NET provides a new conceptual framework that reflects the advanced technologies, adaptable workplace structures, and wide-ranging skills required by today's changing workplace.
Missouri Government Resources
- Salary and Wages, Office of Personnel Management. Includes link to Executive Schedule.
- Per diem Travel Rates of the U.S. Government, Domestic and Foreign. These sites break down those rates to particular areas.
- Federal Travel Regulations
- The Plum Book, 2004 The United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions (The Plum Book), published by the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, contains over 9,000 Federal civil service leadership and support positions in the legislative and executive branches of the Federal government that may be subject to noncompetitive appointment. These positions include agency heads and their immediate subordinates, policy executives and their advisers, and aides who report to these officials. The Plum Book also includes Schedule C, Senior Foreign Service, and other senior positions.
- 2005 Cost of Living Adjustments Detailed table from the Social Security Administration detailing cost of living adjustments and how they affect Social Security.
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