Learn on your own

Use these resources to get informed about the job market and explore your options.

WCC’s Launch magazine

Whether you are looking to retrain for a new job, jumpstart your current one, or start college for the first time, WCC’s Launch magazine is packed full of valuable insights from current students and WCC graduates.

Employment trends

O*NET OnLine

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

Michigan Labor Market Information

This site offers forecasting, wage and trend information specific to the State of Michigan.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

This searchable guide includes basic information on how occupations are expected to grow or decline in the next five to ten years. This site has information on employment trends and current hot jobs.


National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) offers information about career readiness, career development, the job market, a salary survey and more.