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Texas Workforce Commission - Choices Program
The Choices program assists applicants, recipients, non-recipient parents, and former recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance to transition from welfare to work through participation in work-related activities, including job search and job readiness classes, basic skills training, education, vocational training, and support services.

Work Readiness -  This site provides work readiness checklists and worksite performance ratings

GCF Learn Free - This site offers short lessons and videos about the job hunting process. It is totally free.

CareerOneStop - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this site will help you explore careers, look at education and training, and build a great resume. - This website allows users to register, post resumes, and search for jobs online. If you need a computer to search for jobs online, visit your local workforce commission office.

Indeed - is a search engine for jobs, allowing job seekers to find jobs posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards. Set up an account to keep track of your job search, participate in forums and receive email alerts. A one-stop site that offers resume, interview and search advice that is sound.

Quintessential Careers - offers free advice for job seekers, whether you are a teen, recent college grad, career changer, or retiree. Check out the lists of verbs that will beef up your resume.

The Riley Guide - A rich source of information rather than actual job listings, this site will help you prepare for your job search. Resume and interview tips, and hints to halp you avoid scams. Created and maintained by a librarian, links are tested and updated frequently. - helps laid-off workers and other career changers find new occupations to explore. Users can identify occupations that require skills and knowledge similar to their current or previous job, learn more about these suggested matches, locate local training programs, and/or apply for jobs. - Use this site to search for federal jobs, both in the U.S. and abroad Jails to Jobs is an organization that gives ex-offenders the tools they need to find employment. On this website you'll find a step-by-step plan to follow as you carry out your job search.