Some useful Career Information Links
The following site contains a great deal of information about jobs/occupations in the U.S. Some of this is also relevant to Canada.
U.S. Department of Labor
The following link to the Occupational HandBook is particularly useful
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Handbook
If you cannot find the search box in the handbook, here it is. Try typing "programming" without quotes to see careers involving programming.
Career Search Box
Try searching for information on other careers.
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