Tips and Job Preparation
Forms You Must Have New Employees Complete at Hire
Information about the employment forms that employees have to complete for a job and after they are hired.
Missouri Connections helps students (grades 7–20), parents, and adults open the door to educational planning and career exploration. Discover and explore career interests, find technical schools and colleges, search jobs, build a résumé and more with free tools sponsored by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Tips to Help Make Your Job Interview Successful
Job Resources and Placement
An apprenticeship is an excellent way to enter a new career field in the skilled trades. The federal government maintains a list of qualified apprenticeship programs that can be searched by area or by career focus.
Family Wage calculator
The Family Wage Calculator charts county–by–county
the actual costs of making ends meet without any public or private supports. Since the calculator is tied to the poverty threshold, most Missourians will not want to live on as tight a budget as this calculator assumes, but gives teachers and parents an opening to talk about the importance of planning well for the future.
Military Careers & Training
The military offers training and educational opportunities across all career fields. Residents may explore the branches of service in the U.S. military and the opportunities available through them.
Missouri Career Source
Missouri Career Source provides job search tools and job listings throughout Missouri. Also, residents can find information about the Missouri Career Centers in their region through the website, then schedule an appointment with the center nearest them for help with résumé writing, interview skills and knowledge of basic office equipment.
Missouri Department of Labor
Resource for employment research, information and unemployment.
Missouri Economy (MERIC)
Information on occupations throughout the state, including wage and salary statistics and expected annual openings, can be found on the website of the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center. The occupational information on the MERIC
website includes statewide and regional employment projections and statistics.
Missouri Employment Guide
Provides resources and helpful tips to prepare for a job and has a search engine to locate employment.
Missouri Hot Jobs
Provides information on the jobs in Missouri that are in the most demand and the salaries that the jobs pay.