Pathways to Employment

Department of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making.

Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) 
The Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) is a division of the Virginia state government that provides benefits and services to unemployed citizens. The VEC seeks to promote economic growth and stability by delivering and coordinating workforce services to include:

  • Policy development
  • Job Placement
  • Temporary income support
  • Workforce information
  • Transition and training services


O*Net Online 
Your tool for career exploration and job analysis! 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!