Deciding on a career path can raise a lot of questions: What opportunities are near me? Will it pay my family’s bills? What education or training do I need? Career Compass™ from EMPath aims to support individuals to identify education and employment goals towards a career that will provide a living wage for their family.

Using labor market datasets, Career Compass is an online tool that calculates a family sustaining wage based on household size and location and identifies career paths on track to achieving economic self-sufficiency. Career Compass was developed to support practitioners and individuals with the career exploration process.

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“An amazing tool that can help expand career options for people unsure with what is out there for them.”

“I found it to be very helpful with opening a client's mind and eyes to new choices that are relevant and match their career goals.”

“This is a great tool to start the career conversation. Gets the participant thinking about what their future could look like.”

Career Compass™ - An Overview

This online search tool pulls information from labor market databases for cutting-edge guidance on finding family-sustaining careers.

Tool Function Highlights:

  • Customize searches to identify emerging and growing career paths
  • Virtual coaching tool for individuals and practitioners
  • Identify goals for education, training, and career paths
  • Career coaching tools and resources
  • National databases with detailed characteristics for over 800 careers

Tool Access:

  • All members of the Exchange have unlimited access to Career Compass, as part of their membership benefits, via the online portal.
  • Non-members can purchase access to the tool for an annual cost.

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