TheCareerProject.org is a career mentor database, designed to help guide and inspire people who are just starting out in the workforce or looking to change fields
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2009
http://www.TheCareerProject.org celebrates helping one million job seekers and students since it's launch in 2007. With over 2500 mentors and career profiles in 30 career fields, TheCareerProject.org provides the new starting point for job seekers researching different career paths. The Career Project's fresh perspective has garnered praise from educational and career organizations for providing users the unique ability to learn about thousands of careers directly from the people who work them. In their first year over 60 colleges registered including New York University (http://www.nyu.edu/careerdevelopment/students/careerproject.php), Williams, Bates, University of Texas and University of Colorado.
"TheCareerProject.org is a career mentor database, designed to help guide and inspire people who are just starting out in the workforce or looking to change fields," says Alicia Schwartz, CEO and founder of TheCareerProject.org. "Particularly in today's job market where it has become necessary to reinvent or reinvigorate your career this type of information is invaluable. Our traffic has grown 400% this year and we have over 8,000 readers of our newsletter because people want to read the type of information that will help them move forward and inspire their career, not the static information of job losses repeated over and over."
"There's more to a career than simply the job description or the rate of pay," says Schwartz. "And people want to know these things. What do you actually do all day? What's the worst part? What's the best? How did you get the job? What should I do to get a similar position? TheCareerProject.org is the only free online resource that can really answer any of those questions."
TheCareerProject.org (http://www.TheCareerProject.org) is an interactive career profile database that allows job seekers to learn the intimate details about thousands of jobs from the people who work them.
If you would like more information on TheCareerProject.org or to participate, please contact Alicia Schwartz at 212-624-5868.