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CRAAP Test: Resource Evaluation
The CRAAP Test
Use this worksheet as a guide to evaluate information resources for Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose.
Whether researching for educational or personal reasons, it's important to carefully evaluate your information sources. The CRAAP test guides you through the process as you consider a source's Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose.
AR Dept. of Education WAGE website
Provides information about the Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGE) work readiness program.
Provides resources for finding jobs, exploring careers, writing resumes, and more.
Directory of Licensed, Certified, and Registered Occupations in Arkansas
"Designed to provide students, job seekers, counselors, and other interested persons with information about occupational licenses or certificates issued by Arkansas state boards, commissions, and departments." --quote from website
Search jobs in the entire state or just northwest Arkansas--or check out the Career Tools & Information tab to build job-seeking skills such as interviewing, networking, building resumes, and writing cover letters.
Kuder Career Assessment
Instructions (including activation code) for students and adults to use Kuder assessment at the Arkansas Works College and Career Planning System, courtesy of NWACC Career Services.
My Next Move
This website provides career overviews and Interest Profiler questionnaire for students and job seekers. Also includes career information for veterans transitioning to civilian career.
NWACC Career Development Center
Provides career readiness workshops, advising, career assessments, on-campus recruiting, sample resumes, and more.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Searchable career profiles with position descriptions, work environment, required training/education, and more. Browsing functions identify positions within broad occupational categories by criteria such as "highest paying" and "fastest growing."
Soft Skills to Pay the Bills
Provides information, activities and videos for developing important job skills such as communication, professionalism, problem solving, teamwork, and more. Although the lessons were developed for youth ages 14-21, they provide practical strategies helpful to adults of all ages.