VA Ready Resource Center

VA Ready has a resource center blog that we regularly update with content from business partners and career experts. Click here to get started!

VA Ready Career Readiness 101

Check out VA Ready on YouTube for recordings of past career readiness events with Lenore Coaching! Watch our VA Ready Career Readiness 101 playlist here:

Community College Career Resource Centers

VA Ready partners with all 23 Community Colleges across the state. Looking for a more local resource? Check out your college’s careers center for additional support. 

Blue Ridge
Central Virginia
Mountain Gateway
Eastern Shore
Laurel Ridge
Mountain Empire
New River
Northern Virginia
Patrick & Henry
Piedmont Virginia
Virginia Peninsula
Virginia Highlands
Virginia Western

Virginia Career Works

Virginia Career Works’ mission is to advance economic stability and growth by preparing and connecting people who want to work with employers who need to hire through its training providers and network of professional partners.

Virginia Career Works maintains brick-and-mortar career centers in every region of Virginia and all of their career readiness and job search resources are completely FREE. Learn more and find a center near you at


CliftonStrengths 34 reveals your complete unique talent profile, based on your responses to the CliftonStrengths assessment.

Once you’ve completed the online assessment, you will receive personalized reports, interactive learning and other resources.

These materials explain what you naturally do best and how you can develop and use your talents to live your strongest life possible.

16 Personalities

Take this free assessment to learn which of the 16 Personalities you are! Your personality type profile will help you learn what drives, inspires, and worries you — as well as how you work with other personality types as a friend, partner, coworker, or manager. Take the 16 Personalities assessment here.

Google Interview Warmup

This amazing interactive tool from Google allows you to practice key questions, get insights about your answers, and get more comfortable interviewing! Start practicing here.

Lightcast Resume Optimizer

This data-driven tool helps you optimize your resume for the exact type of job you’d like to apply for! Help your resume put its best foot forward here.

Lightcast Resume Builder

Need help getting the basics together? This interactive tool helps you build a resume that will shine. Get started here.