How to use Career Pathways to find skills and match to jobs

Learn how to find, set, and manage your favorited career pathways, which power the LifeJourney application.

LifeJourney enables you to use the skills that you have obtained from your credentials to find your best fit for potential career paths. You can also use it to find associated job opportunities to which you can apply.

(instructions for LifeJourney mobile application v 1.16)

Start with a Career Pathways

When you first start using the LifeJourney app, you will be prompted to search for some career pathways. You can continue to update this as you use the app.

Home page hosts your Fit Score

On the home page, in addition to the digital wallet where you manage your credentials, you will see an Opportunity fit score. This provides you with a potential match score based on the Career Pathway that you have saved as your favorite. As you change which Career Pathway is listed as your favorite your fit score can change.

On the home screen, you will also be able to see:

  • Your saved career pathways
  • Your assigned learning experiences and assessments
  • Your wallet

If you scroll down, the home page will also provide your list of top skills that you are pursuing along the career path. When you complete a skill by earning a credential, it will be marked as complete with a check mark.

Explore Career Pathways

Select the compass icon to access the options to explore potential career paths.

On the main page of the Explore tab you can access:

  • your saved pathways,
  • learning experiences, and
  • job opportunities that match your profile.

Search Pathways

Select the Pathways tab to enter keywords to search for new career pathways.

Select one pathway to view the details, the skills required, and your fit score. If your wallet contains credentials with skills that match, you will see these checked off on the profile.

If you like this pathway and want to track your progress on earning skills for this career, you can select the + sign to save it to your favorites. You are allowed to save up to 5 pathways.

Edit your Pathways

If you want to edit or manage the pathways that you have saved you will need to go to the menu. Select the three dots on the bottom right corner of the application to access the main menu.

Select Pathways.

If you want to change which pathway you see on your home screen, use the star icon to select a new favorite

Use the trash can icon to delete a pathway if you no longer wish to track it.