About JIST Career Solutions

As part of Paradigm Education Solutions, we are a leading provider of materials and technology that help hard-to-employ populations build essential skills for career, academic, and life success. Our solutions will help your clients and students become proactive, prepare for their futures, and master techniques to achieve their goals as quickly as possible.

Our Solutions

How people learn is changing, so we offer a wide variety of print and digital learning solutions, including assessments, eBooks, workbooks, videos, software, and more. With more than 200 learning solutions to choose from, you’ll find resources that align with your organization’s goals and the needs of your clients or students.

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Who We Help

We partner with associations, agencies, and government entities dedicated to helping varied populations overcome barriers to employment. Our resources are ideal for:

  • Job seekers
  • Opportunity youth
  • Ex-offenders
  • Individuals with special needs
  • Transitioning military

Our History

In 1981, “America’s Career Expert,” Michael Farr, founded JIST (Job Information Seeking and Training) in Indianapolis, Indiana. JIST’s goal was to serve workforce practitioners and career development professionals with training on career planning and the job search.

JIST became a learning solutions provider in 1986 with the release of Getting the Job You Really Want. Today, we now offer more than 200 career development and life skills resources and are a brand of Paradigm Education Solutions.

Upcoming events

JIST will be exhibiting at the following events. Visit our booth for a chance to win prizes and preview our resources.

Southeastern Employment & Training Association Spring Conference
Myrtle Beach, SC
March 8–11, 2020

Coalition on Adult Basic Education Conference
Baltimore, MD
April 5–8, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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How do I get permission for using a portion of JIST’s content?
All JIST content is protected by copyright law. Please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at www.copyright.com or (978) 750-8400. On JIST’s behalf, the Copyright Clearance Center provides annual licenses and pay-per-use permission for JIST content in various print and digital formats.

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