Information to help with your job search, resume, education and more.
Looking for a great new job? Here are some places to begin your search. We've pulled together a few good books, databases and online resources for use in your job quest. Be sure to check with your local librarian for help in locating and using these and other materials.
Do you want to change your job? Need to know what skills and training are needed? How much a job pays? Try the online Occupational Handbook.
- Building Skills 4 Work
BS4W is a website that has free lessons that teach workplace skills that employers look for in the people they hire. Also find information about different careers and resources.
- Career Cruising (NEW)
Career Cruising has access to colleges and universities in the USA
- close to 500 career profiles, each containing two multimedia interviews
- an interest assessment tool with a skills assessment
- personal portfolio tool with a built-in resume builder
- ready-to-use classroom activities and a resource of "how-to's" for Career Advisors, Counselors and Teachers
- Occupational Handbook
Occupational Handbook gives information on training and education, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions. Also available are job search tips and information about the job market in each state.
- Universal Class
Over 500 courses available courtesy of your library. Academic, personal, hobbies and much more
What is JobScout? JobScout is an online learning platform that will teach you the basic Internet skills you need to find a job.
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Find out what the average salaries are by type of job or by state. Learn how to negotiate salaries and benefits.
Calculate what you are worth to your company, learn tips on how to negotiate and read online articles.
JobStar Salary Information
300 salary surveys plus the art of negotiation for top compensation.
- California Apprenticeship Coordinators Association
Apprenticeship programs for a number of trade occupations, including, Carpentry, Finishing, Plumbing, Civil Service, Ironworker and many more. Links are available to other organizations with information about apprenticeships.
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- Riley Guide
The Riley Guide is a directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet. It is primarily intended to provide instruction for job seekers on how to use the Internet to their best advantage, but recruiters and other career service industry professional will find information here to help them also.