Career Resources & Sample Tests
Are you looking for a new job or thinking of changing careers? Career Transitions is a self-paced application that walks job-seekers through the entire process; you can build a resume and a personal career portfolio, match your current skills and interests with fulfilling career paths, investigate thousands of industries and companies, find classes to increase hiring chances in your career, and search job listings from around the country. This resource is a great one-stop start to your future!
Available in the Library and from home by entering your library card number (looks like 22008007654321); you will need to register to create a resume or search for jobs. For Android™, iPhone®, iPod Touch® or iPad®, visit the Cengage Solutions Website and download the "Access My Library" app.
For those interested in different careers, this online version of the library's Salem Press collection includes information on dozens of jobs, including an overview of the career, education, a typical day, average earnings, certificates, employment outlook, a conversation with someone in that career, selected schools, and organizations related to that career. Our current titles are Careers in Science and Engineering and Careers in Technical Services and Equipment Repair; these include jobs like robotics technician, chemical engineer, laser technician, zoologist, biomedical equipment technician, microbiologist, automotive technician, and petroleum engineer.
Available in the Library and from home by entering your library card number (looks like 22008007654321).
One of our favorite databases; use this resource to reach your education and career goals. Take online practice tests and use test preparation books; are you looking for a GED or ASVAB book, and because of high demand the library copies are out? Sign up here, and you have 90 days to complete dozen of practice tests. You can also search thousands of college and graduate school entries, and identify scholarships that meet your financial needs. Get that job or college degree with the help of your public library!
Available in the Library and from home by entering your library card number (looks like 22008007654321); you will need to register to take the online tests. For Android™, iPhone®, iPod Touch® or iPad®, visit the Cengage Solutions Website and download the "Access My Library" app.