Working It Out! Job and Career Guide

Entrepreneurs and Small Business

Entrepreneurs & Small Business

Check out our Small Business Tools in our eResources and Databases guide.  You'll find small business, microlender and general business resources.

Online Resources

Online Resources

BuildingSkills4Work - Offers free online training and skill building using interactive lessons in real work situations.

Career Exploration Pathfinder (ipl2) - From the Internet Public Library.  Looking for specific career information, or hoping to discover the occupation that's right for you? The resources in this pathfinder will not only lead users to information about careers, but also help users to develop their career path. Both print and internet resources will get you started along the path to career exploration.

CareerOneStop - Sponsored by the Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration, this site provides tools and information for job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals.

MySkills MyFuture - Explore new career options and expand your job search through this CareerOneStop website.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - From the Bureau of Labor Statistics (U.S. Dept. of Labor), and considered to be one of the premier sources for career information. The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe "What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay" and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.

O*NET Online - The O*NET program is a primary source of occupational information in the U.S. The O*NET database is available to the public at no cost, and is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is being developed under the sponsorship of the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA) through a grant to the North Carolina Employment Security Commission.


Featured Books from the Shelves

A sampling of the many books on resumes and interviewing that you'll find in the libraries throughout our system. To see more titles, search the online catalog.



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