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Job-Seeking Resources

Finding Resources

Browse for books or videos related to careers and job-seeking by going to the following call number areas in the Reference Collection (second floor) or Circulating Collection (third floor). Reference books are for in library-use only (do not check out). Books on the third floor may be checked out. You may also use the same call number ranges to locate videos within the Media Collection (second floor).

Call Number Area
Topic
Jobs and vocational guidance
Job hunting
Resumes and cover letters
Career changes
Employment interviewing
Veterans -- Employment

To search for more resources for job hunting, you can use subject headings. Subject headings allow you to find books specifically about a topic. Go to the library catalog, type in the subject, and select Subject.

Databases

Access Ferguson's Career Guidance Center  |  Video Tutorial  |  How to Cite

A comprehensive resource for career exploration and educational planning. Includes profession profiles, school finder, career assessment, career profile videos, as well as sample résumés and cover letters.


Access Peterson's Career Prep

Peterson's Career Prep is a comprehensive library database that allows you to research careers and learn more about the job seeking process. It includes resume and cover letter builders, interview tips and simulations, and resources to help you find the right career.

General Resources

These resources will cover a general, holistic look at searching for a job. Most resources will include a variety of topics, including resumes, interviewing, and researching a career.

The following books are a selection of titles that may interest you. Use the call numbers to locate the print books on the third floor. You may check these books out. eBooks may be read online. Click the title and then log in.

The following websites may be useful to you in your research. These links are external sites. As such, content may change frequently and they may contain ads. Per policy, the Library does not review links suggested via email.

Career Exploration & Guidance

If you are not yet sure which career path interests you, these resources will help you explore how your interests can align with careers.

The following books are a selection of titles that may interest you. Use the call numbers to locate the print books on the third floor. You may check these books out. eBooks may be read online. Click the title and then log in.

The following websites may be useful to you in your research. These links are external sites. As such, content may change frequently and they may contain ads. Per policy, the Library does not review links suggested via email.

For Veterans

These resources are specifically aimed at veterans. They will help you translate your military skills into civilian terms and provide tips for job searching.

The following books are a selection of titles that may interest you. Use the call numbers to locate the print books on the third floor. You may check these books out. eBooks may be read online. Click the title and then log in.

The following websites may be useful to you in your research. These links are external sites. As such, content may change frequently and they may contain ads. Per policy, the Library does not review links suggested via email.