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Training Resources

  • Learning Express Library (free account registration required)
    • Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.
  • Career Center (free account registration required)
    • Career Center™ combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. With this innovative job-hunting system, you can:
      • Explore detailed information on over 1,000 different occupations
      • Match your interests and skills with the career that's best for you
      • Search over five million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings
      • Create professional resumes and cover letters
      • Practice and master interviewing skills
      • Get invaluable tips and advice every step of the way—from your initial search to accepting an offer Conveniently organize and track your job-search progress all in one place
  • Careers Internet
    • Careers Internet offers complete online versions of over 250 career reports, plus real time general personality tests to help students get started in the right direction, bulletin boards where students receive answers to questions from industry professionals, on-line videos offered for select careers, and up to the minute career news.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    • The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.
  • Vocational and Career Collection
    • Vocational & Career College provides full text coverage to nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals. It is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.

Job Search Resources

  • Texas Workforce Commission
    • Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. TWC strengthens the Texas economy by providing the workforce development component of the Governor's economic development strategy. Texas boasts an incredibly skilled workforce ready to attract enterprise to the Lone Star State. By focusing on the needs of employers, TWC gives Texas the competitive edge necessary to draw business here.
  • USA Jobs
    • The Federal government's official job list. Shown are employment search, information center, veteran information and forms.
  • RefDesk Job Search Sites

Page Last Updated: May 13, 2016
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