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Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each Learning Center 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.

Modules include:

Workplace Skills Improvement

Occupation Practice Tests

GED Preparation

Skill Building for Adults

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JobNow provides you with practical tools to help you get a job: With career resources that are  Informative, easy-to-use, and include free Internet resources for job seekers, including personality and career assessments. A built in resume builder, with help in refining it. And lastly, the skills needed to help you ace the Interview.

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Job & Career Accelerator

Helping job seekers get hired. Every step of the way. Job & Career Accelerator is the industry's most comprehensive, online job search system that puts job seekers on the Fast Track to getting hired.

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This page has been created to serve as a guide to finding employment opportunities, updating and/or creating your resume, and brushing up your skills in order to be prepared for a job interview.


Where do I start?

Just graduated from college? Still in school but need a summer job? Lost your job and need a new one? Changing careers? There are so many options out there and decisions to make that it can be both frustrating and confusing. This guide should help you get focused, on track, and ready for the challenges ahead.


What am I qualified to do? / Choosing a career

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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2013 - Richard N. Bolles
ISBN: 9781607741473
Publication Date: 2012-08-14
The worlds most popular job-search book is updated for 2013 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for todays job-hunters and career-changers. As unemployment stretches on and people face new challenges in this economy, they turn to What Color Is Your Parachute? to help them find meaningful work. Combining classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated advice on social media and the job market, this revised edition outlines what works-and what doesnt. Career guru Richard N. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from resumes to interviewing to networking. Recently named to Time magazines list of All-Time 100 Best Non-fiction Books, What Color Is Your Parachute? is a book of practical wisdom that should be required reading for all.

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Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance - Sarah Dalton (Editor)
ISBN: 9780816083138
Publication Date: 2010-11-01
More than 800 articles have been revised and updated since the last edition to reflect accurate, up-to-date career information. Along with revisions and updates to all articles, included here are more than 35 new career articles and more than 100 new photographs. Each article offers expanded career information, sidebars, and other user-friendly features. Called out by graphic icons are the top 10 fastest-growing careers and the top 10 careers that experts predict will add the greatest number of positions through the year 2018.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013-2014 - U. S. Department of Labor Staff
ISBN: 9781616086183
Publication Date: 2012-11-01
Written by the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Outlook Handbook2013–2014 is designed to provide valuable, up-to-date assistance to individuals making decisions about their futures. Accompanying each profession are descriptions of the nature of the work, working environment, job outlook training, and the required education, as well as job earnings, related occupations, and additional information sources. Keep up in the scramble to stay afloat in the waning job market by staying informed as you plan your training and career.

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The Big Book of Jobs 2012-2013 - McGraw-Hill Editors
ISBN: 9780071773515
Publication Date: 2011-07-26
Up-to-date, authoritative job information from the most trusted source—the U.S. Department of Labor Does your resume tell employers what they really need to know? Which fields are showing the most growth opportunity? What is a realistic salary for the job you want? Whether you’ve recently earned a degree, decided to change careers, or reentered the workforce after an extended absence,is the guide you need to make the right decisions—the first time around.


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300 Best Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree - Michael Farr; Laurenc Shatkin
ISBN: 9781593576585
Publication Date: 2013-04-01
With this extensive reference, readers will discover 300 jobs with the best pay, fastest growth, and most openings, no bachelor's degree required. Featuring more than 60 insightful ?best jobs? lists and information-packed job descriptions, this extensive reference uses the renowned two-step Best Jobs Series process to help readers learn more about their career options.

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200 Best Jobs for Introverts - Laurence Shatkin; JIST Publishing Staff
ISBN: 9781593574772
Introverts prefer autonomy and quiet in their work and draw their energy from within. In this useful book, the authors help introverts, about 40 percent of the population, make the best career match for their strengths in just two steps: (1) Review best jobs lists to compare careers and to find those that suit them best. (2) Learn more about the careers of interest in detailed job descriptions.


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This publication was supported in part by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.


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