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Job & Career Accelerator

Job & Career Accelerator


Everything you need for a successful job search is combined into one easy-to-use online application:
  • 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.
  • Job-hunting tips online

    job-hunting tips

    Check out these websites for free advice on writing a résumé and preparing for an interview.

    - Career advice from Monster.com
    -CareerOneStop
    -Glassdoor.com
    -Jobweb
    -Work in Texas - Career Tools

    Attend a Job Center seminar

    The Job Center offers four free seminars for job-hunters at the Central Library and branch libraries
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    Classes include:
    Résumé Workshop
    Interviewing Workshop
    How to Find a Job Online
    Investigating Companies
    Job Application Assistance
    LearningExpress Library
    Build a resume, brush up on your interviewing skills or take a refresher course in math. Practice the GED, SAT, ACT, GMAT, Citizenship, ASVAB, firefighter, or any of hundreds of other academic or professional exams. The LearningExpress Library has the tools you need to improve your prospects.
    Vocational & Career Collection
    Find articles on specific careers and tips on job-hunting from nearly 350 magazines and trade publications.
    Read an eBook
    Explore NetLibrary's collection of books on résumé-writing and interviewing. Change Full-Text to Subject (in the drop-down list) and enter job hunting or employment interviewing as your search terms. You can read a book online and print individual pages.
    Networking for Job Seekers
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    Provides a list of networking resources for the unemployed and the under-employed.