How can I look for a better job?
How can I research careers and work on my resume?
Here are some resources we think are great.
Check our Job/Career learning resources. They include online courses, career test preparation, resume and interviewing preparation, and book collections for exploring careers.
What color is your parachute? – The world's most popular career book, but also spin-off titles about interviews and retirement.
These catalog searches will help you find guidance for special job situations:
- Re-entering the job market
- Job hunting after being let go
- Employment for older workers
- New economy, flexible arrangements
- Vocational guidance for women
- Sex roles and the workplace
American Job Center Tennessee – Offers labor market information, computers and Internet, workshops, an online talent bank, job placement, recruitment and training.
CareerOneStop – Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Jobs4TN – A database of job opportunities and a resume creation service.
O*NET OnLine – Search for occupations that match your skills or that match specific tools or technology.
Occupational Outlook Handbook – Profiles hundreds of occupations with selectors that let you narrow down by entry-level education, median pay, growth rate, and more.
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