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.

Online collections

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:


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.

  • Last Updated Mar 24, 2022
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  • Answered By Melissa Brenneman

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