Q. How can I look for a better job?
Here are some resources we think are great.
Check our Learning & career collection. Resources 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. This catalog search will retrieve them all (plus some that aren't part of the brand).
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.