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Available from any computer with a library card.
Available from any computer with a library card, provided by NC LIVE.
Available from any computer within a library building.
Receive expert assistance for your job search. Get help writing a resume or cover letter and connect live to an expert JobNow Coach to learn efficient job search strategies, including interview coaching. Job seekers also have access to career-enhancing skill building, test preparation (including the High School Equivalency and the US Citizenship tests) and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors. Help & More Info
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
Career database that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. Includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.
Provides advice on writing an effective resume, cover letter, and interviewing under the Resume and Interviewing Skills Success heading. There is also advice on searching for a job and what to do to keep a job once you have it under Job Search and Success Skills. You can also take practice exams for a wide range of careers, such as postal worker, cosmetology, nursing and many more. Help & More Info
For Jobs and Careers resources, check out Brainfuse JobNow, Cypress Resume, or Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center.
For Computer Skills resources, check out Lynda.com or Universal Class.
ProQuest Career & Technical Education
Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
VetNow from Brainfuse provides VA benefit support tools, college skills tools including free tutoring, and job-hunting help for veterans transitioning from the military to civilian life. Receive expert assistance to help you navigate the civilian job market. Get help writing a resume or cover letter and connect live to an expert coach to learn how to translate your military skill set to civilian work opportunities. Users have access to VetNow navigators who are veterans with experience with veteran support groups, agencies and the VA to guide you through VA benefits and to community resources. Live help service is offered from 2 pm to 11:59 pm daily, and resumes and questions can be submitted 24/7 for follow-up responses. Help & More Info
Durham County Jobs
Lists jobs available in Durham County searchable by category. Applications are available to download.
Durham Public Schools
Lists current job openings in the Durham Public Schools. It is also searchable.
Employment Security Commission
Users can search for jobs by job title and/or location.
Lists professional opportunities from the classifieds in the Philanthropy Journal Online. You can search by region, title or perform a general search.
Research Triangle Park
Multifaceted Research Triangle Park page. Links to all firms in the Park and to their job postings.
Lists openings at Rex Hospital and its ambulatory and skilled care affiliates.
Information about jobs with the North Carolina state government.
Youth Employment Certificates
This site provides a link to the required form for 14 – 17 years-olds working in North Carolina. Instructions for completing the application are also provided. (PDF of application)
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Users can search by three methods: by name of occupation, by occupation cluster, or by an alphabetical listing. Areas of information include Nature of the Work, Working Conditions, Employment, Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement, Job Outlook, Earnings, Related Occupations, and Sources of Additional Information.