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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. More info…
Easy-to-use résumé building tool with a built-in writing process and automatic formatting.
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. More info…
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.
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)
A good site for construction/skilled trade and health care jobs in the USA.
Includes sites for specific industries, partnerships and alliances, employers, job databases, online job fairs, and international jobs.
Insight into Diversity
Lists job alphabetically by company, by state, and by type of position. Listings are updated around the 20th of each month.
America’s Career InfoNet
Lists career information including market trends, wage and salary statistics, and entrance requirements for a variety of occupations.
Lists career information about accounting, banking, and finance.
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.
Lists over 1600 company snapshots, provides resume and interviewing tips, includes searchable job and internship listings through the country.