JOBS & CAREERS

Explore a vast collection of books, resources and tools available for downloading to your computer, tablet or mobile device. Search here to download an eBook, improve your financial literacy, search your family tree, get homework help, read an eZine – and so much more.

Sites listed are for the exclusive use of library patrons. Enter your Library ID number when prompted. (Located on the back of your library card.)

Sites marked with an asterisk* are provided as part of the POWER Library, Pennsylvania’s Electronic Library. This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

AtoZdatabases

AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database. The database includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 240 million residents with interests, hobbies and lifestyles information, over 7 million real-time job listings, 2 Million new businesses, over 12 million healthcare professionals, over 12 million new movers, 2 million new homeowners, and much more. The databases are ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, background searches, finding friends, relatives and a whole lot of other possibilities.

BUSINESS INSIGHTS: ESSENTIALS *

Gale Business Insights: Essentials delivers authoritative company and industry information, articles, and statistical data.

CAREERS IN BUSINESS

Careers in Business explores a variety of growing fields to help young adults gain a head start in learning about the many career opportunities available for those who want to pursue a career in business.

CAREERS IN HUMAN SERVICES

Understanding the wide variety of jobs in human services is important for anyone preparing for that career path. Merging scholarship with occupational development, this single comprehensive guidebook provides human services students with the necessary insight into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.

COMPUTER SKILLS CENTER

Learn new computer skills for popular software such as Photoshop and Microsoft Word or learn how to get started with your computer.

EDUCATION PLANNER*

Jobs & Career

This is a public service of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) and serves as your one-stop career and college planning website. Education Planner provides practical and easy-to-understand advice to help prepare students for the important decisions they will face in the future

JOB & CAREER ACCELERATOR

Career Planning & Job Hunting- This service will be available until November 2021. Please see JobNow for similar content.

Here is a database that combines everything you need for a successful job search in one easy-to-use website. Research careers, look at job postings, learn interviewing skills. All the tools you need to better your chances in a competitive job market.

JOBNOW

JobNow™ provides live online assistance, powerful tools, and other resources for job-seekers including Live Interview Coaching, Resume Lab, Career resources, and an Adult Learning Center. Live Interview Coaching is available daily from 2 pm to 11 pm.

LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY

Test Preparation

A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests.

OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK – BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

PA CAREERLINK

Jobs & Career

PA CareerLink is the state’s premier job-matching tool developed to transform the landscape of how job-seekers find jobs and how employers find talent. The user-friendly job-matching system was created to connect employers and job seekers all in one place, free of charge.

PA WORKFORCE STATISTICS

Jobs & Career

Use PA Workforce Statistics for timely, objective and credible workforce and economic statistics and analysis to help users make informed policy, business and career decisions that strengthen Pennsylvania’s economic security.

Pennsylvania Career Guide

Jobs & Career

Whether you are a student, an educator, a first-time jobseeker, a parent or a person considering a career change, you will find that the Pennsylvania Career Guide is a valuable resource as you make those all-important career decisions

PENNSYLVANIA JOB RESOURCES *

Learn about some new job and career tools for job-seekers and employers.

POWER LIBRARY *

Pennsylvania’s Electronic Reference Library.

Find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks.

DATA AXLE REFERENCE SOLUTIONS

Formerly known as Reference USA- This service will be available until August 2021. Please see AtoZdatabases for similar content.

Directory of 12 Million US Businesses. Also includes listings for 675,000 doctors and 180,000 dentists, as well as 135 Million U.S. Households listings. Use this database to conduct job searches, look for sales leads, find business contact information, analyze competitors and more.

**Data Axle, formerly known as ReferenceUSA, has reported intermittent connection issues for users using the Google Chrome browser.  While technicians at Data Axle work on the issue, they recommend using any of the other internet browsers, for example, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari to access Data Axle.

 

 

RESUME BUILDER

Job & Career
Use this mobile-friendly tool to build your resume.  The easy fill-in-the-blank process allows you to add your information (contact information, experience, education, etc.) and leads to a finished resume in PDF format that you can save or email.

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