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Search this database of over 2.3 million jobs and find detailed information on millions of U.S. businesses. Everything you need to help you decide where you send your resume.

NewsBank Jobs and Careers
Find recent articles and publications from around the United States about a variety of career-related subjects such as finding a job, job fields, and trends and issues.


Allows users to prepare for careers through online training and practice tests, job searching, and more. Start by choosing online training and creating an account.

The most comprehensive collection of education journals in the world.

Designed for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public, this provides coverage for both trade and industry-related periodicals.


Career Research and Job Seeking Advice

Career How-To Guide from the Wall Street Journal
Tips from WSJ reporters and columnists. Learn about starting your job searching, acing the interview, managing your career, identifying opportunities, and more.

Career Profiles From Princeton Review
Take a survey to find out your career path and get in-depth information about different potential careers.

Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, this resource provides targeted assistance to job seekers of all types, as well as local help, job postings, career explorations, and more.

Career Zone Resume Builder
Use this free resource from New York State to build an easy resume.
Browse sample resumes, get tips on building an effective resume, and use the resume builder tool to create your own.
Find reviews of millions of companies, salary reports, interview questions, job postings nd more. All information is provided by the employees of such companies.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
This source, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, provides extensive information about many categories of occupations. Find salaries, work environments, pay, job outlook, education requirements and more. 

Salary Calculator from CNN Money
Compare cost of living rates for different cities in case you're thinking of moving.

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Preparing for a new job or career can be intimidating, but we have organized the job training and searching process for you. Check out the other tabs for help with job listings and career training.


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