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Job Search & Career Training

Job Search & Career Training Research Materials

AtoZ databases

AtoZdatabases

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, or finding friends and relatives.

 

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Ferguson's Career Guidance Center from Infobase

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Information on more than 3,400 jobs in 94 industries. Includes sample resumes and cover letters, and tips on interviewing. Also includes 48,000 scholarships and internships for college students.

 

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Weiss Raitings

Financial Literacy Basics

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Easy-to-understand guides on how to manage your finances, including budgeting, student loans, how to start a checking account, and how to start a 401(k)

 

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BrainFuse HelpNow

HelpNow from Brainfuse

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Get live, one-to-one, Illinois-aligned, skill-building, homework and test preparation help for everyone, from kindergarteners to adults. English as a second language and Spanish foreign language assistance are included, as well as Microsoft Office help and Career Resources. Available seven days a week, from 2PM-11PM with 24-hour access to Writing Lab, SkillSurfer and more.

 

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EBSCO LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator

Job & Career Accelerator

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Easy-to-use resource for job seekers, including a resume and cover letter builders, information about careers, and online job hunting.

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EBSCO Learning Express Library

Learning Express – Career Preparation

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Learn more about various career fields, improve your interview and job search skills, and prepare for many career certification tests such as NCLEX and Praxis.

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EBSCO Learning Express Library

Learning Express – Recursos Para Hispanohablantes

¿Usar en casa? Sí

Descripción: Mejore sus habilidades escritas, orales y gramaticales, sea mejor lector, desarrolle sus habilidades matemáticas, prepárese para el examen de GED®, sea ciudadano estadounidense

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LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com Content

LinkedIn Learning

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

 

Our library code is “scpld” (all lowercase).

 

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Skills First Master Your Story

Skills First (formerly Optimal Resume)

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Create resumes, cover letters, online portfolios and career documents. Practice interviewing skills and even create a video resume.

Log in with your Optimal Resume credentials to transfer your documents over to the updated Skills First platform.

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Tutor.com a Service of The Princeton Review

Tutor.com

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Free online help from tutors for students, as well as resume, ACT/SAT test prep, GED, and citizenship assistance for adults. Hours: Every day from 10:00 a.m. to midnight.

 

Ayuda gratis, en línea, de tutores para estudiantes, y también para resumen, preparación para la prueba ACT/SAT, GED, y asistencia de ciudadanía para adultos. Diariamente de 10:00 a.m. hasta la medianoche.

 

iOS App  Android App

 

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