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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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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Gale Online Learning Portal

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Determine which online learning platform is right for you based on your goals, whether it’s test prep, career growth, or learning a new skill. Contains links to Gale CoursesPeterson’s Test & Career Prep, and Udemy

 

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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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¡Mira cómo funciona!

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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.

EXPLORAR LEARNING EXPRESS – RECURSOS PARA HISPANOHABLANTES
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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Peterson’s Test & Career Prep

Use at Home? Yes

Description:

Description: Test and career prep software to help you practice for the GRE, GMAT, SAT, ACT Assessment, ASVAB, TOEFL, and more.

In addition to our core products for college search and selection, test preparation, and financial aid, Petersons offers online services for career exploration as well as resume writing.

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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. Association code is “20053”.

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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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Gale Presents Udemy

Udemy

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Nearly 20,000 up-to-date online video business and technical courses, including 7,000+ courses taught by native speakers in more than 12 different languages. Udemy takes a learner-first approach so that users can select the instructor and content that best addresses their skills need and learning preferences.

 

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