Business, Jobs, and Careers – Jobs and Careers

Gale Career Transitions Career Transitions

Career Transitions:  Find a new job, write a resume or cover letter, experience interview simulations, learn about school programs.  Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
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Grow with Google
ACCESS Grow with Google: Google is partnering with the Memphis Public Libraries and various organizations across the nation to provide free training, tools, and events to help you grow your skills, career, or business. There are also a new collection of resources called the Remote Work Hub to help people communicate, learn, teach, and work from home. You can also find resources for small businesses.
JobLINC is the Library’s mobile job and career center and helps job seekers locate employment opportunities. It also helps employers find workers. Visit the JobLINC page for more information including the JobLINC schedule and their list of current job openings.

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MemphisWorks delivers free training to job seekers before employment, to help them prepare for the jobs and careers that they want. To job providers, we sell a better set of applicant recruitment and assessment tools, that provide the information they need to hire the best person for the job and learning content management tools to teach skills and safety.

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Reference USA: Directory of People and Businesses. Provides quality information to help you: 1) Search for jobs; 2) Find new business opportunities; 3) Research executives and companies; 4)Track down addresses, phone numbers; 5) Find news articles; 6) Locate out-of-town companies; 7) Profile a neighborhood, city or state.
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Testing and Education Reference Center

Testing and Education Reference Center: Helps users embark on new education and career paths with in-depth information on colleges/universities, graduate/professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships/awards, and more. Practice tests include entrance exams, certifications, and licensing tests. With the Career Assessment tool, students can map a career path using a multiple-choice exam that determines their Holland Type and matches their answers to the most suitable job categories, industries, and occupations. The Resume Builder and Virtual Careers Library tools helps students build essential career skills like how to build a resume, cover letter, and interviewing tips.  Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
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Vocations and Careers Collection

Vocations and Careers Collection: Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.  Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.