Learn Career Planning
You can't expect to just send some resumes out and land a job these days. Use the resources here to learn how to select the right opportunities, prepare a great resume with a relevant cover letter, interview effectively, and how to ensure that each job you take contributes to your long-term career path.
We have 7 resources for learning Career Planning including educational Books, Kindle & Other eBooks, Online Classes, YouTube & Online Videos, and Websites, from providers such as Blake Boles, Britannica Digital Learning, Lynda.com, and Goodwill Community Foundation. Find 16 more resources in subtopics including Interviewing, Resume Writing, Cover Letters, and Networking.
College | Online class
Maximize your job search efforts with expert advice from career coaches and business professionals. Whether you’re a college graduate or student looking ahead, learn how to craft a career plan,...
High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle
Do you need college in order to be taken seriously and earn a real living? Conventional wisdom says yes. But true success relies upon self-knowledge and entrepreneurship: two qualities that you...
5th - High School | ebook/Kindle, Online video/YouTube
Students and other library patrons will have a myriad of opportunities to explore possible careers and gain background in various fields, ranging from science and technology to economics and...
High School - College | Online resource
In this free tutorial, you will get career help and career advice if you’re looking for a job, planning a change, or looking to gain skills. Discover Your Career Needs Explore Careers Salary Basics...
High School | Book
It’s never too early for your teen or tween to start thinking about a career, and Careers is the perfect way to do it. Inspiring and imaginative as well as practical, Careers has charts and tables...
High School - College | Book, Online class
Planning Your Career is designed to help individuals to make decisions about their career now and in the years to come. It begins with helping students explore how their interests, abilities,...
What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens, Third Edition: Discover Yourself, Design Your Future, and Plan for Your Dream Job
9th - High School | Book, ebook/Kindle
This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major...
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