Job and Career Resources

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Print Books (In the Library) -- Reference and Main

Sample Print Titles -- Use the call number links to go to the the library catalog record.

  • 100 Best Careers for the 21st Century -- HF5381.F476 LRC-R 
  • Best Jobs for the 21st Century -- HF5381.15.F37 LRC-R
  • Best KeyWords for Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews -- HF5383.E54 LRC-R (also in main collection, available for checkout) 
  • The Big Book of Jobs... -- HF5382.5.U5 B54
  • College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs...-- HF5382.5.U5 F644 LRC-R
  • Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance (Four vols.) -- H5381.E52 LRC-R 
  • Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World -- LB2343.P57 (Main collection, available for checkout) 
  • Knock 'em Dead 2004 -- HF5549.5.I6 Y37 
  • Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job & Your Dream Job -- HF5381.A38 (main collection, available for checkout)
  • So Good They Can't Ignore Your: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love -- HF5381.N497 (main collection, available for checkout) 
  • The Top 100: The Fastest-growing Careers for the 21st Century -- HF5382.T59 LRC-R
  • Unbeatable Resumes: America's Top Recruiter Reveals What Really Gets You Hired -- HF5383.B4335 LRC-R (also in main collection, available for checkout)
  • The Vault MBA Career Bible -- HR1131.V38 LRC-R
  • What Color is Your Parachute? -- HF5383.B56 LRC-R (online supplement, JobHuntersBible)
  • What You're Really Meant To Do: A Roadmap for Reaching Your Unique Potential -- HF5381.K363 LRC-R

Job & Career ebooks

Sample ebook titles

Click a book image to link to the full text in a new window.

100 Conversations for Career Success

100 Conversations for Career Success: Learn to Tweet, Cold Call, and Network Your Way to a Dream Job ebrary

· Available for online reading
· Available for full download for 7 days


 

1000 CEOs Credo

"Definitive biographies deliver all the essential information on each CEO's career, their highs, lows, management style, vision and distilled wisdom, providing vital lessons that will give YOU the competitive advantage." [Credo Reference Collection]


Accelerate Your Career in Nursing

Accelerate Your Career in Nursing: A Guide to Professional Advancement and Recognition ebrary

· Available for online reading
· Available for full download for 14 days 


Career Development: Global Issues and Challenges

Career Development: Global Issues and Challenges ebrary

· Available for online reading
· Available for full download for 14 days 


Counseling for Career Construction...

Counseling for Career Construction: Connecting Life Themes to Construct Life Portraits ebrary

· Available for online reading
· Available for full download for 14 days 


The Resume Kit

The Resume Kit eBook Collection

Click book image at left then click the "eBook Full Text" link in the left sidebar to read the full text.

Job & Career Articles (ORU Databases)

Databases - Use Subject Limits
In addition to career websites, use databases to identify trends, the outlook and other features or projections for your career.
 
Begin in Academic Search Complete, then click the Choose Databases link to mark and add one or more subject related databases to search. Or, use the QuickLinks tab above or the database list to select database(s).
 
Use key terms for your occupation. After you review the result list, update it by using the Subject and (or) Subject Thesaurus links in the left menu bar (shown below). Mark all relevant subjects for your occupation. Change databases as needed.

Subject Thesaurus Terms
 
Sample Searches: Use the links below to review search results and edit for other careers or professions.
 
librarian AND "job description"
library professions AND ethics (Subject Term)
DE "LIBRARIANS -- Professional ethics" (DE = subject heading)
DE "Library science -- Moral & ethical aspects" (Subject heading); same search edited

Job & Career Web Sites

CareerCast: The Best Jobs of 2014
O*Net Online (Occupational Information Network)
http://www.onetonline.org/
Occupational Outlook Handbook (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/
Profiles of hundreds of occupations; describes What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, Job Outlook, and more. See the A-Z Index.
Spotlight on Statistics: Occupations (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Job Resources