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Video based training for beginning to advanced students for a vast selection of Computer programs
Comprehensive Microsoft and Apple Software and Operating System training
Social Networking training including Facebook, flickr, Pinterest, Skype, Twitter and WordPress
Adobe courses, including Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Illustrator
Google applications, AUTOCAD 2012, Open Office, IBM SPSS Statistics, and more
Leanring Express Library
Learning Express Library
Resumes, cover letters, and career exploration resources.
Job search database.
Computer programs and basic computer skills tutorials.
Learn how to improve resumes, cover letters, and interview skills.
Take occupational practice tests and improve workplace skills.
Computer and Internet basics instruction.
Interactive courses for Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and others
Useful Web Career Resources
*Websites and resources are not maintained by NBPL.
--Build your professional identity online and stay in touch with colleagues and classmates.
--Get the latest news, inspiration, and insights you need to be great at what you do.
--Discover professional opportunities, business deals, and new ventures.
The Riley Guide
-Job listings, career guidance, and self-assessment resources
-Links to databases for specific occupational job listings
-A-Z guide to specified positions, locations and occupations
Job Hunter's Bible
--Web companion to Richard Bolles’ What Color is Your Parachute? (a popular annually published career guidance book)
--Links for Internet job searching, specialized job research, and specialized job boards
--Career counseling, networking, and sample resume portfolios
-U.S. Department of Labor Website
-Job listings for Federal, State and private sector positions
-Resources for the recently unemployed, including unemployment benefits, employment training, and state services
--Online job listings, job coaching and career information
--Career exploration for entry-level positions
-Job listings and information on companies
-Guides to creating resumes
Call Number: 650.1408 COL
A guide for retirees desiring to earn extra income offers advice on turning interests and expertise into over fifty ways to make money, covering both traditional options and Internet-based opportunities.
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2013
Call Number: 650.14 BOL 2012
What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world’s most popular job-hunting guide, and it has helped millions discover their unique gifts, skills, and interests. This has allowed them to land a job even in hard times, and to create for themselves a new, interesting, and inspiring career and life.
How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+
Call Number: New — 650.14 SCH
How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, Second Edition, helps you take full advantage of the bounty of opportunities found on the most popular sites. Online job-search experts Brad and Debra Schepp take you step-by-step through the process of joining networks, creating effective online profiles, and leveraging the job-search features of the most popular sites.
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance
Call Number: REF 331.7 ENC
A multivolume resource includes overviews of various job industries; completely revised career articles; information on salaries and employment trends; sidebars on industry issues and history, useful Web sites, industry jargon and more; and more than 2,500 websites listed for further information.
Basic Computer Skills for Job Seekers
Local, State and Federal Resources
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