Jobs & Careers

Databases

Available in            the LibraryAvailable from HomeCareer Information Center (in-library and home access)
This eBook has 694 job profiles. Profiles include work characteristics, training and education, career outlook, salary, advancement. Vol. 13 focuses on trends. Print copy also available in the library. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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LibraryAvailable from HomeLearning Express Library (in-library and home access)
An interactive, online program that allows users to take practice tests and online courses such as the GED test, civil service tests, college entrance exams, and more. Patrons will need to use their library card number for their user name.
Available in the LibraryAvailable from HomeSurvey of American Industry and Careers (Salem Press) (in-library and home access)
Provides comprehensive information about 112 North American industries and related careers.
Available in the Library Available  from Home Vocational & Career Collection (in-library and home access)
This database is designed for vocational and technical libaries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.

Websites

Career Information and Job Search Guides

  These sites feature information on career options, job search strategies, job listings, resume, cover letter, and   interviewing tips, salary and negotiation tools, and resources for relocation and moving.

EmploymentSpot
Site includes job search, employment tips, hiring tips for employers and job seeking news articles.
JobHuntersBible.com
Online supplement for the book 'What Color is Your Parachute? A Practice Manual for Job Hunters and Career Changers' by Richard Bolles.
The Riley Guide
One of the oldest career and job search guide on the internet, this site includes extensive resources for career research and exploration as well as job searching.
Government Information
Arkansas JobLink
Job listings and job seeker resources from the Arkansas Dept of Workforce Services.
Discover Arkansas
"The source for labor market information for the state" from the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services, this site serves employers, jobseekers, and researchers.
O*NET Online
Occupation and skill exploration site developed for the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Provides occupational descriptions, working conditions, training and qualifications, statistics, etc.
Job Search Sites
Indeed.com
Search jobs from hundreds of websites at this site.
SimplyHired
Find jobs by location or category.
Arkansas Government Jobs
Site to find jobs with the State of Arkansas.
Arkansas JobLink
A federally-funded site that provides job listings in Arkansas.
CareerJournal.com
The Wall Street Journal career and job site.
CareersInGovernment
A clearinghouse of information, resources and jobs available in public sector organizations in America and abroad.
JobBankUSA
A job search engine that includes resources for resumes and interviews.
JobCentral National Labor Exchange
Search for jobs, create a resume, or use the cost of living calculator. A service of DirectEmployers Association, a consortium of leading U.S. corporations.
Monster.com
Provides a full array of job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management products and services.
NationJob Network - Arkansas jobs
A job search engine offering job opening in Arkansas.
TheJobGuide.com
Website for the bi-weekly free jobs magazine distributed in Northwestern and Western Arkansas, Southwest Missouri, and Eastern Oklahoma.
USAJobs
Official jobs site of the United States Federal Government.
Relocation and Salaries
BankRate.com Cost of Living Calculator
Compare cost of living indicators in U.S. cities.
PaycheckCity
This site offers free employee self-service tools for paycheck management. Paycheck calculators determine "take-home" pay under a variety of circumstances. Free advanced calculators (registration required) include 401(k), bonus, tip tax, and others.
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