This guide links you to library and online resources to help you find information on careers, improve job skills, or start a business.The careers and job search section has the Occupational Outlook Handbook plus other relevant eBooks, databases, websites, and streaming videos to help you learn about career opportunities and how to get a job. Use the resources in the skills improvement & employment exams section for help with employment exams and improving job skills. For entrepreneurs go to start your own business to explore the resources available to help you.
These online resources provide information on careers and offer resources to help with your job search, including preparing a resume.
Use one of these specialized databases or credible websites to learn about careers and successful job searching techniques.
Videos available on career exploration, career fields, job search skills, and job success skills.
The TEL database Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) has a resume writing tool – VisualCV Resume Creator – that provides
Create your account in TERC to use this resume tool and then
Peterson's Test and Career Prep has resources for job and college success. Improve your math, English, and Microsoft Office skills or take a practice employment exam. Employment exams are available for many career fields including firefighting, law enforcement, military, nursing, and teaching. Resource is provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) and is free for residents of Tennessee. Create your account to get started today.
Here are a few resources to help as you explore the idea of starting your own business. The databases are specific to small business owners and entrepreneurs. The websites are state and national government agencies that help small businesses. These websites will connect you with other resources.
Programs and services are available for a broad range of personal, professional, and workforce development needs of the local community and area business and industry. The division is organized into four departments: workforce development, small business development, healthcare training, and non-credit online courses.
Learn more about the programs and services of each department by visiting the Division for Workforce and Economic Development's website.
The purpose of this guide is to link users to credible resources on career-related topics for College class assignments and job searches.
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