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Online Resources

Choosing a Career

Career One Stop - Career advice from the U. S. Department of Labor

Explore Careers - Through NC Live Learning Express, explore a variety of in-demand careers and learn what it takes to pursuit each career,  Learn how to use these resources to prepare for important entrance and occupational exams.

Jobs for Teens HQ We are the largest free website on the internet that helps teens find a job.  Whether it's an 11 year old looking for a part-time job to make a few bucks during the summer, or an 18 year old trying to decide on the direction they want to take in their career, we have all of the information they need to succeed.  Our website covers the specifics around full-time jobs, online jobs, summer jobs, and side jobs.  

My FutureComprehensive information about careers, college and the military.

Job Search

NC Works Career Center   -   Can help you find and train for jobs, as well as connect you to other resources to help you prepare for interviews and make a good impression on employers.

Job Search Toolkit - Developed by the State Library of North Carolina, this resource provides everything you need for your job search and interview

NClive Resources

Job & Career Accelerator - Manage your job search, resumes, and cover letters. Use the Occupation Matcher to find careers that fit your interests and experience. Get valuable job search tips, practice and master interviewing skills, and much more . . .

Career Center - Prepare for a career exam, explore occupations, and improve your workplace skills here. Some occupation areas included are: Health Care Professionals, Allied Health Careers, Military ASVAB, etc.



How to Decide on a Career Path

How to Decide on a Career Path. Deciding on a career may seem daunting, but it is easier when you give yourself a lot of options and time to…

How to Write a Resume

How to Write a Functional Resume. Most resumes include a chronological list of your professional accomplishments. In some cases, though, you

How to Write a Cover Letter

How to Write a Cover Letter. Cover letters. As much as they require more work, cover letters are a great opportunity to cover qualifications…

How to Answer Tough Interview Questions

How to Answer Tough Questions in an Interview. There are no tough questions in an interview––it just seems that way if you're ill prepared.…

Library Resources

How to Write a Follow-Up Email for a Job Application

How to Write a Follow Up Email for a Job Application. Waiting in the deep gulf of time between sending in a job application and hearing back…