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Career Resources

Are you looking for a job or maybe a career change? Here are some resources to help you out.

DATABASES

Career Transitions – Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks you through the job-search process from beginning to end. Here you can search for jobs, write your resume and cover letter, use interview simulation and get tips & advice for your job search.

JobNow – Provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job. Featuring LIVE Interview Coach service, Resume Builder and Career Resources for job seekers.

BOOKS

Resumes and Cover Letters

Cover Letter Magic:  Trade Secrets of Professional Resume Writers By Wendy Enelow.
The Quick Resume & Cover Letter Book: write and use an effective resume in only one day By Michael Farr
New Resume, New Career By Catherine Jewell
Resumes for Dummies By Joyce Lain Kennedy

 

Jobs and Career Books in General and Series

Career Opportunities in travel and hospitality By Jennifer Burns

Career Opportunities in agriculture, food and natural resources By Susan Echaore-McDavid

Work Your Strengths a Scientific Process to Identify Your Skills and Match them to the Best Career for You By Chuck Martin

Job Search Handbook for people with disabilities By Daniel Ryan

Top 300 Careers:  Your Complete Guidebook to Major Jobs in Every Field. By U.S  Department of Labor

RESOURCES

The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center offers free career information, resources, and assistance to those seeking a new job or career. Located in the University Center at College of the Canyons, the Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and serves individuals 18 and older. A representative with the Employment Development Department is also available for information about unemployment and other career transition services.

WEBSITES

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Here you will find an A-Z list of jobs including a description, salary information and a future job forecast for each career.