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Career and Jobs

Links to useful information on the Internet
Links for Job Hunters
Links and lists of job sources across the state and country.
Boost your Skills/Find a Job with Learning Express Library Featured Resources
LearningExpress Library is a premier skill boosting database for anyone wanting the best chance at a job. Take college and career practice tests, complete your GED, hone your computer skills, improve your math skills. Includes access to Job & Career Accelerator containing a career interest test.
Enhance Iowa
Education & Resources For In-Demand Jobs
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This site includes descriptions of different occupations, educational requirements, salaries, working conditions, and more.
Job Corps
Job Corps is the nation's largest career technical training and education program for students ages 16 through 24. It is a U.S. Department of Labor program, established in 1964, that provides 60,000 students per year with hands-on training in America's fastest growing careers.
JobStar Central
Resume and career guide information, job listings by state, job fairs, job banks, and more.
JobStar Central Guides for Specific Careers
Links to sites offering information on careers. Find out what kind of education or training is required, what it is like for people currently working in a specific field, what you can earn, and more.
Monster Career Center Jobzilla
Select your area of interest, and see which career might be for you. This site includes information about the skills and education required for different jobs, gives the employment outlook, and links to information on related careers.
Resume Help
Resume Examples & Free Cover Letter Writing Help. Free resume writing examples and samples. Research how to write a resume and cover letter. Site offers resume writing samples, job interview tips.
Iowa Workforce Development
For unemployed workers seeking jobs, filing unemployment claims, devloping your resume, or for those changing jobs, and needing an extra boost. Try this site.
Paralegal Career Guide
Interested in a paralegal career and want to know more information regarding training and career possibilities? This free resource can guide you and answer questions related to this field.
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.