Deciding what kind of job you want and then applying for openings is a lot of work!  The library can help you find a career goal, create a resume and practice your interview skills.  Looking for more resources?  Check out the lists for specific groups of jobseekers under our Discover Related Books list.

Assess Your Career Goals

O*NET Interest Profiler

The O*NET Interest Profiler (IP) is a self-assessment career exploration tool that can help you discover the type of work activities and occupations that you would like and find exciting. You identify and learn about broad interest areas most relevant to yourself. You can use your interest results to explore that field of work.

Careerzone Self-Assessments

Careerzone Self-Assessments offer 3 excellent self-assessments designed to help you find careers that match your personality and interests.

Career Aptitude Tests

These aptitude tests can be useful in identifying possible occupations and career options to consider

Improve Your Skills

A free tutorial from which will “walk you through three simple steps to a better career”. For additional topics, check out the link below.

Create a Resume

Use the resume builder to simplify creating your resume, then submit it to the live resume expert for feedback (available between 1 and 10 pm Pacific Time).  Templates available in English and Spanish. 
Interview tips are also available, and you can schedule an appointment with a live Interview Coach to practice

You can also find great book list for resume and interview advice HERE

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