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Job and Career Accelerator
Whether you’re looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career in an exciting new industry, Job & Career Accelerator™ has the powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the process.
The Tutor.com Adult Learning & Career Center connects lifelong learners with expert tutors and career coaches in an easy-to-use, anonymous online classroom. Get one-to-one tutoring or job search assistance in over 60 subjects, including GED® preparation. You can also use their drop-off reviews, practice quizzes, video lessons, and The Princeton Review® GMAT®, GRE®, LSAT® and MCAT® Practice Tests for self-study, 24/7. Tutors are available 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Funded by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services through a grant to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (#LS-246561-OLS-20). (2021)
EBSCO Vocational & Career Collection
Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.
Career Books on OverDrive
Career & Motivation
Texas Workforce Commission
Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. The major functions of TWC include developing the workforce, providing support services including child care for targeted populations participating in workforce training and adult education and literacy services, providing services for people with disabilities to obtain training and employment, and administering the unemployment benefits and tax programs. TWC also provides information and analysis on shifts in occupations and industries within the state and seeks to reduce discrimination in employment and housing through education and enforcement of state and federal laws.
WorkInTexas.com offers job seekers immediate and continuous access to job matching services. Even when job seekers are not logged on, WorkInTexas.com continues to match job openings with qualified job seekers and generates notices to alert them to potential job opportunities. Job seekers can also browse thousands of job postings, including all Texas state agency jobs, refer themselves to open positions, complete résumés and/or state applications and maintain them online.
USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the Federal Government’s official employment site, USAJOBS provides resources to help the right people find the right jobs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; information on state and area data; similar occupations; and sources of additional information, for 325 occupational profiles, covering about 4 out of 5 jobs in the economy.