Careers Subject Guide LRC@TCC
Scope: Career planning, job searching, resumes, and job descriptions.
Call number areas to browse: HF5300s (general)
Subjects to search (Library of Congress): Occupations, Job hunting, Vocational
guidance, Career development, Career changes, Resumes
Books in our catalog:
Gale Virtual Reference Library (r)
Dictionary of Occupational Titles HB2595 (O*NET
attributes and job characteristics)
Occupational Outlook Handbook HD8051.A62 (OOH
education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers
do on the job, working conditions)
What Color is Your Parachute?
Titles beginning with: Career
on Demand Watch videos about Careers
& Job Search including career fields, resumes, and etiquette. Their
collection of Guidance & Counseling offers videos on academic success
time management, test
Library provides TCC patrons with instant access to the most comprehensive
collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and
career resources available. You will discover instantly scored
licensing, certification, and aptitude practice tests, online career
and vital information for a wide variety of occupations. Over 1,000
online practice tests and tutorials are available, along with more
than 200 eBook titles.
& Education Reference Center gives valuable information
on colleges, technical schools, practice entrance exams and certifications,
and professional license exams including ACT, ASVAB, CLEP, SATs and TOEFL.
Also available are the Resume Builder and Virtual Career Library.
Education Wizard Let "Ginny" help you choose a career,
get the information you need to pursue your career, enroll in one
community colleges, pay for college, transfer to a four-year college
or university, and get answers to your questions about your future.
subject guide to find company information (products, financials,
industry overviews, employee benefits) on potential employers.
Classes: Doing Your Research (.doc or .pdf format).
This information literacy chapter for College Success Skills SDV
100 helps students who are overcome with information anxiety!
Career View For students, parents, counselors, adult learners,
individuals with disabilities, and job seekers. Search over 600 occupations
for descriptions, working conditions, requirements, earnings, and projections
for city locations.
Career Planning & Resume Writing:
Planning at TCC
including online career
- Workforce Development
Services from the Virginia Community College
Career InfoNet Find wages and employment trends, occupational
requirements, state by state labor market conditions, millions of
nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online.
- CareerPerfect offers
career planning, job search, resume writing, and interviewing advice
in a question and answer format.
Artist Living and working overseas.
- KnowHowVirgnia offers
self-assessment test to see what careers might suit you best,
information for investigation
of career fields, and location of available education programs.
Management Center-Old Dominion University Local and Internet
resources including internships, government employment, disability,
resume writing, women, minorities, and web sites by career field.
Planning@about.com Career change, company information, job
interviews, job loss, resume writing, etc.
- Sloan Career
Cornerstone Center is
an ever-expanding resource for anyone interested in exploring
career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics,
computing, and healthcare. Explore over 185 degree fields and
find out about education requirements, salaries, networking,
precollege ideas, and career planning resources.
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