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Jobs, Career, and Test Prep


Resources to help you with your job search,
and databases and websites with test practice and career information.

Testing and Education Resource Center Logo

Testing and Education Resource Center is a testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.

Cypress Resume Logo

Cypress Resume is the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing, Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume in a matter of minutes.

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center Logo

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

Career and Technical Education Database Logo

Career and Technical Education Database: Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Logo

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010-20 decade.

Burke County Job Search Logo

Burke County Job Search: A webpage from the Burke County Library with information on dealing with loosing a job, career changes, and job searches. It includes links to other sites, resume making tips, and lists of places to search for a job.

NC Live Job Search Portal Logo

NC Live Career, Jobs and Test Preparation: A user-friendly starting point for those who are job hunting or looking to jump-start their career. Featuring job search tools, interactive practice exams, interview preparation, and more!This resource is accessed through NC Live. *