JobNow

JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job. Find resume resources, interview techniques, practice tests for career exams, and job searching resources.

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Job & Career Accelerator

Build resumes and cover letters, take quizzes to find career matches, explore different occupations in a variety of fields, discover schools and scholarships, and follow tutorials to prepare for interviews.

Computer Skills Center

Start with the basics like getting to know your computer, your desktop, and learning safety and maintenance. Advance to internet skills like using email, social media, and practicing internet safety. Follow video courses for Microsoft office suite tools, adobe graphics products, and Windows operating systems.

 


Occupational Outlook Handbook

Use the OOH to help you find career information on duties, education, training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

CT Department of Labor

Find out about unemployment filing, training and apprenticeship programs, services for veterans, and labor market information.

SkillUp CT

Use the Career Pathways Portal to see the skills and certifications employers are looking for — take corresponding online courses, close skill gaps, obtain certifications, and search for jobs.

Career One Stop

Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, CareerOneStop offers resources for career exploration, job training, and assists unemployed workers in getting back to work, finding entry level careers, or making career changes.

Onward CT

OnwardCT provides resources for Connecticut residents impacted by job loss during the Covid-19 outbreak. Search for programs that provide free or reduced cost essential life services like medical care, food, and housing and for local job training courses and employment opportunities.

My Next Move

Not sure about what new career you might be suited for? Learn more about your career options by browsing industries that employ different types of workers, finding suggestions based on your interests, and examining national growth projections for certain jobs.


Job Search Sites

CT Hires

Build an online resume that can be searched by employers that are hiring. CTHires also provides current job postings in your local area.

USA Jobs

Search for federal jobs through the US Office of Personnel Management.

CollegeGrad

Entry-level job search for recent college graduates.

Indeed

Google-style interface that aggregates information from job boards, new sites, and company listings. You can create a free, tailored profile; upload a resume; and search job postings aggregated from company pages, associations, and various listings from across the web.

Glassdoor

Search by job title, key responsibilities, company, or location. Also provides salary information, CEO approval ratings, employee recommendation levels and user reviews.

Monster

Browse listings based on wage, time category and other metrics. Also offers resume help, salary negotiating tips, potential interview questions and other career advice.


Items from the Collection

For some hands-on reading, check out titles in our career section. You can also find exam and test books in our test books section.