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Databases @ JPL

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Adult Education and Career Center
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Gale's Small Business Resource Center
Small Business Resource Center

Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

InfoTrac Professional Collection
Gale Professional Collection

A collection of educational journals picked for their relevance in the modern world for today's professional.

Vocation, Careers &
Technical Education eCollection

InfoTrac Vocation, Careers & Technical Education eCollection with 7,853,417 articles.
General Resources
JaxJobs Career Tips
Sample resumes, cover letters, internship information and job interview tips.
CareerSource – Career Planning Steps
Advice and tips from CareerSource on planning your career.
Job Hunters Bible
The Internet, Research, Contacts, Counseling, Job Hunting, Jobs & Resumes.
Jobs for Vets
Veteran Employment Opportunities.
Salary Calculator
Compare salaries of various occupations and job titles in different geographic areas.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This Department of Labor resource allows users to find out what education is needed, salaries to expect and future job outlook for industries and job titles.
shiftgig:Jacksonville (an option exists for choosing another city)
Shiftgig is the online community for the service industry. You can set up a profile that serves as your professional resume, and you can use it to apply for jobs or additional shifts. If you create a good profile, jobs will apply to you.
Shiftgig is for anyone in the service industry: restaurants, bars, nightclubs, hotels, salons, fitness centers, and retail.
Resumes
Resumes and Cover Letter
Tips for resumes, cover letters, and other job search correspondence.
Beautiful Resume Ideas that Work
Examples of creative and functional resumes.
VisualCV
Showcase your achievements on the Web.
Emurse
Create, store and share your resume online, for free.
CeeVee
Create an online resume, save it as a .pdf, and share it with others.
Cover Letters
WikiHow – How to Write a Cover Letter
Step-by-step instructions on creating an effective cover letter.
DocStock – Sample Cover Letters
Find and share free cover letter samples, templates and cover letter overview guides.
Virginia Tech Division of Student Affairs – Cover Letters
Tips on formatting cover letters, sample cover letters, and advice on what to include.
Interview Tips
How to Ace Your Job Interview
88 tips and tricks for acing a job interview.
HR World – Interviewing Cheat Sheet
100 links to resources for interviewers and candidates.
 

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