A collection of online assistance, powerful tools, and other resources for job-seekers and career development.
is a versatile online service designed to support every step of the job search process.
JobNow features include: live online coaches who, among other things, assist in resume/cover letter preparation, and help patrons prepare for job interviews; get live online interview practice from trained job coaches; 24/7 access to interview tips and career resources; receive feedback on your resume within 24 hours through the JobNow Resume Lab; job coaches to help strategically target jobs best suited to users' interests and qualifications; test preparation (including the GED and the USCIS citizenship test).
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LearningExpress Library helps students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success. Popular software tutorials, Internet instruction, and basic computer instruction are also included. Some of the practice tests include GED, COOP, HSPT, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT/NMSQT, ACCUPLACER, ASSET, and COMPASS, career certification tests such as NCLEX-RN, Praxis I® and II, and more. Plus, there are practice sets and tutorials to develop skills in math, reading, writing, and basic sciences.
LearningExpress Library resources are organized into themes: [video intro]
- School Center (grades 4–12)
- College Center
- High School Equivalency Center
- College Preparation Center
- Career Center
- Adult Learning Center
- Recursos para Hispanhoblantes (Spanish) Centers
- Popular Software Skills Center [ video guide ]
CIS provides provides comprehensive occupational and educational information to help all Oregonians learn about the world of work and education. The resource includes (1) current employment, wages, outlook, hiring practices, preparation, and licensing, in addition to the skills, abilities, and knowledge required, are reported for each of over 550 occupation titles. These occupations cover over 95% of the labor market in Oregon; (2) description of every postsecondary program of study or training offered in Oregon; (3) a complete scholarship and a financial aid database that lists national, state, and local awards is available along with a tool to sort the entries based upon an individual’s characteristics, and more.
*Use outside library requires registration of a personal profile for remote access.* Contact library staff for remote set up help if unable to come to the library.
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