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Career Transitions  

A guided, step by step approach to planning and making your next career move. Take a career interest assessment for free, use a step by step resume builder, search job listings at multiple websites at once and more. Good for career changers, those new to the work force and those looking to find a new job in their existing field. New to Ocean County Library cardholders in January 2011. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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eBooks by EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary)  

7000+ nonfiction free eBooks that are completely searchable, viewable and downloadable can now be found in this database. Creating a free My Ebscohost account is required before you can access these eBooks offline. You no longer need to be in the library to create your account the first time. Adobe® Digital Editions 1.7.1 or higher is required for offline viewing. Download this free software here. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.

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Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center (Facts on File Online)  

Not sure what to do with your life? You can now explore thousands of careers, browse scholarships, get advice about applying for jobs, learn how to write the perfect resume and get tips on how to ace an interview, all in one place! This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Job & Career Accelerator  

Here is your easy-to-use online resource for finding the job that's perfect for you! It guides you through every step to find a job. Access current detailed job listings from over 5 million job postings which are collected from all major job boards. Create professional resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, and more! First-time users click on "Register" and enter your library barcode as Username and the other required information to create an account. Returning users login with their username and password, if you have a Learning Express Library account you can use that username and password instead of creating a new account. A tutorial on how to use the database is available or you can click on the ‘Get Started’ tab. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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LearningExpress Library 3.0  

LearningExpress Library has free practice tests for popular tests including the GED, SAT, ASVAB, NCLEX-RN, and career practice tests including Nursing, Teaching and Law Enforcement. Features instant online scoring and review analysis. Click on "Register" and enter all the *required fields. Access from outside the library requires your library card number. Returning users login with their email address and password. An email address is recommended but not required. Please Note: if you had an account prior to the 3.0 launch in April 2014 you will need to re-register. Any tests taken, tutorials, and eBooks accessed in Learning Express 2.0 will not transfer to the new version and access to the old version will end on June 30, 2014. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Universal Class for Libraries  

Learn something new today! Continuing education courses free with an Ocean County Library card. Offers remote, 24/7 access via the Internet, real instructors, connecting with other students and continuing education units on selected courses. Classes offered include medical billing, computer skills, office skills including Microsoft Word and Excel, self-help, GED training, psychology, parenting, arts and crafts including photography, math, test preparation, computer basics, web development, small business, teacher resources, basic finance, writing, cooking, performing arts, alternative medicine, career training and more. If you are already registered, click here to start your lessons. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.


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Jobs For Jersey  

New Jersey's most powerful job search tools where talent meets opportunity. Create an account to: -Build or upload a resume. -Search for jobs from over 2,400 sources. -Receive automatic email notices of new jobs matching your skills and experience.
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Small Business Resource Center  

Starting a small business or looking for information to help your existing business? Research financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes and all other major topics involving starting and operating a small business here. Provided by the New Jersey State Library’s BTOP project.



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