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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! Register for a free account or use your Learning Express account. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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LearningExpress Library 3.0  

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 free online tutorials, practice tests (GED, SAT, ASVAB, NCLEX-RN and more) and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, job postings, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more. Access from outside the library with your library card number, then register for a free account. 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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Career Connections New Jersey  

New Jersey's newest and most powerful all inclusive career tool. Resume building is just the beginning. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Lynda.com offers streaming video courses on over 3,600 topics taught by recognized industry experts. Learn business, software, technology and creative skills at your own pace and at your own level. Educators, small business owners, job seekers and anyone looking to learn new skills, this is for you! Access is free with your library card. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.

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