Jobs & Careers

Career Advancement Program

Career Advancement Program

Career Advancement Program

The library has created a three-part series about advancing your career. The series includes investigating, researching, and preparing for your next career move.

Part 1 – Investigate: Explore career possibilities

Self-discovery, skills-assessment,
online tools, and developing a career advancement plan

Part 2 – Research: Find the right job for you

Searching for jobs online and completing online applications

Part 3 – Prepare: Land your dream job

Resume and cover letter writing and critiquing;
putting together a professional portfolio

Check our calendar to see when we will offer this program next!

desk imageDatabase Resources

Explore our guide on Jobs and Careers that includes the most useful databases for Career research. They include company directories for creating lists of companies and job prospects by industry and geographical area.  And company and industry information sources for pre-interview research.

Job Boards

Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County

Jobs & Careers

Databases  http://morelibrary.org/collection/jobs-careers

Exploring a new career

CAP – Career Advancement Program

Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/ooh/

O*Net http://www.onetonline.org/

Career One Stop http://www.careeronestop.org/

My Next Move http://www.mynextmove.org/

My Skills My Future http://myskillsmyfuture.org/

Local Jobs

JobView – Dallas/Ft. Worth http://morelibrary.org/resource/jobview-dallas-ft-worth

CareerDFW.org www.CareerDFW.org

Work in Texas http://workintexas.com

Indeed http://www.indeed.com/

Workforce Solutions of Tarrant County http://workforcesolutions.net/

Arlington Workforce Center is located on the UTA Campus at 140 W. Mitchell St.

Job Search basics

JobNow http://morelibrary.org/resource/jobnow

Job & Career Accelerator (includes Resume builder)

http://morelibrary.org/resource/job-career-accelerator

Job Interview Tips http://career-advice.monster.com/job-interview/interview-preparation/job-interview-pointers-fogarty/article.aspx

Top Resume Writing Tips http://jobsearch.about.com/od/resumetips/tp/resumetips.htm

Got ResumeBuilder – Sample Resumes http://www.gotresumebuilder.com/sampleresumes.aspx

Cover Letter Writing http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/CoverLetters.html

Workforce Solutions of Tarrant County – Arlington Center – Adult Workshops http://workforcesolutions.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/FLYER-2015-workshops1.pdf

Workplace skills

Career Center Learning Express http://morelibrary.org/resource/learningexpress-library

Vocational and Career Collection http://morelibrary.org/resource/vocational-and-career-collection