The LibraryandCareer Center both offer an extensive collection of print and e-books on careers. To find more books on careers, do a keyword search in thelibrary catalogfor "careers." A few of our popular resources are listed below.
Occupational Outlook Handbook by U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Call Number: Ref HF5381 .U62
The OOH features well-written descriptions for nearly 270 major jobs in the U.S. and summary information on additional jobs.
Also available online at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance.
Call Number: Ref HF5381 .E52 2008
This 5 volume set covers over 1000 occupations.
Career Discovery Encyclopedia
Call Number: Ref HF5381.2 .C37 2007
This 8 volume set presents articles describing over 650 jobs or career fields.
Build profiles of your ideal occupation or industry. Pick criteria by clicking Occupation Information or Industry Information. See a state's employment picture and resources. Scroll down and see all the many tools for career and life management.
"Your tool for career exploration and job analysis! O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!"
A great place to start your career research. This resource gives an overview of the career of your choice, the education required for that career, the pros and cons of the career, and the salary you might expect to earn in that career.
Career Transitions is a self-paced resource that walks you, the job-seeker, through the entire process from assessing strengths and interests, to exploring new opportunities, to ultimately improving the chances of landing a job.