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Cover Letters


New York State Library, State of New York
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/nybbexpress/curri...
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A one-page reference guide on cover letter rules.

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My Next Move


U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
http://www.mynextmove.org/
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This tool is aimed at providing jobseekers with information on more than 900 occupations, as well as local job openings and training opportunities in a simple, user-friendly format.

SAT Suite of Assessments


College Board
https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/
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Provides information on all PSAT ad SAT tests, including dates, information for educators.

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How to Find a Great Job: Entry-Level Workers and Career Changers


@yourlibrary
http://www.atyourlibrary.org/career/how-find-great...
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This article contains advice for individuals that are planning to change careers or for individuals who are just starting out in their first career.

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How to Get a Great Job: Web Use 101


@yourlibrary
http://www.atyourlibrary.org/career/how-get-great-...
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This article contains internet basics including how to log in, using software to create a resume, and protect your privacy. It also covers resume and cover letter writing.

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Changing Gears: 5 Steps to Moving Beyond Single Industry Experience


@yourlibrary
http://www.atyourlibrary.org/career/changing-gears...
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This article offers five steps to transition from your current industry.

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Building a Business Plan


Vermont Council on Rural Development
http://www.vtsbdc.org/assets/files/sbdc-business-p...
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Use this resource to access a printable business plan template / outline that can help you start to draft your business plan.

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My New Job Search


My New Job Search
http://www.mynewjobsearch.com/
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Use this resource to find a job. You can search for a job by category, location, or keyword.

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Your Winning Edge: Resume and Interview Preparation


State of New York
https://www.labor.state.ny.us/stats/publications/w...
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This guide contains materials, tips, and exercises to help in the job search process, and interview preparation.

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eLearning by Monster


Monster.com
http://monster.cyberu.com/html?pageUrl=/content/Fr...
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Monster offers free eLearning courses on topics ranging from such as Time Management for Maximum Productivity to Office 2010: Outlook. This link will take you a complete list of the free online courses offered.

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Make a Career Plan


KnowHow2Go.org
http://www.knowhow2go.org/seniors_explore.php
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A 10-step guide to creating a career plan through exploring interests.

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The Veterans Guide to Applying for Federal Jobs


Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP)
http://www.chra.army.mil/webcourses/Vet_Apply/inde...
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This tutorial provides instructions for USAJobs, VetSuccess and Vacancy Announcement Board websites. It also includes information on locating and reviewing vacancy announcements, creating and submitting a résumé, and tracking application status.

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Hiring a Veteran


U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
http://www.careeronestop.org/militarytransition/hi...
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Provides tips and information on hiring veterans including where to go to recruit veterans and where to post jobs for veterans.

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Military to Civilian Occupation Translator


U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
http://www.careerinfonet.org/moc/default.aspx?node...
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The Military to Civilian Occupation Translator helps service members match military skills and experience to civilian occupations.

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Translate Military Skills to Civilian Careers


U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
http://www.military.com/skills-translator/mos-tran...
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This tool is designed to help turn military service in to a civilian career by finding equivalent civilian occupations, exploring educational opportunities, learning from veterans with particular specialties, applying for jobs, and identifying civilian terminology for resumes.

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Build Your Military-to-Civilian Resume


U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
http://www.careeronestop.org/militarytransition/re...
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Provides tips and keys to success for service members to write their resume.

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The Edupunks' Guide to a DIY Credential


Anya Kamenetz
http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/77938
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The book provides information on how to learn online and chart a personalized path to an affordable credential using the latest innovative tools and organizations. It contains real-life stories and hands-on advice for today's students going back to school, working, transferring colleges, or pursuing lifelong learning goals. The book contains a series of tutorials including: How to Write a Personal Learning Plan, How to Teach Yourself Online, How to Build Your Personal Learning Network, How to Find a Mentor, How to Get a Credential, How To Demonstrate Value to a Network.

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Job Seekers Guide


ISEEK
http://jobseekersguide.org/US/
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Provides a step-by-step career planning model. Each step has resources, assessments, or data to help entry-level workers of all ages. Written at 6th grade reading level. Includes a website, print guide, and curriculum. Produced by Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis and iSeek Solutions as part of a national collaboration of the International Association of Jewish Vocational Services, with funding provided through the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Minnesota Green Careers


ISEEK
http://www.iseek.org/industry/green/index.html
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The Minnesota Green Careers website is for job seekers and career explorers who want information about green careers in Minnesota. The website includes green career profiles, green career pathway tools, green education options, and tips on finding green employers and jobs in Minnesota.

This website is an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funded project through the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. Developed jointly by iSeek Solutions, which also operates ISEEK, Minnesota's comprehensive career, education, and job resource, and Minnesta Department of Employment and Economic Development.

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Make Resume Keywords Work For You


ISEEK
http://www.iseek.org/jobs/resume-keywords.html
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Keywords are a critical part of writing a good resume. Companies use application tracking software to review resumes and online applications. This content page describes how to find and use keywords for writing resumes.

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