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Job and Career Resources: Helpful Databases

Information to help transition from the classroom to the workplace

Do Your Homework!

Getting the job you want and managing your career over time requires that you to know more about:

  • Yourself – gaining a better understanding of your interests, skills and values; and the
  • World of Work – being familiar with occupations, career fields, industries, the economic climate, and future job market trends.

Search Tools for Books & eBooks

From self-assessment to exploring occupations to writing resumes and cover letters to acing that job interview to what to expect your first day on the job to being laid-off to making a career change, etc... a wide variety of books are available to help with every aspect of the employment process and beyond. 

Use the links below to help find books and electronic books (eBooks) on these types of topics and more:

Additional Resources & Tips

By visiting potential employers' Websites you can learn more about their products and services as well as their values--information that helps determine your compatability to their work environments.

However, you can also get a much broader and sometimes more objective view of a particular business or industry by digging a little deeper and exploring financial reports, news, trade journals and the latest research related to such organizations.

See the links below for some additional resources to help with these types of searches and also with finding articles or more information on the employment process:

(Remember:  OhioLINK Databases requrie special login for Off-Campus Access)

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