Job Search and Career
Career Counseling and Workshops
- MassHire Career Centers is a statewide network of locations offering employment and training services for job seekers and employers. Available services include job search assistance, career counseling, coaching and workshops on job search skills, and access to PCs and other resources. The two locations closest to Acton are the MassHire Greater Lowell Career Center in Lowell and the MassHire North Central Career Center in Leominster.
- MassHire JobQuest: Free online job search tool. Create a free, optional account to save job searches, upload your resume, and more.
- CareerOneStop, from the U.S. Department of Labor: Online tools, videos, and articles covering the job search process, training resources, and career exploration
- O*NET OnLine, from the U.S. Department of Labor: Detailed descriptions of almost 1,000 occupations across all industries. Search by keyword or browse by industry, knowledge area, skills, and more.
Books and Other Library Materials
- Careers: Search the Minuteman Catalog for books on individual career choices (engineers, nature lovers, history majors, etc.)
- Job Hunting: Search the Minuteman Catalog for books on job hunting strategies.
- Resumes and Cover Letters: Search the Minuteman Catalog for books that offer help in creating effective and contemporary resumes and cover letters.
- Interviewing: Search the Minuteman Catalog for books with advice on what to expect, how to prepare, and how to make a good impression at the all-important job interview.
- Job Hunting with Social Media: Search the Minuteman Catalog for books on using social media in your job search.
- Gale Presents: Peterson's Career Prep
- Gale Presents: Peterson's Test Prep
- Reference Solutions: comprehensive business directory with company profiles
Last updated on 07-26-2023