Job Search and Career

Career Counseling and Workshops

  • MassHire Metro South/West Career Center  is part of a statewide network of workforce locations serving 43 cities and towns. Available services include career counseling, resume writing assistance, interview preparation, job leads and referrals, job skills workshops and more. 

Websites

  • MassHire Metro South/West Job Seeker Resources:  Links covering the categories of Job Search, Career Search, Business Journals, Resume Help, Interview Help, Labor Market, and more
  • MassHire Lowell Career Center Job Seeker Resources: Another site with links to Job Boards, Occupational Research, and Partner Organizations
  • GCFLearnFree:  Free online learning includes modules on Work and Career topics, as well as technology topics
  • 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.

Library Databases

Visit our E-Resources page for descriptions and access

  • Career Transitions
  • ReferenceUSA (comprehensive business directory with company profiles)

 

 

 

This page was last updated on 02/05/2020