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Careers, Education, Training

  • 150 best jobs for a secure future

    150 best jobs for a secure future

    Shatkin, Laurence.
  • Career comeback repackage yourself to get the job you want

    Career comeback repackage yourself to get the job you want

    Johnson Mandell, Lisa.
  • Careers : the graphic guide to finding the perfect job for you

    Careers : the graphic guide to finding the perfect job for you

  • Careers in focus Advertising and marketing.

    Careers in focus Advertising and marketing.

  • Careers in focus. Computers.

    Careers in focus. Computers.

  • Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance.

    Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance.

  • Get your dream job! job hunting and career success skills.

    Get your dream job! job hunting and career success skills.

    Proctor, Bob.
  • Geting and finding teachers - preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle and secondary jobs the ultimate guide for job seekers and recruiters

    Geting and finding teachers - preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle and secondary jobs the ultimate guide for job seekers and recruiters

    Andrews, Brad.
  • Go put your strengths to work producers, Bill Anderson, Kristin Johnson, and Trish Sandness ; director, Joe Brandmeier ; produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

    Go put your strengths to work producers, Bill Anderson, Kristin Johnson, and Trish Sandness ; director, Joe Brandmeier ; produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

  • Go put your strengths to work [6 powerful steps to achieve outstanding performance]

    Go put your strengths to work [6 powerful steps to achieve outstanding performance]

    Buckingham, Marcus.
  • Great work, great career Stephen R. Covey and Jennifer Colosimo.

    Great work, great career Stephen R. Covey and Jennifer Colosimo.

    Covey, Stephen R.
  • I don't know what I want, but I know it's not this a step-by-step guide to finding gratifying work

    I don't know what I want, but I know it's not this a step-by-step guide to finding gratifying work

    Jansen, Julie.
  • McGraw-Hill's firefighter exams Ronald R. Spadafora.

    McGraw-Hill's firefighter exams Ronald R. Spadafora.

    Spadafora, Ronald R.
  • McGraw-Hill's police officer exams Michael J. Palmiotto ; Alison McKenney Brown.

    McGraw-Hill's police officer exams Michael J. Palmiotto ; Alison McKenney Brown.

    Palmiotto, Michael.
  • Now, discover your strengths Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton.

    Now, discover your strengths Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton.

    Buckingham, Marcus.
  • Occupational outlook handbook

    Occupational outlook handbook

  • One week job

    One week job

  • Roadmap : the get-it-together guide for figuring out what to do with your life

    Roadmap : the get-it-together guide for figuring out what to do with your life

    McAllister, Brian, 1975-
  • The 10 laws of career reinvention essential survival skills for any economy

    The 10 laws of career reinvention essential survival skills for any economy

    Mitchell, Pamela, 1964-
  • The career adventure : your guide to personal assessment, career exploration, and decision making

    The career adventure : your guide to personal assessment, career exploration, and decision making

    Johnston, Susan M.
  • The College blue book; the standard work of reference of higher education in the United States and the world.

    The College blue book; the standard work of reference of higher education in the United States and the world.

  • The complete idiot's guide to recession-proof careers by Jeff Cohen.

    The complete idiot's guide to recession-proof careers by Jeff Cohen.

    Cohen, Jeff (Jeffrey Fred), 1973-
  • The top 100 : the fastest-growing careers for the 21st century.

    The top 100 : the fastest-growing careers for the 21st century.

  • What color is your parachute? 2015 : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

    What color is your parachute? 2015 : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

  • What's that job and how the hell do I get it? : the inside scoop on more than 50 cool jobs from people who actually have them

    What's that job and how the hell do I get it? : the inside scoop on more than 50 cool jobs from people who actually have them

    Rosen, David J,
  • Where the jobs are now the fastest-growing industries and how to break into them

    Where the jobs are now the fastest-growing industries and how to break into them

    Watson, Joe, 1966-
  • Your dream career for dummies Carol L. McClelland ; Foreword by Richard N. Bolles.

    Your dream career for dummies Carol L. McClelland ; Foreword by Richard N. Bolles.

    McClelland, Carol L., 1960-
  • 150 best jobs for a secure future

    150 best jobs for a secure future

    Shatkin, Laurence.
  • Career comeback repackage yourself to get the job you want

    Career comeback repackage yourself to get the job you want

    Johnson Mandell, Lisa.
  • Careers : the graphic guide to finding the perfect job for you

    Careers : the graphic guide to finding the perfect job for you

  • Careers in focus Advertising and marketing.

    Careers in focus Advertising and marketing.

  • Careers in focus. Computers.

    Careers in focus. Computers.

  • Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance.

    Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance.

  • Get your dream job! job hunting and career success skills.

    Get your dream job! job hunting and career success skills.

    Proctor, Bob.
  • Geting and finding teachers - preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle and secondary jobs the ultimate guide for job seekers and recruiters

    Geting and finding teachers - preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle and secondary jobs the ultimate guide for job seekers and recruiters

    Andrews, Brad.
  • Go put your strengths to work producers, Bill Anderson, Kristin Johnson, and Trish Sandness ; director, Joe Brandmeier ; produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

    Go put your strengths to work producers, Bill Anderson, Kristin Johnson, and Trish Sandness ; director, Joe Brandmeier ; produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

  • Go put your strengths to work [6 powerful steps to achieve outstanding performance]

    Go put your strengths to work [6 powerful steps to achieve outstanding performance]

    Buckingham, Marcus.
  • Great work, great career Stephen R. Covey and Jennifer Colosimo.

    Great work, great career Stephen R. Covey and Jennifer Colosimo.

    Covey, Stephen R.
  • I don't know what I want, but I know it's not this a step-by-step guide to finding gratifying work

    I don't know what I want, but I know it's not this a step-by-step guide to finding gratifying work

    Jansen, Julie.
  • McGraw-Hill's firefighter exams Ronald R. Spadafora.

    McGraw-Hill's firefighter exams Ronald R. Spadafora.

    Spadafora, Ronald R.
  • McGraw-Hill's police officer exams Michael J. Palmiotto ; Alison McKenney Brown.

    McGraw-Hill's police officer exams Michael J. Palmiotto ; Alison McKenney Brown.

    Palmiotto, Michael.
  • Now, discover your strengths Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton.

    Now, discover your strengths Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton.

    Buckingham, Marcus.
  • Occupational outlook handbook

    Occupational outlook handbook

  • One week job

    One week job

  • Roadmap : the get-it-together guide for figuring out what to do with your life

    Roadmap : the get-it-together guide for figuring out what to do with your life

    McAllister, Brian, 1975-
  • The 10 laws of career reinvention essential survival skills for any economy

    The 10 laws of career reinvention essential survival skills for any economy

    Mitchell, Pamela, 1964-
  • The career adventure : your guide to personal assessment, career exploration, and decision making

    The career adventure : your guide to personal assessment, career exploration, and decision making

    Johnston, Susan M.
  • The College blue book; the standard work of reference of higher education in the United States and the world.

    The College blue book; the standard work of reference of higher education in the United States and the world.

  • The complete idiot's guide to recession-proof careers by Jeff Cohen.

    The complete idiot's guide to recession-proof careers by Jeff Cohen.

    Cohen, Jeff (Jeffrey Fred), 1973-
  • The top 100 : the fastest-growing careers for the 21st century.

    The top 100 : the fastest-growing careers for the 21st century.

  • What color is your parachute? 2015 : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

    What color is your parachute? 2015 : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

  • What's that job and how the hell do I get it? : the inside scoop on more than 50 cool jobs from people who actually have them

    What's that job and how the hell do I get it? : the inside scoop on more than 50 cool jobs from people who actually have them

    Rosen, David J,
  • Where the jobs are now the fastest-growing industries and how to break into them

    Where the jobs are now the fastest-growing industries and how to break into them

    Watson, Joe, 1966-
  • Your dream career for dummies Carol L. McClelland ; Foreword by Richard N. Bolles.

    Your dream career for dummies Carol L. McClelland ; Foreword by Richard N. Bolles.

    McClelland, Carol L., 1960-
  • 150 best jobs for a secure future

    150 best jobs for a secure future

    Shatkin, Laurence.
  • Career comeback repackage yourself to get the job you want

    Career comeback repackage yourself to get the job you want

    Johnson Mandell, Lisa.
  • Careers : the graphic guide to finding the perfect job for you

    Careers : the graphic guide to finding the perfect job for you

  • Careers in focus Advertising and marketing.

    Careers in focus Advertising and marketing.

  • Careers in focus. Computers.

    Careers in focus. Computers.

  • Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance.

    Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance.

  • Get your dream job! job hunting and career success skills.

    Get your dream job! job hunting and career success skills.

    Proctor, Bob.
  • Geting and finding teachers - preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle and secondary jobs the ultimate guide for job seekers and recruiters

    Geting and finding teachers - preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle and secondary jobs the ultimate guide for job seekers and recruiters

    Andrews, Brad.
  • Go put your strengths to work producers, Bill Anderson, Kristin Johnson, and Trish Sandness ; director, Joe Brandmeier ; produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

    Go put your strengths to work producers, Bill Anderson, Kristin Johnson, and Trish Sandness ; director, Joe Brandmeier ; produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

  • Go put your strengths to work [6 powerful steps to achieve outstanding performance]

    Go put your strengths to work [6 powerful steps to achieve outstanding performance]

    Buckingham, Marcus.
  • Great work, great career Stephen R. Covey and Jennifer Colosimo.

    Great work, great career Stephen R. Covey and Jennifer Colosimo.

    Covey, Stephen R.
  • I don't know what I want, but I know it's not this a step-by-step guide to finding gratifying work

    I don't know what I want, but I know it's not this a step-by-step guide to finding gratifying work

    Jansen, Julie.
  • McGraw-Hill's firefighter exams Ronald R. Spadafora.

    McGraw-Hill's firefighter exams Ronald R. Spadafora.

    Spadafora, Ronald R.
  • McGraw-Hill's police officer exams Michael J. Palmiotto ; Alison McKenney Brown.

    McGraw-Hill's police officer exams Michael J. Palmiotto ; Alison McKenney Brown.

    Palmiotto, Michael.
  • Now, discover your strengths Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton.

    Now, discover your strengths Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton.

    Buckingham, Marcus.
  • Occupational outlook handbook

    Occupational outlook handbook

  • One week job

    One week job

  • Roadmap : the get-it-together guide for figuring out what to do with your life

    Roadmap : the get-it-together guide for figuring out what to do with your life

    McAllister, Brian, 1975-
  • The 10 laws of career reinvention essential survival skills for any economy

    The 10 laws of career reinvention essential survival skills for any economy

    Mitchell, Pamela, 1964-
  • The career adventure : your guide to personal assessment, career exploration, and decision making

    The career adventure : your guide to personal assessment, career exploration, and decision making

    Johnston, Susan M.
  • The College blue book; the standard work of reference of higher education in the United States and the world.

    The College blue book; the standard work of reference of higher education in the United States and the world.

  • The complete idiot's guide to recession-proof careers by Jeff Cohen.

    The complete idiot's guide to recession-proof careers by Jeff Cohen.

    Cohen, Jeff (Jeffrey Fred), 1973-
  • The top 100 : the fastest-growing careers for the 21st century.

    The top 100 : the fastest-growing careers for the 21st century.

  • What color is your parachute? 2015 : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

    What color is your parachute? 2015 : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

  • What's that job and how the hell do I get it? : the inside scoop on more than 50 cool jobs from people who actually have them

    What's that job and how the hell do I get it? : the inside scoop on more than 50 cool jobs from people who actually have them

    Rosen, David J,
  • Where the jobs are now the fastest-growing industries and how to break into them

    Where the jobs are now the fastest-growing industries and how to break into them

    Watson, Joe, 1966-
  • Your dream career for dummies Carol L. McClelland ; Foreword by Richard N. Bolles.

    Your dream career for dummies Carol L. McClelland ; Foreword by Richard N. Bolles.

    McClelland, Carol L., 1960-
  • Career Transitions Logo

    Career Transitions

    Follow self-paced online resources through job hunting process from discovering interests, exploring careers, preparing a resume, improving chances, and finding a job.
  • Careers Internet Database Logo

    Careers Internet Database

    Career lists, tests, and reports. Vocational guidance information exploring choices available for special skills, experience, education and aptitudes of various careers.
  • Gale Courses Logo

    Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life and ed2go)

    Offers a wide range of highly interactive online courses. All of the courses are free, and led by expert instructors. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library Logo

    Gale Virtual Reference Library (Reference eBooks)

    A collection of reference eBooks on a wide variety of topics, with many on careers. Also offers the College Blue Book. Portions of the books can be downloaded onto eReader devices.
  • JobScout Logo

    JobScout

    Website offered in public libraries through a partnership with the California State Library. Free registration is required. Along with a variety of services for learning and job hunting, includes a résumé builder that also saves the résumé both in progress and when completed.
  • Learning Express Library Logo

    Learning Express Library

    Online interactive practice exams covering adult basic, academic, job related, civil service, real estate skills and more. Includes a “Job Search & Workplace Skills Learning Center.” Requires LAPL library card or e-card to use outside the library.
  • Live Homework Help Logo

    Live Homework Help (Tutor.com)

    Includes career center that offers help with searching for a job, writing an effective resume, or preparing for an interview. Some content available 24/7; one-on-one online tutor available 3:00-10:00.
  • Lynda.com Logo

    Lynda.com

    Award-winning online learning site that offers more than more than 3,000 courses taught by recognized industry experts, and 150,000 video tutorials on business, technical and creative skills.
  • Testing & Education Reference Center Logo

    Testing & Education Reference Center

    Over 300 practice tests and courses, information on over 4,000 accredited schools, eBooks containing study materials and practice tests, scholarship search, resume builder, and career modules with subjects from career change to salary negotiations.
  • Universal Class Logo

    Universal Class

    Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses. These courses are led by expert instructors and are provided for your personal enrichment.
  • Vocation, Careers & Technical Education Logo

    Vocation, Careers & Technical Education

    Collection of nearly 400 journals from career guides to specialized industry journals on searching for and maintaining a career. Requires LAPL library card or e-card to use outside the library.

Acknowledgement & Disclaimer

This guide includes information compiled by the Los Angeles Public Library, the Southern California Library Cooperative Reference Center and the Brooklyn Public Library.

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