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Careeer Resources

Career Transitions.

Create a free account with an e-mail address and password. You will need a Hershey Public Library card beginning with 2901 to access Career Transitions.

“Take a Tour of Career Transitions” to get the best out of using the resource. In Career Transitions, you can search for jobs and internships, find career interests to match yours and new career paths to consider. Once you have created an account you can save your searches, too! Need help to learn how to create great resumes, write stand out cover letters and find interview advice to get you hired? Career Transitions has it all! There are even video tutorials on job hunting tips, how to work with a career coach, and more. Career Transitions Instruction Examples

Learning Express Library.

Create a free account with an e-mail address and password. No library card needed. 

Career Preparation. Tools to help you succeed in the workplace, and tips to getting hired. This online resource provides career information in Allied Health, Caseworker, Culinary Arts, Firefighting, Green Careers, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Legal, Nursing, Teaching and Career Information for Veterans. Test preparation for entrance exams to Allied Health and Nursing Programs and occupational exam programs for all careers listed above. Find help with job search and workplace skill building. Prepare to join the military or become an officer with ASVAB, Military Flight Aptitude Tests, Officer Candidate Tests and CFAT. Also access the WorkKeys® Assessments and TOEIC®. High school equivalency – Get your GED.

Reference USA.

Create a free account with an e-mail address and password. You will also need a Hershey Public Library card beginning with 2901 to access Reference USA.

When you on the site, click Find a Job, enter a job title and location, or click Job Help for tips on aptitude, resume building, interviews and job searching. Click the job link to apply via Indeed.com.  Check the box next to a job link to e-mail it.

Click on the links to access websites for preparing a resume, resume do’s and don’ts, and other job seeker resources.

There are lots of resume templates available over the Internet free of cost for almost every profession and title. Make effective use of them by doing some research first. Figure out if it is best to download a template, or create a resume from scratch from looking at those similar to those for occupations in your field.

Resume worksheet – Your resume is a simple document showing your contact information, your work history, your educational background and other qualifications for a job. Begins with the resume worksheet to help you organize the information you will need to include in your resume.

Microsoft Resume Templates – View is open to all but a Microsoft account is required to download.

Google Drive / Google Docs Templates – View is open to all but a Google account is required to download.

CareerOneStop

Commonwealth Workforce Development System 

PA CareerLink

Job Gateway

Job Star Central

Resume formatting tips from Resume Genius

Resume-Help:109 Free Resume Samples and Templates

Resume Companion – Free Resume Resources

eResumes and Resume Writing Services

5 Essential Resume Tips

Reasons why templates are not always right for you

Advantages of resume tempates

10 things you should never do on your resume

Resume Preparation Do’s and Dont’s for Job Seekers

Top Tips for Acing an Online Job Interview

Is a virtual (video) resume right for you? It has become popular to make a short film of yourself to impress prospective employers. This can be an opportunity to wow with your technology skills, to show off your great personality and stand out from the crowd! Post it on social media. A Google account is needed to upload to YouTube: acceptable file types: MPEG4, AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP, MPEGPS, WebM.