Resources & Tips
General Resources | Resumes | Cover Letters | Interview Tips
Databases @ JPL
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Small Business Resource Center
Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.
Gale Professional Collection
A collection of educational journals picked for their relevance in the modern world for today's
Vocation, Careers &
Technical Education eCollection
InfoTrac Vocation, Careers & Technical Education eCollection with 7,853,417 articles.
- JaxJobs Career Tips
- Sample resumes, cover letters, internship information and job interview tips.
- CareerSource – Career Planning Steps
- Advice and tips from CareerSource on planning your career.
- Job Hunters Bible
- The Internet, Research, Contacts, Counseling, Job Hunting, Jobs & Resumes.
- Jobs for Vets
- Veteran Employment Opportunities.
- Salary Calculator
- Compare salaries of various occupations and job titles in different geographic areas.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- This Department of Labor resource allows users to find out what education is needed, salaries to expect and future job outlook for industries and job titles.
- shiftgig:Jacksonville (an option exists for choosing another city)
- Shiftgig is the online community for the service industry. You can set up a profile that serves as your professional resume, and you can use it to apply for jobs or additional shifts. If you create a good profile, jobs will apply to you.
- Shiftgig is for anyone in the service industry: restaurants, bars, nightclubs, hotels, salons, fitness centers, and retail.
- Resumes and Cover Letter
- Tips for resumes, cover letters, and other job search correspondence.
- Beautiful Resume Ideas that Work
- Examples of creative and functional resumes.
- Showcase your achievements on the Web.
- Create, store and share your resume online, for free.
- Create an online resume, save it as a .pdf, and share it with others.
- WikiHow – How to Write a Cover Letter
- Step-by-step instructions on creating an effective cover letter.
- DocStock – Sample Cover Letters
- Find and share free cover letter samples, templates and cover letter overview guides.
- Virginia Tech Division of Student Affairs – Cover Letters
- Tips on formatting cover letters, sample cover letters, and advice on what to include.
- How to Ace Your Job Interview
- 88 tips and tricks for acing a job interview.
- HR World – Interviewing Cheat Sheet
- 100 links to resources for interviewers and candidates.