For those in need of assistance with job searching or contemplating a change in career, The Libraries have made available Learning Express Library and Job and Career Accelerator, both compliments of the TexShare state-wide library resource sharing program. Links to the databases can be found on our database list on the library’s webpage. Both sites require registration to fully access the content.
Learning Express Library is an online platform that provides a comprehensive selection of career-oriented and academic resources. It provides over 800 practice tests and tutorials in some career fields, exercises, skill-building courses, and other information needed to assist in finding a job or starting a new career. GED, SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT and other test practice exams are also included. Individuals can prepare for professional certification, licensing, and aptitude tests in civil service, firefighting, EMS, and healthcare among others.
Job and Career Accelerator is an integrated online career advancement and job search platform. It assists in searching for a job or career, helps to create a resume, and allows users to apply for one of many jobs listed on their site. Individuals can create a resume using more than 120 model resumes, 750 action words, and nearly 25,000 keywords by job classification. Job and Career Accelerator also provides resources in learning basic computer skills, as well as computer programs such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop.
Louie Barcenes, Senior Library Clerical Assistant