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Jobs, Career, and Test Prep


Resources to help you with your job search,
and databases and websites with test practice and career information.

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Learning Express: Practice tests and self-paced courses for students from 4th grade up. Math, reading, SAT, ACT, license exam practice, and more. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!

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Cypress Resume is the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing, Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume in a matter of minutes. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center Logo






Ferguson's Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!

Career and Technical Education Database Logo





Career and Technical Education Database: Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!

Occupational Outlook Handbook Logo






Occupational Outlook Handbook: Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010-20 decade. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!

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NC Live Career, Jobs and Test Preparation: A user-friendly starting point for those who are job hunting or looking to jump-start their career. Featuring job search tools, interactive practice exams, interview preparation, and more! This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!