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Resources to help in a job search.
Last Updated: Oct 20, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Careers Books from the Library Catalog

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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017 - Richard N. Bolles
Call Number: Career 331.128 W
ISBN: 9780399578205
Publication Date: 2016-08-16

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Knock 'Em Dead Cover Letters - Martin Yate
Call Number: Career 650.14 K 2014
ISBN: 9781440579066
Publication Date: 2014-11-01
Cover letter samples and strategies you need to get the job you want.

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Knock 'Em Dead Resumes - Martin Yate
Call Number: Career 650.14 K 2014
ISBN: 9781440579073
Publication Date: 2014-11-01
The Ultimate Job Search Guide 2014

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Power Verbs for Job Seekers - Michael Lawrence Faulkner
Call Number: Career 650.14 F
ISBN: 9780133158724
Publication Date: 2013-02-22

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Powerful Phrases for Successful Interviews - Tony Beshara; Phil McGraw (Foreword by)
Call Number: Career 650.14 B
ISBN: 9780814433546
Publication Date: 2014-02-13

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The Infographic Resume - Hannah Morgan
Call Number: Career 650.14 M
ISBN: 9780071825573
Publication Date: 2014-08-25

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What Should I Do with My Life? - Po Bronson
Call Number: Career 170.44 B
ISBN: 0375507493
Publication Date: 2002-12-24

General Career Resources

The Arcadia Public Library offers Internet access, word processing, printing, one typewriter, and photocopying services for job search-related activities. The computers are available to the public, free of charge, on a first come, first served basis.

  • California Occupational Guides
    •Occupational Summary Guide includes job description, job outlook and wages, and qualification requirements.
    •Occupational Detailed Guide expands on everything in the Summary Guide plus benefits, licensing, education, training, links to possible employers, how to find a job, related occupations, and links to additional resources.
  • Resource Center
    Extensive links to career related web sites.
    LinkedIn is a social networking site for people in professional occupations.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Published by the U.S. Department of Labor. Contains detailed descriptions of hundreds of careers, employment outlook, educational requirements, and salary to expect.This book is also available at the Arcadia Public Library. Please ask a librarian.
  • Glassdoor
    Glassdoor is the world's most transparent career community that is changing the way people find jobs, and companies recruit top talent.
  • California Career Resource Network (CalCRN)
    CalCRN, a program in the California Department of Education, provides the career development information and resources necessary to help you to identify and reach your career goals. CalCRN's resources are available for use by students, parents/guardians, educators, and anyone else interested in developing the critical career self-management skills necessary for success in today's world of work.

Job Centers

For local employment and training centers, please see the following list:

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