Resume Resource Guide

General Resume Resource Guide

Online Resources for Career Information

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Great place to start: includes Industry Overviews , Career Descriptions, Industry Resources, Scholarships, Academic Programs and much more.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Provides information on: training and education needed for specific professions,earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, job search tips, and much more!

Resume Sources
Good for examples and practical advice...

Competency-based Resumes: How to Bring Your Resume to the Top of the Pile - HF5383 .K47 2005
eResumes: Everything You Need to Know About Using Electronic Resumes to Tap into Today's Job Market -
        REF HF5383 .W453 2009
Expert Resumes for Computer and Web Jobs - REF HF5383 .E54 2001
Expert Resumes for Health Care Careers - R690 .E527 2010
First Time Resume - REF HF5383 .M232 2000
No-nonsense Resumes the Essential Guide to Creating Attention-Grabbing Resumes that get Interviews & Job Offers -
         (NetLibrary eBook)
Real-Resumes for Students - REF HF5383 .R3963 2000
Real-Resumes for Teachers - LB1780 .R43 2000
Resume Magic: Trade Secrets of a Professional Resume Writer - HF5383 .W46 2007
Resumes for Banking and Financial Careers - REF HF5383 .R433 2001
Resumes for Computer Careers (NetLibrary eBook)
Resumes for Social Service Careers - REF HV10.5 .V49 2007
Resumes for the Health Care Professional - REF R690 .M333 2000
Your First Resume: For Students and Anyone Preparing to Enter Today's Job Market - REF HF5383 .F89 2001

Cover Letters
201 Dynamite Job Search Letters: Writing Right for Today's New Job Market - REF HF5383 .K714 2001
Cover Letter Magic Trade Secrets of Professional Resume Writers (NetLibrary eBook)
Everything Cover Letter Book: Great Cover Letters for Everybody from Student to Executive - REF HF5383 .G636 2000

Federal Jobs
Government Jobs in America: U.S., State, City & Federal Jobs & Careers - REF JK716.G75 2009
Ten Steps to a Federal Job: Navigating the Federal Job System, Writing Federal Resumes, KSAs and Cover Letters
        With a Mission - JK716 .T734 2002

Internships
Internships - REF LC1072 .I58
Washington Internships: How to Get Them and Use Them to Launch Your Public Policy Career -
         Ref HD6276.52.U52 M37 2009


Miscellaneous

Occupational Outlook Handbook - REF HF5381 .A62
Directory of Websites for International Jobs: The Click & Easy Guide - REF HF5549.5.E45 K734 2002
Great Jobs for History Majors - REF D16.9 .G34 2001
How to Land a Top-Paying Computer Support Specialist and System Administrator Job... (NetLibrary eBook)
Internet Resources for Nurses - REF RT50.5 .I57 2000

Career Center Links of Interest

Great online starting-guides
JobStar
http://jobstar.org/

Academic Careers Online
www.academiccareers.com

Job Search Resource
www.collegegrad.com

Career MSN

http://msn.careerbuilder.com/msn/default.aspx

Technical Jobs
www.tech-centric.net

NACE Jobweb
www.jobweb.com

Nationwide Chambers of Commerce
www.uschamber.com

Teach for America
www.teachforamerica.org

Northwest Jobs
www.jobdango.com

Company Information
This material ranges from directory information to more detailed financial information about a specific company.

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry -This database indexes more than 700 publications for trade and industry information.

Business Source Complete
-Indexes 3,800 scholarly business journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications.

LexisNexis
-Full text database that covers a wide variety of subjects including law, government, international affairs, politics, current events, business and medicine.

The Almanac of American Employers, 2005 - REF HF5549.5.C67 P58 2004
Brands and Their Companies - REF T223.V4.A22 latest edition only.
Directory of Corporate Affiliations - REF HG 4057.A217, latest edition only.
Hoover's Handbook of American Business - REF HF 5035.H66 latest edition only.
Million Dollar Directory - REF HC 102.D8, latest edition only.
Principal International Businesses - REF F 54.U5P74, latest edition only.
Standard and Poor's Standard Corporate Descriptions - REF HG 4057.A42 latest only
Thomas Register - REF T 12.T6, latest edition only.
Value Line Investment Survey - REF HG 4501.V26, latest edition only
Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private Companies - REF HG 4057.A575 latest only