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Accommodates job seekers at all levels, whether they are entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. Career assessments prompt personalized career recommendations and guidance on programs, knowledge, skills, and ability. Search for open jobs opportunities and create visually interesting résumés, cover letters, and websites that can be externally shared with prospective employers, using prebuilt templates.


A versatile online service designed to support every step of the job search process. JobNow features live online coaches who, among other things, assist in resume/cover letter preparation, and help patrons prepare for job interviews.

Take a 15-minute how-to course on applying for jobs online

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Interview Q&A from – Includes sample questions and sample answers.

Experience Works – Focuses on helping older adults age with dignity and purpose through job training, volunteerism, and employment. Help people escape poverty, engage in their communities to live meaningful lives – and local communities prosper.

My Next Move – an interactive tool to explore career options.

National Older Worker Career Center – NOWCC hires professionals, age 55+, with part-time and full-time opportunities throughout the country. These are non-federal employment, grant-administered positions and are not meant to compete with private sector wages. Duties range from clerical and administrative to technical and scientific.

ReServe – Non-profit that hires skilled professionals 50+ working within their communities helping children learn, helping families manage the health care of their loved ones, helping fight poverty and adding to the capacity of government and nonprofits – making a profound impact.

Occupational Outlook Handbook – The OOH can help job seekers find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

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