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Resumes & cover letters, interview practice, internships, job-tracking and career exploration. Match your military and work experience to new careers with hands-on guidance and expert advice.

E-books, interactive practice exams, guides for academic (GED, ACT, SAT), civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification tests, study skills courses, citizenship preparation, workplace, resume and career support, some available in Spanish.

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Washington State educational programs and postsecondary schools, career choice information and assessment tools for civilian and military occupations. Remote access to this database requires a unique "site key" (password) - please call your KRL branch library during regular service hours or 360-405-9100 for this information.

Additional Online Resources

 

WA State Resources

  • Bremerton Sun Classifieds
     
  • NWclassifieds -Seattle Times.
     
  • Hard Times Resource Guide
    Resources compiled by the State Library to help you navigate and succeed in a tough economy.
     
  • Washington State Employment Security
    Washington State 's largest and most comprehensive employment resource. Includes labor market information, unemployment insurance services, and more. A valuable tool for business owners, managers, and employees. Also provides Washington WorkSource, a comprehensive resource for job seekers.
     
  • Washington's Workforce Explorer
    "Your source for labor market information for the State of Washington. Within this site you can find economic information to help you make informed decisions--whether you are an employer or a job seeker, a student or an economic analyst."
     
  • Washington Employment Web Pages Contains over 1,370 links to employment web pages in Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Includes public and private companies.
     

Nationwide Resources

  • O*NET (online.onetcenter.org) The Occupational Information Network. This is the US Government database that will replace the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. It contains data on job characteristics, worker attributes, and required skills and abilities.
     
  • America's Job Bank (www.ajb.dni.us) Wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, labor market conditions, and many links to career resources, including a list of licensed occupations by state, giving licensing bodies and requirements.
     

Federal Job Resources