Dearborn Public Library

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AtoZdatabases
AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and marketing database.  This simple, user-friendly tool has details on every business and every household within the U.S.
Gale Courses
Gale offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online.  Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
 Reference Solutions
Reference Solutions is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on U.S. businesses and U.S. residents.  Reference Solutions makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

Michigan eLibrary Resources

LearningExpress Library
Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT, and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

Vocational Studies Premier
Designed for two-year colleges, this resource offers support for vocational programs. Subjects include counseling, biotechnology, cosmetology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement, and veterinary assistant.

 

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Web Resources

CollegeTopTalent.com
CollegeTopTalent.com is a new website dedicated to helping college students and recent grads find entry-level jobs and internships. Students can easily create a profile with a resume, personal pitch, and optional 60-second video, allowing them to stand out to employers.

Jobcorps.gov
Free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job.

MeL’s Business and Jobs Gateway
Web sites of interest to job seekers and business from the Michigan eLibrary

Michigan Works!
Association was established in 1987 to provide services and support to Michigan’s Talent Development System.

Pure Michigan Workforce Development Agency
Promotes a flexible, innovative, and effective workforce system within the State of Michigan. Includes a link to Pure Michigan Talent Connect (http://www.mitalent.org/), an online marketplace connecting Michigan’s job seekers and employers.

RezScore.com
RezScore is a free online tool that literally assigns a letter grade to your resume.  Simply upload your resume (.docx not yet supported) to receive instant feedback based on an algorithm developed after asking hiring managers, resume writers, and recruiters to evaluate hundreds of resumes on a variety of different factors.  After uploading, you have the option of paying for a full report.  Examples: B Resume, A Resume, C Resume.

Typing Web
Self-paced typing exercises that allow you to develop your skills at your pace.  Create a login account to track your progress.

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