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Explore Career & Occupations on the Web.
Occupational Outlook Handbook- Online
A nationally recognized source for careers information designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work life. The handbook is revised regularly.
Occupational Informational Network (O*Net )
Provides comprehensive occupational description and data for use by job seekers, workforce development officers, human resources professionals, student researchers and others
Career One Stop
Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. Explore Career information, find job listings, find job training.
QVCC Career Center
QVCC Career Services
Career Services provides comprehensive career assistance to all credit and non-credit students, as well as college alumni. QVCC Career services frequently host hiring events.
They are here to assist you with :
*Job search skills
*Resume and cover letter review
*On-campus employer recruiting
Library's best databases for researching topics in career research.
NOTE: Use "limit to peer review" or "limit to academic journals" to exclude popular magazines and newspapers from the results list.
Academic Search Premier
A rich collection of articles from over 4,600 scholarly journals presenting research and analysis in multiple disciplines. Also includes popular magazines and other publications.
Scholarly journals, popular magazines, newspapers and primary sources in a variety of subjects.
QVCC Career Center Recommendations
What Can I do With a Major In..
Whether you are exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this resource will help you connect majors with careers, as well as develop strategies to make you career ready.
Career One Stop
Career exploration, training and job information sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
For additional resource visit the QVCC Career Services web page.
Database Search Terms and Search Strategies
Try using the following key words in combination with your chosen career . See examples under Search strategies below.
- Job forecast
- Job outlook
- Job prospects
- Job satisfaction
- Job security
- Job stress
- Pay equity
Search strategies: Use AND to combine the one of the key terms above with the chosen career job/employment you are looking for
nursing AND job stress
police officer AND job outlook
Database Search Tips
Guide to search strategies that help narrow-down results to the most relevant information.
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