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Education Resources

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library ERIC (at EBSCOhost) Educational Resources Information Center database covers all aspects of education and educational research, includes both abstracts of published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics.

Learning & Training Resources

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library GAcollege411 is a free resource designed to help Georgia high school students and others who are interested in attending college explore careers, prepare for college and learn about financial aid opportunities. Resources include tools for matching students to careers; detailed information on specific careers; GHSGT, SAT, ACT, COMPASS/ESL & ASSET test preparation; tools for comparing Georgia colleges and universities; online forms for loan applications, FAFSA, and Hope Scholarship/Tuition Equalization Grant; and tools for financial planning.

Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library Learning Express Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses. Sign in to take practice GED, SAT, GRE tests and more! Learning Express Career Center: Learning Express Career Center is the industry's most comprehensive, online job search system that puts job seekers on the Fast Track to getting hired. Select "All Centers" and click on "Career Center" to access the Career Center from this link. View our tutorial!

Driving-Tests.org has partnered with the Athens-Clarke County Library to offer GA Permit Practice tests online.

Job Skills & Career Information Websites

  • Career Connector Career Connector logo.  Copyright Goodwill.

    Career Connector, powered by Goodwill of North Georgia, was designed to help you get your next job, by offering an online environment with the same level of care and guidance found in their physical Career Center locations. Click “Get Started” to gain access to local job postings, chat with a Virtual Career Coach, and get help with your job search.

  • CareerOneStop

    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers. Users can research occupations, search for jobs, and find training opportunities.

  • GAcollege411

    Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library Designed for high school students preparing for college, as well as adults returning to college or choosing a career, GACollege411 provides information on colleges, majors, the HOPE scholarship and more. Click on Career Planning for links to resume builder.

  • Georgia Career Information Center

    Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library This site offers job profiles, career exploration, and information on education and training programs with a particular focus on Georgia. Occupational content includes descriptions and outlook of occupations, hiring practices, required aptitudes, current employment in Georgia, and wage and salary data. (password required)

  • Learning Express Career Center

    Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library Learning Express Career Center is the industry's most comprehensive, online job search system that puts job seekers on the Fast Track to getting hired. Read about different occupations, browse jobs and internships from over 5 million listings, and prepare your resume and cover letters. Select "All Centers" and click on "Career Center" to access the Career Center from this link.

  • Tips & Suggestions for Completing an Online Job Application

    This page explains some of the common form fields found in online applications and how to fill them out. It also gives advice on uploading resumes.

  • Georgia Work Ready

    Information on the Work Ready Certificate, which assesses the real world skills of Georgia's workers. Georgians can use their Work Ready Certificate to prove their work readiness to potential employers.

  • Learning Express

    Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library This database offers hundreds of practices tests and skill improvement courses, available to all library patrons with Internet access. Job-seekers may wish to take practice certification tests for occupations including firefighting and nursing; there also are courses on job search and workplace skills, including resume-writing tips and interviewing advice.

  • Learning Express Career Center

    Galileo, Georgia's Virtual Library Tutorials will show you how to write great resumes and cover letters. Select "All Centers" and click on "Career Center" to access the Career Center from this link.

Employment Websites

Athens-are Employers

Banks
Education/Libraries
Automobile Dealers
Hair Salons
Government
Hospital
Lodging
Utilities
Manufacturers/Industry/Plant/Supplier/Services
Shipping and Delivery
Restaurants/Entertainment
Retail
Local Employment Agencies

Nationwide

  • Academics360.com

    "Academic360.com is a meta-collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the academic job hunter. It includes links to faculty, staff, and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions."

  • CareerBuilder.com
  • iHireHospitalityServices

    Search job listings or post a resume for employment relating to hospitality. This site specializes in positions ranging from Host/Hostess to Night Auditor.

  • Indeed
  • MonsterJobs
  • USAJOBS

    USAJOBS is the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.

InternationalJobs

  • OverseasJobs

    "The Website of International Lifestyles & Global Relocation." Search by region or job category. Also contains articles, maps, and other world resources.

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