Education and Jobs
- Education Resources
- Learning & Training Resources
- Job Skills & Career Information Websites
- Employment Websites
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Center database covers all aspects of education and educational research, includes both abstracts of published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics.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
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.
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, 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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
"The No. 1 source for Athens Ga. Jobs. Search hundreds of job listings for Northeast Georgia." From OnlineAthens.com and the Athens-Banner Newspaper.
- Georgia Department of Labor
Search by area and job field.
- Athens Regional Library System
- Athens Technical College
- Clarke County School District
- Library Jobs in Georgia
- University of Georgia
- Athens-Clarke County Jobs
- Georgia Department of Human Resources - Recruitment Services
- Madison County Government
- Eaton Corporation
- Merial, Inc.
- Orkin Pest Control
- Pilgrim's Pride
- Ryder Transportation Services
Shipping and Delivery
- Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar
- Buffalo's Southwest Café
- Burger King
- Captain D's Seafood Kitchen
- Chuck E Cheese
- Fatz Café
- Five Guys Burgers and Fries
- Mellow Mushroom
- On the Border
- Pizza Hut
- Sonny’s BBQ
- Your Pie
- Ann Taylor Loft
- Best Buy
- Georgia Square Mall
- Golden Pantry
- Home Depot
- Office Depot/Office Max
- Old Navy
- Payless Shoes
- Pep Boys
- Pet Supplies Plus
- The Fresh Market
- Toys "R" Us
- Tractor Supply
- Trader Joes
- WalMart/Sam's Club
Local Employment Agencies
- BOS Staffing
- ETCON Staffing Services
- Goodwill of North Georgia
"We offer services to people who have trouble finding work because of physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities; poverty; lack of work experience and marketable skills; substance abuse; ex-offender status and a variety of other reasons"
- Labor Finders
"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."
Search job listings or post a resume for employment relating to hospitality. This site specializes in positions ranging from Host/Hostess to Night Auditor.
USAJOBS is the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.
"The Website of International Lifestyles & Global Relocation." Search by region or job category. Also contains articles, maps, and other world resources.