Resources for finding jobs and careers
The Athens Regional Library System has organized several resources to assist people searching for jobs and careers. View the resources below.
GAfutures is a 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; SAT, ACT, and GRE 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.
LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator™
LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator™ provides personalized, step-by-step job search assistance – from exploring and matching suitable occupations from over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles to finding available jobs from a database of over 5 million up-to-date job postings. With Job & Career Accelerator, you can easily create professional and effective resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, improve your work skills, and prepare for occupation-related exams. It also helps you plan, tailor, and track your progress for multiple job searches while providing expert advice and tips at every step of the way.
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.
Access Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) career and training resources through WorkSource Georgia, a federally-funded program administered by the Technical College System of Georgia. For residents of Clarke, Madison, Oconee, or Oglethorpe, visit Northeast Georgia Regional Commission. For residents of Franklin County, visit Georgia Mountains Regional Commission.