Career Resources

Career Programs

Job-Seekers Toolbox: Co-presented with Michigan Works! North Oakland County, this 90-minute workshop will introduce participants to various databases that help job-seekers research potential employers and develop great resumes. It will also explore several government websites specifically designed for job-seekers.

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Sample Resumes

Free online resume templates from Canva
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 Resume Template - Chronological
 Resume Template - Functional
 Resume Template - Hybrid

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Career Books

Check out hardcopy books that help you study for national exams (ACT, SAT, GED, GMAT, GRE, etc.), explore careers, decide what career best suites you, learn how to write exceptional resumes and cover letters and get great interview advice.


Career Books 


Local newspapers: Novi News, Northville Record, Oakland Press.
Regional newspaper: Oakland Press
Statewide newspapers: Detroit Free Press, Detroit News
National newspaper: Federal Jobs Digest, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Time-Sunday Only, Investors Business Daily

Click here for the complete Newspaper Holdings page.


Business Books and Magazines 

Business Databases

Reference USA helps you identify potential employers & provides contact information.

Learning Express helps you study for national exams.

Click here to access these databases.


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Linkedin Resources

Linkedin Jobs: Search for jobs

Linkedin Profinder: ProFinder helps you hire top local freelancers

Linkedin Salary: See a detailed breakdown of salaries by job title and location

Recommended Websites For Career & Job Search Information

Free, librarian reviewed online career & job search information.

Glassdoor - Search jobs from over 20,000 job sites, newspapers and company career pages with Glassdoor.

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Student Career & Financial Aid Information

Free, librarian reviewed online student information.


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