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GEN 140: Career Research

Suggested Books for Career Services

All titles are available from ACTC Libraries.  This is not an exhaustive list.

My Next Move

LearningExpress Library

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Offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, and more.  The two centers most recommended for the career assignment are listed below.

Job & Career Accelerator
Whether you’re looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career in an exciting new industry, Job & Career Accelerator has the powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the process to succeed in today's job market. Features:

  • Find a Career Match
  • Explore Occupations
  • Search for Jobs and Internships
  • Tools to Get Hired
  • Career Library
  • College Finder

Career Preparation Center
Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Preparation Center and begin your path to a bright future.  Features:

  • Learn More About a Career
  • Prepare for an Entrance Exam
  • Prepare for an Occupation Exam
  • Join the Military or Become an Officer
  • Job Search and Workplace Skills
  • Prepare for the WorkKeys® Assessments and the TOEIC®


Career Explorer

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Career Outlook