Employment and Career Prep

Peterson's Career Prep

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Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep 

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep accommodates job seekers at all levels, whether they are entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. Career assessments prompt personalized career recommendations and guidance on programs, knowledge, skills, and ability. Search for open jobs opportunities and create visually interesting résumés, cover letters, and websites that can be externally shared with prospective employers, using prebuilt templates.

JOBS.VIRGINIA.GOV

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Jobs in Virginia Commonwealth Government

A link to JOBS.VIRGINIA.GOV a commonwealth government website of open Commonwealth of Virginia government jobs.

USAJOBS

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USAJOBS

A link to USAJOBS.GOV from the United States Office of Personnel Management.  Look and apply for open federal government jobs.  Resume's can be uploaded to the site after creating an account.  

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Virginia Employment Commission

A link to the home page of the Virginia Employment Commission.  See lists of open employment positions, information about and apply for unemployment compensation, see calendar of job fairs.  Look at career resources and publications.  VEC Entry

Virginian Pilot Job Search

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Virginian Pilot 

This is a link to the online Virginian Pilot Search Page for Local Jobs.  Browse by job category or search for specific job openings.  Virginian Pilot Job Search Entry  

Career Assessment

Career Assessment is a service available to Portsmouth Public Library Members through the Testing and Education Reference Center.  Take a personality test to see what career positions may be most suitable to you.  Information on hundreds of careers such as educational requirements, needed skills, needed abilities and possible salary ranges.  Career Assessment Entry

Resume Builder

An online resume builder is available to Portsmouth Public Library Members through the Testing and Education Reference Center.  Create a free account, complete the online form and choose from mulitple resume styles.  The resume can be saved within your account on your storage device and even e-mailed directly to the employer.  Resume Builder Entry

Virtual Career Library

Virtual Career Library is a service available to Portsmouth Public Library Members through the Testing and Education Reference Center.  Individual tutorials will help guide you through the career-seeking process, from searching for jobs to preparing resumes and cover letters to negotiating job conditions. Learn how to find a new career, land the job, and thrive in your new position. Virtual Career Library Entry