Employment and Career Prep

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Find articles, book summaries, and videos in this business library to help build competency on business essentials, personal effectiveness, and leading & managing.

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Brainfuse JobNow

Introducing Brainfuse JobNow! Get free online career prep, resume help, interview prep, and much more. Connect with a LIVE, certified career coach who is available seven days a week, 2 pm to 11 pm to help with résumé writing, applications, searches, and identify development needs. Visit HERE to learn more!

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Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative

Learn how to launch a small business venture, from marketing, to human resources, government regulation, and finance with this self-paced, online modular learning environment. This course is the equivalent of 3 college credits.  Click here to start your journey into the business world.

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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.

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Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep

Prepare for standardized tests with Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep. This valuable resource includes full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more. It offers information on undergraduate and graduate programs and tuition and scholarship assistance, as well as a resume builder and interviewing advice. Whether you’re a student planning for college or a professional embarking on a new career path, Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep can help you along the way.

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Jobs in Virginia Commonwealth Government

Visit JOBS.VIRGINIA.GOV to see open jobs with state institutions from government to higher education to museums and more!

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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.

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Search local Hampton Roads jobs through the Virginian-Pilot! Browse by job category or search for specific job openings.