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Employment and Job Searching

Learning Express Library
This free database via POWER Library, provides interactive online practice tests designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.
http://www.learnatest.com/LearningExpressLibrary/Home.cfm?CFID=x&CFTOKEN=x&Refresh=1&HR=http://www.osterhout.lib.pa.us
 
America's Career InfoNet
Find wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, state by state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online.
http://www.acinet.org/acinet
 
Career One Stop
Explore pathways to career success with this comprehensive one-stop interface. Great tools for researching salaries, relocation, resumes/interviews, and all other job-search concerns. Sponsored by the Department of Labor.
http://www.careeronestop.org/
 
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's State Civil Service Commission
The Commission administers the Commonwealth's merit system of employment. Their Website contains information about open examinations and career opportunities.
http://www.scsc.state.pa.us/scsc/site/default.asp
 
Coping with Today's Economy
The Commonwealth of PA has put together in one place a number of resources related to coping in today’s economy.
http://www.heretohelp.pa.gov/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=5068&&level=1&css=L1&mode=2&in_hi_userid=2&cached=true
 
Federal Jobs Digest
America's leading Federal employment newspaper. Immediate government openings in your occupation and geographic area. Most jobs require no written test.
http://www.jobsfed.com/
 
Job Search
This comprehensive job search site gathers job adds from variety of sources.  The site is searchable by zip code and keyword etc. 
http://www.indeed.com
 
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Nationally recognized source of career information that describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
http://www.bls.gov/oco/
 
PACareerLink
Team Pennsylvania CareerLink is a cooperative effort to provide one-stop delivery of career services to job seekers, employers and other Interested Individuals. These services are also available in your local Pennsylvania CareerLink office or participating agency.
Wilkes-Barre: 570-821-2401
Pittston: 570-654-4631
Hazleton: 570-459-3854
Wyoming County: 570-836-3101
http://www.pacareerlink.state.pa.us/homeframe.asp?nocache=5%2F10%2F2007+5%3A29%3A32+PM
 
Pennsylvania Job Bank
Thousands of new jobs are posted daily by employers. Register to take advantage of additional services.
http://www.pennsylvaniajobs.com/
 
Quickstart Resume
Collection of  resume templates that can be modified according to the personal need.
http://www.collegegrad.com/resumes/quickstart/agree.shtml
 
USAJOBS
The official job site of the United States Federal Government.

http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/
 
worknepa.com
Features a powerful Web crawler that searches 8 job sites simultaneously.
http://www.worknepa.com/
 
Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Service Center
570-496-2333 or 1-888-313-7284.
https://www.paclaims.state.pa.us/UCEN/
 
U.S. Department of Labor
Job search, career building, resume, interviewing advice.
http://www.careeronestop.org
http://www.servicelocator.org
 
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