Use these databases to search for information about different careers. You can find salary information, job duties and descriptions, education requirements, and more.
Career CruisingThis link opens in a new windowInformation about, and tools for exploring, careers.
Ferguson's Career Guidance CenterThis link opens in a new windowThis career research database is broken down into three main sections: Job and Industry Profiles, Job-Hunting and Workplace Skills, and Career and Industry Resources. The material is drawn from a range of authoritative sources and is extensively indexed.
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Exploring Careers in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics is a one stop shop for students and advisors, providing information about education, certifications, and tools to guide them in making career decisions within the field. This book is designed to help students and professionals navigate the unique opportunity that a career in digital forensics and cybersecurity provides.
Women have been traditionally underrepresented in information technology (IT), but that has changed in recent years. In this book, you'll learn about groundbreaking female computer professionals, career paths in IT, and how to become an IT professional.
Exploring Hi-Tech Careers takes a deep dive into the thriving hi-tech employment picture for digital engineers, security analysts, data scientists, and experts in blockchain and artificial intelligence. What the job entails, what it pays, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.
This book provides a set of questions appropriate for any job candidate to ask. Review all of the questions. Choose the ones that you believe provide you with the information you need. Learn to interview the interviewer!
In Get Hired Now!, Ian Siegel tells you exactly how to find a new job fast. He gives you step-by-step instructions for writing a resume that works, finding the right jobs to apply to, acing a job interview, and negotiating a job offer.
Jane Finkle demonstrates how to use your introverted qualities to their best advantage, then add a sprinkling of extroverted skills to round out a forceful combination for ultimate career success. The book provides strategies, tools, and success stories.
For the best results, search using specific keywords or short phrases rather than full sentences, questions, or strings of words. Thinking about your topic and different aspects of your topic can help you to identify relevant keywords. Good keywords are single words (usually nouns) OR specific phrases (two or more words that must go together to make sense). When searching for an exact phrase, use quotations. Here is an example of some keywords and phrases: