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Experience Works
Experience Works is a national, charitable, community-based organization that helps older adults get the training they need to find good jobs in their communities. For more than 40 years we have devoted ourselves to helping people break out of poverty and reclaim their lives and dignity through work.
Iowa Workforce Development
Iowa Workforce Development contributes to the economic security of Iowa’s workers, businesses and communities through a comprehensive statewide system of employment services, education and regulation of health, safety and employment laws.
JobStar Central
Resume and career guide information, job listings by state, job fairs, job banks, and more.
JobStar Central Guides for Specific Careers
Links to sites offering information on careers. Find out what kind of education or training is required, what it is like for people currently working in a specific field, what you can earn, and more.
LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
Monster Career Center
Select your area of interest, and see which career might be for you. This site includes information about the skills and education required for different jobs, gives the employment outlook, and links to information on related careers.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This site includes descriptions of different occupations, educational requirements, salaries, working conditions, and more.
Resume Help
Resume Examples & Free Cover Letter Writing Help. Free resume writing examples and samples. Research how to write a resume and cover letter. Site offers resume writing samples, job interview tips.