Resource Topic: Career Planning and Jobs

Guide from our Librarians: Explore Career Options

When choosing a career, assess first your interests, personality, and skills. Then match that information with occupations. These are tools to help you do that.

Guide from our Librarians: Find Local Jobs

Some of the best websites to find jobs in Johnson County and Kansas City.

Guide from our Librarians: Job Search Help

Get help with your resume and cover letters and see networking tips.

Lists from our Librarians

Find lists of books and other resources related to specific career topics.

Computer Skills

Free interactive tutorials on popular computer software including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft PowerPoint, Project and Word. 

Job and Career Accelerator

Job search tools including resume and cover letter builder, details about thousands of occupations and guidance in your job search.

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests and tutorials for students in elementary, high school, college and graduate school and occupational practice tests such as GED, firefighter exam and more.

Live Resume Help from™

Get personal assistance from an online tutor with creating, updating, critiquing and proofing your resume and cover letters.

Local Help: Workforce Partnership

Free job search assistance services ranging from resume writing assistance and improving your interviewing skills to helping you focus on a career path. Watch. Learn. Create! helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. Find in-depth online courses on techie topics alongside business, marketing and software. Learn at your own pace in your own place.

Mergent Intellect

New! Users of ReferenceUSA, give this a try!

Research public and private company data plus access residential, consumer and demographic information.

Vocational & Career Collection

Articles from trade and industry-related periodicals.