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Online Resources for Job Seekers

Cypress Resumé Cypress Resume

Cypress Resume is the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing, Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume in a matter of minutes.

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

Gale Testing & Education Reference Center Gale Testing & Education Reference Center

Gale Testing & Education Reference Center is a testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.

Search for jobs

Find jobs in your area using the job boards below. Different sites will have different job postings, so it's useful to search on multiple websites.

Local Job Help

NC Works is North Carolina’s workforce system. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training. Employers can find candidates, post jobs, and search labor market information.

Cape Fear Community College's Basic Skills Plus program lets you get a specialized certificate and your GED® or adult high school diploma at the same time. Waived tution is available for eligible students. Certification programs include:

  • Nurse Aide Level I
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC)
  • Welding
  • Truck Driver Training
  • Building Technology

Books for Job Seekers

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Test Prep Books

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Career Planning Books

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