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EPY 101 - Educational, Career, and Personal Development: Career Research Resources

Search Strategies

How do you find books and eBooks about careers and job searches?  Use the tips below to get started:

  • Use broad terms, such as "job search," resume, "job hunting," or careers.
  • Combine the search term career with a job category, such as sports, or hospitality to find information related to a specific career field.

Also, visit the TMCC Career Center to learn about the services and workshops they offer to get you ready for the world of work.

Books in the Library

Internet-based Resources

Use the Websites below to research various career options:

  • Nevada Career Information System (NCIS) - Nevada's "comprehensive career guidance system." Use it to research career and workforce information.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - a book and Website with which you can research careers, browse careers by job category, search by salary or job outlook.
  • O*NET - Use this online tool to browse careers, search careers by required skills or work activities, or even search for jobs that use specific tools (such as Microsoft Excel or a forklift).