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ONLINE DATABASES

Ferguson’s Career Guide Center

  • This database is now broken down into three main sections: Industries and Careers, Industries and Careers, and Launch Your Career for ease and speed of use.

Job and Career Accelerator

  • This database offers interactive practice exams including ASVAB, GED, GMAT, PRAXIS, SAT, police and firefighter tests, AP exams, real estate licensing preparation, skills improvement courses, teacher certification, TOEFL, and much more.

WEBSITES

Free E-mail Addresses:

Gmail

Yahoo! Mail

Windows Live Mail

Internet, Fax and Phone Messaging:

eFax – Receive faxes for free and pay $17 per month to send faxes.

MyFax – Free 30 day trial of this internet-based faxing service. Also allows you to retrieve voice messages online. Pay $10 per month after the first 30 days.

RapidFAX –  Sign up for a 30 day trial to send and receive faxes from your email for free. $13.99 after the first month.

Resumes and Cover Letter Generators:

 

Career Zone: Write Your Resume – Online resume generator for people who don’t want to struggle with layouts.

Cover Letter Maker – Fill in the blanks to get a well-organized cover letter.

Hloom – Free resume templates: 275 professional samples in Word.

NIEFS Cover Letter Generator – This cover letter generator features helpful hints about what type of information to enter into each blank space.

Professional Teaching Resume Generator – Specifically designed for educators, this resume generator can be adapted for almost any position.

Resume Banking – Free top quality templates that meet specific resume-writing needs with style.

Store files online:

Box.net – Free, easy to use online storage site.

Dropbox.com – Free online storage where you can upload videos, photos, files and presentations from any computer.

Google Docs – Create documents online that can be downloaded for conversion into Microsoft Office formats.

Sosius – Store up to 25MB of files online, create folders, and share with other users.

ThinkFree – Allows the creation, uploading, storage, and sharing of documents.

Zoho Docs – Store up to 1GB of data for free. Other features offered for free on a limited-use basis.

Tutorial for Newcomers to Computers:

New User Tutorial

SEE ALSO

Job Interview Preparation

Jobs and Careers 

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