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Welcome to the ECTC research guide for career & job information.
The tabs across the top of the page will help you navigate between library and web sources.
This guide is intended to help you learn about different occupations, salary potential, and job hunting skills. Explore library collections to find a book or article, access reference sources, watch an educational video, navigate a database, or find quality sites on the Internet.
Most Popular Career Exploration Sites:
OOH Occupation Finder
Entry-level requirements, on-the-job training options, projected number of new jobs, projected growth rate, and median pay for 800+ occupations
Occupational Outlook Handbook
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics - The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations
Browse groups of similar occupations to explore career. Focus on occupations that use a specific tool or software. Explore occupations that need your skills. Start the career you've dreamed about, or find one you never imagined.
My Next Move
Information about careers by keyword, industry, or interest. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
LearningExpress Library supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more. FREE: YOU WILL NEED TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT
Am I Job Ready?
Am I Job Ready?
Am I Job Ready is a holistic career assessment that assists students with discovering their strengths, provide talking points in interviews, and also help them select a career pathway that is aligned with their personality and strengths. The test also has the capability to help the student work on weaknesses that it identifies. Students may take tests and watch videos that reflect the importance of the skill in the workplace and provides exercises to continue to develop those skills.
1. Complete all the information to register that is starred *
2. You can confirm your email on the next page or skip this step, either way, the test is valid.
3. Click on learn your strengths and answer the questions. Try to be objective and choose the first option that you think about after reading the test questions.
4. Keep your username and password
5. Schedule time to meet with Career Services to discuss and analyze the results.
ECTC Career & Job Resources
Online Job Board
Elizabethtown Community & Technical College uses College Central Network as its official job resource platform. The site is available 24/7 to students, alumni, local community residents and employers at www.collegecentral.com/elizabethtown. Students, plus alumni and local residents, quickly apply to jobs posted exclusively to our school.
Register to search and apply for jobs and upload or create your resume.
Go to www.collegecentral.com/elizabethtown
Select the Student or Alumni icon
Click on the Create Account link
Create a User ID and Password then click Continue to complete your registration.