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  • Big Interview
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    Big Interview’s powerful video tutorials and virtual interview practice software will help you learn key concepts, build confidence, and prepare for your interview.  Created by one of the top interview coaches in the US, Big Interview gives you the advantage you need to land your dream job.

  • Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance

      Includes on-the-job interviews with professionals and provides additional reading on industry issues and history, useful Web sites, industry jargon, and much more. Also includes information on interviewing, job hunting, networking and writing resumes. Information on using social networking sites for job-hunting and electronic resumes is included.

    • Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
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      Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center, a comprehensive job/industry/career database, is broken down into three main sections covering Jobs and Industry Profiles; Job Hunting and Workplace Skills; and Career and Industry Resources. Videos present essential career information on specific jobs, industries, and skills. The Jobs section contains information on sixteen industry clusters. The Skills section gives advice on applying for a job, acing an interview, and behaving professionally. Sample résumés and cover letters are also included. The Resources section includes information about apprenticeships and internships to help you realize and eventually attain your career goals.

      Search for vocational/technical, undergraduate, graduate, and nursing schools using the College Planning and Financial Aid section. Find information on choosing a major, getting into the college of your choice and applying for student loans.

      The Career Interest Assessment allows you to discover occupations and industries that are best suited to your personal interests and strengths.

      Click on Career Opportunities News to get advice and insight from career counselors and human resource specialists on presenting your best professional image.

      As an added feature, be sure to create a login to access your personal folder that will save your career guidance searches.

    • LearningExpress Library
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      Take a practice test or exam. Topics cover reading, writing, arithmetic, college entrance exams and more.

    • Peterson’s Career Prep
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      This database will help with career tools to help find a profession, skills training required, and expectations of a selected career path.  You can also create a resume and cover letter, and find advice on career changes, interviewing, and salary negotiations.  You can download created resumes into a PDF format.

    • ResumeMaker

        ResumeMaker is a premium resume builder and career guide. Having a professional looking resume is just the start of your job search. ResumeMaker provides you with professionally written cover letter examples, in-depth career advice, salary information and job search tools

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      Presidential Preference Primary Election Early Voting at Select Library Locations

      Ten OCLS Branch locations will host early voting for the 2024 Early Voting Primary Election from Monday, March 4 to Sunday, March 17 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.): Alafaya, Chickasaw, Fairview Shores, Hiawassee, South Creek, Southeast, Southwest, Washington Park, West Oaks, and Winter Garden. Learn more about early voting at select library locations >