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Online Databases

(accessible from home with your library card number)

Reference USA – Information on millions of U.S. businesses and residents.


Circulating Collection

Test Books: Exam Preparation/Study Guides - Locations vary
Job Hunting, Resumes, Interviewing – 650.14
Career Guides – 331.7
Occupational Outlook Handbook – 371.425


Internet Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Wages by area and occupation.

Career One Stop – Career resources and workforce information from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Explore Health Careers – Information about health professions and careers.

Glassdoor - Search for jobs, company reviews, salary reports, and more.

Learn How to Become – A comprehensive resource that can guide individuals through each of the steps they need to take to begin, further, or change their career path.

O*NET Online – The nation’s primary source of occupational information.

Public Health Online - Career and educational information in the field of public health, focused on current and future college students and adult learners.

Purdue OWL - The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University houses a vast collection of writing resources ranging from source citation styles to writing guidelines for business, research, and job searches. 

Unemployment Insurance Application, California - Application to submit a unemployment insurance claim. 


Online Job Listings:

Career Builder - Employment website that offers job postings, resume-building resources, and more. 

CollegeGrad - Employment website for finding entry-level jobs and internships. 

Craigslist - Classified advertisements with sections for jobs, housing, for sale items, and more.

Indeed - Search millions of jobs from thousands of job boards, newspapers, classifieds and company websites.

Monster - Employment website that offers job postings, resume-building resources, and more. 


Santa Barbara Community Resources

Noncredit Educational Programs, Santa Barbara City College

Workforce Resource Center – CA Employment Development Dept., 130 E. Ortega St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101. (805) 568-1296

AppleOne Employment Services – 3700 State St. Suite 210, Santa Barbara CA 93105. (805) 596-9024

Crossroads Staffing – 2811 De La Vina St., Santa Barbara CA 93105. (805) 898-9416

Select Staffing – 1919 State St. Suite 101, Santa Barbara CA 93101. (805) 569-0170

Last Updated: Aug 22, 2018
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