Career Development

Career Development & Employment

Learning Express Library - Career Center

Free access to study guides, practice tests and information for over 29 careers and occupational fields, including WorkKeys workplace tests. Occupational tests for nursing, allied health, real estate, social work, firefighter, EMS and more are included along with military tests including ASVAB, SIFT, AFOQT, ASTB and Officers Candidate School.

Learning Express Library - Resume Builder

Free resume and cover letter builder that will take you step-by-step through the process of adding each piece of required information.  The program will show you copies of sample resumes and allow you to make choices on what to include.  In the end you have a well-organized, professional looking resume to print, e-mail and upload, as needed.

Missouri Jobs Center

Not sure how to get started with your job search? Whether you're looking for a new career, are ready to start your first job, or have lost your job, Missouri Jobs Center offer products and services to you at no cost. With links to jobs, workshops, training options and more, this is a really great resource for anyone looking for a job in Missouri.

My Next Move

My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.

My Next Move is developed and maintained by the National Center for O*NET Development, under the sponsorship of the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA) through a grant to the North Carolina Department of Commerce. is your resource for learning about all the benefits of skilled careers (aka jobs that don’t require a Bachelor’s degree), the different paths available to you, and the resources in St. Louis that can help you gain the skills you need to get a job that you’ll love.

The Rome Group Non-Profit Job Listings

The Rome Group provides you with information on the latest job openings in the St. Louis philanthropic community.

UMSL Non-Profit Job Listings

This list provides links to the web pages of area nonprofits that post current position openings. Not all sites have opportunities listed at any given time. However, as the largest organizations in region, these nonprofits are more likely to hire more personnel. The list of nonprofits is from the St. Louis Business Journal, while the Nonprofit Organization Sites were compiled by NPML.

The employment openings include positions found in nonprofits generally (development, volunteer management, etc.) but also specialized positions that require very particular education or prior employment. Some very large employers offer an email list that can inform you of job openings as they occur.

GCF Learn

From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more— offers more than 200 topics, including more than 7,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.  Other topics covered are personal finance, navigating social media, English as a Second Language, and career planning.

Typing Practice

When seeking employment in today's workplace market accurate keyboarding skills are crucial. These practice exercises will help increase your speed and accuracy, increasing your job skills.

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