Job and Career Resources

The Tennessee Electronic Library provides access to a variety of helpful career resources from the interview process to starting your own business. Check out the following career and job collections:

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Search for new opportunites, organize job searches, and discover new ways to match your work and military experience with new career options. Build a resume, cover letter, and get interview tips too!

Take a Practice Exam:

Career Center
Are you preparing for a professional exam? Curious about a particular occuplation, or looking to improve your job skills? Use the practice tests, e-books and online courses to begin your path to a bright future.

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Resources for entrepreneurs:

Small Business Resource Center

Get answers to how-to questions about starting and running your own business. Find sample business plans, articles from business magazines and e-books on management.


Business Collection

Get the leading research on company performance, industry events, and trends as well as the latest in management, economics, and politics from top business and trade publications.

Business Insights: Essentials

Find business and financial information on companies and industries from around the world. Includes SWOT reports and comparison tools.

Vocations, Careers & Technical Education Collection

Search nearly 400 journals in this collection that provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry trade journals.

Small Business Collection

Find 250 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals that provide insights, tips, strategies and success stories.


Browse E-Books:

Encyclopedia of Small Business

This convenient and exhaustive 2-vol. print reference source is designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. The Encyclopedia contains 600 detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business owners, including financing; financial planning; business plan creation; market analysis; sales strategy; tax planning, human resource issues and more.

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The Tennessee Career Information Delivery System provides career information and services to middle school, high school, and college students in preparation for a 21st century career.