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Alison offers a wide range of certificates that can help boost one's resume. The site is very easy to navigate and has a course overview which states the expected length of time it would take to complete it. Offered courses: Health, Science, Lifestyle, Humanities, Marketing, Business, Language, Math, and IT. Registration is required.
Find helpful resources for career research, job searches, resumes, cover letters, and interviews.
Explore different types of careers, find job training, and search for your next job. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Includes helpful tips, sample resumes and a sample cover letter.
This site offers both free and paid courses from colleges and companies. If you take a course in audit mode, you will be able to see most course materials for free. To access graded assignments and to earn a Certificate, you will need to purchase the Certificate experience, during or after your audit. You can even apply for financial aid if you choose to. Every course you look at shows the stats for each person who completed it and how it benefited them. A lot of the courses have sign-up dates due to a time structured lesson plan. Registration is required.
These learning modules are designed to teach essential vocabulary skills related to computers, Microsoft Word, the Internet, and email. Created by the Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) service corps members in Saint Paul, MN. CTEP's goal is to help adult learners become full digital citizens so that they can fully participate in economic and daily life in the US.
Emergency Management certifications.
Information about how to protect yourself from job scammers.
Google-owned product training.
Now more than ever, Americans need digital skills to land the jobs they want, advance their careers, and grow their businesses. Grow with Google aims to help by providing free training, tools and expertise. Visit their website for tutorials and flexible programs geared toward job seekers, students, small business owners, veterans and military famiies, educators, developers, and startups.
From quick, practical courses to comprehensive certifications, learn everything you need to know about the most sought-after business skills.
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world, striving to put job seekers first, and giving them free access to search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies. It searches a wide variety of sources: job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages for the keyword (or keywords) you enter in its search field, and can narrow results by distance from your selected location. You can also narrow results by salary, job type, company, and/or experience level. Once you have found a combination of search terms you like, you can tell Indeed to email you a report so you can be the first to know about the newest job postings.
This site has an extremely clean user interface and it is easy to use. It offers not only collegiate courses, but also help for those as young as first grade. It has easy to follow videos as well as mastery check-ups to make sure you’re understanding the concepts as you learn them. Courses include math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Registration is required.
LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. For an introduction and tutorial about LinkedIn Learning, visit our Tutorials page.
Resources for job seekers and employers from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD).
For job seekers and employers, and funded by your state and federal tax dollars. Whether you are looking for a job, making a career change, increasing your earning potential, or seeking a top quality job applicant, MassHire Greater Brockton Career Center has the resources you need to be successful. Services offered for job seekers include: A state of the art Resource Room with technology and experienced professionals to help you apply for jobs on-line, post your resume, and much more; a wide variety of free workshops to help you sharpen your skills (including resume and cover letter writing); opportunities for free training; priority service for veterans, including a dedicated counselor for disabled veterans; on-site unemployment insurance counselors and resources to work on Unemployment Online applications and issues. You do not need to be unemployed to take advantage of their resources!
This site is a little difficult to navigate, but once you get a hang of it you can tell it has a lot to offer. MIT takes courses they offered and puts all the videos, readings, homework, and projects for the class online so you can move at your own pace. Offered Courses: Business, Energy, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health, Medicine, Humanities, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Society, and Teaching/Education.
This is the one stop place for all online courses. They have a growing catalog of classes you can sign up for from a wide variety of universities and institutions. If you want to enroll in a free version of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses), you have to select the Full Course, No Certificate option. Offered Courses: Architecture, Art/Culture, Biology/Life Science, Business/Management, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Data Analytics/Statistics, Design, Economics/Finance, Education/Teaching, Electronics, Energy/Earth Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Food/Nutrition, Health/Safety, History, Humanities, Language, Law, Literature, Math, Medicine, Music, Philanthropy, Philosophy/Ethics, Physics, Science, Social Sciences.
From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Need to brush up on your typing skills and/or speed? Visit this website for tests, practice, and games.