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Watauga County Jobs Search Guide: Resources

Looking for new employment or to further your career? This resource guide is designed to provide you books, guides, tutorials, and resources that will aid you in your job searching.

Helpful Websites for Career Development and Job Hunting

Helpful Websites for Career Development and Job Hunting

NCWorks - Get help with your job search either online or in person. Expert job counselors can provide you with personalized assistance at one of the more than 80 Career Centers across the state. Or you can search open jobs in your area right now online.
NCLive - Using your library card, access a wealth of job-related resources, including vocational information on technical topics, job outlook, and the excellent resume and cover letter builder, Cypress Resume.

Goodwill Industries of Northwestern NC - Goodwill provides a wide range of training, placement and workforce development services to help people develop the skills they need to find jobs and become more independent. These services are offered at our Workforce Development Centers and are offered in partnership with area community colleges, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Department of Social Services, Mental Health and other community organizations.

Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Career Center - If you are interested in part-time or full-time work, please visit the BACC Job Center for an up-to-date listing of openings in the High Country.
CareerOneStop  - The U.S. Department of Labor sponsors this website that tracks wage and salary information by occupation, location, and highest paying jobs.
O*NET OnLine - O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Find educational requirements, earnings, working conditions, and hiring outlook for a full range of job types.
LearnHowtoBecome - LearnHowtoBecome helps people find the best career, from the new graduate trying to land their first job to the seasoned professional climbing the company ladder. They offer help for every step of the way with content on how to write the perfect resume, nail the interview, and more.
NCcareers - Find detailed information about duties for specific jobs, education, training, occupational ratings, employment outlook, wages and more. Ideal for recent graduates and those new to the workforce.
My Next Move -  Discover your ideal career path—whether you know exactly what you want to do, need to know more before you make a decision or want to find out where you’ll fit best based on your interests and preferences.
My Skills My Future - Identify occupations that best align with the skills and knowledge you already have. This resource was created for workers who have either been laid-off or are looking for a career change.
Indeed + Goodwill - Indeed and Goodwill are working together to help you find your next job. Suggested searches help you to find openings in your area.