Boston Public Library
Kirstein Business Library

Second Floor, McKim Building, Central Library, 617-859-2142

Career Resources

Using the Kirstein Business Library’s Career resources, you can learn about careers, find and apply for jobs, prepare for interviews and more. Below are links to databases, helpful websites and other resources to help advance your career.  Download our handout highlighting the Boston Public Library electronic resources available for jobseekers.

Databases

  • Career Transitions
    Career Transitions can help you at every stage of your career.  Create resumes and cover letters, search job postings and prepare for a job interview.  If you are looking to change professions, Career Transitions contains information about occupations and careers, and lets you search for schools and programs.
  • AtoZdatabases
    Use AtoZdatabases to research potential employers. Find contact information, executives’ names, estimated sales and size, or create specific lists of companies based on criteria such as location, SIC or NAISC code, and company size.

 

Programs and Classes for Jobseekers

 

Test Preparation

  • LearningExpress Library (formerly LearnATest)
    This site provides test-preparation materials and interactive practice exams for all ages. In addition to subject-based resources for students from grade school through college, LearningExpress offers practice exams for adults. Based on official tests, they help job-seekers improve your scores on civil service, military, professional licensing, and certification exams. This resource offers immediate scoring with complete answer explanations and individualized analysis of scores
  • Test Prep Collection – Search our catalog for circulating print material.

 

Job Search & Career Planning Websites

Print Collections