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Careers and Jobs: General Career Resources

Provides an overview of resources for career research including how to find job descriptions, identify employment trends, and locate company information.

RCC Library Info

Reference Desk

RCC Library
2nd Floor


Ref -  951-222-8652
Circ - 951-222-8650

Hours (Fall/Spring)

Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm

7:30 am - 4:00 pm


Search the library catalog for books, ebooks & other resources on jobs and careers.


Suggested keywords and subject headings to get started:

  • Vocational guidance
  • Occupations
  • Professions
  • Career development
  • Job hunting

Books are available in print and electronic formats.




Occupational Outlook Handbook - Career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Career Onestop - Information on career exploration, training, and jobs provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Career Cafe - A virtual career center for California community college students.

California Occupational Guides - Summary guides and detailed guides for occupations and careers from the State of California Employment Development Department.

O*NET OnLine - A tool for career exploration and job analysis provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

MonsterCollege - Provides career advice, job profiles, and trends.