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Peterson’s Career Prep


Build career confidence…and a resume!

Entering the workforce? Thinking of a career switch?
Assess your skills and get personalized career recommendations with Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep!

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep accommodates job seekers at all levels, whether you are entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. This resource offers career assessments that lead to personalized career recommendations and guidance on programs, knowledge, skills, and ability. Get key details, salaries, skills needed, and degree programs for specific careers from your home or mobile device!

Peterson’s Career Prep brings together tools and templates to help you develop visually interesting resumes, cover letters, and websites that can be shared with prospective employers. Discover information on higher education and certification programs, job searches, and more.

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What does your future hold?

Weather you need career suggestions or you’re ready to write a resume, Peterson’s Career Prep can provide direction!

Additional Career Resources Available with Your HPL Card

Cypress Resume is the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume in a matter of minutes.

Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers provides current and applicable periodical content to aid in career and vocational research — from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

With Gale Presents: UDEMY you can choose from 183,000 online video courses with new additions published every month. Courses are offered in a variety of languages – all taught by native speakers!

With Teacher Reference Center from EBSCOhost, teachers can learn more about continuing education and curriculum development. This resource provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 peer-reviewed journals. Topics covered include Best Practices, Curriculum Development, Literacy Standards, Pedagogical Research, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Science & Mathematics, School Administration, and more.


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JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.


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Additional Resources

MakeIT Haverhill focuses on workforce development; specifically employment, education, and entrepreneurs in the city of Haverhill. Job seekers, regardless of socio-economic status or identity, can use our space to network, learn, and ultimately generate employment opportunties. Keep an eye out for the monthly Job Fairs!

English Language Learner (ELL) Classes

MakeIT Haverhill’s English Language Learner (ELL) classes help non-native speakers develop foundational English skills. Our students gain the confidence to read, write, and speak English effectively. Click here to learn more!

Digital Literacy & Equity

As a response to the evolving digital landscape, MakeIT Haverhill (MIH) introduces the Digital Literacy and Equity (DLE) program! DLE is a employment training program providing comprehensive technology-based training to help residents compete in the modern job market. We jumpstart residents’ entry into the workforce with technology training and FREE access to computers and Wi-Fi. Click here to learn more!

The Community Action, Inc. (CAI) Adult Learning Center is committed to helping you to learn English, obtain your High School Equivalency (HSE), identify a career pathway and find your way to a brighter future. 

The MassHire Merrimack Valley Career Center is a One-Stop career center, providing a wide range of services to job seekers and businesses, youth to adults in the Merrimack Valley. As a comprehensive career center, you’ll find a wide range of services and resources designed to help job seekers quickly and easily secure their first job, find a new job or research other career opportunities, and allow businesses to identify and recruit qualified, skilled workers to enhance their workforce. Youth can also find a broad set of programs designed to help them obtain skills in a variety of occupations.

Vinfen, transforms lives by helping people with mental health conditions and intellectual and developmental disabilities choose, obtain, and keep the employment that they want.

Honest Jobs is the leading national job marketplace for people affected by the criminal justice system. Since launching in 2018, they have attracted 1,000+ companies by providing technology that makes it easy to offer fair-chance employment while helping to mitigate the risk of negligent hiring at scale. They also pride themselves on the fact that the majority of Honest Jobs employees have felonies and know the challenges first-hand.