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LearningExpress Library and LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator

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LearningExpress Library and LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator are available for free at public, school, and academic libraries in VT.

  • Use a wide range of test prep tools to help prepare for:
    • GED
    • college entrance exams (SAT, ACT, AP)
    • occupational exams (allied health, postal worker, law enforcement, CDL, nursing, social work, teaching, real estate, firefighting, and more)
    • military aptitude tests (ASVAB, SIFT, CFAT, and more)
    • WorkKeys Assessments
  • Research careers, apply for jobs, and get help with resumes, cover letters, and interviewing skills
  • Research training and scholarships to help pay for training
  • Improve reading, writing, and math skills
  • Improve workplace skills

Sites Recommended by the Vermont Department of Labor

VT Department of Labor's Career Resource Centers
These Career Resource Centers, located throughout VT, offer “access to personal computers, the internet, educational resources, information on employers and more.” They “are equipped with assistive technology for individuals with disabilities. Staff are also available to provide specific resources to veterans.” 

VT Department of Labor, Presentation for Public Libraries (18 min. 43 sec.)
Kevin Stapleton from the VT Department of Labor presents on job search and career resources for public library staff. These resources are provided for job seekers in the state. Kevin is the Assistant Chief of Economic and Labor Market Information for the Dept. of Labor. Contact Kevin with questions: 802-828-3868 or email

  • Handout to accompany the video (PDF)
  • Resources mentioned in the video and the handout:
    • E&LMI Business Finder - A searchable database of Vermont firms including employment counts, sortable by industry code and county, can be found at the following link. Please note: This information is provided by Infogroup. The Vermont Department of Labor cannot guarantee its accuracy:

    • E&LMI Occupation Profile - Details on over five hundred occupations including job attributes, wages and required education and training can be found at

    • Pathways to Promising Careers - Copies of the brochure are available in electronic and paper copy from the McClure Foundation:

    • O*Net: Detailed descriptions of hundreds of occupations – including job attributes, wages and openings – can be found at

    • My Future - Information about civilian careers, college and military options for young people can be found at

    • My Next Move - The career exploration tool based on interests and the Interest Profiler can be found at

    • My Skills My Future - A resource that helps laid-off workers and those exploring new opportunities match their experience with new careers can be found here: