Careers and Education


 

These subscription databases can be used remotely with an active Round Rock Public Library Card. Members of the public without library cards are welcome to use these resources on the public computers inside the library.
Round Rock Library card holders onlyBrainfuse–JobNow – Job coaches are available every day from 2 PM – 11 PM.
Brainfuse JobNow provides live job coaching, resume assistance, interview prep, and career resources for job seekers.

Available on Android and Apple devices. Use your Brainfuse login to sign into the app. 

To create a Brainfuse account:

  1. Open Brainfuse–JobNow in a browser.
  2. Click “Login”.
  3. Click “Sign up”.
  4. Create a user name and password.
texshare_logo_tiny Job & Career Accelerator
Combines all the elements needed for a successful job search: occupation surveys, job postings, resume and cover letter tools, and interview skills practice.
texshare_logo_tiny LearningExpress
Online courses to study for job, citizenship, GED, SAT, GRE tests and more.
Round Rock Library card holders onlyLynda.com | Tutorial
Lynda.com hosts a constantly growing library of thousands of courses to help you pursue personal and professional goals. Lynda covers topics for business, web development, web design, photography, education, 3D + animation, and audio + music as well as software like Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications.

You will need to log in through the library’s Lynda.com site using your library card number and PIN. The Lynda mobile app is not available to library account users. If using a mobile device, use your device’s web browser to log into and use Lynda.

logo_no_tag_tinySalem Careers
Salem Careers explores the fields and occupations of science and other emerging fields.
texshare_logo_tiny Vocational and Career Collection
Coverage for trade and industry periodicals, including hotel management, restaurants, machine shops, and advertising agencies.

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Career Outlook

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Fastest Growing Occupations
The Occupational Outlook Handbook’s twenty occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2014-2024.
Occupation Rankings in Texas
Find the occupations experiencing the fastest-growth, the most openings, the largest employment, the most decline in employment, and the highest-paying occupations.

Career Assessment

 

National Career Development Association–Career Planning
The Career Planning website features many resources, services, and tools which assist users in exploring careers, planning for the future, searching for employment, and finding the additional training necessary to pursue a particular career.
O*Net OnLine
O*NET OnLine includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. This information can be used to facilitate career exploration, and vocational counseling.

 

Salary Information

 

Glassdoor
Find company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, and interview reviews and questions.
Salary Expert
A project of the ERI Economic Research Institute. Find salary and cost of living data for evaluating career, relocation, and education decisions.
Wages by Area and Occupation
Wage data are available by occupation for the nation, regions, states, metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas.
 

Employment, Education, and Job Training

 

Career Launch – Round Rock Chamber of Commerce512-255-5805
Students and adults can explore career options and learn about skilled trades and watch videos featuring various skilled trades.
Goodwill Workforce Advancement Programs512-637-7580
Goodwill partners with local employers and other service providers to increase employment opportunities.
Literacy Council of Williamson County512-869-0497
Dedicated to improving the literacy skills of adults and to helping adults earn a GED.
Skillpoint Alliance Adult Workforce Programs512-323-6773
Rapid job training and education to prepare participants for entry-level employment in as little as 4-8 weeks
Texas Workforce Solutions Apprenticeship Program
The apprenticeship program serves employers and job seekers by training workers for well-paying jobs with promising futures. Apprentices are full-time, paid employees who earn while they learn.
Workforce Solutions of Williamson County512-244-2207
Workforce Solutions is a community partnership providing no cost recruitment, employment services and information to businesses and job seekers in the nine-county Rural Capital Area.