Nine Carroll County libraries have purchased access to a terrific Career Development database called Career Cruising. This database, packed with information, is a comprehensive career guide that people from 6th grade to adulthood will truly enjoy using. It is designed for individual, self-directed use. You will need the password required for online access – just call at 323-8510 or email: cooklib@tamworthlibrary.org. The user-friendly interface helps users satisfy five key career guidance needs: self-assessment, career exploration, post-secondary education planning, work search, and portfolio development.
Here is a one-page PDF which summarizes CareerCruising’s key features, and a four-page guided tour which provides step-by-step instructions for new users who wish to explore Career Cruising.
Note: To view the sound and video clips in the interview section of the occupation profiles, you must have either Windows Media Player 6.4 or Apple’s QuickTime 4.0 or higher installed on your computer. Just click the link you need for your operating system. and you’ll need to enable Javascript.

The user-friendly interface helps users satisfy five key career guidance needs: 1. Self-assessment through “Career Matchmaker” allows you to match your learning styles and interests to a tailor-made career, 2. Multi-media career exploration through videos of interviews, detailed occupation profiles and other informational resources, 3. Post-secondary education planning including information on schools and technical training programs, 4. Work & industry searches, and 5. Personalized portfolio development which allows you to keep all information about your personal job search in one place, including assessment results, your online links, and a log of your job search.
The Career Cruising database is available to patrons of the following Carroll County libraries: Conway Public Library, North Conway Public Library, Cook Memorial Library in Tamworth, Effingham Public Library, Freedom Public Library, Jackson Public Library, Madison Library, Moultonborough Public Library, Wolfeboro Public Library. Please contact your library by telephone or email to get the password required for online access.

Career Cruising: a new Database for Job Searching
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