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CareerOneStop – CareerOneStop is the flagship career, training, and job search website for the U.S. Department of Labor. The website serves job seekers, businesses, students, and career advisors with a variety of free online tools, information and resources. 

DigitalLearn.org – Basic instruction in computers, email, social media and more 

Driver Education Program - Free practice tests for LA DMV exams including motorcycle and CDL test prep. 

Goodwill Community Foundation - GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions of people learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more. 

HomeworkLouisiana – Connect with a career coach and receive real-time career advice in an online classroom, or leave a résumé or cover letter for feedback from a coach. Also access templates, writing guidelines, and other job search resources. Note: The online classroom is available Sundays – Thursdays from 10am – midnight. Library account sign in is required.
 
LearningExpress – This learning platform offers self-paced workshops and resources. Learn more about a career, prepare for an occupational exam, and learn job search and workplace skills. There are also modules that help to strengthen math and reading skills in preparation for a new job. Library account sign in is required.
 
LinkedIn Learning – A massive online training library where patrons can learn through self-paced and on-demand content. Learn business, software, technology, and creative skills with online video tutorials taught by recognized industry professionals. Library account sign in is required.
 
Louisiana Jobs and Career Center – This website pulls together resources for those seeking new careers, changing jobs, needing a little extra help preparing for the job market, online one-on-one tutoring, access to free workforce development classes, and small business help. Library account sign in is required.
 
Louisiana Workforce Commission – State unemployment benefits.
 
Occupation Outlook Handbook – This resource from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides career information on education and training, duties, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
 
Pronunciator – Choose from 80 languages to learn, practice English as a Second Language (ESL), or study for the citizenship test. Library account sign in is required.
 
WorkReady-U – Free online classes to help students in Louisiana prepare to successfully earn a high school equivalency diploma (HiSET, formerly the GED) and get ready for college and career options. In-person orientation at one of 7 local campuses is required to begin using this resource.