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Peterson’s Career Prep

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This new, robust resource is being created in partnership between Gale and Peterson’s.   It provides users access to the same core career tools and will include new features for improved usability.   These features include:

  • Personalize career assessments focused on a user’s interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences
  • Comprehensive career information including videos, articles, best practices, and downloadable worksheets
  • Job searching capabilities via integration with Indeed.com that matches listing based on a user’s assessment results
  • Resume editing software powered by VisualCV Resume Creator that provides 5,000 resume templates and cover letter samples

More details:

  • Automatic installation of Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep on your account August 28, 2020
  • Access to Career Transitions will continue until September 30, 2020
  • Access to both products from August 28th to September 30, 2020

What actions do you need to take?

  • Encourage users to download any saved resumes in Career Transitions before September 30th.  Gale will place a message in-product to help notify users.
  • Libraries may want to make the update to their own website.
  • Product icon and direct URL for Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep will be available from support.gale.com on August 28.
  • On September 30th, remove direct links and product icons to Career Transitions on websites.
  • If your library uses Gale Pages, the products and icons will update automatically.

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