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Dalton Career Center

Dalton Career CenterDalton Career Center
1406 Chattanooga Avenue
Dalton GA 30720
706.272.2301, fax 706.272.2318
Danny Cope, Manager

We have a resource room with books, videos, and pamphlets to help you in your job search. Ask about our  job search workshops offered at no cost to customers.  Representatives from Dalton College, Adult Literacy, Workforce Investment Act (WIA), New Connections to Work, Fatherhood Initiative, Vocational Rehabilitation, Crisis Center,  and Family and Children Services  are housed at the office.

Department of Labor web site
Department of Labor Fact Sheet

The following standard assessment instruments are available at the Career Center:

Career Ability Placement Survey (CAPS)
General Aptitude Battery (GATB) - to be replaced by Ability Profiler Fall 2001
Adult Basic Literacy Exam (ABLE)
Interest Profiler, Interest Inventory, Interest Checklist
Work Importance Locator
Leisure Search Inventory
Career Exploration Inventory
Job Search Attitude Inventory
TapDance (typing test)

Job Search Resources

Books
A Foot in the Door; Age Advantage; Answers to Tough Interview Questions; Asler's Book of Executive Resumes; Atlanta Jobs; Be Hunted; Becoming Self Employed; Best Careers for Bilingual Latinos; Best Jobs for the 21st Century;  Beyond the Traditional Job Development; Blue Collar and Beyond; Blue Collar Resumes; Career Choice, Change & Challenge;  Career Satisfaction for Success; Career Success for People with Disabilities; Careers for Animal Lovers; Careers for Good Samaritians & Othr Humanitarians; Careers for Sports Nuts and Other Athletic Types; Careers in Focus by Ferguson; Counseling Techniques That Work; Cover Letters for Dummies; Cover Letters That Knock 'Em Dead; Dot Calm; Executive Resumes; From Army Green to Corporate Gray; From Navy Blue to Corporate Gray; Getting the Job You Really Want; Guerrilla Tactics in the New Job Market; Guide for Occupational Exploration; Health Care Careers for the 21st Century; Help, Inquire Within; High Tech Careers for Low Tech People; Hit the Clock; Hook Up, Get Hired; How to be a Permanent Temp; How to be Successful at Work; Job Finding Fast; Job Hunting for Dummies; Job Interviews for Dummies; Job Offer! Negotiation Guide; Job Savey; Jobscape; Job Search 101; Job Search Online for Dummies; Job Strategies from Professionals; Knock 'Em Dead 2000; Knock 'Em Dead Ultimate Job Search Handbook; Mid Career Job Hunting; Networking for Everyone; Occupational Outlook Handbook 1996-1997; Occupational Outlook Handbook 1998-1999; Office Etiquette and Protocol; Opportunity 2000; Principle Centered Leadership; Proving You're Qualified; Resumes for Reentry; Success Abilities; Surviving a Layoff; Sweaty Palms - Neglected Art of Being Interviewed; Sweaty Palms; Temporary - How to Survive and Thrive in a World of Temporary Employment; The Atlanta Job Bank 2000; The Great Jobs Ahead; The Helping Interview; The JIST Job Search Course; The Jobs Related Almanac; The New Quick Job Hunting Map; The New Rules of Job Search Game; The Perfect Resume; The Quick Interview and Salary Negotiation; The Right Place at the Right Time; The Resume Catalog - 200 Damn Good Resumes; The Resume Solution; The Secrets of Taking Any Test; The Very Quick Job Search; The 1994 What Color is Your Parachute; Using the Internet and World Wide Web; What Color is Your Parachute 1995; What Color is Your Parachute 1996; What Color is Your Parachute  1998; What Color is Your Parachute  2000; Who Moved My Cheese; Workforce 2000; WordPerfect 6.1; 101 Great Answers to Toughest Interview Questions; 30 Ways to Shine as a New Employee

Videos
A Video Tutorial on Using the Internet; Career Exploration (2); Dialing for Jobs; Effective Job Search Techniques; Employability; First Impressions; Get Motivated; Give Credit It's Due; How People are Paid; How to Find a Job on the Internet (2);  Job Connection - Applying for Work; Job Hunt - Staying on Track; Job Interviews - Tipping the Odds; Job Search System - Finding a Job; Job Search System - Succeeding on the Job; Making a Good First Impression; Organize Your Job Search; Starting the Job Search; Take Charge of Your Life; The Power of Change; Very Quick Job Search; Work Habits for the Beginner; Working on Your Career (6); You Deserve; You're Hired!

Directions: From I-75 take the Rocky Face Exit (#336).  Go East on the North By-pass to the 4th traffic light.  Turn right onto Chattanooga Avenue and travel 3/10 of a mile.  The office is the second building on the left.
From Cleveland Highway (GA 76), turn left on the North By-pass, turn left at the 1st traffic light and travel 3/10 of a mile. The office is the second building on the left.

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