Jobs & Business

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Explore industries and careers, plan your education, and launch your career with Ferguson's Career Guidance Center.

Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)

TERC is a testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams. 

ProQuest Business Market Research Collection

In addition to access to Hoover's Company Profiles--which includes information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials--this resource provides comprehensive market overviews.

NC LIVE Business Portal

NC LIVE’s Business Portal has resources on investing, small business, marketing data, company information, and more.

NC Works Online

NCWorks Online is a one-stop online resource for job seekers and employers in North Carolina. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training. Employers can find candidates, post jobs, and search labor market information.

ProQuest Career & Technical Education 

NC LIVE gives patrons access to ProQuest Career & Technical Education database which includes vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

ProQuest Entrepreneurship

NC LIVE gives patrons access to ProQuest Entrepreneurship database, which includes information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.

Small Business Reference Center 

The Small Business Reference Center provides up-to-date information on relevant topics, from starting a company, operations management and sales, to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books to independently address a wide range of small business topics.