Jobs & Business

Some of these online resources are subscription-based available only to current library card-holders off-site.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

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

Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)

Testing & Education Reference Center 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. 

Business Market Research Collection

Business Market Research Collection provides comprehensive market overview, including access to Hoover's Company Profiles. Hoover's shows information on 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.

NC LIVE Business Portal

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

NC Works Online

undefined Opens in new windowNCWorks 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.

Career & Technical Education 

Career & Technical Education contains vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.


Entrepreneurship is 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 undefined Opens in new windowrelevant 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.