Career Resources


There are a number of free or low-cost career resources that we recommend for our clients. These are a few favorites that will give you additional insights as you work through searching for jobs, changing careers or choosing a college.


LinkedIn – Essential resource for the job search, career change, and career management: Networking, searching  job openings, researching organizations and career paths, and creating your professional online presence. Click here to connect with Carolyn on LinkedIn.

Glassdoor – Company reviews and salary information for thousands of companies.

PayScale – Get salary ranges for your current or potential job, based on location, your degree, and level of experience.  Includes employee-generated salary and benefit information for thousands of companies.

Indeed – A metasearch engine for job listings from thousands of websites. Convenient way to search for and set up email alerts for the job listings you want to see, for any geographic area and any level of experience, including internships. and – job postings for the mature job seeker.

CareerShift – Excellent resource providing job listings and contacts at millions of organizations. Offers tools to help you organize and manage the job search process. – Search for your next internship here, on this aggregator site containing thousands of opportunities

TriadJobsNow – Job postings in the NC Piedmont Triad, as well as employment and career-related news and events

Twin City Style – Evaluate and reinvigorate your professional wardrobe with this personalized, cost-effective service.  Ensure that you send the right message with your clothing, while staying practical and on-trend.


Will College Pay Off? A Guide to the Most Important Financial Decision You’ll Ever Make. By Peter Capelli

Vital insight for parents and students to make decisions that both make sense financially and provide the foundation that will help students make their way in the world.

Where You Go is Not Who You’ll Be.  By Frank Bruni

Through statistics, surveys, and stories of hugely successful people, Frank Bruni demonstrates that many kinds of colleges serve as ideal springboards. And he shows how to make the most of them.

What Color is Your Parachute 2017? by Richard Nelson Bolles

In print for over 30 years, it remains one of our favorite self-help books for career changers and job seekers.