Career

Job and Career Accelerator


Achieve Your Career Goals


Job and Career Accelerator is a job search and career exploration resource with more than 1,100 occupations, sample resumes and cover letters, current job and internship postings, and guidance on preparing for and getting a job. 
Click on TexShare.net, Login, and use the Resources A to Z tab to find LearningExpress, then click on Job and Career Accelerator. To use the Texas State Library databases, Texshare.net, you must have a Burleson library card. Please contact us at 817-426-9207 to request the password.
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Practice Driving Tests


Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, offers free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests specifically based on the state’s DMV materials. It is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that let users hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask portions of the screen for greater visibility on the practice tests.
The service includes:
11 car practice tests
9 motorcycle practice tests
12 CDL (commercial driver’s license) practice tests
3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
A FAQ  section with detailed answers to over 100 DMV-related questions

Driving-Tests.org is a part of Elegant E-Learning, Inc., an eight-year-old company with a proven track record of revolutionizing online resources for learner drivers. Driving-Tests.org is part of a plan to improve global driver safety by providing free practice tests written by experts to anyone who wants to study, along with online copies of official study guides. 
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Skillshare

Skillshare is now available for checkout to adult cardholders of the Burleson Public Library. This online learning platform offers more than 22,000 classes on a myriad of topics including design, business, technology and more.

If you would like access, simply complete the online form and request to checkout Skillshare. We’ll verify your email address and send you an invitation at which time you’ll create a unique account that will give you access to the entire Skillshare library for the length of your checkout. Skillshare will save your account information and class progress between library checkouts, and you’ll still be able to use the account to access their catalog of free classes.  Checkouts will be rotated on a first-come, first-serve basis, but customers will have at least three weeks of access. If no account is available, you will be placed on the waiting list and notified when your checkout is available.

Visit Skillshare’s blog to learn more about classes.

Request access to Skillshare

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Other Online Resources

Many courses are free, but please be aware that some have a cost.
GFCLearnFree
Learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.

UniversityWebinars


UniversityWebinars.org is a collection of videos, speeches, lectures, seminars, webinars, online courses and presentations related to business, innovation, marketing, design thinking, education, and more. 

CreativeLive


CreativeLive  is a skills-based, continuing education platform helping creative entrepreneurs figure out how to turn their passions into careers.  Free live and on air events.

FutureLearn


Learn 100% online with world class universities and industry experts. Develop hobbies, new skills and career-changing expertise with flexible courses. You can view classes for free.

Coursera


Build skills with courses, certificates, and degrees online from world-class universities and companies. Free classes.

EDx
Together with founding partners Harvard and MIT, millions of learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world, and industry-leading companies are on one online learning platform that supports learners at every stage of their lives. 

Alison


Free online courses from the world’s leading experts.

Kadenze


Kadenze brings together the world's leading colleges, universities, and industry partners to provide the best online courses in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Design, Music, and Math. Free classes.

Stanford University 


Free classes from Stanford University

Udacity


Udacity partners with leading technology companies to learn how technology is transforming industries, and teach the critical tech skills that companies are looking for in their workforce. Classes may be attended for free with limited support.