Professional Development

Civil Service Exam:

Master the Civil Service Exams Study Guide (1) 

Online Master’s Programs:

This site is dedicated to helping individuals understand their post-undergraduate career and education options.

We’ve created resource portals on different topics that would be useful for someone interested in pursuing a graduate degree or understanding how it can be beneficial to their careers. All of the resources on the site are available to use free of charge and includes the following:

  • Career Center (e.g., networking, job search, unemployment)
  • Comprehensive Guide to Graduate School
  • Financial Aid & Scholarship Database
  • Exam Prep Center (e.g., GRE, GMAT, LSAT)
  • Nearly 30 majors explored in-depth (e.g., scholarships by field, career outlook for graduates, program expectations)

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Reputation Management is growing more and more each day as user generated content continues to dominate the Internet. Ensuring that your online reputation is protected is essential, whether trying to get a job, or even go on a date.  The mission of Reputation Management is to educate both individuals as well as corporations as to the best methods to protect and enhance their reputation online.  Please view our featured guides as well as the articles as to the intricacies of reputation management, and how you can use them to your advantage.

Clean Slate Clinic Information

Placer County’s Business Advantage Network in association with Legal Services of Northern California, offers a Clean Slate Clinic monthly the first Wednesday of every month to assist participants in removing or dismissing past convictions from their records. Click here for more information and how to register for the next Clean Slate Clinic.

Understanding Background Checks

Click here to read a the WHYS and HOWS of background checks, and how you can prepare.

What if I have a criminal record?

You always want to be honest about your background when you are applying for a job. Click here to find resources and information about how to move forward.