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Careers and Employment: Subject Headings

This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library for research in careers and employment.

Business and Social Sciences Librarian

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Kim Westbrooks
4th Floor
Houston Cole Library
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Rd N
Jacksonville, AL 36265

Library of Congress Classifications and Subject Headings

The majority of the vocational guidance (career) materials will be on the fourth floor shelves in the HF5381-HF5382.5 call number range. To see what materials we have, you can use this search, which will open in a new window.

Some useful Subject Headings to search:

Applications for positions

Business, Choice of

Business ethics

Career changes

Career choice

Career Counseling

Career patterns


Choice of Profession

Guidance, Student

Guidance, Vocational

Occupation, Choice of

Occupational Choice

Office politics

Profession, Choice of

Vocational guidance

Vocational interests

Vocational opportunities

Vocational qualifications


Other appropriate subject headings:

Diversity of employees

Dress Codes

Employee rights

Employee screening

Employees in foreign countries

Employment interviewing

Employment references

Employment tests


Job descriptions

Job hunting

Job postings

Job satisfaction



Problem employees


Rating of employees

Recruiting of employees

Resignation of employees


Retention of employees

Selection of employees

Supervision of employees

Temporary employees

Training of employees

Turnover of employees

Violence in the workplace