Career Development Resources

Job Resources - Library Materials

Career collection on resumes, cover letters, interview skills, career choices, and job hunting Skill Builder Collection on vocational exams, GED prep, ACT / SAT prep; DVDs on careers, preparing for jobs, leadership, skill training;  Local newspapers with help wanted ads

Helpful Online Job Resources for Your Job Search

Ohio Means Jobs Search Jobs.

Ohio Labor Market Information What jobs are in demand? How much do they pay? How many workers are unemployed?

Career One Stop Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice.

Indeed Find millions of jobs from thousands of company web sites, job boards, and newspapers. One search.

LinkedIn Job Search Leverage the world’s largest professional network to build relationships and connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Job Search to harness the power of your network to uncover insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search. LinkedIn Salary allows professional to look up aggregate data about the salaries of other users with the same job in the same location to see how their own pay measures up.  
 

State of Ohio Employment Site Ohio Hiring Management System.

Riley Guide Job search, career exploration, and education information.

Quintessential Careers Job and college site, offering free expert career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, and tutorials).

Research Resources

-Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success:  Resources to boost basic workplace and job search skills, and prepare job seekers for advanced occupational training.
-Learning Express Library: Interactive online platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students and adult learners succeed on academic and licensing tests.
-Vocational and Career Collection: Full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.  Keep up-to-date on your intended industry. 

One-on-One Computer Classes
-Create a resume, and/or a cover letter, online job searching, basic computer use, Microsoft training.
-There are over 30 computers available for independent use.  Up to two hours of use permitted a day, extended privileges if job hunting.  There are two dedicated job resource computers available in the Adult Services Department.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read for L.I.F.E. is a program of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library designed to improve literacy in Hancock County.  The program uses volunteers trained to act as tutors on a one-on-one basis with adult non-readers.  Our tutoring services are free.  ​Click here for more information about the program.  

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