Lots of ways to help job seekers

March 22, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Research, Research

Boyd County Public Library has some great resources for anyone currently in the market for a new job.

The Job & Career Accelerator component of Learning Express Library, one of our many online databases, can help job seekers in lots of ways.job help_right tools

First, you can use it to determine which types of jobs are best suited to your individual skills, and see what types of training, continuing education and exams might be required for that new career path. Job & Career Accelerator has training courses for several computer software programs like Windows 7, Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and many more.

Need a new or updated resume? You can create one directly in Job & Career Accelerator and then export it to job-seeking sites like Indeed.com.

Job & Career Accelerator also has resources to help you search for a job, and fill out online applications.

Sound interesting? Just click here to get started.

BCPL also subscribes to Cypress Resume , which is a simple online tool for resume creation. And since the Library subscribes, that means BCPL card holders don’t have to. As with all our other databases, get started at thebookplace.org

Cypress Resume is specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing. It allows anyone to create a professional resume – one that will stand out to potential employers – in a matter of minutes. Check it out by clicking here.

We also have tons of books (and ebooks) on resume writing, and all things job-search related. They are all free to check out with your library card!

Want to talk to someone about your resume or job search? You’re in luck! With Tutor.com Career Center, job seekers can get live, one-on-one help from professional career tutors. Anyone with a library card can access this service any computer or mobile device with Internet. The live, online career tutoring and resume writing service is available seven days a week, from 2 to 11 p.m. The Tutor.com Career Center also includes 24/7 access to resources such as resume templates, cover letter samples and online job search tools – even local job listings.

Find your Tutor.com career advisor by clicking here.



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