Tag Archives: job seekers

I have what you might call a “non-traditional” work history. Does the library have anything that might help me find a job?

Reentering the job market after a long absence can be an intimidating prospect.  There are many possible reasons why people might have a gap in their employment history:  here are a few resources we regularly recommend to ex-offenders seeking to … Continue reading

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How can the library help with finding a job, resume writing, GED and other job-related training?

Workforce Solutions Partnership The Dallas Public Library has recently partnered with Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas, offering weekly office hours at four separate branch library locations: Highland Hills, Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest, Prairie Creek, and Skyline. Their services include job-seeking, job-matching, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Alternative Resumes: definitely not your parents’ resume book by Michael Howard

Are you one in a million looking for a job?  Have you recently graduated from high school or college and feel like you lack traditional job experience to include in a resume?  Do you want to liven up your resume?  … Continue reading

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Library Web Wednesday: Free Resume Help

Need resume help?  Check out the Adult Learning Center database.  The Adult Learning Center offers a free resume lab with tips and resources to help you write an effective resume.  With this database, you can access many sample resumes in … Continue reading

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Library Web Wednesday: Job Search Help

Want to know if your desired company is hiring? Check out the ReferenceUSA database. ReferenceUSA is the leading provider in business and consumer research. With this database, you can locate and research companies you want to work for. You can … Continue reading

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