JOB SEEKER ASSISTANCE
- Free library cards for online and physical materials
- One-on-one assistance for basic computer skills (no appointment needed)
- Computer assistance for Internet browsing, obtaining an email address, Google Docs, JobCenterofWisconsin account creation, etc.
- Assistance with resume creation using a template
- Workforce development-related books and eBooks
- Computers – in library and/or for check out
- Hot spot check out
- Appointments to use meeting room for online interviews
- Skill Building and research:
Make your work goals a reality—start a new career or advance in your current field. Use LearningExpress Library to explore careers, improve job search and workplace skills, or prepare for over a dozen different career exams like nursing, real estate, cosmetology, or CDL.
Find eBooks and digital audiobooks on all sorts of topics. Whether you’re looking for an entertaining novel or a book that will help you prepare for an interview, switch careers, or craft the perfect resume, it’s all here. Download the Libby App or visit wplc.overdrive.com.
Over 350 free online courses in professional development, technology skills, and personal development. Most classes are six-weeks-long and take an average of 24 hours to complete. Learn more about Gale Courses. Free with your local library card! (Does not work with a temporary online card.)
Don’t miss these courses and more!
Resume Writing Workshop
Discover the secret to transforming your tired, boring resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews.
12 Steps to a Successful Job Search
World-renowned author and career advisor shows you how to get the job you want quickly and easily and in any economy.
Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow
Cover Letter Tips with Jenny Foss
Get tips on how to tie your strengths to what the employer is seeking, explain missing skills, address a career gap, ensure that decision-makers actually read your letter, and land the interview.
Writing a Cover Letter with Jenny Foss
Explore the elements of an exceptional cover letter and learn how to craft a killer lead, provide direct evidence for why your skills align with a position and close on a strong note.
Managing Stress and Building Resilience, While Job Hunting with Careercake
Resume Makeover with Jenny Foss
Writing a Resume with Stacey Gordon
Start with the basics of resume writing for job seekers, then snag a few extra job search basics such as identifying companies to work for and determining fit.
Designing a Resume with Steve Harris
Learn three different approaches to make your resume stand out. Master smart strategies for organizing your content and highlighting your most impressive qualifications.
Get and instant digital library card online now! Use it to reserve materials online for in-person pick-up, access ebooks & digital audiobooks, and for most of the library’s online resources.
Search our catalog for books, music, movies, kits, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eComics, music, & streaming video/tv. Searches you may find helpful: “Interview Tips”, “Resumes”, “Cover Letters”, “Career Planning”, or “job search”.