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Small Business Chrome Kits Now Available!
Milton Public Library in collaboration with funds from the American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) is aimed at supporting the economic growth of Rock County by eliminating technological barriers, such as access to computers and Internet service, and by providing professional business planning resources to local entrepreneurs.
These Small Business Chrome Kits include a Chromebook, mobile Internet hotspot, case, and free access to LivePlan business and sustainability software. They can be checked out for a 14 day period with no renewals.
Stop into the library today to check one out for yourself!
Small Business Resources:
Rock County Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The SBDC at Rock County Helps entrepreneurs succeed at any stage. They offer no-cost, confidential consulting and business education.
Kathryn Jackson, Business Consultant
Rock County Grant and Loan Funding for Small Businesses and Nonprofits
Need-based funding programs designed to stabalize, strengthen, and/or restart business operations.
CAREER & JOB SEARCH RESOURCES
Don’t know where to start?
How about here.
Wisconsin Job Centers help bring employers and job seekers together. Job Centers help workers to succeed in the world of work by connecting them to jobs, training, career information, and support services.
1900 Center Avenue, Janesville, WI 53546
- 1-on-1 Appointments for resumés, applications, or job search help by appointment
- Staff trained on JobCenterofWisconsin.com, the filing of Unemployment Insurance claims, and other community resources
- Computer assistance for Internet browsing, obtaining an email address, using Google Docs, JobCenterofWisconsin.com account creation
- Assistance with resume creation using a template
- Workforce development-related books and eBooks
- Public computers in library and/or for check out
- Internet & Wi-Fi – also available in our library parking lots
- Hot spot check out
- Printing – $.10 per page
- Faxing – $1.00 per page
- Schedule a study/meeting room for online interviews
- Skill Building and Online Resources
- Gale Courses – 6-week online classes
- LinkedIn Learning – on demand video tutorials
- LearningExpress Library – Career preparation & exam resources through BadgerLink
- Got Resume Builder – Free and easy-to-use resume builder that assists your resume writing with smart resume samples, step-by-step resume tips, and professional resume templates
Before You Apply, Consider These Items:
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The government’s premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations.
- Visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook
A cover letter highlights your qualifications. shows you are a fit for the specific job to which you are applying. is unique to each position. It gives employers a sense of your personality, motivation, and writing style.
- About: How to Write a Cover Letter
- Samples: Cover Letters by Profession
- Templates: Microsoft Cover Letter & Resume Templates
A resume helps land an interview. It’s a record of work experience, professional achievements, education, skills, certifications, and other details that make the case for the job. Be sure to include measurable outcomes/achievements if possible.
Many employers will ask for References in order to confirm your job history, past performance, and to determine if your interview responses were truthful.
Note: Never list a reference without speaking to them first to make sure they are willing to speak positively on your behalf.
Thank You Notes
Yes, you really do need to send thank you notes or emails to all those involved in your interview. It shows that a candidate is actually interested in the job/company and would be a thoughtful coworker.
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Last Updated on August 26, 2023.