Finding Nemo, Dory or a Job
Roland, it's all about the search. You've got energy and enthusiasm. That's great! That's going to help you get through what can be a difficult, complex and potentially emotionally-draining process. But don't worry! The Library has your back. You've grown up on movies like Finding Nemo and Finding Dory What's the next epic? Finding Roland a Job!
Many people say April and May are the best months to find a job and get hired. And, your Library Card makes it so much easier.
Where have you looked for jobs, Roland? Craiglist?! And??? Oh ... just Craigslist. Huh. OK ... well, let's cast a wider net.
Go to our Career Planning and Jobs section - Discover the perfect job for you with our many job search tools. Short on experience? Software and tools? No worries. We have training. We can help you with your resume, cover letter and even networking. Best thing? We can help you zero in on LOCAL jobs! Check out these amazing resources:
- Guide from our Librarians: Explore Career Options
When choosing a career, assess first your interests, personality, and skills. Then match that information with occupations. These are tools to help you do that.
- Guide from our Librarians: Find Local Jobs
Some of the best websites to find jobs in Johnson County and Kansas City.
- Guide from our Librarians: Job Search Help
Get help with your resume and cover letters and see networking tips.
- Lists from our Librarians
Find lists of books and other resources related to specific career topics.
- Computer Skills
Free interactive tutorials on popular computer software including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft PowerPoint, Project and Word.
- Job and Career Accelerator
Job search tools including resume and cover letter builder, details about thousands of occupations and guidance in your job search.
- LearningExpress Library
Practice tests and tutorials for students in elementary, high school, college and graduate school and occupational practice tests such as GED, firefighter exam and more.
- Live Resume Help from Tutor.com™
Get personal assistance from an online tutor with creating, updating, critiquing and proofing your resume and cover letters.
- Local Help: Workforce Partnership
Free job search assistance services ranging from resume writing assistance and improving your interviewing skills to helping you focus on a career path.
- Lynda.com: Watch. Learn. Create!
Lynda.com helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. Find in-depth online courses on techie topics alongside business, marketing and software. Learn at your own pace in your own place.
- Vocational & Career Collection
Articles from trade and industry-related periodicals.
- Checkout Coffee Lunch Coffee by Alana Mueller