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Looking for a job or a new career? These resources can help you find your dream job and help you get it!
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Overview

Whenever you're looking for a new job, the resources at your library can help ease some of that job-hunting frustration. Library resources can help you

  • fine-tune your interview skills
  • update your resume
  • locate potential employers

The Library also offers :

 

eBooks

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Knock 'em Dead 2014 - Martin Yate
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9781440568978
Publication Date: 2013

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EBOOK: How to Get a Job You'll Love 2013-2014 Edition - John Lees
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9780077140212
Publication Date: 2012

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100+ Top Tips for Job Seekers - Ian Stewart Munro
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9780957008502
Publication Date: 2012
Snappy Tips About How to Create and Run a Successful Job Search Campaign.

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This Is How to Get Your Next Job - Andrea Kay; Richard Nelson Bolles
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9780814432228
Publication Date: 2013
An Inside Look at What Employers Really Want.


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Where Did the Jobs Go - And How Do We Get Them Back? - Scott Bittle; Jean Johnson
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9780062096678
Publication Date: 2012

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Powerful Phrases for Successful Interviews - Tony Beshara; Phil McGraw (Foreword by)
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9780814433553
Publication Date: 2014

 

Hidden Job Market

Job Posting and Job Search Strategies

  • Different ways to find businesses/industry
    Video on how to find specific businesses and industries using Quick Search, Custom Search and Mapping functionality within ReferenceUSA.
  • Find the Right Person: Part 1
    Use ReferenceUSA to find the people that can open doors, introduce you to hiring managers and guide you through the process when looking at potential employers.
  • Find the Right Person: Part 2
    Use ReferenceUSA as part of your Career Searching Strategy - in this video learn how to search for people by their job title - three searches incorporate simple search criteria - Geography (where do you want to work) Business Type (what kind of business/industry do you want to work in) and Executive Title (what is the job title of the person I want to connect with at these companies).
  • Job Postings with Indeed.com
    Indeed.com is the world’s busiest aggregator of job postings
  • Job Search Strategies
    Use these strategies in ReferenceUSA in a job search ... search multiple companies, search by industry segments, find people by title and see it all on a map!
  • Keep Your Information Up To Date
    Use ReferenceUSA to keep you personal work history up to date and accurate. Useful for completing applications and resumes.
  • Print a List of Businesses
    Once you find businesses you want to contact, this will show you how to print a list for your own use.
  • USAJobs.gov
    Working for America.
  • Workforce Connections
    Career and Technical Training List

Recommended Job Web sites

  • Applying for a Nevada State Job
    This course explains how to apply for a position with the State of Nevada.
  • CareerBuilder.com
    CareerBuilder has the largest online job site in the U.S., but we're more than just a job board. We are a global leader in human capital solutions. Through constant innovation, unparalleled technology, and customer care delivered at every touch point, CareerBuilder helps match the right talent with the right opportunity more often than any other site.
  • Dress to Impress: A Guide
    Use your appearance as a professional tool in an interview and the workplace
  • Glassdoor.com
    Glassdoor is your free inside look at interview questions and reviews for any company or job. All interview questions and reviews posted anonymously by employees and interview candidates.
  • Indeed.com
    Post your resume - It only takes a few seconds. New jobs in the last 7 days. Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.
  • Job Central
    U.S. Jobs by the National Labor Exchange
  • LinkedIn
    Our mission is simple: connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. When you join LinkedIn, you get access to people, jobs, news, updates, and insights that help you be great at what you do.
  • Monster.com
    Monster.com, the premier global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and the employers who need great people. We've been doing this for over ten years, and have expanded from our roots as a "job board" to a global provider of a full array of job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management products and services.
  • United States Department of Labor
    Employment and Training Administration (ETA) programs, resources and online tools help workers in all stages of the job and career development.
 

eVerify

job hunting

eVerify provides Self Check which is a free online service that allows you to confirm your U.S. employment eligibility. Employers will use this when you apply for a job. By you checking the information they are going to see, you can correct misinformation before you apply. Learn more about this free service - SelfCheck brochure SG4 1-Final

 

Books available at your Library

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300 Best Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree - Laurence Shatkin
ISBN: 9781593579289
Publication Date: 2013

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Best Jobs for the 21st Century - L. Shatkin
Call Number: HF5381.15 .F37 2012
ISBN: 9781593579005
Publication Date: 2011-12-01

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150 Best Jobs for Your Skills - Laurence Shatkin
ISBN: 9781593578985
Publication Date: 2012

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150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future - Laurence Shatkin
ISBN: 9781593578893
Publication Date: 2012

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Entrepreneurship Quizzes - John J. Liptak
Call Number: HD62.5 .L57 2012
ISBN: 9781593579197
Publication Date: 2012

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The Job Search Checklist - Damian Birkel
ISBN: 9780814432914
Publication Date: 2014

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Occupational outlook handbook 2013-2014 - United States. Dept. of Labor
Call Number: HF5382.5.U5 O33 2013-14
ISBN: 9781593579036
Publication Date: 2013

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The Panic Free Job Search - Paul Hill
ISBN: 9781601632036
Publication Date: 2012
Transition expert Paul Hill changes the conversation about how to get hired with his innovative use of social media.

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LinkedIn for Dummies - Joel Elad
ISBN: 9781118822210
Publication Date: 2014
Don't be left out—link up with this fully updated introduction to the Internet's hottest professional networking tool.

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