Jobs database: Job & Career Accelerator
Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014
Did you know the DC Public Library has online databases dedicated to job resources?
Job & Career Accelerator is among several job databases available to help with your search. You can find resources how to fill out a job application, how to find the right career, find a job or internship, and much more! The site also features links to other related vocational and education sites. Tutorials are available for users new to the database.
Jobs database: Reference USA
Published on Monday, August 4, 2014
Did you know the DC Public Library features online databases dedicated to job resources?
Reference USA is one of several databases the library has to help you with your job search. The Reference USA Job Help page can help you get started. You can search by job title, business type, geographical concentration, and more. If you have a particular company in mind, you can also find more by exploring its profile and its competitors in the same field. The site also features external resources about job searching, interviewing, salary tips, and more.
Published on Tuesday, June 17, 2014
If you are a teen or young adult job seeker, writing a resume may be a new skill to you.
Land a Federal Job
Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Are you applying for a federal job? Need help navigating the application process?
You Majored in What?
Published on Monday, April 28, 2014
"Has it happened yet? Have you been asked The Question?"--From front cover flap.
In You Majored in What? by Katharine Brooks, you'll learn whatever your major was in college, it doesn't equal your job! Whether you're in college or you've been out for a while, you can map out your dream career and the actionable steps to make it happen. Copies of the book are available through the library system.
Resumes for Career Changers
Published on Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Are you planning to change careers and need to update your resume?
The 2 Hour Job Search
Published on Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Can you find a job in two hours? It can be done.
In The 2-Hour Job Search by Steve Dalton, learn how to:
Next Day Interviews
Published on Friday, September 27, 2013
You've been called for a job interview. Great! It's scheduled for...tomorrow.
In Next Day Job Interview by Michael Farr and Dick Gaither, the authors explain how you can prepare for a job interview on short notice. Learn how to identify your skills, why you should research a potential employer, how to answer key questions, and more.
Job Interview Presentations
Published on Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Have you been asked to make a presentation during the job interview process?
In Knockout Job Interview Presentations, author Rebecca Corfield discusses how to make your presentation effective during the interview. Learn the basics, how to plan your presentation, how to deliver it, handle tricky situations, and much more.