Job Readiness

Job Readiness

Grow Your Business with 'Save Local' Deals (Registration Required)

"Grow Your Business with 'Save Local' Deals" is sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc. and is a two-hour workshop that is designed to give small businesses and nonprofit organizations simple ideas for growing their organizations using email marketing and social media. This class is best suited for beginners in online marketing.Click here to register: Register Now

Online Job Seeking 101

If you are a newbie in job hunting online or just need up-to-date information on the current state of online job searching, this program is for you.A librarian will be presenting strategies and tips on getting started with your job search online. The program will cover the basics of online job searching, the best sites for online job searching, and local and library resources that can assist you in your search.After the presentation, their will be a question and answer session and laptops will be available for you to practice your new skills on.

Database Demonstration: Testing and Education Reference Center

Learn about one our best databases geared towards your job and career search: Testing and Education Reference Center.Explore downloadable test-prep books, online practice tests, resume writing tools, and interview tips ... all in one database.

Word I Basics

Learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes, and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. TaylorComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and the skills acquired in the PC Basics class.You will learn to:

Web I Basics

Learn the basic terminology and navigational skills associated with surfing and searching the Internet via the World Wide Web. These skills can help you complete online job applications. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: C. KesslerComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.You will learn to:

PowerPoint Basics - CANCELLED

Please note that this class has been cancelled. Check our computer class listing for other training opportunities.Learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311

Jobseekers Drop-in Clinic

Drop in for one-on-one support with basic online job search activities:

Job Seekers Program

Stop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.

Resume Workshop

Join us for a one-on-one resume workshop that will help you create and improve your resume.Walk-ins welcome!Handouts on resume dos and don'ts will be provided and resume handbooks will be available for check-out.Please call 202-698-6373 for more information.

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Get one-on-one support with staff at the lower level information desk for basic activities in an online job search:   Create an email accountStart a resumeWork on an online applicationLearn about the job seeking processCreate a accountCreate and save a sample job searchFirst-come, first-serve!