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GPL Job and Career Resources: Job Search Preparation

 

Library Resources for Job Search Preparation, Resumes, Interviewing, Test Preparation and Workplace and Career Skills


The Learning Express Library is available through the Westchester Library System.  This database provides the most comprehensive selection of academic and career-related resources available in one platform. It provides academic skill building in reading, writing, math, and science, standardized test preparation, soft skills training, job search and career advancement, college admissions test preparation, professional licensing and certification test preparation, high school equivalency test prep, an extensive subject library of downloadable eBooks and much more.

The following modules are part of the Learning Express Library:

 

Prepare for a career exam, explore occupations and improve your workplace skills.

 

These resources will help you to explore occupations, find a job, build great resumes and cover letters, prepare for an interview and provide you with job search sample letters.

 

 Offers video courses designed for all levels of learning including basic computer and internet skills, email, social media, popular office software, computer graphics and illustration.

 

The Job Search Tool Kit will help you make a plan for your job search.You can learn about what kinds of jobs are available, what skills or training you will need to get one of these jobs, and how to door to an interview. Firstfind.org is a project of the Westchester Library System

 

   (WEBS) Career & Educational Counseling Service - Facing a difficult work situation? Need help planning or managing your career? Thinking about work options you have after 50? WLS runs specialized programs, including individual counseling sessions with trained professionals to guide you in your career path.

 

 

Resources and Websites for Job Search Preparation, Resumes, Interviewing, Workplace and Career Skills,

 

Free workshops; resumes, Microsoft Office, computers, how to find a job, career change. Post your resume, apply for jobs online and connect with employers.

 

 

White Plains Education and Training Center -  Provides free computer training and career development classes

Microsoft Office - Resume and cover letter templates

Pudue Online Writing Lab -  Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides detailed explanations, as well as step-by-step processes, for creating and effective resume.

gcflearnfree.org resumes - tutorials and good explanations of what a resume is, why you need one and how to create one, online resumes, as well as cover letters, interviewing skills, job applications, and career planning.

resumepractice.com - includes free resume builders, resume examples, resume formats,  cover letter formats, and more.

glassdoor.com - blog posts providing advice about developing an effective resume.