Jobs and Career
Date: Wednesay, June 16, 2010
Location: the Internet Lab
Space is limited. Register online.
Need to polish up your resume for the jobs fair? The library has many books on resumes, cover letters, and interviewing.
[Note: This is not a library sponsored program.]
This information portal is all about Detroit and its surrounding communities. Local news items, jobs, special reports and obituaries are also included.
One of the most important parts of any successful job search is thoroughly researching potential employers. Such a task can be daunting, especially if you are unfamilar with the resources available. Researching Companies Online is an excellent business research tutorial that will help even the most inexperienced user find free company and industry information on the World Wide Web.
The Michigan Helping Hand site helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need. You can find information about jobs and training, unemployment benefits, health care, family support and housing. CPL has also put together (along with other members of the Metro Net Library Consortium) a checklist to help those that are facing unemployment and feeling overwhelmed by the recession. Tough Times - Library Lifelines is a list of resources to help you: file for unemployment, find affordable health insurance, find a new job, keep your home, maintain and repair your credit plus find additional assistance.