Library Resources for Job Hunters
Are you looking for a new job? Visit your local library to find print and electronic materials on careers, resume building, civil service exams and study guides, newspaper classified ads, career planning and much more. We also have Library staff that are knowledgeable and happy to help!
The following links may also provide the information you need:
A resource to help meet the employment needs of Walworth County.
Located at 1000 E Centralia St., Elkhorn, WI 53120-2049
Your one-stop site for information and service includes a wide range of education, employment, training and supportive services at one convenient location. The Job Center is recognized by the United States Department of Labor as a "model" job center and has received recognition as the "#1 One Stop in the Nation".
The official employment site of Wisconsin State Government.
Wisconsin's workforce and labor market information system.
The Wisconsin Job Network is comprised of 30+ employment Web sites focusing exclusively on local communities in the State of Wisconsin. Their first site, www.milwaukeejobs.com was launched in 1994 and was the very first online employment Web site in Wisconsin.
Major area newspapers have come together to create a comprehensive job board covering the employment scene across 11 counties in and around Chicago.
The online version of the Janesville Gazette.
The online version of the Beloit Daily News
After clicking on the link, select "Jobs"
Other Recruiting Guides
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and state employment service agencies, this includes a nationwide job bank and links to individual state job banks.
National and local employment network plus extensive links to local, regional and national newspapers.
Career hub for tech jobs.
Help for finding that first real job, including resume development and posting, and interviewing tips. Also links to many job databases.
A recruiting site containing 50,000 job listings, resume databases, employer information, and more. International as well as U.S. positions. Internship opportunities here, too.
Connecting employers with college students, recent grads and career centers.
The Web's ultimate federal job list--every vacancy in the United States government, both in the U.S. and abroad.
This "site for executives, managers and professionals" contains job postings for positions in "senior and general management, sales, marketing, finance, technology and a range of related fields.
Job skills assessment system that measures real-world skills.
Making occupational information interactive and accessible for all.
WISCareers requires a no-cost registration. Wide variety of career exploration pages.
Resumes 1: Introduction to Resumes, Resumes 2: Resume Sections, Resumes 3: When to Use Two Pages or More, Resumes 4: Scannable - from The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University
This site, which is connected to the Microsoft company offers 250+ resume templates/samples, as well as plenty of resume writing advice.
A searchable list of links to official state and local government information services on the Internet.
The Web's most comprehensive source of company homepages, plus hundreds of corporate job listing sites.
One of the better-known directories of business information.
Salary and occupational information.