JOBS AND CAREER RESOURCES

                     Jobs & Career Center at Liberty Lake Municipal Library:
                                     Get the tools for building a new life! 


    The library offers resources online, in print, and at the library that will assist you with job hunting, resume & cover letter creation, and even develop educational skills, such as Microsoft Office products, time & task management, and accounting & finance management.

    Search all these topics and more in our library catalog and with the online resources listed below.

    Use the Library's Learning Center, where you can apply for jobs online, create resumes & cover letters. Also print applications, resumes, and covers for free at the library.

Career Exploration
Washington Career Bridge - Explore careers, get the education & job training you need to get the job you want.
Career One Stop - U.S Dept. of Labor site, tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.
Occupational Outlook Handbook- 
Career information on duties, employment outlook, educational requirements, training, and salary expectations.

Employment Security Department - Information on job searching, unemployment, and job skills assessment.

Best Jobs USA
- Lists of job opportunities, company profiles, and career lists.

My Next Move
- Interest profiler: find out your interests and how they relate to the work world.

Medical Careers - The following guide explores the various career paths in the health care industry, examines skills and credentials for success, and provides an overview of the employment outlook and earning potential for individuals interested in a health care career.

Job Hunting

Washington WorkSource - Local agency for employment. Find work, resume and networking assistance, and access career information in the local area.

USAJobs.gov
- Official source for government job openings and employment information.

JobBank USA - Search for jobs by industry, fields, or company. Access multiple job searching sites at the same time.

Monster.com - Search job opportunities worldwide. Search by location, company, industry or job title.

Career Builder - Search by salary requirements, ads published in print newspapers, and a variety of other sources.

Idealist.org - Directory of nonprofit and community organizations across hundreds of counties. Includes volunteer opportunities and internships.

Glassdoor- Job search, Companies & Reviews, Salaries, Interviews.

Neuvoo - Job discovery and salary calculator (calculates net income after taxes by state).

resumes & cover letters

Resumes & Vitas (Purdue OWL Writing Lab) - A complete introduction to job search writing and resume creation.

Resumes Examples (AARP) - How to show accomplishments and life experiences on your resume.

Resume Walk-Through (Career One Stop) - Examples, guidelines, and tips for writing resumes.

Cover Letters (Career One Stop) - Includes template and types of cover letters

How to Write a Cover Letter (Monster.com) - Cover letter examples and writing tips


Education & Job skills

Microsoft Imagine Academy - An online collection of training materials on Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Windows Operating System, Windows Server, databases, programming, and more.

Varsity Tutor - Education and career related practice test: SAT, ACT, GED, ASVAB, GMAT, etc.

mySkillsmyFuture - Explore new careers that may use the skills and experience gained in previous jobs.

Apprenticeship and Journeyman Center
- Take classes and participate in apprentice training through Spokane Community College.

Next Generation Zone - Teen job seekers explore career options.

Washington State
Access Washington - State employment site for:
Job skills and worker training
Finding a job
Unemployment information
Worker rights, wages, and safety
Services for individuals with disabilities
Licenses, laws, and regulations
Retirement

Washington State Library Hard Times Resources Guide - Available services include:
Finances and money management
Employment and job-seeking
Health and sustenance
Housing and homelessness
Family and parenting 
Seniors
Veterans

Employment Security Department - Lists wage information, job openings, and provides resume assistance, specific to Washington State.

Unemployment Benefits - Apply for benefits and learn about eligibility.