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EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

We are happy to help you find tools and information to assist you in your job hunt by providing materials to support you in your search. The Department of Public Instruction has put together a new tool to help people seeking employment. The Workforce Development System has a directory of remote and in-person resources to help you with your search.

 

Job Listings: Newspapers & Online

The employment sections of the newspapers to which we subscribe remain with their edition, which are kept on the newspaper shelves for the month.

 

Civil service announcements for the State of Wisconsin and for the

Federal Government are available via the Internet, and can be accessed using the library’s public Internet work stations.

 

Additional Job Listing Websites

Job Center of Wisconsin

MilwaukeeJobs.com

Indeed.com

 

Job Hunting & Career Information

The library has circulating books, DVDs, and Reference materials on Job Hunting & Career Information. If you need help finding information, call 262.754.1815 or ask one of our friendly Reference Staff for Assistance.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Online

 

Resumes & Interviews

Our job hunting materials are under the call number 650.14 in the Non-Fiction collection, and include resume preparation, cover letters, employment interviews, and general job hunting tactics and strategies.

 

You may also access Cypress Resume, a Resume Builder provided through Bridges Library System.

 

Skills

The Library provides FREE online access to Learning Express which includes a Computer Skills Learning Center, and Gale Courses which provides over 350 interactive, instructor-led courses in a variety of topics. These are both accessed through the Jobs section of our Databases.

 

Employment Tests

The Library has a wide selection of civil service test study guides. These are not geared specifically to the State of Wisconsin civil service test, but we may be able to help you find one that covers similar job skills. We also have study guides for vocational and general aptitude tests. Most of these books are in high demand. Visit or call the Adult Services Reference Desk to get help placing holds on materials that are not available.

 

Information About Companies

The Library has Reference copies of the Wisconsin Business Service Directory (published by Reference USA), Wisconsin Business Directory and Wisconsin Manufacturing Directory. Value Line (ask for this at the Reference Desk) gives more in-depth information, such as company history and financial statistics. You can also use our Business & Consumer Information database resources. These include: Business Source Premier, a Free Business Sources list, and Morningstar Investment Research Center