Job hunting is never easy. Here are a few resources that may make the hunt a little more bearable.
Resume Guides in the library@ call number 650.142 :
Gallery of Best Résumés by David F. Noble
Hire Me, Inc. Resumes and Cover Letters that Get Results by Roy J. Blitzer
How to Say it on Your Résumé : a Top Recruiting Director's Guide to Writing the Perfect Résumé for Every Job by Brad Karsh
Amazing Résumés : What Employers Want to See--and How to Say It by Jim Bright
Interview Guides in the library @ call number 650.144 :
Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview? : the Crash Course, Finding, Landing, and Keeping Your First Real Job by Ellen Gordon Reeves
The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Interview by Marc A. Dorio
Next-day Job Interview : Prepare Tonight and Get the Job Tomorrow by J. Michael Farr
Instant Interviews : 101 Ways to Get the Best Job of Your Life by Jeffrey G. Allen
Online Resources that can help!
(All must be accessed through library website http://www.calcasieulibrary.org/, under the Your Library menu / Resources.)
Jobview: A place to look for local job opportunities.
Chronicle Guidance: Contains descriptions of different job titles, including average duties, median earnings, and estimated competition for job openings.
Learning Express: A great place to find study guides and practice tests for GED, ACT, SAT, Civil Service, GRE and many more!
Mango Languages: Edge out the competition by adding bilingual to your résumé! Mango Languages can help you pick up a second language in no time.
Links to local job openings:
Calcasieu Parish Public Library Jobs
Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Jobs
Calcasieu Parish School Board Jobs
City of Lake Charles Jobs
Louisiana Workforce Commission
Other Places to Look on the Web:
100+ places to look for jobs and job resources.
This list is found on the website mashable.com and was compiled by Sean P. Aune