Jobs & Business
We offer materials and services on all aspects of searching for a job, including:
- online resources https://bcpl.sals.edu/community/job-seekers/
- personalized assistance from library staff
- Computer & Programs
- Technology Basics
We offer a variety of classes, in English, including résumé writing, online job searching, computer literacy and Microsoft Office programs.
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Books, Directories, Guides & Manuals
The reference section of the library provides reference print materials on all aspects of career planning and job-search skills including:
- Choosing a career
- Job leads
- Licensing & accreditation requirements
- Preparing for a specific career
- Researching prospective employers
- Educational & training programs
- Job search strategies
- Trends & salaries.
The Librarian is available to assist you with job searches and applications. The library offers one-hour appointments with the Adult Services Librarian who will guide you in the use of print and electronic job-search materials; please call in advance to make an appointment.