Two Great Sites for Job Searchers

My Next Move gives a wealth of career related information including a short quiz    of your interests and likes that can help determine a career path. You can also search for careers and industries by keyword.

 The Online Writing Lab from Perdue has great info and help for resume writing including tips for including those keywords that will get you an interview.
Why don’t you give them a look.


March 10, 2014 at 3:12 pm Leave a comment

Does Your Cover Letter Need Some Inspiration?

Here is an article detailing how to be a little more creative with the letter that will give an employer a first impression of you. From Mashable.

February 1, 2014 at 11:36 am Leave a comment

Find Job Listings on Twitter

One of my favorite ways to job search is through twitter. It takes a few minutes to sign up and start following topics, subjects, people that your’re interested in. And it’s totally free. This great article lists some great hashtags, or key words to search to land your perfect job.

Please come to the next Reference Resources for Job Seekers class and I’m happy to help you: Monday, February 24, 2o14 @ 7pm and Wednesday, February 26, 2014 @ 12 Noon in the Learning Lab 1, 2nd floor of the Berwyn Public Library. In the meantime, here are some links of interest:

Twitter’s official site

Twitter for Beginners from The Buffalo (NY) News, January 28, 2014

Twitter as a Job Searching Resource from Mashable

January 29, 2014 at 8:20 am Leave a comment

20 Companies Hiring in January

Here is a great article from MSN Careers listing companies that have jobs available in January. Some companies are local,but some are nationwide. Give them a look to get a lead on a great job.

January 28, 2014 at 11:19 am Leave a comment


The Libraries4Jobs website is created as part of the ILEAD USA grant my Library received to collect the best resources available for job seekers and have them available in one site. There are also links and information about starting a new business. Please check it out!

December 11, 2013 at 9:17 am Leave a comment

Give LinkedIn a Try

Deborah L. Jacobs from the Forbes Staff, shares tips for utilizing LinkedIn as a job searching tool for job seekers age 50+.

October 15, 2013 at 10:06 am 1 comment

Some New Things To Consider on Your Job Search

Thomas Friedman, in this Op-Ed from The New York Times shares some insight into how companies look at job seekers.

October 14, 2013 at 9:53 am Leave a comment

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