Job & Career Information Center Newsletter
Enoch Pratt FREE Library
From the Central Library/State Library Resource Center
Job and Career Information Center Newsletter Winter 2014-15
Staff from the Job Center traveled to The Marian House in November to assist with a program for mock job interviews. Marian House assists with “Women moving from dependence to independence.” Located in the Better Waverly neighborhood, they have a “transitional and permanent housing program offering support services for homeless women and their children
Learn more, or volunteer to assist with upcoming programs:
Job-seeker coaches continue to offer 1-hour appointments at the Job Center to help with job searching, applications, resumes, and cover letters.
Job-seekers can call to set up an appointment:
Job Center staff and job-seeker coaches work with Information Services staff to provide assistance at the Career Clinics in the Public Computer Center on selected Mondays.
Check the calendar for dates:
Customers can use the Apploi kiosk at Central Library, to search and apply for jobs. In cooperation with The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, the Library is working with Apploi to introduce customers to this technology. Using an ipad platform or Smartphone, job-seekers can find and apply to local positions. There’s an option to record a video-clip to attach to applications. A head-set can be borrowed in the Job and Career Information Center for this purpose.
To learn more or to register, job seekers can go to:
The Job-Seekers Toolkit website is being updated periodically.
One frequently used tool is the resume builder from Career Zone. Users can save their work into a Microsoft Word document. It’s fairly easy to edit the resume once it’s saved in Word.
There is a useful section for job-seekers with a criminal record. The ex-offenders links include a sample cover letter, information on federal bonding letters, and information on expungement.
The Job and Career Information Center at EPFL/State Library Resource Center offers materials and services to job-seekers, career changers, career-decision makers, library staff, and non-profit organizations. We provide free access to materials and information.
Jeanne (Jean) Lauber, Workforce Development
Business, Science, & Technology
Enoch Pratt Free Library
Central Library/State Library Resource Center
If you have questions please call 410-396-5317 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Job & Career Information Center at the Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center
The Job and Career Information Center at EPFL/SLRC provides materials and services to individuals exploring careers or seeking jobs. It contains job postings, circulating book and test study guide collections, and
databases. We are happy to provide free access to these materials. If you have questions please call 410-396-5317 or email email@example.com.