Friday, January 29, 2010

Online Job and Career Assistance

With the economic recession dragging on, you might be finding it quite challenging to find a job or embark on a new career. Several months ago, in a previous blog posting the Magazines & Newspapers Center highlighted some job-related magazines. You might, however, wish to revamp your resume, discover new a new career path, sharpen your job interviewing skills, and equip yourself with more online resources, thanks to the ever-growing collection of San Francisco Public Library's electronic databases.

1. Go to the SFPL Home Page and select “Articles & Databases.” You will need a San Francisco Public Library card to access the databases from outside the Library.

2. Select "Jobs and Careers," choose "Career Center | (," and you should see a screen like this:

In addition to providing access to live, online academic tutors, the Learning Suite offers job assistance, guidance, and career counseling to prospective job seekers.

Last but not least, if you need more time to update your resume or search for jobs online, come to the Main Library, Fifth Floor Training Room to use our Computer Lab for Job Seekers, currently open on Mondays (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.) and Tuesdays (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.). And while you're at it, check our Jobs & Careers electronic databases for an ever expanding resource list to help you on your job search.

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