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​Job Help Resources

Phoenix Public Library offers a variety of resources and services to help you be better prepared for your job search, including:

  • resume writing
  • interviewing skills
  • computer skills
  • job skill development

​Every Library location has staff to help you access job help resources.

Ocotillo Library has a Workforce Literacy Center that offers workshops on topics related to finding a job or improving your skills to help you find a better job. View upcoming programs for Ocotillo Library & Workforce Literacy Center.

At this time, Palo Verde Library also offers job help programs. View upcoming programs for Palo Verde Library.

PhoenixWorks is your portal to Library resources and other information to help you:

  • cope with a layoff and apply for unemployment benefits
  • write a cover letter that will get you noticed
  • write a resume that will interest a potential employer
  • get ready for an interview
  • increase your connections
  • search online job listings
  • find a local workforce center
  • explore career options
  • improve your skills

 

Online Classes

You will need a library card to sign up for these online classes:

Interview Skills 101

Just a little preparation and thought ahead of time can have wondrous effects on your interviewing skills. This course will provide an in-depth analysis of the interviewing process. With some independent practice, you can prepare successfully for any job interview!

Resume Writing 101

Learn not just what a resume should look like, but what it should say. Get step-by-step instruction on the creation of the most common sections found on resumes in today's job market. In addition to helping you determine what information should be included, the class also goes a step further to help you realize what pitfalls to avoid when creating this powerful, job-searching tool.

Other Online Resources

You will need a library card to use these online resources:


LearningExpressLibrary 3.0
Online academic and career practice tests. Areas covered include SAT preparation courses, SAT practice exams, civil service, cosmetology, EMS, firefighter, GED, law enforcement, military, postal services, real estate, U.S. citizenship, and more.
Tutorial
 


Optimal Resume- Job Help Resources
A career management platform that allows the user to build resumes, cover letters, e-portfolios, video resumes and professional personal websites.

Tutorial
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Career Transitions - Job Help Resources​ 
Provides guidance and essential activities for job-seekers and those exploring career options.
Tutorial

Ferguson's - Career Guidance Center 
Detailed profiles of thousands of jobs and industries, valuable advice on career skills, and resource entries enable the searcher to learn about a wide variety of jobs, industries, scholarships, internships, and professional programs.

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