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Job search resources at columbus metropolitan library

  1. 1. FINDING A JOB WRITING A RESUME INTERVIEWING RESEARCHING EMPLOYERS RELOCATION Job Search Resources at Columbus Metropolitan Library
  2. 2. <ul><li>RESOURCES ON </li></ul><ul><li>WWW.COLUMBUSLIBRARY.ORG </li></ul>Finding a Job
  3. 3. Location of resources
  4. 5. Links on Job Help page <ul><li>FIND A JOB </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus and Ohio Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Education Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Government Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Medical Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>International Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Internships and Apprenticeships </li></ul><ul><li>Miscellaneous Job Listings </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Profit Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Supersites </li></ul><ul><li>WRITE A RESUMÉ </li></ul><ul><li>Career One Stop </li></ul><ul><li>CareerBuilder Resume Writing Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Cover Letters for Job Hunters </li></ul><ul><li>How to Write a Masterpiece of a Resume </li></ul><ul><li>The Riley Guide to Resumes & Cover Letters </li></ul><ul><li>JOB-SEEKING TOOLS </li></ul><ul><li>Career Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio Means Jobs (PDF) </li></ul><ul><li>How to Get a Free E-Mail Account </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Job Application </li></ul><ul><li>Researching a Company </li></ul><ul><li>Researching an Industry </li></ul>
  5. 6. Supersites
  6. 14. Refining Ohio Means Jobs search <ul><li>Type </li></ul><ul><li>Other Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Exclude Staffing Agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Include All - Other </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Job Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Job Type </li></ul><ul><li>Permanent  (5) </li></ul><ul><li>Temporary  (8) </li></ul><ul><li>Contract  (165) </li></ul><ul><li>Full-Time  (362) </li></ul><ul><li>Part-Time  (178) </li></ul><ul><li>Internship  (14) </li></ul><ul><li>Salary </li></ul><ul><li>Salary </li></ul><ul><li>n/a  (2) </li></ul><ul><li>Entry Level Jobs (less than $30K)  (271) </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Income Jobs ($30K-$49K)  (360) </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Income Jobs ($50K-$79K)  (442) </li></ul><ul><li>High Income Jobs ($80K-$99K)  (55) </li></ul><ul><li>Six Figure Jobs($100K+)  (38) </li></ul>
  7. 15. Other refinements <ul><li>Occupation </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Service Representatives  (89) </li></ul><ul><li>First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers  (59) </li></ul><ul><li>Retail Salespersons  (53) </li></ul><ul><li>Registered Nurses  (44) </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Systems Analysts  (32) </li></ul><ul><li>First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers  (32) </li></ul><ul><li>Medical and Health Services Managers  (30) </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Support Specialists  (24) </li></ul><ul><li>First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers  (22) </li></ul><ul><li>Sales Representatives, Services, All Other  (21) </li></ul><ul><li>Career/Education Level </li></ul><ul><li>Work experience in a related occupation  (28) </li></ul><ul><li>Short-term on-the-job training  (17) </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience  (8) </li></ul><ul><li>Postsecondary vocational award  (7) </li></ul><ul><li>Moderate-term on-the-job training  (7) </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor's degree  (4) </li></ul><ul><li>Associate degree  (4) </li></ul>
  8. 17. <ul><li>Cut and Paste to Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Upload documents to employers </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your resume on a jump drive </li></ul><ul><li>No one size fits all employers </li></ul><ul><li>Always send a cover letter when possible </li></ul><ul><li>Copy yourself when you send documents </li></ul><ul><li>Have a friend (or librarian) proof your resume </li></ul><ul><li>Winway Resume maker available on our PCc </li></ul>Your Resume
  9. 18. Winway Resume Maker <ul><li>Only Available in the Library </li></ul><ul><li>Save your work on the website, or an external drive </li></ul>Register with the site Use the suggested formats for resumes and cover letters Format or type in a current resume Have the “auditor” check your work
  10. 19. Winway Resume maker
  11. 30. Interviewing for the job <ul><li>BOOKS </li></ul><ul><li>WEBSITES </li></ul><ul><li>DVDS </li></ul><ul><li>Available at Columbus Metropolitan Library </li></ul><ul><li>Role play with a friend with interview experience </li></ul>
  12. 40. Preparing for your Interview <ul><li>RESEARCHING A COMPANY </li></ul>
  13. 41. Look under Job-Seeking Tools on the Job Help Page
  14. 42. Follow the tutorial
  15. 43. A few pages into the tutorial….
  16. 44. The best websites for your research <ul><li>The following web sites and online databases are available through the library's Internet computer terminals at all Columbus Metropolitan Library locations, or through the Library's website. Business and Company Resource Center  (library card required for home access)   Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, and full-text periodical articles. You can search by company name, industry code, geographic region, or personal name. Business First of Columbus   Business First  articles indexed from 1996 to the present. Free registration required to access the online archives. Columbus Dispatch -- Electronic Edition  (library card required for home access)   Provides access to full-text articles from The Columbus Dispatch back to July of 1985.  </li></ul><ul><li>EbscoHost Research Databases  (library card required for home access) Choose the Ebscohost database &quot;Business Searching Interface.&quot; Includes company profiles, SWOT analysis, full-text trade journal articles, and industry analysis. Create a free &quot;My EbscoHost&quot; account in order to receive email search alerts for a specific topic. Newsbank -Ohio Newspapers  (library card required for home access) Full-text access to 19 Ohio newspapers, like  Plain Dealer  and  Akron Beacon Journal . Full-text access to 23 ThisWeek Community  suburban newspapers from the Columbus metro area. Email full-text articles to your email account, or to a friend or colleague. Proquest Direct  (library card required for home access) Use advanced search boolean logic to limit your search to a company or organization name, and a keyword or subject. Use the &quot;Publication Search&quot; tab to search within full-text articles from your favorite magaz </li></ul>
  17. 45. Business and Company Resource Center
  18. 50. When using Reference USA <ul><li>CLICK ON “VIEW RESULTS” TO PERFORM YOUR SEARCH- </li></ul><ul><li>THE FOLLOWING SEARCH IS ALL BUSINESSES IN </li></ul><ul><li>43081 WITH 1-99 EMPLOYEES </li></ul>
  19. 56. Relocation Resources
  20. 62. Job Help Centers <ul><li>New Albany Branch </li></ul><ul><li>2 hour sessions 3X per day at our PCs </li></ul><ul><li>10 free prints per day </li></ul><ul><li>Resume review by staff </li></ul><ul><li>Bulletin board with notices </li></ul><ul><li>in addition at Main Library </li></ul><ul><li>Computer skills classes </li></ul><ul><li>Resume review by staff </li></ul><ul><li>Grants info. presentation monthly </li></ul>
  21. 63. Finding a Job <ul><li>It only takes one. </li></ul>
  22. 64. JHC KATHERINE SCOTT APRIL 2011

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