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Job hunting online library sources

  1. 1. Job Seekers Use your public library! www.stcharleslibrary.org Photo: Webchicken via Flickr
  2. 2. Useful Services • Expert help • Use computers, copiers, Wi-Fi • Audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, downloadable books & audiobooks • News articles and directory databases • Find quality business information sources • Borrow materials from other libraries • Resume help online
  3. 3. Job Search & Careers www.stcharleslibrary.org
  4. 4. Industry Trends • Business magazine articles & industry overviews • Economic forecasts & statistics • Business rankings • Market share
  5. 5. Industry Trends • Plunkett Research Online • Standard & Poors – Industry Surveys • Gale Directory Database – Market Share Reporter • Value Line – Industry Reports • Business & Company Resource Center
  6. 6. Directories • Lists of businesses by category – Geography, size, sales, type of business • Online directories allow you to combine criteria • Entries typically include: – Addresses and contact info – Officers/owners – Sometimes competitors – Size or sales data
  7. 7. Directories Reference USA Gale Directory Library Lexis Nexis – Company Dossier S & P for Public Companies
  8. 8. Jobs & Careers • Ferguson’s • Optimal Resume • Job & Career Accelerator • Learning Express Library • Live Resume Help
  9. 9. Other Online Sources
  10. 10. News etc. • ABI/Inform Research • Business & Company Resource Center • Lexis Nexis • Wall Street Journal
  11. 11. Classes &Test Prep • Learning Express Library – Vocational & Aptitude Exams – Computer Skills • Universal Class – Business – Accounting – Computer Skills – Entrepreneurship
  12. 12. Other Sources • Small Business Resource Center • BNA Human Resources Library – Workplace issues and laws – Policies for employers, attorneys, and employees – In-library use only • Gale Directory Library – Ward’s Directory – Associations Unlimited – Consultants and Consulting Directory – Trade Show Directory – Etc.
  13. 13. Ask Us! • Come in! • Call! • Email! adultref@stcharleslibrary.org • Text Us! – Dial 66746 – Type AskSTC and your question • Chat! Online: www.stcharleslibrary.org Mobile: www.sclib.info

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