Easy access to the resources you need for a successful job search.
Résumé & Interview Workshops at the Library:
Discover how to make your resume stand out among the rest, and learn techniques for successful interviewing!
Find Jobs Online
- USAJOBS: Find and apply for jobs in the United States government.
- Texas Workforce Commission: Find jobs throughout the state of Texas.
Boost Your Résumé with Computer Skills
- Computer Classes at the library:
Get the computer skills you need, with personalized help from our technology instructors. Dates & topics vary - check our Adult Programs page or call the library for more information.
- Keyboarding/Typing Tutorials:
Sense-Lang.org Keyboarding: Ad-supported interactive tutorials for the standard QWERTY keyboard.
Sense-Lang.org Keypad: Ad-supported interactive tutorial for learning the 10-key numerical keypad.
- Online Computer Training:
Goodwill: free tutorials for computers, internet, and software.
Microsoft Office: guides to help you get started with Microsoft Office software, such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
Tips to help you maximize your online job search.
Learn More About a Job
- Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Detailed information on different jobs, including hiring trends, salary statistics, and required skills. Compiled by the United States Department of Labor.
- ADP Wage Calculator:
Find out how much money you'll take home after taxes.
After clicking the link, scroll down to view the list of available free paycheck calculators.
- Cost of Living Calculator:
Find out how far your money goes in another city.
- Texas Workforce Commission:
Information on filing for unemployment in the state of Texas.
- COBRA Health Insurance:
Information on obtaining health insurance during unemployment.