The following post is courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap:
As the Internet age continues to flourish, the public library increasingly seems to be one of the most overlooked and underutilized vehicles for job seeking. Ironically, it remains as one of the best resources for finding job opportunities. Don’t believe it? Here are nine great ways in which your public library can enhance your job search.
1. Free Job Hunting Books
The public library is an amazing resource for the most current and up-to-date job hunting books that offer advice on every aspect of the search. You may also find books on the best companies to work for.
2. Computer Classes
If you need help learning programs like Microsoft Office and Adobe, the public library typically offers free classes to cardholders who sign up.
3. Resume Writing and Interviewing Services
Many libraries offer free resume writing and interviewing services. Even if you don’t feel weak in these areas, it’s good to take advantage of the services to strengthen your skills in these areas.