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Resources for Job Seekers

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Lynda

  • Learn the skills you need to achieve your full potential
  • Improve your business, software, technology, and creative skills
  • You will need your Washoe County Library card number and PIN to access this service

JobNow

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  • Expert résumé resources and review
  • Live interview coach and online interview preparation resources
  • Career coaching, assessment, and job search

LearningExpress Library

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  • Job search and workplace skills improvement
  • Skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science
  • Career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance prep, GED test prep, and more.
  • Computer skills improvement for popular software and hardware 
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NEW! Nevada Career Explorer

  • Learn about various industries and professions
  • Find apprenticeships, training programs, and colleges
  • Use self-assessment tools to help you decide on a career path
  • Create résumés, cover letters, and reference lists
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ReferenceUSA

  • Search nationwide job listings
  • Find company information and research executives

Glassdoor

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  • Search nationwide job listings
  • Read company reviews
  • Salary information and interview insights
  • All resources available without an account when accessed through the library website

Other library resources

  • Free WiFi network access
  • Public internet stations
  • Résumé creation software at some branches
  • Computer skills classes
  • Document printing and scanning
  • Public fax service at some branches

Contact the library for details on individual branch offerings.

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Other Resources Online

  • Employment Security Division - Offers job placement and training opportunities to Nevada businesses and workers and information on filing unemployment claims.
  • EmployNV - Find job openings or search for candidates. Features links to other resources, including online learning and veteran services.
  • JOIN, Inc. - A private, non-profit job training agency designed to help individuals gain or improve the skills they need for the local labor market. JOIN provides a range of services in eight branch offices across Northern Nevada. 
  • Monster - Search for jobs, read career advice from Monster's job experts, and find hiring and recruiting advice.
  • NV-APPS job home page - Create a personal work profile of education, employment history, availability, and other items to facilitate application to State of Nevada. Find current job announcements for the state.
  • Nevada Dept of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation - Find information on unemployment benefit claims and more.
  • Nevada JobConnect - Nevada JobConnect is a statewide network that connects businesses with employees, all in one convenient system.
  • Nevadaworks - Funds qualified training providers to offer education and work skills development to adults and youth who are underemployed or unemployed.
  • O*NET Online - Has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more! O*NET is the nation's primary source of occupational information.
  • State of Nevada - Find websites for job opportunities in Nevada and answers to frequently asked questions about working in Nevada.
  • State of Nevada Human Resources - Find State of Nevada job opportunities and assistance information for current State of Nevada employees.
  • Veteran Services - Provides job search workshops, assessment and guidance services, and labor market information for veterans.
  • ZipRecruiter - Find and apply for jobs locally and nationwide.
  • ZipRecruiter Veterans - A version of ZipRecruiter with resources designed for veterans.

We strive to provide only quality resources in this section, but please note that these are not the library's resources and should be used carefully. Please let us know if you encounter problems with any of these services.

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RomanceBookCloud

Always-available ebooks in all romance genres

Digital Magazines

Instant access to your favorite magazines, now with thousands of new titles

OverDrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks and audiobooks

The New York Times

Complimentary digital access to The New York Times

AudioBookCloud

A collection of always-available audiobooks for all ages

TechBoomers

Learn popular technology, apps, and websites with a senior focus

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Detailed, user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines

NoveList Plus

Reading recommendations, series information, and more tools for readers

Mango

Learn one of 70 languages, including Spanish, Mandarin, and even Pirate

Lynda.com

Creative, business, and technology courses for in-depth learning

Computer Skills Center

Video courses to learn popular software and computer basics

WorldBook Online

With activities and a suite of research tools, it's more than an encyclopedia

TumbleMath K-6

Animated, narrated math stories and other elementary school math resources

TumbleBook Library

A collection of talking, animated picture books and ebooks for kids

TeenBookCloud

Ebooks, graphic novels, and more for teens and tweens

OverDrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

Our main digital collection, with thousands of ebooks and audiobooks

WorldBook Online

With activities and a suite of research tools, it's more than an encyclopedia

Brainfuse HelpNow

Live homework help, writing lab, test prep, and other student resources

Explora

Research resources and tools for students and teachers