An introduction to all the different ways the library can help you to search and apply for jobs online.
Last Updated: Dec 4, 2013
These resources may be accessed with a valid New Braunfels Public Library card.
Resumes, cover letters and interview skills
Job search database
Large selection of sample resumes and cover letters
Video based training for beginning to advanced students for a vast selection of Computer programs
Comprehensive Microsoft and Apple Software and Operating System training
Social Networking training including Facebook, flickr, Pinterest, Skype, Twitter and WordPress
Adobe courses, including Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Illustrator
Google applications, AUTOCAD 2012, Open Office, IBM SPSS Statistics, and more
These resources may be accessed with a valid New Braunfels Public Library card. Please click on the "Discovery Texas" icon and enter your library card number and PIN.
- Job & Career Accelerator
Resumes, cover letters, and career exploration resources
Job search database
Computer programs and basic computer skills tutorials
- Learning Express Library
Learn how to improve resumes, cover letters, and interview skills
Take occupational practice tests and improve workplace skills
Computer and Internet basics instruction
Interactive courses for Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and others
- The Riley Guide
Job listings, career guidance, and self-assessment resources
Links to databases for specific occupational job listings
A-Z guide to specified positions, locations and occupations
- Job Hunter's Bible
Web companion to Richard Bolles’ What Color is Your Parachute? (a popular annually published career guidance book)
Links for Internet job searching, specialized job research, and specialized job boards
Career counseling, networking, and sample resume portfolios
U.S. Department of Labor Website
Job listings for Federal, State and private sector positions
Resources for the recently unemployed, including unemployment benefits, employment training, and state services
Online job listings, job coaching and career information
Career exploration for entry-level positions
Job listings and information on companies
Guides to creating resumes
Call Number: 650.1408 COL
A guide for retirees desiring to earn extra income offers advice on turning interests and expertise into over fifty ways to make money, covering both traditional options and Internet-based opportunities.
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2013
Call Number: 650.14 BOL 2012
What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world’s most popular job-hunting guide, and it has helped millions discover their unique gifts, skills, and interests. This has allowed them to land a job even in hard times, and to create for themselves a new, interesting, and inspiring career and life.
How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+
Call Number: New — 650.14 SCH
How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, Second Edition, helps you take full advantage of the bounty of opportunities found on the most popular sites. Online job-search experts Brad and Debra Schepp take you step-by-step through the process of joining networks, creating effective online profiles, and leveraging the job-search features of the most popular sites.
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance
Call Number: REF 331.7 ENC
A multivolume resource includes overviews of various job industries; completely revised career articles; information on salaries and employment trends; sidebars on industry issues and history, useful Web sites, industry jargon and more; and more than 2,500 websites listed for further information.