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The Jobs and Career subject guide has valuable information for job seekers on a variety of topics, including about job loss, changing careers, resumes, job interviews, and more.

Finding Help with Your Job Search

Where are you in the job search process? Click the links below to find information, websites, books, and more that will help you right now.
 
Unemployment: Have you recently lost your job? Not sure what to do next?
 
Changing Careers: Interested in changing career paths?
 
Find a Career Path: What are your career goals? What type of job is good for you?
 
Education: Considering returning to school to pursue a new career or advance in your current profession?
 
Skills Training: Looking for free resources to improve basic skills and improve your resume?
 
Test Preparation: Interested in professional testing and certifications?
 
Resumes: Need to create or improve your resume?
 
Cover Letters: Need help writing a successful cover letter?
 
Find Job Openings: Searching for potential employers? Need to research companies?
 
Completing Applications: Need help with how to fill out an application?
 
Professional Networking: Who is in your network of professional contacts? Want to learn more about LinkedIn?
 
Interviewing: How do you prepare for an interview? What kind of questions will be asked?
 
Respond to a Job Offer: How does salary negotiation work? Ready to accept an offer?

Library Programs for Job Seekers

Job Zone
Carbon Valley Regional Library, Tuesdays,1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Drop in for free one-on-one help with your job search, resume, or application.
Call 720-685-5114 for more information.
 
Computer Classes
Computer classes and tutoring are available at various High Plains Library District Branches.

Jobs & Career

Local Organizations for Job Seekers

1012 11th Street
Greeley, CO 80631
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
These days, getting a job is no easy task. Luckily, Goodwill’s Career Connection Centers are one-stop shops for career development and job search assistance. We provide FREE services to help you get a job, get a better job, and gain the skills needed for a rewarding career.

Get help looking for work or advancing your career through:

• Resume assistance
• Job search skills training
• Computer skills training
• Access to computers, internet, faxes, and other office equipment
• Application assistance
• Dress for success seminars
• Mock interviews
 
Employment Services of Weld County is a comprehensive workforce center which connects resources for employment, education, and training services. Employment Services of Weld County offers these services at the local, state, and national level, and has offices in Greeley, Fort Lupton, and Del Camino.
 
LongsPeakNet provides a supportive environment where members acquire relevant and effective skills to seek the ideal career opportunity, and offers employers efficient access to an experienced and diverse pool of talent. Longs Peak Networking meets in Longmont.

Websites for Job Seekers

Career Counseling and Job Center (Education-Portal.com)
This collection of career resources is designed to help guide students and recent graduates through the career decision making process. With both videos and articles on important career topics, the Career Center can help you successfully transition from the classroom to the workplace. 
 
Career OneStop
CareerOneStop is a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy.
 
Colorado Department of Labor & Employment
Access a wide range of Colorado related labor, employment, and unemployment information.
 
This website provides a good overall guide to a variety of resources that will be useful during your job hunt, including links to file unemployment, searchable job postings, skills training, and more.
 
Colorado Workforce Center
Workforce Centers provide a variety of free services to assist employers and job seekers alike. These include: job listings, computer & internet access, career counseling & training for job seekers; and recruitment of workers, pre-screening & referral services, tax credits, and training reimbursement for employers. Customers can choose either self-service or staff-assisted options to meet their employment needs.
 
Employment and Training Administration
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) administers federal government job training and worker dislocation programs, federal grants to states for public employment service programs, and unemployment insurance benefits. These services are primarily provided through state and local workforce development systems.
 
Employment Services of Weld County
Employment Services of Weld County is a comprehensive workforce center which connects resources for employment, education, and training services. Employment Services of Weld County offers these services at the local, state, and national level, and has offices in Greeley, Fort Lupton, and Del Camino.
 
Move ahead in your career with tutorials on resumes, the job search, interviewing and more.
 
Detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more. 
 
Quintessential Careers
Quintessential Careers is the ultimate career, job, and college site, offering comprehensive free expert career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, samples, and tutorials), as well as links to all the best job sites. Special sections for teens, college students, and all other job-seekers (by industry, geography, and job-seeker type) make this site a comprehensive resource for all.

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Resume Maker

 

Cypress Resume

Cypress Resume is an online resume builder that helps you effortlessly develop professional-looking resumes in minutes.

Enter your basic information such as name, education, and experience, then select a job title matching the position you’re applying for.

The rest is amazingly easy.

With Cypress Resume, there is no need to compose anything–ever.


A resume isn't complete without a cover letter.

Cypress Resume's custom cover letters are an excellent way for you to introduce themselves to prospective employers. Simply select a job title and then choose from one of several expertly-written letters specifically geared toward your field of interest.

Reference lists are easy to create, too!

Finished documents will always be perfectly formatted.

Cypress Resume's simple, step-by-step directions make the resume creation process intuitive and easy.

  • 100,000+ professions represented
  • 18,000+ ready-made statements and job titles, by industry
  • Simple 3 step process
  • Enter your data.
  • Complete your job title search.
  • Choose your statements. And you're done!
  • Easy editing of statements
  • Custom cover letters
  • Custom reference lists
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Intuitive navigation
  • Online storage of user data

LearningExpress Library

 

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

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