King Library is going to hold a class to help job seekers to create a resume.
Whether you are looking for a job but don’t know where to start, or want to learn where to download a resume template, this class can help you develop those skills.
In this resume class, you will learn basic knowledge about two major resume types, the Chronological and Functional resume. In addition, you will learn formatting tips and how to use our library’s electronic resource and Learning Express Library to do practice tests and build up your job skills.
You can sign up for this class at the 3rd floor reference desk at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library. Space is limited, so make sure to sign up early. Basic computer skill (use of a mouse and keyboard) is required.
According to library policy, patrons are not allowed to download and save any files on the public-use PCs. Therefore, if you want to download resume templates, please bring your own USB flash drive.
The date and time of this class is as follows:
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Room 125 at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Address: 150 E. San Fernando St., San Jose
Contact: 1-408-808-2397, 3rd Floor Reference desk for questions.
Build a Resume that Packs a Punch!
Are you frustrated with your job search? Give ourself the edge by learning how best to prepare your resume.
Come to the Edenvale Branch Library on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 10:00 am for this useful workshop.
Alviso Branch Library has one on one appointments available for people needing assistance with their resumes, interviewing and job searches. Appointments are available on the following dates and times:
Pre-registration is required so please contact the branch at 408-263-3626 to sign up.
Not able to make it to the branch checkout the resources available on our website.
Are you looking for a job? Could you be considering a new direction professionally? Career Transitions is an excellent database available from San José Public Library. You can access it at your local branch or via your own internet service at home. You just need your library card and pin number.
You can discover things you'd like to potentially do by taking the guided Interest Assessment survey. This is easy. All you do is select: Like, Dislike, or I Don't Know to a number of inquiries regarding your interests. (This takes approximately 10 minutes) From your responses you will receive ratings in different career areas. By clicking on one of these categories you can get an idea of what options are available and what level of preparedness is involved. Input states you'd consider for job opportunities and find out what the future forecast is in any given field.
Career Transitions also offers: Resume Preparation, How to Improve My Chances, and the ability to conduct job searches by title and location. Resources are available for the unemployed. This database and other resources are available at your local library branch. Stop in and Check Us Out!
Even if the library’s closed, you can get practice tests, exercises, and skill-building courses with LearningExpress Library, an online collection of tests and ebooks to help you prepare for tests, in work, school, or life. Some topics include: GED, citizenship, cosmetology, real estate, electrical, plumbing, and more. You do have to create an account the first time you use it. You can also take courses on resume writing and interview skills.
The Alviso Branch Library is seeking a motivated volunteer to help coach job seekers with job searches and resume questions. Come and meet your neighbors and make new friends by sharing your time and abilities with the community.There are a variety of volunteer opportunities for both teens and adults at the library. Click here for more information on volunteering at San Jose Public Library as well as other volunteer opportunities at your local library.