Work and Career Resources

These resources can help you find the career you've always wanted!

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Search for jobs and get resume writing assistance 7 days week from 2pm – 9pm! College and Career tutors are also available. SkillCenter resources are available 24/7.

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Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Explore over 700 courses (including popular software tutorials), practice tests, eBooks, flashcards, as well as prepare for SAT, ACT, trade certification, civil service, and U.S. citizenship exams.

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AtoZ Databases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 240 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives.

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Business and residential tool providing access to demographic data. Drill down to the city or even neighborhood level. Identify markets and audiences in your community. Ideal for supporting small business and local economic development activities. Strong tool for businesses and non-profits alike.

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MeL provides great resources — Check out their Bussiness Resources for research and job and career preparation.  Even more resources for  full-text magazine & journal articles, encyclopedias, auto-repair manuals, quality health information, and more!

Job Searching

  • Eaton County Weekly Employment Guides — Also includes information on Eaton County & Clinton County housing opportunities.
  • Career Builder – Search for and apply to local and national job listings.
  • IMDiversity – The one-stop career and self-development site devoted to serving the cultural and career-related needs of underrepresented minorities.

  • Michigan Works – Learn more about Michigan’s workforce development system.

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – A guide to career information and projections about hundreds of occupations!
  •  Pure Michigan Talent Connect – Statewide job listings, and career development.
  • USA Jobs – A free web-based job board enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations.

  • Vet Jobs – National job board designed to help military veterans transition to civilian life.

Tech Help

Staff can assist you in getting started on the computer and finding what you need on the Internet.  To request a Tech Help appointment, please call the library at 517-627-7014.

Try out these free resources to learn more as you go:

GCFLearnFree Brought to you by the Goodwill Community Foundation. Free tutorials on a wide range of technology related subjects and more. GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, all completely free.

Techboomers Techboomers.com is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.

Typing Web Self-paced typing exercises that allow you to develop your skills at your pace. Create a log in account to track your progress.

The Working From Home Survival Guide Tips on how to maximize your productivity at home, provided by the InternetAdvisor.