Job Seeker Resources

One-on-One Career Counseling

job seekers and counselorSign up today to schedule your appointment with our career specialist Sarah Eiseman! Get personalized help with crafting a resume or cover letter or preparing for your big interview.

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About Career Counselor Sarah Eiseman:
Prior to becoming a public librarian, Sarah worked in professional recruiting, professional development, and Human Resources. Her experience included reviewing resumes and other candidate material, interviews and phone screens, job postings, and background checks. Her work has given her insight on common mistakes job seekers make, priorities for employers, and resources that can be used more effectively in a job search.

 

Virtual Job & Career Group @ Russell Library

Russell Library (Middletown) presents weekly opportunities to network with other job seekers, as well as receive the advice of professionals. The focus will be on the job market and provide updated industry information during this uncertain time of COVID19. The Job and Career Group hosts virtual workshops and a weekly networking session via WebEX. You will need to download WebEx to attend.

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Once the calendar opens, click on the category box in the upper right corner and chose Career & Business to see a listing of all job-related events.

Questions? Bob Carlson: rcarlson@russelllibrary.org or Christy Billings: cbillings@russelllibrary.org.

This group is possible from a City of Middletown Block Grant, Liberty Bank Foundation Grant, and The Family of Thomas J. Regan.

 

Online Resources

JobNow!
Submit your resume for expert review, get live interview preparation, and much more.

Learning Express
Online practice tests, based on the official exams for SAT, GED, GRE, GMAT, Civil Service jobs, ASVAB, and many more. Check out their Job & Career Accelerator section!

hoonuit
Thousands of short videos covering 500 of the most popular software applications for PCs and Macs.

lynda
5,775 courses in business, technology and creative skills taught by industry experts.

Niche Academy
Video tutorials on many of the library’s online resources as well as selected social media platforms.

UniversalClass
Choose from over 500 online continuing education classes, covering a wide variety of professional and leisure topics.