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Jul 15, 2013 — If you’re having a hard time finding a job in this difficult economy, then the Daviess County Public Library is the place to turn to for the latest information on writing resumes and discovering a new career. The Daviess County Public Library has books, magazines, Internet sites, etc. that can help you on your way to finding that perfect job.
Here is a just a small listing of some of the great books we have on resume writing: Knock’em Dead: the ultimate job search guide, 2013, Cracking the new job market: the 7 rules for getting hired in any economy, How to get a great job: a library how-to handbook, Step-by-step resumes: build an outstanding resume in 10 easy steps, Get hired in a tough market: insider secrets to find and land the job you need now, What color is your parachute, 300+ successful business letters for all occasions, Resume magic: trade secrets of a professional resume writer, Over 40 and you’re hired!: secrets to landing a great job, One person/multiple careers: a new model for work/life success, and the Complete job search book for college students: a step-by-step guide to finding the right job. There are many more books in addition to these on resumes and careers but this just provides a small sampling.
Additionally, there are many wonderful websites on the Internet that can be of great help in helping with a resume and finding a career. Here is a small list of sites that I would recommend:
If you need more individualized attention with your job search hunt, there are agencies locally in Owensboro/Daviess County that can help you in this endeavor. Here are a few of those agencies:
Green River Area Career Center
121 East Second Street Suite 10
Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Hours of operation: Mon & Tues: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wed thru Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Green River Area Development District (GRADD)
300 GRADD Way
Owensboro, Kentucky 42301
www.gradd.com (Go to Workforce Development link)
Of course, the Daviess County Public Library has Internet computers that the public can use to perform Internet job searches, fill out online job applications, and resume templates that can be used through Microsoft Word 2010 to compile a resume. So, if you need to write a resume and need to search for a career at the same time, the Daviess County Public Library is an additional place you can go to do both.