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Calling All Job Seekers!

The kiosk in the Business and Job Center at Richland Library offers job seekers nearly 100 customer handouts in nine categories related to the job search process.

The nine categories of customer information handouts include: Getting Started, Specific Job Seekers, Small Business/Self Employment, Career Planning, Finding a Job Online, Resumes, Social Media, Interviewing and Life Long Learning.

Each of the handouts was created by a Career Coach who works in the Business and Job Center. The handouts are updated by staff who work in the Business and Job Center and suggestions for new customers handouts are always welcome!

The kiosk information is concise, timely and keeps the job seeker moving forward in the job search process. Customers and staff can access the information by selecting an information category, choosing the handout that suits their needs and either printing (for free) or saving the handout to a flash drive.

The kiosk is just one of many ways that job seekers can benefit by visiting the Business and Job Center. Other services that are offered include one-on-one Career Coaching appointments, Interview Practice sessions every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Basic Resume Help with a Career Coach every Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Seminar Room, 18 computers always reserved for job seekers needing to complete online job applications, Career...Encore! sessions on the first Thursday of each month, and a variety of workforce development classes.

If you are currently looking for a job or know someone who is, invite them to stop by the Business and Job Center at Richland Library today!


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