Agencies are available to provide support for those impacted by job loss?
The Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration has an interactive map to find state and local information about ETA programs.
Find the nearest One Stop Career Center.
MySkills MyFuture offers help to identify potential careers and match skills to training and job opportunities.
Job fit web base resource where job seekers can take an assessment that measure soft skills including thinking style and occupational interest and behavioral traits.
Career link Tazewell County’s version of workforce located in Pekin.
http://www.usa.gov/ United states government website to help find information on almost anything you would like including small business start up grants, resume building and jobs available in local, state and federal government agencies.
Building skills and knowledge for job seekers?
Job Searching 101 is a series of slide presentations from Eastern Lancaster County Library, covering interview skills, job searching online, resume-writing and more.
Job Talk America: An Internet Radio Program has live and archived recordings on topics related to job searching.
Jonesboro Public Library provides online form to request “Resume Review Help” for individualized feedback on resumes. Fill out the form attached the resume to the form and wait for feedback
Boomer Job Search has links to numerous helpful articles for the over-40 searchers.
Nothing Up My Sleeve? Job-Hunting Scams: How to Identify and Protect Job-hunters from Scam Artists: a short video presentation by Pat Wagner.
Current ideas and strategies
Creve Coeur Public library