Job Search Assistance

We offer one-one-one training and other programs designed to help you improve your computer and technology skills, search and apply for jobs online, update your resume and more!

Job Search Center

At Main Library

Learn how to:

  • Use the computer
  • Set-up and use an email account
  • Search and apply for jobs online
  • Update your resume

Mondays & Tuesdays: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays & Thursdays: 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Call 419.259.5209 to make an appointment.

Call location to make an appointment

One-On-One Tutorials

at Kent Branch Library

Develop skills in:

  • Computer & internet basics
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Google Drive and Google Docs
  • eMedia  (Overdrive & hoopla)
  • Searching and applying for jobs online
  • Updating your resume

One-to-One Tutorials: Monday – Friday, by appointment
One Stop Resume Shop: Saturdays, 9 a.m. - noon

Call 419.259.5340 to make an appointment.

Call location to make an appointment

Upcoming Programs

Getting the Most Out of a Growing Space

Friday Jun. 1
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Point Place

Many people want to begin growing their own food, but there are so many variables to consider that the task might seem too overwhelming. This class will aim to eliminate that stress by going over the foundation jobs involved with growing food from your yard. Topics discussed will include picking a good spot in the yard to grow, ordering the...

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One Stop Resume Shop

Saturday Jun. 2
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Receive online job searching tips, resume and cover letter writing help, and more. Walk-ins are welcome.

Event Details

One Stop Resume Shop

Saturday Jun. 9
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Receive online job searching tips, resume and cover letter writing help, and more. Walk-ins are welcome.

Event Details

JOB SEARCH Websites

Toledo and Ohio Jobs

Looking for a job in the Toledo region? Visit these online websites and resources to help you find the right local job for you:

Work Ready Lucas County: Assists local residents in earning the National Career Readiness Certificate that helps people find great jobs and companies find skilled workers.  

Ohio Means Accessibility: Disability Resource Coordinators at Ohio Means Jobs Centers implement Ohio’s strategic components, which include deploying integrated resource teams, leveraging partner funds and resources, customized employment and asset development.

LOCAL JOB SEARCH
CareerBoard

The Center of Nonprofit Resources

Toledo Blade
ToledoHelpWanted

OHIO JOB SEARCH
Ohio Careers Resource Center
Ohio Means Jobs
State of Ohio

National and International Jobs

Considering a move or open to exploring the world of job opportunities? Search for your next career using some of the national and international job search sites listed below:

NATIONAL JOB SEARCH
Best Jobs USA
CareerOneStop
Diversity Employers
Flipdog
Google Careers

Idealist.org 
Indeed
Jobster

LinkUp

Monster

One Career Stop

Opportunity Knocks

Simply Hired

USAJobs

ZoomInfo

INTERNATIONAL JOB SEARCH
Jobs Abroad
Overseas Jobs

CAREER TESTS

Want to test your skills and see what career field you might be a great fit for you? These websites offer free and/or low-cost aptitude and career assessment tests:

Skill Building Research Tools

Digital Learn

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

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GCF LearnFree.org

GCFLearnFree.org provides high quality, innovative learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. This resource provides information on more than 180 topics and does so for free through 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and over 50 interactives and games.

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Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep and more.

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Lynda.com

Lynda.com is an online learning site of over 3,000 courses that include more than 130,000 videos. The courses cover a variety of topics covering design, business, office software, and personal and professional goals. Certificates of completion can be printed and uploaded to a LinkedIn profile. iOS | Android

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