Jobs and Careers
Improve computer, math, and reading skills, learn to speak English, write a resume, and get small business, one-on-one career, & computer help.
Employment Opportunity Websites
Work Ready Lucas County
Lucas County’s Ohio Means Jobs “Work Ready” program assists local residents in earning the National Career Readiness Certificate- a portable, industry-recognized credential that helps people find great jobs, companies find skilled workers, and our nation's economy grow and prosper.
Ohio Means Accessibility
Disability Resource Coordinator staff in 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.
Lists jobs available in greater Toledo and southern Michigan. Click on “Find a Job” at the top left of the page.
Lists apprenticeships in various professions.
Offers a number of search options and ways to distribute your resume.
Ohio Careers Resource Center
Click on “Search for Jobs.”
Ohio Means Jobs
The Ohio Department of Development has created a PowerPoint presentation offering step-by-step instructions on how to register and post a resume on Ohio Means Jobs - watch or print the presentation.
State of Ohio
Lists openings with state agencies in Ohio. Click on “Working & Employment.” Under “Job Opportunities,” click on “State of Ohio Job Search.”
FREE AND LOW-COST TESTS
Websites with Free and Low-cost Aptitude and Career Assessment Tests: Use this list of websites to explore new careers, take career assessment tests, and find educational opportunities.
- Career Explorer
- Career Key
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Career Path
- Princeton Review
Best Jobs USA
You can search by category, state, keyword and post your resume.
National websites for business, job seekers, students and workforce professionals.
Tools for identifying and applying for jobs with employers who are interested in recruiting a diverse workforce.
Enter job title, keyword, and/or city, state or zip code.
Includes information on careers as well as current job openings.
Search can be limited by city and state.
Nonprofit jobs, volunteer opportunities, and internships.
Job sites, newspapers, associations, and company career pages.
Job searching through social networking.
Searches company websites for job openings.
Enter keyword, job category and/or location. Registration is free and is required to apply for positions online.
One Career Stop
Links you to the job bank in your state.
Use to search for jobs with nonprofit organizations.
Searches jobs across the web.
Official job site of the federal government. You can search jobs as well as create and store your resume.
Passive job search through headhunters.
Business and Careers
Broker Check by FINRA
Broker Check can tell you if a broker or brokerage firm is registered, what has been disclosed to regulators, the broker's experience, and what a broker or brokerage firm is able to do.Access Now
Business Source Premier
A complete resource for all aspects of business, including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more with full-text from over 2,200 journals.Access Now
Fund Analyzer by FINRA
Gale Virtual Reference
Access hundreds of books 24/7. There are 17 topics including art, biography, history, literature, medicine, and religion. Search multiple titles of Business Plans Handbooks or CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business or search both series at the same time! Taking a trip? Check out the travel guides for various cities and countries in the United States and beyond! Email, download, print, or save pages for your trip. App available.Access Now
Provides the knowledge, skills, and tools for financial success created by the FINRA Foundation, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.Access Now
Learning Express Library
Online practice for ACT, SAT and GED tests as well as additional educational tools for learning technical software like the Adobe Suite.Access Now
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.Access Now
Access more than 300,000 documents covering over 50,000 global companies including company annual reports, prospectuses, and industry reports including some from the early 1900s.Access Now
Find a stock or a fund to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings, or see how your investments fit together.Access Now
Available as part of Reference USA, OneSource provides in-depth information on nearly 50 million companies around the globe, including detailed financial information. This database is an excellent tool for researching large companies, their parent companies, and foreign subsidiaries. Industry financial profiles are provided by the Risk Management Association (RMA).Access Now
Plunkett Research Online
Offers business intelligence, industry trends, market research, stats, leads, plus company contacts for over 30 different major industries and tips for job seekers.Access Now
Professional Development Collection
This highly specialized collection features more than 500 full text education journals as well as indexes and abstracts for 750 journals.Access Now
Contains detailed information on more than 24 million companies located in the United States plus 1.5 million companies in Canada as well as international companies in OneSource. It also includes job postings, US and Canadian White Pages, healthcare providers, and information on homeowners and lifestyles.Access Now
Regional Business News
Full-text articles from 75 journals, newspapers, and newswires about businesses from across the United States.Access Now
Value Line is the uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives users the power to evaluate investments with confidence. Make smarter, more profitable decisions with Value Line.
Available only inside Library Locations.Access Now
Vocational & Career Collection(tm)
Designed for vocational and technical libraries, this database provides full text articles from more than 400 trade and industry related periodicals.Access Now
Weiss Financial Rating Series
Find the safest bank or credit union in the area, compare insurance companies, select the best-performing stocks and mutual funds. Research tools to help consumers avoid unnecessary financial risks.Access Now