Job Search Assistance

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Job Help

Our librarians can offer instruction designed to help you improve your computer and technology skills, search and apply for jobs online, write or update your resume, and more. Develop skills in:

  • Computer and internet basics
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Google Drive and Google Docs
  • Searching and applying for jobs online
  • Updating your resume

Walk in, call or email your favorite branch, Monday - Friday during Library hours. For more information, please call 419.259.5200.

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Job Searching in Lucas County


City of Toledo Job Search

Find a Remote Job
CareerOneStop search tool for work-at-home jobs.

Jobsearch.Ohio.Gov
A new website launched by Ohio for those out of work due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Lucas County Job Search
This is the official site for searching for Lucas County job openings.

Nonprofit Career Match
Help for those seeking a career in the nonprofit world. “From hire to retire, we can help you build your career.”

Nonprofit Talent
A great place for nonprofit job seekers and nonprofit employers to connect. Find a job or post a resume. Post a job or search resumes.

Occupational Mobility Explorer
Discover opportunities for workers to transfer their skills from one occupation to a similar — but higher-paying — occupation in the same labor market.

Ohio Means Jobs Lucas County
The One Stop of Lucas County brings together resources to help jobseekers find employment and to assist employers in finding qualified workers.

Ohio Means Jobs
A compilation of electronic job opportunities from the major commercial job boards, niche industries and the government of Ohio.

Ohio’s In Demand Careers
Find here a listing of the top paying jobs in Ohio with lots of openings available for jobseekers.

Ohio’s Top Jobs
Find here a listing of jobs that pay well and have lots of openings available in Ohio.

Pathstone - Area Office on Aging
AOOA 2155 Arlington Ave, Suite 120, Toledo, OH 43609, (567) 970-7063

55 and older - Provides paid job training for low income adults age 55 or older to help them compete in today's labor market; assists these older job seekers with job development, job search training and job referral; and, provides financial assistance to employers to help defray the costs of training older job seekers to become productive employees.

Reference Solutions
The #1 source of information on businesses and people for researchers, students, job seekers and government agencies.

State of Ohio Job Search
This is the official site for searching for Ohio government job openings. Links to benefit information and the application process are also available.

USAJobs
The Office of Personnel Management offers this official site for federal jobs and employment information.

Vantage Aging (formerly Mature Services)
Local agency offering resources to jobseekers aged 50+.

VolunteerMatch
Allows the potential volunteer to search by zip code, interest, skills needed and more to find a meaningful volunteer opportunity.


Finding Jobs for Ohioans with Disabilities


Ability Jobs

The site has a resume bank of over 74,000 job seekers with disabilities. Since 1995, Ability Jobs has helped a wide range of individuals, from entry-level candidates to those with PhDs.

Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation
5241 Southwyck Blvd. Ste. 100, Toledo, OH 43614, (419) 866-5811

Their staff will do intake for the individual and determine what type of work they can handle. Also, in some circumstances, the job coach will sit in their interview to coach them through.

The Sight Center of Northwest Ohio
1002 Garden Lake Pkwy, Toledo, OH 43614, (419) 720-3937

Disabled Person
This nonprofit organization helps individuals with disabilities find employment.

Disability Job Exchange
The site connects job candidates with employers and also provides resume and career advice.

Getting Hired
This job search site lists jobs for people with disabilities.

National Industries for the Blind
The employment resource created by NIB, CareersWithVision, serves individuals who are blind and seeking employment with NIB-associated nonprofit agencies.

Sierra Group’s RecruitDisability.org
This job search site for individuals with disabilities offers a resume/CV builder tool and useful articles.

Computer Tutorials


Digital Learn

New to computers or haven't used them for a while? For those who are a little unsure or uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, Digital Learn helps users tackle technology and gain the confidence needed to succeed.

GCF LearnFree
This website is ideal for those who want to learn computer and Internet basics, Microsoft Office, email, and more.

LearningExpress Library - Computer Skills Center
Features online tutorials to help users of all ages increase their computer skills.

Lynda.com
Offers courses that cover a variety of topics including office software basic computer skills.

Microsoft 365 Training Center
Lessons and exercises for Microsoft Office 365.

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Digital Learn

New to computers or haven't used them for a while? For those who are a little unsure or uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, Digital Learn helps users tackle technology and gain the confidence needed to succeed.

Third-Party Provider: Public Library Association

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GCFLearnFree.org

Provides high quality, innovative learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve their technology, literacy and/or math skills. Offers information on more than 180 topics through 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos and over 50 interactive activities and games.

School Information
Grade Levels: elementary, middle school and high school
Subjects: art, English/language arts, health, math and technology

Third-Party Provider: GCFGlobal.org

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LearningExpress Library

Features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks to help users of all ages. 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.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: college prep, English/language arts, high school prep, history/government, math, science and social studies

Third-Party Provider: LearningExpress Library

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LinkedIn Learning (formally Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning offers unlimited access to a library of over 100,000 high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials as part of over 13,000 courses taught by recognized industry experts in seven languages.

Using the LinkedIn Learning app: iOs or Android
First time app: users will be asked to enter the "libraryname" at the end of the URL: OH0215

Third-party Provider: LinkedIn Learning

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Mergent Intellect

Mergent Intellect offers a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more. The database is searchable by advanced criteria and resources are able to be downloaded and printed.

Third-Party Provider: Mergent Inc

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Reference Solutions (Formerly ReferenceUSA)

Reference Solutions is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on U.S. businesses (59 million) and U.S. residents (310 milliion).

Reference Solutions makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

Third-Party Provider: Data Axle

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Transparent Language

Learn more than 100 languages at your own pace with easy-to-use online lessons, vocabulary exercises, practice activities and more.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: foreign language

Third-Party Provider: Transparent Language

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Tutor.com®

Tutor.com offers online academic tutoring to K-12, intro-level college and GED students. No appointment is needed and tutors are available noon to midnight, 7 days a week! Study 24/7 with their practice quizzes and SkillsCenter Resource Library. Sample quizzes include ASVAB, ACT/SAT prep, Math Fundamentals and much more. Tutor.com also provides writing support either in a live session or through the Drop-off Paper review. Receive feedback on reports, essays, resumes and cover letters within 12 hours.

Need help? Try our online chat or check out Tutor.com's FAQ and Troubleshooting page.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: get tutoring on any school subject, as well as college and high school prep

Third-Party Provider:

Tutor.com, Inc. and TPR Education, LLC d/b/a The Princeton Review

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