Job Hunting Isn’t What it Used to Be

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Resumes without special formatting… online applications… no phone calls… social media networking… computer-based screening…

If you’ve ever tried to explain the current processes for applying for a job to a grandparent (or maybe even a parent), you have a sense of how much it has changed in the last 20 years. And it continues to change. Today’s impersonal process can be confusing and off-putting to even the most determined job seekers.

Find information about careers, job hunting, and more
To support people in our community who are looking for new opportunities – whether for a job change or a new career – the library provides free access to a great resource: Life & Career Skills: Employment.

With plenty of illustrations, charts, and graphs to keep it interesting and enlightening, this eBook covers a full range of topics for anyone interested in exploring employment opportunities, including:

  • Getting a job
  • Interviewing
  • Sources for finding work
  • Career development
  • Educational opportunities
  • Second (and third) career ideas
  • And much more

Going beyond a standard how-to guide, this book provides concrete examples, helpful hints, and the ability to pinpoint topics or concepts using the comprehensive index or by searching the entire title in a single search.

Get employment support any time, anywhere
Because is Life & Career Skills: Employment an eBook, you can access it any time of day from anywhere with Internet access and on nearly any device. It will never be “checked out” by anyone else, and all information is easily downloadable, so you can email it to yourself or save articles to read later. Technology may be grand afterall!


And if English is not your first or preferred language, you can choose from 12 language options for all the information.


You can find this title today on our website. Once you do, let us know what you think! Meanwhile, good luck with your job search.

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