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One-on-One Assistance

Job seeking and computer training services at the library


Books on job-seeking and career exploration


Find job postings and other resources online

One-on-One Assistance

Need help looking for a job?

We can help you work on your resume and cover letter, set up an email account, locate Internet job sites, improve your computer skills and apply for jobs online.

Check out our upcoming trainings or see our full calendar of all of our job assistance and computer training opportunities.

Upcoming Trainings

Books on Job-Seeking and Career Exploration

Find up-to-date listings of library materials in our catalog, ordered from newest to oldest:

Career Exploration and Occupational Outlooks

Job Hunting Tips

Career Change

Library Databases

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Prepare for standardized tests with eBooks, online courses, and full-length practice tests. | more info »
This resource is available only in Madison libraries and remotely to patrons with Madison Public Library as their home library.
The O’Reilly for Public Libraries Complete subscription includes more than 43,000 books and 30,000 hours of video in areas such as information technology and software; business; digital media; professional and personal development; and desktop and web applications. | more info »
This resource is available only in Madison libraries and remotely to patrons with Madison Public Library as their home library.


Find jobs, upload/build your resume, and get information on career development and learning. | more info »
Find a career with the City of Madison | more info »
The Dane County Job Center is a central location for people looking for work and businesses that need help finding qualified applicants. | more info »
Free short computer lessons for beginners. | more info »
This Job Center resource includes the articles Criminal Records and Getting Back into the Work Force and Criminal Background Tips. | more info »
Look for jobs, fill out applications, write resumes, and more. Great starting site. | more info »
View a collection of job listing websites, job help services, and online tools to build skills and find Wisconsin jobs. | more info »
Search job openings in the Madison area | more info »
The Department of Human Resources serves the District and the community by establishing, developing, recognizing and maintaining a quality work force for the education of our students. | more info »
The official State of Wisconsin governement job site. | more info »
Free job training, career counseling, and job placement services in Madison. | more info »
Resources for veterans in the workforce. | more info »
Find jobs in Wisconsin | more info »
Northstar Digital Literacy
Learn different ways to write a resume and cover letter with this lesson from Northstar Online Learning (NSOL). | more info »

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