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To be added to our Job Seekers outreach email list, please email email@example.com.
Job and Career Search Engines
CollegeGrad: A site where grads can look for entry level positions, explore different careers, and has tips for resumes and interviews.
Maryland Workforce Exchange Jobs
Neuvoo: Neuvoo is a job search engine that indexes jobs directly for free from companies' career websites, placement agencies and job boards. We centralize all jobs available on the web to help people find new career opportunities, so we are much like the Google for jobs.
Job and Career Mobile Apps
Free in Google play and App Store
Resume and Cover Letter Writing
Brainfuse: Write a Winning Resume
Please click the "Write a Winning Resume" link to advance to the next page.
Cover letters help
Cover letters: types and samples
Free Resume Templates: Resume tips and a bunch of free professional resume templates you can personalize.
Job and Career Research
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Career One Stop
My Next Move
How to Prepare for a Phone Interview
Preparing for a Job Interview
Traditional Employment/Job Interview Questions
GED, US Citizenship, Career Certification, Languages and Microsoft Office Preparation
Brainfuse Resume & Cover Letter Writer
LearningExpress Library database
Mango Language database
Other Useful Sites
JobScan: This site is designed to help you get past the ATS (Applicant Tracking System) or resume scanner. Copy & Paste your resume and a job description into the two boxes and you’ll get instant feedback telling you what to prioritize, what you might be missing, and what changes you can make to get past the resume screeners.
TagCrowd: Copy and paste job ads and descriptions into this word cloud site to see what terms are being used most frequently, you may want to include some of these terms into your resume!
The Mobile Career Center (MCC) is a self-contained vehicle equipped with state-of-the-art telecommunications equipment capable of being deployed inside or outside of the vehicle. It allows the Job Source to offer a full array of employment, reemployment and employers services on the go. The MCC contains a Greeter Workstation, a Resource Area, Employee Work space and a Confidential Interviewing Space; Computer workstations and one computer server with the ability to accommodate additional people, through the use of wireless laptops that have Internet Access. The MCC is ADA accessible with a working wheelchair ramp providing access for those with limited mobility, it visits three of the four CCPL branches regularly once a month. Please see schedule below:
1st Tuesday of each month at Waldorf West, 9:00am-1:00pm
2nd Thursday of each month at Potomac, 9:00am-1:00pm
3rd Thursday of each month at P.D. Brown, 9:00am-1:00pm