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December 21, 2014

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Library closed Dec. 24 and 25

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day Thursday, Dec. 25.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 1

Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1,  the Library will be upgrading its electrical power system. During the upgrade, you will be able to search the catalog, but won't be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) will not be available at all. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Jobs & Careers

 

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Career Discovery & Job Skills

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Adult Learning Center

Get one-on-one help with your resume, tips on starting a job search, and more! Tutors are available every day, except holidays, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Apprenticeship & Nontraditional Employment for Women
Helps women learn more about construction trades and industrial careers in King County though free job counseling, financial support and workshops.

Career Bridge
Washington State government website with education programs, career quiz, and labor market data.

Career Transitions

Create a resume using an easy, step-by-step resume wizard. Explore occupational interests and match them with career paths.

CareerOneStop

Salary information by occupation, location, highest paying jobs.

LearningExpress Library

Online learning with test preparation guides for the ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, TOEFL and U.S. Citizenship. Learn software, skills for carrer advancement, and more.

O*NET OnLine
Information on occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Find education, earnings, working conditions information for careers.

Safari Books Online
Improve your computer and business skills. Access more than 2,000 digital books on computing, databases, programming, Web design and more.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.

Universal Class

Over 500 continuing education (non-credit) courses online. Lessons available 24/7. Communicate with real instructors via e-mail.

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
A diverse state agency dedicated to the safety, health and security of Washington's 3.2 million workers.

WOIS/The Career Information System

Washington state information on current salaries, educational programs, schools and training requirements for various occupations. Includes tools to help you choose a career. Remote access is available - call Quick Information at 206-386-4636 for login information.

Workforce Explorer Washington

Labor market information and forecasts from the state of Washington.

 

 

Cover Letter & Resume

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Live Resume Help

Get one-on-one help with your resume, tips on starting a job search, and more! Tutors are available every day, except holidays, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Select "Write a Winning Resume" to get started.

Resume Builder

Create a resume using an easy, step-by-step resume wizard. Watch our video.

 

 

Job Search

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AARP Job Search
For people over 50.

CareerBuilder
Search for jobs by company, industry, category or location.

Craigslist
Job openings in the Seattle area.

Job Openings with King County
Search for King County government jobs.

Monster

Search for jobs by category, industry, company, or location - nationwide.

NWjobs
Classified job ads from The Seattle Times.

Puget Sound Business Journal and Book of Lists
Online access to the Puget Sound Business Journal and Book of Lists. Coverage of local business community and ranking of Seattle-area businesses.

USAJOBS
Search for U.S. government jobs using the official job site of the United States federal government.

VetJobs
For veterans of military service.

Washington State Employment Security Department
Employment and economic information for job seekers in Washington state.

Working for Washington State

Search for Washington State government jobs.

WorkSource Washington

The state of Washington's official site for online employment services. Find a job, get job search help, locate workforce services in your area, access career information and more.

 

 

Unemployment Information

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Claim Unemployment Benefits
The Employment Security Department of Washington state has created an Unemployment Benefits Web site to help you file a claim.

 

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