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GPL Job and Career Resources: About

Access to Information for Job Seekers and those in Career Transition
 

THE JOBS AND CAREER RESOURCES CENTER is located on the second floor of the library. The librarian at the Information Desk on the second floor will be happy to assist you with your information needs.

This resource guide has been designed to help you with your job search and career decisions.

Whether you are looking for a job or in career transition, we hope you will find this guide to be a valuable toolkit that can assist you with your job search and making decisions about your career.

 

These resources in this guide will help you to:

  • Research and target industries and companies for your job search        
  • Explore career alternatives  
  • Write your resume and cover letter
  • Learn new job skills/ improve your business skills
  • Find local resources for networking and job search assistance
  • Find online career information and job sites
  • And more

 

Computers and Office Services

You can do research, complete job applications and apply for jobs online, type your resume and other job related activities at our 14 computers on the second floor and on the 12 computers in the lab on the first floor. You can sign onto the computers for up to an hour with any library card in Westchester County. Two sign-ons per library card per day are permitted. All computers have free, high speed internet access and Microsoft Office 2010 software. Printing, copying and scanning are available; black & white printing is $.15 per page, color is $.35 per page and scanning via flash drive is $.10 per page. Mobile printing is available via a link on the library website and as an app on mobile devices.  Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the library.

You can get a FREE library card from any library in Westchester County where you live, work or attend school.  A library card allows you to use the library services on-site and remotely including:

  • Searching the catalog, and placing holds for pick-up at a specified library
  • Downloading eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, magazines and other electronic materials
  • Doing research on the library databases
  • Taking online courses

 Where noted in this guide, certain resources are available remotely to Greenburgh Library card holders only; check with your local library if you can access these resources remotely.

If you wish to schedule an appointment to learn how to use the job search databases and other library resources, please contact Carol at 721-8208. 

Providing ongoing development and management of a high-quality, responsive collection of small business, personal finance, jobs and career information, both in-print and electronic. Offering one-on-one instruction to patrons using the electronic services for marketing and demographics, industry/competitive analysis, company profiles, job searching, and online learning. Networking with local business groups and job and career services.  Planning and presenting free programs with guest speakers on a range of topics of interest to businesses, job seekers and others.  Part of the team of librarians supporting all aspects of public service.