Library offers help for job-hunters

Published 3:53 pm Friday, January 16, 2009

Many jobs have been lost nationwide due to businesses closing, down sizing and several other reasons.

Let your community library be your source of information for employment assistance.


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Use one of our computers to search and apply for jobs, create an e-mail account for recruiters to contact you, or create a resume.

If you want to research different types of careers, stop by the library and spend some time at our BP/Amoco Career Resource Center, where there are all types of reference books available on careers.

Want something to take home with you? Check out books including “300 Best Jobs without a Four-Year Degree” by Michael Farr or “150 Best Recession-Proof Jobs.”

Need help writing a resume?

Why not borrow books including “Amazing Resumes: What Employers Want to See and How to Say It” by Jim Bright or “Resumes for Former Military Personnel.”

What happens when you have a job interview?

Check out our books on interviewing, including “301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions” by Vicky Oliver.

These books are just a sampling of some of the many we have for employment assistance at the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library.

Your next job is waiting for you—and the help is available at your public library.

For more information, stop by the library at 301 S. Monroe St., call us at (229) 248-2665 or visit our Web site at