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Job Seekers

In an effort to assist you with finding the perfect job, we offer the following list of resources.

With these resources you can:

  • Learn about the resources that your library has to offer
  • Search local job openings
  • Look into educational opportunities to improve your skills
  • Find help for your resume and cover letter

Here are some helpful call numbers and library resources:

658: General Management

658.15: Resumes

650.14: Interviewing

808: Resumes

Local Job Openings in the Albany Area

Dougherty County Job Opportunities
Check out opportunities with Dougherty County.

Albany City Job Opportunities
Check out opportunities with the city of Albany.

Albany Herald Employment Classifieds
Check the local newspaper listing of employment opportunities around Albany.

Southwest Georgia Jobs
Check out local employment opportunities around Albany.

Local Area Large Employers

Proctor and Gamble Careers
Check to see if there are any openings with Proctor and Gamble.

Careers with Miller Brewing
Check to see if there are any opportunities with Miller Brewing.

Palmyra Medical Center
Check out openings with Palmyra Medical Center.

Phoebe Putney Hospital
Check out career opportunities with Phoebe Putney Hospital.

Civilian US Military
Check the employment around Albany and Southwest GA.

Georgia Department of Labor
Check the employment openings through the Georgia Dept. of Labor.

Develop your skills

Georgia Work Ready
Georgia Work Ready is a way for Georgia workers to get access to training and certified to work. There is also gap training aimed at helping workers improve their scores.

Learning Express
Has job search, networking, interviewing, resumes and cover letters, etc. courses, as well as skill development and licensing, certification, and aptitude practice tests, online career preparation, and information for a wide variety of occupations.

Albany Technical College

Albany State University

Darton College

National Job Searching Sites

America's Job Bank
A good online resource, which allows you to search for employment opportunities throughout the U.S.

Career One Stop
The U.S. Department of Labor has sponsored this site, which includes information on salary and benefits, education and training, resume and interviewing tips, explore careers and search for employment opportunities.

Career Builder.
A good online resource for employment. You can search for a specific position or browse through Job Categories.

Hot Jobs
A good place to look for employment online. Also, information for your resume and you can view the top 100 companies.

Monster
A good resource for employment. There is a lot of help for those seeking employment, such as career tools and advice about your resume, cover letter and job hunting strategies.

USA Jobs
If you are looking for a Federal job, then search for openings here.

General Career Information

Georgia Career Information Center
Provides current and accurate occupational information to assist adults and young people with career decisions.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
U.S. Dept. of Labor has compiled a handbook that assists people with the training and education needed for a career, as well as the earnings, expected job growth, and the working conditions for a career.

Resume and Cover Letter Assistance

Live Homework Help
Includes career help and resume assistance with a live tutor in addition to resume and cover letter and job search tips through the SkillsCenter.

Learning Express
Has job search, networking, interviewing, resumes and cover letters, etc. courses, as well as skill development and licensing, certification, and aptitude practice tests, online career preparation, and information for a wide variety of occupations.

Princeton University Resume Guide
Princeton University Resume Guide. There are resume essentials, samples and tips, as well as, tips on cover letters, thank you letters and references.

Sample Resumes
Sample Resumes from About.com. This is a good resource for finding some help with your resume as well as some example resumes.

Monster Career Resume Center
Monster Career Resume Center. Specific information to help with resumes & cover letters, interviewing and salary and benefits information.

Cover Letter Examples
Cover letter examples. Virginia Tech has put together in one place some good resources for developing your resume and cover letter.

Cover Letter Templates
About.com has put together some cover letter examples.