Career Resources

Looking for a new job or just looking to finish some training for your current career. Look no further. Our job Center, located on the ground floor, is available for your use. These machines can be booked for three hours and additional time can be added if needed. Additionally, we have curated a list of resources we have found helpful when looking for a new job.

Looking for a Job or Unemployment Benefits?

KSWorks

Search for jobs, put your resume on file, and let KSWorks send job opportunities to you.

Jobs for Teens HQ

This job search is specifically geared towards teen employees, taking into account their experience levels and extra curricular activities.

KS Department of Labor

KS Department of Labor has resources for unemployment, workers compensation, labor markets, workplace safety, and more.

Resources

A-to-Z Databases

The premier jobs database has over 7 million job listings. Search nationwide, by city, state or ZIP code. Simply find jobs by keyword, business name, and job title. Search by 27 popular categories to see available jobs in your industry. The jobs are linked to a business database for job-seekers to find Human Resource contacts or do research on the company. This site also has resume and cover letter templates, interviewing tips, videos and more.

Cypress Resume

If you have an Ottawa Library card, you can access Cypress Resumes and create a free resume, cover letter, and reference lists. Many design choices are available

Learning Express

Easy to use on-line resources, available through the Kansas State Library. Tutorials, Practice Tests, and eBooks Improve your basic skills; Math, reading, and writing tutorials; Learn about in-demand careers; Prepare for occupational exams; ACT®, SAT, AP test preparation; Prepare for the GED® test…and much more!This site also has resume and cover letter templates, interviewing tips, videos and more.

Lynda.com

As a library card holder you have access to lynda.com. Lynda.com is an online education company offering thousands of video courses in software, creative, and business skills. The company produces video tutorials taught by industry experts. Members have unlimited access to watch the videos, which are primarily educational. Give it try today!