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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 24 and will remain closed on Thu, Dec 25 & Fri, Dec 26, for Christmas.
All libraries will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 31, 2014 and will remain closed on Thu, Jan 01, 2015 for New Year's Day.
No materials are due on these days.
 

Job Help

We have found these local, state, and federal websites for job hunters and career changers. Our libraries also have a large selection of books on job hunting, job changing, résumé writing, career development strategies, and company information. Contact Business Librarian, Susan Berger, at the Business Reference Center at the Main Library at 233-2600.

Library Provided Resources

Computer Classes

Free computer training, lecture-based and hands-on, for beginners and the more advanced users. Classes may be provided in English, Spanish, and Creole.

Job Kiosk

Visit the Main Library to use the Jobview jobs kiosk. Browse local jobs using the touchscreen interface, get a hard copy of job descriptions from the built-in printer, or email job descriptions to yourself directly from the kiosk. In many cases, you may apply for jobs directly from the Jobview kiosk.

Tutor.com

Work one-on-one with professional tutors to get help with job searching, resume writing, interview preparation and much more.

Career Transitions

An online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. Assists with creating resumes and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation.

LearningExpress - New Version!

(Contains GED 2014 study guides.) Online learning with skill building modules, test preparation materials and practice exams; including test preparation E-books. Take practice tests for GED, SAT, FCAT, fire fighter, postal worker and many more. Learn techniques for job searching , resumes, interviewing and workplace skills.

Local Agencies and Programs

CareerSource Palm Beach County - Workforce Alliance

A private, non-profit organization that helps both Palm Beach County employers and job seekers.

County and Municipal Job Links

Palm Beach County Government and Agency jobs

Listing of county and the other local agency job sites.

City Government Job Listings

Check individual city websites for job openings.

Career Development

The Riley Guide

Leads job hunters through the many useful online sites and their services. Does not post jobs or résumés.

The Wall Street Journal/Careers and Jobs

The Wall Street Journal's website for executive and professional career development and job-hunting. Includes articles and career development resources and a searchable database of positions.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

From the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. You can search combinations of job and career information.

Glassdoor.com

Gives you an inside look at company reviews, interview questions, and salary information for thousands of companies.

State of Florida

Unemployment Claims Registration and Filing

Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) claims must be filed electronically. If you do not have a computer at home, go to a Palm Beach County Workforce Alliance Center location or your local library branch.

Job Information for 50+

Work Reimagined

An interactive networking program for professionals, Work Reimagined is designed to provide job seekers with information, leads, and personal connections needed to succeed and compete in today’s job market.

AARP

Advice and resources for older workers looking for full or part-time work.

Private Sector Job Listings

Workforce Florida

A web site built to provide people seeking jobs in Florida with the most up-to-date information available on job openings, training, and education programs and labor market statistics. To locate a One-Stop Center, use the Employ Florida web portal.

The Salary Calculator

Includes compensation data for more than 29 million working individuals at more than 16,00 companies, and it provides financial calculators, including a move planner and reallocation wizard.

Federal and State Jobs

USAJobs

Official federal job vacancy information and services for job seekers and employers.

Career One-Stop State Employment Service Sites

Includes occupation, employment, wages, and resources available in each state to help users make career choices. Some of these sites require a user ID and password.

Workforce Florida

A web site built to provide people seeking jobs in Florida with the most up-to-date information available on job openings, training, and education programs and labor market statistics. To locate a One-Stop Center, use the Employ Florida web portal.

Employ Florida

Your one-stop center for Florida jobs.

Local Listings

The Palm Beach Post

Includes local job listings and links to local career development resources.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Includes regional job listings, job hunting resources, and links to national career development information.

For People with Disabilities

Palm Beach Habilitation Center

This private, not-for-profit organization in Lake Worth provides therapeutic training programs, community job placement, employment, residential, recreational, and senior activity programs for people with mental, emotional, and physical disabilities. Includes career development, job placement services, and job coaching services.

The Able Trust

Florida Governor's Alliance has resources to help people with disabilities overcome barriers using technology.

The Department of Labor, Employment, and Training Administration's DisAbility Online

Includes information on federal regulations, technical assistance, and programs that support the needs of people with disabilities in the workplace.

Ability Jobs

Provides a dedicated system for finding employment for people with disabilities nationwide.