The Business Librarian and Research Services staff at the Main Library can assist job seekers with their research needs. We offer materials and personal research services to help you make informed decisions. We have an extensive collection of business and consumer magazines, and newspaper and journal articles online.
• Career Development
Gives you an inside look at company reviews, interview questions, and salary information for thousands of companies.
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.
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.
Official federal job vacancy information and services for job seekers and employers.
• For People with Disabilities
Provides a dedicated system for finding employment for people with disabilities nationwide.
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.
Advice and resources for older workers looking for full or part-time work.
• Library Provided Resources
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.
Free computer training, lecture-based and hands-on, for beginners and the more advanced users. Classes may be provided in English, Spanish, and Creole.
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.
Work one-on-one with professional tutors to get help with job searching, résumé writing, interview preparation and much more.
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.
• State of Florida
Reemployment 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.