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Jan. 26, 2017
 
Job search assistance available at Chandler Public Library
 
Chandler Public Libraries are multi-faceted resources providing free services, information, entertainment and more to the community, including employment assistance.
 
Chandler Library Job CenterWhether you are searching for a job or preparing for an interview, the Job Center at the Chandler Downtown Library can help. The Job Center, located at 22 S. Delaware St., is available from 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The Center provides job seekers with:
  • Access to computers, copiers, fax machines and scanner.
  • Help with creating email accounts and online communication.
  • Assistance with resumes, cover letters and correspondence.
  • Direction in identifying and contacting employers.
  • Practice with mock interviews. 
In addition to these services, the Chandler Public Library offers the following online resources to those with a valid Chandler Public Library card and 4-digit PIN:
  • lyndaLibrary offers unlimited access to Lynda.com whether you’re on-site from library computers or off-site. There are more than 3,000 high quality courses and video tutorials taught by industry experts. While individual price plans for this service cost $20 - $30 per month, library cardholders are able to access it for free with a library card.
  • Gale's Career Transitions provides hands-on guidance and immediate help for job seekers with powerful job search functionality, guided resume and cover letter creation, interview preparation and interactive practice activities.
  • LearningExpress Library provides the most comprehensive selection of academic and career-related resources available in one platform. In addition to offering test preparation for high school equivalency and college admissions exams, LearningExpress Library also offers workplace resources, including tools for job searching, exploring new careers and preparing for occupational licensing exams. 

“Job hunting is stressful and time consuming for everyone, and the Job Center can help make it easier, and hopefully, successful,” said Chandler Library spokesperson Rosanna Johnson. “This service is an example of our ‘many things to many people’ approach to providing services to our residents. As technology evolves and people’s needs and wants shift, we try to quickly adapt and provide them with the latest information resources available.”

For more information, go to chandlerlibrary.org/research-job-resources or call 480-782-2800.