Job & Employment Resources

Upcoming Jobseeker Programs at the Library

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Premium Databases

  • Business Source Premier
  • Full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles, market research, industry reports, and SWOT analyses.

  • First Research
  • Now part of Mergent Intellect.

  • Hoover's
  • Now part of Mergent Intellect.

  • LearningExpress Library
  • Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Job Search & Workplace Skills learning center available.

    newMergent Intellect

    An expansive directory database that includes more than 100 million private US, Canadian and global businesses, more than 6000 US public companies and over 200 million residents and local businesses, with previous addresses and allowing for reverse telephone lookups.  Job search and executive search capabilities include, plus census data by zip code.

  • Morningstar
  • Detailed, independent information on more than 20,000 stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds.

  • ReferenceUSA
  • Create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.

  • UniversalClass
  • Over 500 online non-college credit continuing education courses on a variety of subjects including business, accounting and bookkeeping, real estate, social work, and more. Each course has a real instructor.

  • Vocational and Career Collection
  • Provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related publications.

  • Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success
  • A new Ohio Web Library resource from Learning Express Library. Provides tools such as e-books, video tutorials, tests, and resume tools for improving basic workplace and job search skills, and for preparing job seekers for advanced occupational training.

Resumes, Cover Letters & Interviewing

  • Cypress Resume Database
  • Online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes quickly and easily.

  • Job & Career Accelerator
  • Explore detailed information on over 1,000 different occupations, match your interests and skills with the career that's best for you, search job postings, create professional resumes and cover letters, practice and master interviewing skills, and much more.

Unemployment & Career Assistance

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics' career information profiles cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more.

  • Ohio Means Jobs
  • Finding Help in Tough Times
  • Provides help in finding important information and resources during these tough economic times. Information includes employment, financial, health and wellness, housing, and parenting help as well as help for seniors.

Past Programs - Podcasts, Videos & Handouts

Mining the Hidden Job Market
December 3, 2012

With Diane K. Reiff

Get Your Resume Noticed
September 18, 2012

With Mike Perry, Job Coach Strategist

Maximizing LinkedIn for Your Job Search
June 18, 2012

With Vernice Jackson, Senior Career Consultant Tri-C

New Jobseekers Resources at the Library

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Community Resources & Organizations

  • Goodwill Industries
  • Offers customized job training, employment placement and other services to people who have disabilities, lack education or job experience, or face employment challenges.

  • Hudson Job Search
  • Volunteer organization offering free outplacement to those of the community of Hudson, Ohio

  • The Job Center (Summit County)
  • Workforce development system that integrates Ohio's economic and workforce development and education and training systems under one roof.

  • Mature Services
  • Offers community-based services to train, motivate and empower mature job-seekers while maintaining an active partnership with employers leading to increased opportunities for mature workers.

  • Ohio Labor Market Information
  • Your source for reports and data about employment levels, unemployment rates, wages and earnings, employment projections, jobs, training resources and careers.

  • Ohio Means Jobs
  • Jobs resource site for job seekers and employers. Post your resume and search for jobs.

  • Tri-C Career Center
  • Free career development and transition services. Includes handouts on resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn.