Forsyth County Public Library cardholders have access to resources that will help prepare you to take full advantage of today’s changing job market. Within these resources you will find effective solutions for your job searches, household budgeting needs, how to retool yourself into a new career, how to network and many more topics critical to getting you back-to-work.
Do your research
Researching a trade or industry while job searching will help you narrow down companies and trends important to the line of work you would like to do.
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
Hoover's, widely recognized as a leader in company data, delivers in-depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more.
ProQuest Career & Technical Education is the definitive source for vocational information.
Brush up on your skills
Whether you are in between jobs or looking to switch to a different career track, brushing up on relevant skills is a great way to prepare for filling out a job application or going on an interview.
Build up your basic skills such as reading, writing, and math, through Learning Express Library. The Career Center will help prepare you for a career exam, explore different careers and keep abreast of key workplace skills.
Searching for Jobs
Many job openings are not advertised on job sites, these resources help you tap into the “hidden” job market.
Meet with us. Call (336) 703-3023 or email to set up a one-on-one meeting to learn how to use library resources in your job search.