Job Searching

Job Searching Programs

Two Tuesdays, 11:30 AM – Noon

Are you looking for a job in this competitive job market? Join us for job search programs presented by Annette DiZinno, Lead Workforce Connection Center Consultant with Goodwill Workforce Connection Center. Give yourself an advantage and avoid mistakes in your job hunt.
 

These programs will be presented via Zoom. Fill out this online form to register and for Zoom log in directions.
 

June 8: Key Words and the Applicant Tracking System The maze of job search and resumes involves analytics, algorithms and applicant tracking systems. All are a means to scan, sort and search for the right person, the “Match.” Keywords are your way to match and land that job. Resumes are all about getting the attention of the recruiter. But first, that resume must get through the magical chamber of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS). How do you improve your odds?

August 10: Ten Most Common Resume Mistakes Is your resume the best it can be? Does it present you in the best way possible to a prospective employer? Don’t let a poorly written resume take you out of the running for that job!

 


Job Searching Databases

Brainfuse JobNow
JobNow from Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the tasks necessary to get a job. Resources found here will help prepare you for an interview and to write a great resume. This resource is available in the library or outside the library to Greenfield residents.
 

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library provides job searchers with tutorials for career preparation and adult core skills.

LearningExpress Library Adult Core Skills

LearningExpress Library Career Preparation

 

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) is the number 1 source of information on businesses and people specifically designed for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers and job seekers. Reference Solutions helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.

Access Reference Solutions from a Greenfield Public Library computer.

Access Reference Solutions from a home computer.

 


Local Resources for Job Searching

Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin

Group that provides resources and aid with job skills and some job placement.

 

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

The key site for State of Wisconsin unemployment resources.  Apply for benefits, file your weekly claim, and reporting unemployment fraud are just a few function of this website.

 

Job Center of Wisconsin

Provides resources, workshops, and easy job search usage for those in need of employment.

 

Employ Milwaukee: The Workforce Development Board in Milwaukee County

Group that works to connect job seekers with employment opportunities, and provides education and training to create skilled works.

 

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

Website that shows Wisconsin’s offerings of several programs to help parents and adults prepare and find employment

 

Community Advocates

Group that helps those enduring difficult times.  Offers “Bottomless Closet,” a service with gently used clothes for job interviews and some professional work.

 

AARP Work and Jobs

Good portal with many links and job tips for those over 50 years of age.

 

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Excellent resource on business and job search writing, with samples and templates.