Job Searching

Job Searching Seminars

on Zoom

Tuesdays, 6:00-6:30 PM

September 14, October 12, November 30

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. These programs will be presented Zoom. Give yourself an advantage and avoid mistakes in your job hunt with help from GPL and Goodwill.


September 14: The Applicant Tracking System and Key Words

Filling out job applications is a process that can be challenging. Knowing upfront how resumes are reviewed by software programs is critical knowledge to succeed in making your resume work for you. In this 30-minute presentation, we will review the tips and wording that gives your resume the best chance to make it through the system and then to the desk of a recruiter.

October 12: Best Practices for Virtual Interviewing

Lights, camera, action! Although you are not starring in a Hollywood movie, you are the star of your own video performance in a video interview. In this 30-minute presentation, learn the do's and don'ts of video interviews including how best to prepare for any interview, virtual or face-to-face.

November 30: Ageism in the Workplace: How to Accentuate the Positive

The job market is constantly changing and there can be stereotypes for any job seeker, including more mature workers. In this 30-minute presentation, learn how to accentuate the positive and highlight all of the skills you bring to an employer as a valuable team member.

Registration for the November 30th seminar is now open.


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.