Job Readiness

Job Readiness
Job Seekers Clinic

DC Job Seekers Clinic

The Job Seekers Clinic at Northeast Library provides hands-on support to job seekers. In this informal workshop users can get help navigating the DC Job Seekers site, which offers online tutorials on many useful topics, including resume building and interview basics. If you're looking to change careers, you can use the Career Exploration Web Guide to find descriptions of vocational and technical careers, or use Career Zone to assess yourself and the job best suited for you.  
Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic: How to Create a Resume in Word

Come one, come all, to a hands-on introduction to creating a resume in Microsoft Word! And while you're here, learn how to access DC Job Seekers.

Job Seekers:Interview Tips and Techniques

Join us for our job seekers clinic. We will focus on preparing for interviews.

Job Seekers: Drop-in Clinic

Are you looking for new job? Want to learn how to make yourself stand out from the crowd? We will be having a job seekers workshop at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library.

Jobs Seekers: Drop-In Clinic

Are you looking for a new job? Want to learn how to make yourself stand out from the crowd? We will be having a job seekers workshop at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library.

Job seekers: First Steps To Get a Job

Are you unemployed? Need help on where to begin searching for a job? We will be having a job seekers workshop at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library
Woman's hands using laptop computer

One-on-One Computer Help

Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying and failing to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities 
Woman's hands using laptop computer

One-on-One Computer Help

Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities 
DC Office of Human Rights

Breaking Barriers to Employment: Discrimination

Are you a jobseeker with questions about discrimination? Do you believe that discrimination is preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  As part of the DC Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, Teresa Rainey, Community Outreach Coordinator at the D.C. Office of Human Rights, will give a 1-hour-and-15-minute (6:30-7:45 p.m.) presentation on how D.C. jobseekers can deal with employment discrimination.
Résumés and Cover Letters

Resume Writing and Cover Letter Workshop and Lab

This 2.5-hour workshop will feature how to maximize the use of Microsoft Word résumé templates to create a dynamic résumé that sets yours apart from the thousands received by an employer. Several websites will be explored to expand your knowledge and effective use of keywords and action verbs, with an emphasis on why both are important to your résumé construction.

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