Marathon County Public Library

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Services / Resources: Job-Search

On-site Services

A variety of helpful equipment, archives and services are available at your local Marathon County Public Library! Some resources are only available at certain MCPL locations, as noted below.

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Career Connection

On the second floor of the library's Wausau Headquarters, the Career Connection features dedicated computers for job searches, resumes and online applications, plus books and pamphlets to help you get a job. MCPL On-site Job-Search

Online Resources

The following are databases to which the library has subscribed and websites that are affiliated with the library or host library-owned content. For an A-Z listing of all online resources, click here.

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ReferenceUSA

A phone and address directory. Find current business and residential phone numbers and addresses, as well as neighborhood information, business profiles and additional corporate information. Also includes databases of healthcare professionals, jobs postings, consumer profiles and more. Please note: Use of this resource is limited to patrons of MCPL;... (read more) MCPL Online Phone and Address Small Business Job-Search
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Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.  As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Gale Courses is well-suited for people who want a self-paced learning... (read more) WVLS Online Computers and Technology Job-Search Online Courses

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests, tutorials, and e-books to help you succeed at work, school, or while searching for a job. Offers test preparation resources for the ACT, AP, CLEP, PSAT, SAT, TOEFL, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and more. Also, offers tutorials for all ages in the subject areas of reading, writing and math. BadgerLink For Teens For Children Job-Search Online Small Business College Prep Online Courses

Websites

The following are third-party websites suggested by library staff for your consideration. Use at your own risk; these sites are not controlled or monitored by the library.

CareerBuilder

A popular site for discovering job opportunities. Search by category, pay scale, geographic area, and more.   Web Job-Search

Exploring Career Info. | Bureau of Labor Statistics

Maintained by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site is specifically designed to help K-12 students explore career options based on their interests and preferences. (More in-depth data is available on the Bureau of Labor Statistics main site at www.bls.gov.) Web For Teens Job-Search College Prep

Glassdoor

At this site you can find jobs and see company salaries, reviews and interviews -- all posted anonymously by employees. Web Job-Search

GovernmentJobs.com

Listings for state and local government jobs throughout the United States. Web Job-Search

Grow with Google

Grow with Google aims to help everyone across America – those who make up the workforce of today and the students who will drive the workforce of tomorrow – access the best of Google’s training and tools to grow their skills, careers and businesses. Web Computers and Technology Job-Search Online Courses Small Business

Indeed.com

A popular site for discovering job opportunities. Search by location, company, or keywords. Web Job-Search

Job Center of Wisconsin

A free Wisconsin-centered employment exchange, linking employers with anyone looking for a job. Operated by the Wisc. Dept. of Workforce Development and the Wisc. Job Center system.   Web Job-Search

Job Seeker

Job Seeker is a collection of free resources created by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction that provides information on every aspect of the job search, including finding a new job, acquiring new skills, exploring housing options, and connecting to local services. Web Job-Search

LinkedIn

Leverage the world’s largest professional network to build relationships and connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Job Search to harness the power of your network to uncover insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search. Web Job-Search

Marathon County Job Opportunities

Marathon County government job listings.   Web Job-Search

Microsoft Office Training Center

Free video courses and tutorials for Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and more. Covers the most recent Office suite as well as previous versions from several years ago. Web Computers and Technology Online Job-Search Online Courses

Monster.com

A popular website for discovering job opportunities. Web Job-Search

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Career information compiled by the U.S. government. Lists and describes hundreds of occupations, average pay, requirements, projections, and more. Web Job-Search

United Way: 211

Dial 211 or use this website for help finding community services such as financial assistance, counseling, services for youth or elderly, volunteer opportunities, and much more.   Web Marathon County Job-Search Phone and Address Blindness and Low Vision

USA Jobs

The official website for job opportunities offered by the federal government of the United States. Web Job-Search

Wisc-Online: Basic Computer Skills

This is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) created by the Wisconsin Technical College System that provides instructional videos for basic computer skills. Web Computers and Technology Online Job-Search Online Courses

WisConomy

Collects statistical information about job growth, wages, and industries in the state of Wisconsin. Also offers job-search and career exploration tools for job seekers. Web Wisconsin Job-Search

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) is a state agency charged with building and strengthening Wisconsin's workforce in the 21st century and beyond. Web Small Business Job-Search

Wisconsin Education Career Access Network

(WECAN) Discover and apply for jobs offered by public schools throughout Wisconsin (both teaching and support positions). Web Job-Search

Wisconsin Government Jobs

Discover government job opportunities offered by the state of Wisconsin. Web Job-Search

Wisconsin Local JobNetwork

This website was one of the first online employment websites in Wisconsin and allows you to search multiple employment websites for in-state jobs. Web Job-Search

Zip Recruiter Local Jobs Resources

Job listings for the local area.  Web Job-Search

Zip Recruiter Veteran's Page

Jobs and job related resources for veterans.  Web Job-Search Veterans