F ort Bend County Libraries offers a variety of job-search resources. Get advice from experts and explore the libraries’ jobsearch resources that provide assistance on everything from creating a fantastic resumé to accessing area job lists – all in one place.
In July, Fort Bend County Libraries will have the following programs specifically designed to help job hunters. “Learning Express Library 101” will take place at the University Branch Library (14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land) on Wednesday, July 24, beginning at 2 p.m., in the Computer Lab of the library. Learn how to use the resource’s software tutorials to improve computer skills and learn different types of software programs, such as MS Word, MS Excel, and much more.
Hear how this resource can be used to explore career options, search for jobs more efficiently, improve interviewing skills, and prepare for career certification and licensing exams. This online resource also has practice tests for college entrance exams and graduate school admissions exams, GED practice exams, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. Reservations required.
“Employment Coaching: Internet Job Searching” will take place at the Sugar Land Branch Library (550 Eldridge) on Monday, July 29, from 1-2:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library.
Cynthia S. Price, United Way Thrive Employment Coach with Family Houston, will talk about the pros and cons of job-hunting via the Internet. Learn how to spot scams. Reservations NOT required. The programs are free and open to the public.
For more information or to reserve seating, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www. fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call 281-633- 5100.