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Résumé & Interview Workshops at the Library:

Discover how to make your resume stand out among the rest, and learn techniques for successful interviewing!

Dates & times vary.  Online registration available through our Eventbrite page. 
For more information, see the Adult Services page or call the library at 512-989-3188.

 

Find Jobs Online

 

Boost Your Résumé with Computer Skills
  • Computer Classes at the library:
    Get the computer skills you need, with personalized help from our technology instructors.  Dates & topics vary - check our Adult Programs page or call the library for more information.
  • Keyboarding/Typing Tutorials:
    Sense-Lang.org Keyboarding: Ad-supported interactive tutorials for the standard QWERTY keyboard. 
    Sense-Lang.org Keypad:  Ad-supported interactive tutorial for learning the 10-key numerical keypad.
  • Online Computer Training:
    Goodwill: free tutorials for computers, internet, and software.
    Microsoft Office:  guides to help you get started with Microsoft Office software, such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • About.com:
    Tips to help you maximize your online job search.

 

Learn More About a Job

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Detailed information on different jobs, including hiring trends, salary statistics, and required skills.  Compiled by the United States Department of Labor.
  • ADP Wage Calculator: 
    Find out how much money you'll take home after taxes.
    After clicking the link, scroll down to view the list of available free paycheck calculators.
  • Cost of Living Calculator:
    Find out how far your money goes in another city.

 

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15001 Wells Port Drive
Austin, TX  78728
(512)989-3188

Monday-Thursday:  10am-8pm

 Friday & Saturday: 10am-6pm

 Sunday: 1pm-6pm