Jobs & Career Training Research Guide - Databases, Books & Web Links
Ready to find a new job? The Washington-Centerville Public Library is ready to be your partner in your job search. We have the information you need to succeed including:
- Researching careers
- Finding potential employers
- Improving your skills
- Polishing your resume
- Upgrading your social media presence
- Preparing for a job interview
Can't find a database? Try the alphabetical listing!
Job Listings, Classifieds, and Unemployment Compensation
Search jobs nationwide. Also contains tools and advice.
Find local job listings from the Dayton Daily News. Apply online.
Federal Government Jobs - USA Jobs
The official job site for the U.S. federal government. Operated by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Search for and apply for jobs online.
Use this search engine for single-search access to millions of jobs and internships from thousands of job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages.
Search jobs nationwide. Also contains resume and interviewing advice, salary information and career profiles. Fun and unique jobs are profiled.
Office of Unemployment Compensation
Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services where unemployed workers may apply for benefits, print forms and get answers to frequently asked questions.
Ohio Here to Help
Ohio Here to Help was designed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services to help Ohio's unemployed workers learn more about the many programs and resources available to them, from both the government and the private sector.
State of Ohio Jobs
The State of Ohio’s career opportunity page and hiring management system. Search for state job opportunities and apply online.
Ohio Means Jobs
A one-stop shop for job opportunities in Ohio.
Career Training and Skill Development
Free online courses offered by world-class professors from some of the most prestigious universities in the world. Courses are not credit-bearing, but can help expand your knowledge base, add to your resume, and advance your career.
Free online courses for math, money, computers, Microsoft Office software, and career development.
Greene County Career Center
College-prep academics, career-technical instruction, and adult education programs.
Miami Valley Career Technology Center
Offering over 50 career technical programs for high school juniors and seniors, and lifelong learning opportunities for adult students.
Microsoft Office Online
Free, self-paced training courses for Microsoft Office.
Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center
A skill development and career technical education center (formerly the Springfield-Clark County Joint Vocational School). Includes programs for High School students and numerous programs and training opportunities for adults.
U.S. SBA Online Courses
Free online business courses (an E-government initiative) including a Guide to Starting a Business, How to Prepare a Business Plan, Franchising Basics, Technology 101 and more!
Warren County Career Center
High School education, adult education, and career development classes.
Career Research and Job Seeking Advice
Career How-To Guide from the Wall Street Journal
Tips from WSJ reporters and columnists. Topics include job searching, interviewing, progressing your career, overcoming obstacles and working with recruiters.
Career Profiles From Princeton Review
Find career information and determine what level of education you need for the job that you want.
Site sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. Find occupation, industry and state information as well as resume and interviewing advice.
Careers in Business
Explore careers in the business world.
Career Zone Resume Builder
Create a resume online by typing in the requested information.
After registering for a username and password, create a resume by filling in a few forms. Download a neatly formatted resume in multiple formats with just a few clicks. Resume samples, tutorials, and writing tips are also provided.
Information on thousands of companies, including salaries, bonuses, and details for specific jobs at specific companies, actual interview questions and reviews written by employees that highlight the pros and cons of working for a particular employer.
Job Seekers Group at Fairhaven Church
For anyone in the Dayton area who is unemployed or underemployed and seeking employment. Offers support, encouragement, networking, job search training, tips and guest speakers.
Library Resources for the Job Seeker
A job search can be overwhelming because job seekers often do not know what resources are available or where to start looking. This Dayton One article explains how your Library may be a valuable resource in your job search.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.
Salary Calculator from CNN Money
Thinking about moving? See how much you should earn to maintain the same lifestyle.