5 Ways to Jump Start Your Job Search at JCPL

The U.S. unemployment rate has held steady at 4.1% for the last four months, which means now is a great time for job hunters. Read on for five ways to jump start your job search at the Jessamine County Public Library.

1. Attend the Job Fair

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Friday, March 9
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

All Jessamine County residents are welcome! Local companies from Nicholasville and Lexington will share full-time job opportunities. Please feel free to bring resumes. For more information, call Bluegrass Community Action Partnership at (859) 885-3512.

Confirmed Companies:

  • Aerotek
  • Bellaire Creative Christian Academy
  • Manpower of Central KY
  • Labor Works
  • MFG
  • Jubilee Jobs of Lex
  • Tradesmen International
  • People Ready
  • Thomson-Hood
  • KY Career Center

2. Get One-to-One Job Search Assistance

Make a free, 45-minute appointment with a JCPL librarian. She can help you:

  • Look for jobs
  • Create or edit a resume or cover letter
  • Fill out an online application

Visit our events calendar for dates and times, or sign up on our 1:1 Computer Help web form.

Kevin Wilson got a new job as a College Info Road Show Counselor after getting help with his resume at a One-to-One Job Search appointment.

3. Explore Careers with Learning Express Library 

LearningExpress Library logoThe Job & Career Accelerator will help you explore careers, search for jobs, create resumes and cover letters, and more. The Career Center will help you prepare for a career exam, explore occupations, and improve your workplace skills. To get started, register.  

4. Learn with lynda.com

Lynda.com logolynda.com is an online learning resource that helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Learn how to write a resume, ace your job interview, negotiate a better salary, and much more. Login with your library card number and PIN.

5. Get Help with a Career Tutor on Tutor.com 

Tutor.com logoGet live, one-to-one help on your resume or cover letter, or practice your interviewing skills with a career tutor on Tutor.com. Available every day from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Log in with your library card number, or call the Ask a Librarian Desk at (859) 885-3523 ext. 228 for the site key.