Job Seeker and Career Resources for the Community

Job Seeker and Career Resources for the Community

We have several ways to help the community during the pandemic with job seeker and career resources through tools in our 24/7 Digital Library, books on career-related topics, and by being a supporter of the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Virtual Job Fair on April 29th

Download the flyer on career books. 

“We support the needs of the community in all situations with access to library services,” says John Huddy, Director of Handley Regional Library System.  “COVID-19 has impacted employment for a lot of individuals, and we want everyone to know we are able to help with your job search and career transition with books and online resources in our Digital Library on these topics.  We are grateful to partner with the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Virtual Job Fair along with other numerous supporters.”

Job seekers can access the tools below in the 24/7 Digital Library with their library card:

  • EBSCO Learning Express - Learn about different careers, advice on changing careers, job search, résumé and interviewing help, and prepare to take industry-specific certifications and exams. 
  • Gale Presents:  Peterson’s Career Prep This tool helps job seekers at all levels with personalized career recommendations and guidance.  Search for open job opportunities and create visually interesting résumés, cover letters, and websites that can be shared with prospective employers using pre-built templates.
  • Reference Solutions - Access accurate & complete business data for job seekers, small business owners, marketing professionals, and researchers.  Find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news, conduct job searches, locate addresses and phone numbers, and much more.
  • Universal Class - On-demand access to over 500 online courses for professional and personal development.  Choose from multiple industries and skills.