Monday, August 3, 2009

New Job Skills Interactive Service

The Farmington Libraries are excited to offer this new resume and interviewing tutorial service. Please take a moment to review its features and use the link on the bottom of this entry to find out even more...

About JobNow

To complement all that Connecticut's libraries are already doing to assist residents in their job searches, CLC will launch JobNow statewide on July 1, 2009. This online chat resource will help people review their resumes and cover letters and practice interviewing online.
JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide your patrons through the necessary tasks to get a job.

On the home page, patrons will have three services to choose from:
  • Find a Job:
    Informative, easy-to-use, and free Internet resources for job seekers; including personality and career assessments.
  • Write the Resume:
    Featuring "Resume Lab," Resume Builder provides the resources patrons need to craft a winning resume.
    • Resume Lab: Patrons can send their resume to a JobNow expert, and receive expert analysis within 24 hours.
    • Resume Templates: To help patrons get started, JobNow includes downloadable templates for four of the most common resume types.
    • Internet Resources for Resumes: Search carefully selected sites for more information on resume writing.
  • Ace the Interview:
    Featuring JobNow's Interview Coach service, this section provides resources to help patrons prepare for an interview.
    • Live Interview Coaching: Connect with a live interview coach to brush up on interview skills.
    • Interview Tips: Offers tips and common interview questions to help patrons prepare for an interview.
    • Internet Resources for Interviewing: Use carefully selected sites to help prepare for an interview.

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