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Lorain Public Library launches free online assistance program for job seekers

Posted at 8:14 AM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 08:14:04-04

LORAIN, Ohio — The Lorain County Library has launched Career Center, an online program to help jobseekers receive advice from career coaches and resume writing tips.

The program is available to any Lorain Public Library System cardholder from any internet-connected device.

"LPLS knows how important it is to support our patrons who are searching for their next career move, especially during these uncertain times,” said Sam Lewis, strategic initiatives manager for LPLS in a statement. “We want to help them build critical job seeking skills, like where to find job postings online and how to perfect their resume, while also introducing them to and the many other resources and opportunities we can connect them with to support their job search."

Job seekers can work one-on-one with a professional tutor in a private setting to receive resume writing, interview preparation and more.

LPLS will also be offering a series of virtual programs for Job Seekers:

These programs will be taking place on Zoom. Participants are asked to include their email addresses so that Zoom invitations can be sent for this event.

Tuesday, Sept. 8; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.Finding a Job Online: Getting StartedJoin us to kick‑start your online job search by learning the basics.

Tuesday, Oct. 13; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.Digital Skills for the Digital Job SeekerTech skills are essential for the modern job market – this program will help you learn how to boost yours.

Tuesday, Nov. 10; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.Resume Writing and Cover LettersThis program will teach you how to write a professional resume and attention‑grabbing cover letter for your online job search.

Tuesday, December 8; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.Free Resources to Boost Your Job HuntThere are a lot of free resources to help you with your job search. This program will give you all the free tools you need to help you make your next career move.

Pre-registration is required. Click here to find out more.