Here are some of the many useful job and career resources you will find at Middletown Thrall Library:
Middletown Thrall Library subscribes to the following newspapers, rich sources of employment opportunities. Most of these are delivered by mail a few days after publication:
On the World Wide Web
If you are interested in relocating, also visit the websites of newspapers in the localities you are interested in relocating to. Newspapers' websites may be located by visiting our News and Weather Internet Guide. Choose local news to find directories of newspapers in other parts of the state, nation and world.
The library owns many good books on career exploration, job hunting strategies, resume and cover letter writing, and interviewing techniques. Browse the stacks in the Dewey number areas 331.7 and 650.14, or search in the public access catalog using the following subject headings: VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE, JOB HUNTING, RESUMES (EMPLOYMENT), INTERVIEWING, or CAREER CHANGES.
Our Reference Collection
The library subscribes to a number of directories to point you to companies, associations, and publications. Use the reference collection to research industries and companies as well. Help, My Job interview Is Tomorrow by Mary Ellen Templeton (REFERENCE 650.14 TEM) is a nice primer on doing this type of research. Librarians are always available to get you started. Sources include:
Another Place to Visit...
Orange Works Career Center
Offers career counseling, job hunting workshops, resume reviews, phone and computer banks.
InterJob Search, Middletown Thrall Library's Internet guide to employment resources on the World Wide Web, has links to the best employment gateways and job opportunity databases, as well as links to websites with information on career exploration, resume writing, and interviewing techniques. Use it at home or at one of our public terminals.
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