- Lynda.com Learn new skills online from wherever you are. 6200 courses in business, technology and creative skills taught by industry experts.
- Career Pathway Workshops Career Pathway Workshops sponsored by the Verdugo Jobs Center. take place first Wednesday of every month at the Downtown Central Library. RSVP for upcoming workshops and see our other programs on Eventbrite.
JobNow offers personal assistance for job seekers. You can receive professional assistance on revising your resume or chat with a trained job coach to prepare for an interview. JobNow even offers assistance for people preparing for the GED or USCIS. JobNow™ services include:
Live Interview Coaching: Patrons can brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice from trained job coaches. Job coaches and patrons communicate via live chat in our online classroom. In addition to live interview coaching, patrons enjoy 24/7 access to interview tips and career resources.
Resume Lab: Job seekers receive expert resume/cover letter assistance from trained experts. Users are also able to download resume templates, or browse resources for producing better resumes.
Career Resources: Patrons enjoy 24/7 access to a carefully-selected library of job resources. In addition, Brainfuse job coaches help users strategically target jobs best suited to their interests and qualifications.
Adult Learning Center: The Adult Learning Center provides foundational, career-enhancing skills to job seekers. In addition, the Adult Learning Center offers test preparation (including the GED and the USCIS citizenship test) and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.
The Verdugo Jobs Center can help you explore career options, get job ready, prepare applications and resumes, or improve your interview skills. We also have Job Service employment assistance programs and services available to help individuals experiencing difficulty in finding work. Read More>
The New CalJOBSSM is a redesigned online resource to navigate California's workforce services, which provides employment and labor market information for the state of California. The enhanced system allows users to easily search for jobs, build résumés, access career resources, find qualified candidates for employment, and gather information on education and training programs. Read More>
Job Hunting Guide
This guide lists more than 200 employment-related Web sites and resources, offers referrals to assistance available in-person and by telephone, and highlights selected online and print resources available from the library. The guide is designed for first-time job seekers, the unemployed, job seekers making career transitions, and employers with job opportunities.
Part 1: Coping with Unemployment, Financial and Health Care Issues
Part 2: Where to Look for Jobs
Part 3: Exploring Career Opportunities, Education and Training
Part 4: Researching Potential Employers
Part 5: Interviewing, Resumes, Cover Letters, Exams, Dress for Success, etc.
What do you need to know about starting a business? These web sites and databases will help. Read More>