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All of our libraries have computers the public can use for online activities such as job researching, job searching, job application, and putting together resumes and cover letters. In addition, our collections include materials such as books, talking books, and DVDs available for checkout that provide assistance for those who may be seeking employment. The following is a list of online resources you may find helpful. *See disclaimer at the bottom of this page.


Michigan Unemployment Services Agency


Job Search and Career Fair Sites

AtoZdatabases (provided by MeL)

Pure Michigan Talent Connect (features Career Matchmaker, Job Search, Career Investment Calculator and more)

Michigan Works

Michigan eLibrary (MeL) Job Databases Page

Pure Michigan Talent Connect (job search, training resources and articles)

MLive.com Jobs (search local and state-wide job listings from area newspapers)

Michigan Jobs on Monster.com

Michigan Jobs on Careerbuilder.com



LinkUp (on Department of Labor’s ‘Top 10’ List for Job Boards)

CareerOneStop (sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration)

GlassDoor (research companies and salaries, and see interview questions as reported by real interviewees)

Career Bliss (job boards, salary information, and company reviews)



Resumes & Cover Letters

Raw Resume (an in depth guide to personal branding and resume organization)

Resume and Cover Letter Tips (pdf file from Michigan.gov)



Acting the Interview by Alison Doyle

Interview Advice (a list of articles on various job interviewing topics)


Job Prospecting

“Secrets to Improve Job Prospects” (from the Employment Law Handbook online)



*DISCLAIMER:  BCLS neither endorses nor monitors the practices of any of the websites listed on this page.  Some links may offer services that were free at the time they were included, but have since become paid service/subscription websites, ask for personal information, or include 3rd party links that have hidden charges.  BCLS does not intentionally list sites that require payment for service or ask for personal information.  Please email mruthko@baycountylibrary.org if any of the links above ask for either personal or payment information.

As a general rule, always be careful when giving out your personal information or credit card/bank information over the internet, and be wary when clicking on 3rd party links on any website.  Always read the “Terms of Use” and “Privacy Policy” on any website before providing this type of information.

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