Job Hunting Resources

The Farmington Libraries have many resources to help you find your next job from the convenience of the library or even your own home.magnifying glass

Resume Writing & Interview Assistance
Skill Building
Networking
Choosing an Occupation
Job Listings

Resume Writing & Interview Assistance

JobNow!
Live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job. Available via Library website.

Skill Building

One-on-One Training: Computer U
Want to learn a basic computer skill? Schedule a 30 minute, one-one-one appointment with a librarian. Call us at 860-673-6791 to book your session today.

Lynda.com
A video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Accessible only at the Farmington Library.

Mango Languages
An online language-learning system featuring over 70 languages. Available via Library website.

Networking

AtoZ Databases
The ultimate search tool for jobs, businesses, mailing lists, and background and criminal searches. Available via Library website.

LinkedIn
World’s largest professional network.

CHOOSING AN OCCUPATION

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Federal government’s guide to career information, including duties, required education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations. Also available in print at the Main Library.

JOB LISTINGS

CTHires
Job listings and resources from the Connecticut Department of Labor.

Dice
Job listings in the information technology and engineering fields.

Glassdoor
Provides reviews and salary information for over 160,000 companies.

Idealist
Largest site for nonprofit jobs and volunteer opportunities.

Indeed
One of the largest and most popular job sites in the World.

Internships.com
Largest internship marketplace.

LinkUp
Collects job listings directly from employers’ websites.

Mediabistro
Job listings and training for media professionals in the fields of journalism, film, publishing, and more.

SimplyHired
Collects job listings from job boards, newspaper and classified listings, associations, social networks, content sites, and employer websites.

USAJOBS
The Federal government’s official job list.

If you have any questions, please contact Information Services via phone at 860-673-6791 or email at flref@farmingtonlibraries.org.