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Job and Career Training

You've come to a great place to freshen up your job skills. We here at Stark Library have assembled many different resources related to Job and Career Training. These resources are organized by specific job skills and contain online databases, blog posts, video training materials, and much more.

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Our library staff is also an excellent resource. To schedule a personal session with one of our smart staff, simply schedule a FREE appointment by calling or emailing one of the branches listed below:

DeHoff Memorial Branch | 330.452.9014 | dehoff@starklibrary.org
Lake Community Branch | 330.877.9975 | lake@starklibrary.org
Madge Youtz Branch | 330.452.2618 | madgeyoutz@starklibrary.org
Main Library | 330.458.2743 | askalibrarian@starklibrary.org
North Branch | 330.456.4356 | north@starklibrary.org
Perry Sippo Branch | 330.477.8482 | perry@starklibary.org
Plain Community Branch | 330.494.3399 | plain@starklibrary.org
Technology Training Services | 330.458.3150 | trainer@starklibrary.org

Finally, there are thousands of resources available from books to videos to articles available in our catalog. Simply search "job and career training" in the search bar above or any variation that more specifically points to your topic of interest.

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Job Training Resources

OhioMeansJobs One-Stop partnership enhances economic development in Stark and Tuscarawas counties by providing a common point of access to all partner programs and to the desired employment, education and training information and activities for both employers and job seekers. The OhioMeansJobs One-Stop System strives to act as a consolidated employment resource for all one-stop partner programs, employers, and job-seeking customers.

Lynda.com is a video-based how-to training resource. Lynda helps you develop business, software, technology and creative skills for free! Access over 6,000 courses in software development, web development, design, art, business and more. Library card number and PIN required.

America's Service Locator connects people to local offices providing employment and training services. It provides maps and driving directions to the nearest American Job Center, and unemployment insurance filing assistance.

O*NET Online supports workers in career planning by accessing key data for identifying and developing workplace skills.

Occupational Outlook Handbook profiles hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online is now Career Outlook

Career Outlook has articles covering a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as unusual occupations, tips for job seekers, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Employability Checkup provides a snapshot of your ability to find employment with a specific occupation at a specific wage and location.

Skills Matcher creates a list of your skills and match them to job types that use those skills.

CareerOneStop includes tools to help job seekers explore careers, investigate salary and benefit information, research education and training opportunities, plan a job search and browse job sites, write and improve resumes and cover letters, prepare for a job interview, and search for jobs.

Also see CareerOneStop Veterans Reemployment Portal and CareerOneStop Reemployment Portal

My Skills, My Future enables job seekers and intermediaries to match a worker’s occupational skills and experiences with the skills needed in other occupations, in order to facilitate their career mobility and economic prospects. For any occupation, users can get a list of job listings in their local area (i.e. state or zip code) and click directly through to the hiring company’s website.

My Next Move gives individuals three main ways to explore careers, including an online O*NET interest assessment, and then provides an easy-to-read, one-page profile of each occupation highlighting important knowledge, skills, abilities, technologies used, simplified salary and outlook information, and links to find specific training and employment opportunities.

My Next Move for Veterans is designed for U.S. veterans making the transition to civilian careers and provides tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900 different careers.

Healthcare Virtual Career Network provides career exploration and training tools to help job seekers prepare for careers in healthcare. Job seekers can explore healthcare careers, identify education, and training programs, access online courses, get credit for prior learning, and search for local healthcare jobs Careers.org  Detailed information about over 1000 Occupations, including wages, skills, and links to corresponding college programs.


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