Find resources for job seekers or those looking to brush up on their workforce skills.
Wisconsin Job Seekers
Job Center of Wisconsin, operated by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and the Wisconsin Job Center system, is a Wisconsin-centered employment exchange, linking employers in all parts of the state and in communities that border Wisconsin with anyone looking for a job. Visit your local Job Center for additional, in-person help!
Wisconsin Job Network is a compilation of Wisconsin job opportunities, created from Wisconsin LocalJob Network.
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation provides services to job-seekers who have disabilities.
WiscJobsforVets site includes tools like the built-in military-cross walk to research the transferable skills between military and civilian jobs and an Advanced Search features to find jobs with your Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Code.
Wisconsin WORKnet has information about careers with the most job growth and other statistical information that may be helpful to job seekers, along with some job listings.
Occupational Outlook Handbook is a guide to career information about hundreds of occupations.
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is for job seeking in Minnesota.
Careeronestop is a free online resource for career exploration, finding training and job searching.
Job Search Engines
- Job Center of Wisconsin: Create a free account with the Job Center of Wisconsin website to build and revise your resume and electronically submit it to employers.
- CareerBuilder.com: Officially, we’re a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company. But, that just means that we combine the best in advertising, software and services to help companies find, hire and manage great talent.
- Indeed.com: Indeed helps companies of all sizes hire the best talent and offers the best opportunity for job seekers to get hired.
- Monster.com: Monster is a global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and the employers who need great people.
- USAJobs: USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world.
Computer Skill Building
Tech Skills Help is the IFLS’s site to help connect you to libraries and other agencies that provide help with technology skills.
Basic Computer Skills MOOC (Wisc Online): From Wisconsin Technical College System. Create a shortcut from your desktop to this course for those who need the basics or specific help needs like an introduction to social media. This covers practicing using a mouse all the way to protecting your information online and using social media and email.
Microsoft Office Training Center: Get going quickly and easily with Office 365 video training for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and more.
Goodwill Industries has a comprehensive, free online resource for learning software, typing and mouse skills.
Palm Beach County Library has some excellent and fun exercises to practice using the mouse.
Learning Express Popular Software Skills Center is available free to all Wisconsin residents through BadgerLink, and includes tutorials on the Microsoft Office suite and other tools.
Everyoneon is a part of a federal initiative that will allow you to get connected to Internet access at home, and find places to take classes or get help learning to use the Internet.
Northstar Digital Literacy Project has basic computer digital literacy standards and self-guided modules and assessments in six main areas: Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows, Mac, Email, and Word Processing.
Other Job Skills
Job Search Writing – Resumes & Cover Letters is from Purdue University. Learn how to craft resumes and cover letters.
Resume and CV Resources
Learning Express Career Center is available free to all Wisconsin residents through BadgerLink, and includes occupation exploration resources and prep for career exams.
Learning Express Adult Learning Center is available free to all Wisconsin residents through BadgerLink, and includes practice for GED exams and other skill-building resources.
If you are taking an online course or a professional certification class that requires proctored exams, we have you covered. Staff is available to proctor during weekday hours of operation. Contact a librarian at 715.273.3209 to make arrangements for a proctor.
Wisconsin Job Service at the Library
3rd Thursdays 1:00 – 3:00 pm (temporarily suspended due to COVID)
- enhance your job search
- applying for unemployment
- Job Center Of Wisconsin website
- resume writing
- interview preparation
Individual appointments can be scheduled
at your convenience.
Driving-Tests.org is a free driver education program that contains: 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 10 CDL practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV related questions, and road sign practice. Spanish versions are also included.