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This Libguide assists patrons with career development.

Introduction to Career Resources

The library offers many tools to patrons who need help finding a job, looking for a new career, or who just need to grow their skills in their current position.

Below you will find resources and links to websites that can help you in your endeavors. You can also take a look in our catalog for books on résumé and cover-letter writing, interview techniques, computer software, and many other job related books.

The library does not endorse any of the sites listed. Please use at your own discretion.

General Job Sites

Searching for jobs has never been easier with today's online job search websites! Browse for local and state jobs with the below website links:

Boerne Job Postings: Browse Job listings on the Boerne Chamber of Commerce Website.

MySAJobs: Browse Job listings from the San Antonio Express News.

Texas Workforce Commission Job Page: On this website, you will be required to register for jobs either online or at a TWC office.

 

If you are looking for assistance with your job search and career placement, you can visit Alamo Workforce Solutions.

Find information on unemployment benefits, claims, and appeals on the Texas Workforce Commission Website.

Popular Online Job Sites

There are many websites online that are dedicated to helping job seekers through the process of creating a professional profile and searching for suitable positions to apply for. Using these websites you can create or upload your resume, search for job openings near you, and can even apply to many jobs online directly from your profile.

ZipRecruiter: An online employing marketplace, powered by AI technology that makes job seeking simple. Get started on your job search by visiting their user-friendly website, or downloading the ZipRecruiter App onto your smartphone. You can search for local jobs on their site, as well as find job resources for veterans.

LinkedIn: A social networking website specifically to display your professional profile and connect you with employers and peers from the same field. Potential employers can view your profile and reach out to you with job opportunities or you can view their profile and reach out to them with job inquiries.  

Indeed: A job search website that allows you to create an account with your cover letter, resume, and reference letters. Indeed will send you job listings that they believe match your resume, and will also send your resume to employers that have job listing on the website.

CareerBuilderA career help website that sorts your job search by industry/field with helpful statistics on which career fields are currently on the rise. You can also browse through numerous articles that have career advice such as how to land a job and how to increase your job productivity. 

National Labor Exchange: A job search website that specializes in helping find jobs for those with specific needs, such as individuals with disability, veterans, and seniors. 

Job-HuntA guide for job seekers, to help make your job search shorter by giving you tips for getting hired faster. You can view sample resumes and examples of interview questions, as well as read numerous articles about how to simplify your job search and make yourself a good candidate for the job you want. 

Build a Résumé

Need help building your résumé? There are plenty of online resources that can get you started!

TheBalanceCareers: Learn how to create a resume and cover letter that will stand out.

Resume-Now: Get tips and templates for building a resume.

Teach-nology: Follow this step-by-step cover letter builder.

E-Resumes: Free sample resumes and templates.

JobHero: Find resumes specific to the job you are applying for.

Monster: Do's and Don'ts for resumes and cover letters.

 

Learn to Type

The Importance of Typing


Power Typing:

Typing lessons, practice, and tests


Typing Web:

Increase your keyboard and digital literacy.


Typing Test:

Choose from a list of different typing tests to find out how many words per minute you can type and your typing accuracy.