Career and Employment Resources

Your library offers a wealth of information to assist you in any stage of your career or job search.

Your library offers a wealth of information to assist you in any stage of your career or job search.

Jump-start Your Job Search

Web Resources

COIC Job Seeker Resources
COIC helps job seekers of all ages and experience with a variety of job-seeking services, including education and training. Most services are available at no cost, although some eligibility requirements may apply. Virtual workshops on interviewing, soft skills, resume writing, and networking are currently available. Register online.
Free online computer tutorials from the basics to more advanced topics. Includes tutorials for Microsoft, Apple, social media and more.
Virtual Employment Workshops
Free online workshops on resumes, interviewing, soft skills, and basic computer and Internet use. Developed by staff of the Adult and Dislocated Worker program at Columbia Gorge Community College.
27 guided lessons to learn step-by-step from the beginning. Free registration, but you will need an email address to register on this site.
If used at home, the website will use cookies to keep track of your progress. Be sure to choose the QWERTY lessons!
Online free touch typing program, keyboard tutor, and free typing games.
Bend Bulletin
Limited listings of local jobs from the Bend Bulletin, the Redmond Spokesman, and the Central Oregon Nickel Ads.
Local job listings and free resume registration.
Craigslist – Bend – Jobs
Popular site with job listings for the Central Oregon area. To search for jobs in other regions, begin at the main Craigslist site.
WorkSource Oregon – Find a Job
Search for jobs in Oregon plus other job seeking information. Central Oregon offices are located in Bend (541-388-6070) and Redmond (541-548-8196). For additional employment information try the Oregon Employment Department’s web site.
The number one job site in the world. Offers access to millions of jobs from thousands of company web sites and job boards.
Most, but not all, Federal job vacancies are listed here. To find additional job listings, use the Government Links page at to locate individual agency sites and position vacancies.
Career OneStop - Interview and Negotiate
Learn the secrets of successful interviewing and negotiating.
Career One Stop – Resumes & Applications
This site, developed by the US Department of Labor, offers information on writing cover letters and resumes and includes samples and templates for a variety of resumes.
Provides detailed information concerning employment letters of all types.
Interviewing’s tips for interviewing including preparation, appearance, and follow-up.

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