Job Seekers

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Job Seeker's FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Starting a search for a new job or career can be a confusing task. Irving Public Library offers online resources, books, and even in-house experts that help you reach your goal.

Click on the question below that best describes what you're looking for:

Are you searching for a job online

Do you need help building your resume?

Need assistance with an upcoming job interview?

Trying to decide on potential job or career options?

Looking for services to help you cope with unemployment?

Take a look at our FAQ pages to get the answers to these questions and other job seeking topics. 

Linked in Learning

Looking for free online job training delivered by professionals? LinkedInLearning is an online library with over 3,000 courses. This service also offers classes on writing resumes, searching for jobs online and going on job interviews.

A current IPL library card is required to use this service.


Brainfuse is an online tutoring suite for adult learners and can assist job seekers with career coaches who can help you build a resume and apply for work. Online tutors can help adult learners grasp complicated concepts along with a writing lab to help evaluate school reports and resumes for grammar and clarity. 

A current IPL library card is required to use this service.

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Unemployment assistance from the TExas Workforce

In need of unemployment benefits? Contact the TWC hotline at 1-800-939-6631 or 817-420-1685. You can also apply online at 

Career Help WorkshopS

 A representative from Equus Workforce Solutions is available to help patrons register for and search for employment. 

Questions can be answered on-site or through a personal appointment at a later time. 

South Irving Library Workshops: 
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Mondays 
Walk-Ins Welcome 

West Irving Library Workshops: 
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays
Walk-Ins Welcome

Valley Ranch Library Workshops: 
1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays
Walk-Ins Welcome


Job specialists from Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas help the unemployed and underemployed find a better job or a new career. Activities include career path recommendations based on a personality assessment, help setting up email accounts and weekly online job searches, and information about taking free online courses.

Irving Public Library Job Center

601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
(972) 721-2606

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The Job Center is the South Irving Library's collection of books and materials designed to help with career planning, job hunting and other vocational skills. The collection includes career guides, resume writing, interviewing and other related subjects.

Smaller collections are found at Irving's other locations.