Looking for free online job training delivered by professionals? Linked In Learning (formerly Lynda.com) 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.
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 ui.texasworkforce.org. The Library’s TWC career coach is able to assist job seekers with job leads from companies looking for immediate hires. Contact Mr. Aranda at 214-926-3605 or by email at Andres.Aranda@Rescare.com
Career Help Workshop
UPDATE: This service is currently on hold. Please contact 214-926-3605 for assistance.
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
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.