Ways2Work: Announcing the "Libraries for Job Seekers Grant"
Programs and Resources for job hunters. For more information follow the links.
Job Seekers Toolkit
Here are some selected internet resources and training, workshop and programming information you can use to explore ways to get back to work or find new opportunities.
Career Opportunities Hyannis- Employment & training services to help you find a new or better job
O*Net Online!- The nation's primary source of occupational infromation
MassCIS- designed to provide occupational and educational information to help people make better-informed career and school choices. Username: hyannisscc Password: hyannis
Job Search Websites
Career Opportunities- links to local and State jobs
Cape Cod Works– find a job on the Cape
CoolWorks: Jobs in Cool Places- seasonal jobs, cruise ships, camps& internships
Where the Jobs Are- links to dozens of local, State and national job sites from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
LearnFree.org – Free lessons in computers, math and reading
Interviews and Resumes- Free resume writing and interview strategies
Workshops and Training
Career Opportunities, Hyannis- Employment and training services to help you find a new or better job
WERC- The Workforce Education Resource Center at Cape Cod Community College
Community Development Partnership, Eastham
Coping with Unemployment
Here you will find links to information to assist you in understanding your rights as a worker in Massachusetts as well as dealing with job loss, filing for unemployment, and services available to you regarding health insurance, housing and heat, food stamps, financial assistance, legal needs, and more.
Coping with being unemployed
Programs at the Wellfleet Public Library
Creating Work Open House: Saturday January 4, 3pm
Let's get together to discuss the challenges of creating the work you want in today's world and learn about the new resources and upcoming programs at the library to help guide you in your work seach. All welcome. Refreshments, door prizes.
Creating Work on the Outer Cape and Beyond:
A five part series to energize you around models for creating work not limited to traditional approaches to finding a job. Led by Beverly Ryle and Sky Freyss-Cole.
Tuesdays from 4-6 on March 11, April 1, 15, 29 and May 13. Snack provided.
Call, stop by, or email the library to sign up.
An Introduction to Career Opportunities Services
Find out what Career Opportunities can do for you. Choose from two workshop dates:
Tuesday, February 25, 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 27, 10 a.m.
-The Job and Career Excelerator– Coming in January: A new database you can use with your Wellfleet Library card. Everything needed for career selection and job searching in one easy-to-use tool
-Learning Express Library– Coming in January– a new database you can use with your Wellfleet Library card. A comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources with over 1,000 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials.
-Learning Express Computer & Internet Basics– Coming in January – a new database you can use with your Wellfleet Library card. to help you learn how to use computers and get online quickly and easily.
-Many new books and other materials to aid your job search are now available at the library. A complete list of these items is coming soon!
This grant has been awarded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funds from LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act), a Federal source of library funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.