Looking for a leg up? Here are some free resources to help you find jobs, get workforce training, and learn about local organizations available to help.

Public computers with free high-speed WiFi, internet access, Microsoft Office, and self-service scanning and faxing are available at the Downtown Library and Ellettsville Branch Library. Laptops are also available for in-building use. Learn more about technology resources at the Library.

Additionally, the Downtown Library offers a dedicated job search computer station.

Find and Apply for Jobs

Brainfuse JobNow  
accessible with library cardBrainfuse JobNow offers live job assistance—anytime, anywhere—including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional resume critique, and proven interview techniques.
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Job Search Resources

access anywhereSearch for jobs, create and post resumes, and research companies.

Job Search Resources

Indiana Career Connect  
access anywhereWork One resource for job search, career exploration, resume builder, and career training.

Job Search Resources

Resume Generator  
access anywhereBasic template to create a printable resume.

Job Search Resources

Best Job Interview  
access anywhereComprehensive guide to preparing for and excelling in job interviews.  Covers the basics of interviewing, tips for tough questions, behavioral interviews and questions to ask your prospective employer.

Job Search Resources

Resume Lab  
access anywhereBy-industry and by-job title Resume, CV, and Cover Letter examples so you can tailor your application to best fit your career goals. Features templates for all three and articles/tips for job searching and interviewing to help round out your job search preparation.

Job Search Resources


Workforce Skills and Training

LearningExpress Library  
access anywhereOrganized into targeted learning centers, LearningExpress Library supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen, and much more.

eLearning, Job Search Resources

LinkedIn Learning  
accessible with library cardLearn whenever and wherever you want to with thousands of easy-to-follow video tutorials and exercise files in web development, graphic design, video production, marketing, professional development, and so much more. You must be 16 years old or older to use this resource. 
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Business & Investment, DIY, eLearning, Job Search Resources

Indiana Career Ready  
access anywhereExplore a career path, find high-demand, high-paying jobs, access industry certifications and training.

Job Search Resources

Northstar Digital Literacy  
access anywhereA basic computer skills assessment leading to continued individual online instruction and practice.
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eLearning, Job Search Resources

United Way's Roadmap to Success  
access anywhereUnited Way of Monroe County is dedicated to helping teenagers plan for their future. The Roadmap allows teens to find local and national resources that suit their individual plan, no matter the type––the workforce, service, career and technical education, or college.

Community Resources, Job Search Resources

access anywhereResources and information for newcomers about living and working in the United States.

Job Search Resources

Community Resources

Monroe County organizations that help with job placement, skill building, training, and interview coaching.

Broadview Learning Center
Empowers adult students to enhance career opportunities, further their education and become global citizens.  High School Equivalency classes (formerly GED), career training and placement services, and Workforce Education for English language learners.

Express Employment Professionals
Free job placement for temporary to full time employment; specializing in job placements for Office Services, Light Industrial, and Professional industries.

 Ivy Tech
Community college offering hands-on experience with some of the state’s most advanced technologies and training facilities. Ivy Tech helps students establish a career development plan to reach your goals. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Monroe County United Way Career Resources
Bloomington employment resources including Union Apprenticeship programs. 

My Sister’s Closet
Provides professional clothing and programming to help women in poverty find employment.  This is accomplished with specialized, on-site job training program and one-to-one client/advocate/mentor appointments.

New Leaf New Life
Supports residents during incarceration and in their transition back into this community.  Their Transition Support Center offers short term and long term assistance to enable successful reentry into society including felony friendly job listings, computer access by appointment and information on how to build a resume.

Resource MFG
Manufacturing workforce specialists providing job placement in temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire jobs.

Stone Belt
Employment assistance to individuals with disabilities.  Stone Belt Employment Services assists individuals with disabilities to choose, obtain, and retain jobs in community settings. Clients are supported in learning the skills they need to experience success and longevity in their chosen careers.

Work One
Helps people find a new or better job, choose a career, find a good employee, access training, or get the information needed to succeed in today's ever-evolving workplace. Services include resume development, career planning, scholarship, interview coaching, job search assistance, and skills evaluation.

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Resumes and Cover Letters

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