Services

OUR SERVICES

We offer adult job seekers comprehensive guidance and career planning services. Our job and career services are free and available to adult job seekers ages 18 years and older. See below for services available for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Career Assessment

Our professional career counselors will assess your interests, skills, personality traits, and values to help you find which careers suit you best.

Career Counseling

Call 216.475.2225 to make an appointment to meet one-on-one with one of our professional career counselors. Career counseling is available by appointment only.

Company Research

Find out which companies are hiring and learn more about companies where you may want to work.

Job Search Skills

We can help you find the right tools for your job search, learn new skills to increase your marketability, and prepare you to ace the interview.

  • Learn how to write effective resumes and cover letters.
  • Discover the best websites and resources to use in your job hunt.
  • Improve your interview skills through mock interview sessions. We can prepare you for every type of interview, including telephone screenings, panel interviews, and behavior-based interviews.
  • Access free resources that can help you gain new skills for today's job market.
Job Search Tools
We offer the training and guidance you need to conduct a successful job search.
  • Develop successful job search strategies.
  • Learn how to use social networking to your advantage.
  • Connect with local job clubs and employment agencies.
  • Discover books, resources, and websites that can help you achieve your employment goals.

Online Résumé Builders and Templates

Got Resume Builder  
Note: If you just type in the website to use it, it will charge you to download it as Word document and print it.  The Library-based link above lets you download your resume for free.

Optimal Resume
You can also take advantage of the online Resume Builder from Optimal Resume,  where you can create and save Cover Letters and Resumes.  Our Library also offers Optimal Resume, FREE to libary card holders, a résumé program which will aid you in producing a professional-looking résumé.  To begin, enter the access code cuyac into the blank line and click on continue.  Fill out your User Profile that will be the heading of your résumé and follow the directions about choosing section headings to create a great résumé.

Job Seekers Series

Our Job Seekers Series provides practical advice for job searching, detailed instructional materials, mock interviews and networking opportunities with local community leaders and company representatives throughout Ohio to help prepare participants for career success. The series consists of three 5-week segments - Launch, Leap, and Land. At the end of each series, participants will receive a certificate of completion. You can register for any of the programs, but to receive a certificate, you must register and attend all five weeks of a series.
 

Business Entreprenuers

ENCORE Entrepreneurs

Our Library's ENCORE Entrepreneurs workshops can help you realize your dreams of starting and growing a successful business, owning a franchise, or developing a new product.  
 

Innovation Centers

Small business owners! See the products and services available at little or no cost to you at any of the Library's Innovation Centers. Another way our Library can help with your job and career.