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Looking for a job or need to brush up on your skills? Browse the links below for job sites, resume writing resources and interview tips.

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Library Resources

Coursera is a California-based Public Benefit Corporation whose mission is to help individuals build the skills they need for in-demand jobs. It provides learners with access to more than 5,000 courses and certifications.

Learning Express assists in exam preparation, including the California Basic Educational Skills Test(CBEST), California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), California Real Estate, Salesperson exam prep, and the California Police Officer Exam by providing tools for resume building, interviewing, and job seeking. Learning Express also supplies tools for earning a high school equivalency diploma in California Offers video courses to help Californians build computer literacy skills.

LinkedIn Learning Focuses on the skills needed to land jobs that are currently in-demand (based on workforce and labor market data, the future of work predictions, and current trends.) It provides professional certificates that can be added to a LinkedIn profile. To access this service, enter your library card number and PIN (Last Name). 

Job Now & Vet Now- Brainfuse's JobNow & VetNow features live online assistance, resume lab help, and wide range of academic tools to help job seekers and veterans reach their goals.


Skillshare  is an online learning community with thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Skillshare classes include a combination of video lessons and a class project. Classes range from 30-90 minutes with bite-sized lessons and hands-on learning to fit any schedule. Access is courtesy of the California State Library. The last day to redeem a Skillshare seat for 3 months access is June 30th, 2022. 

Local Job Resources

Asian American Economic Development Enterprises

City of Monterey Park

Courtyard by Marriott, Monterey Park

Everytable Monterey Park

Local American Job Centers

Online Job & Career Resources

American Job Center- Find an American Job Center in your local area.

CalJOBS- Complete set of employment tools for job seekers in California.

Careerbuilder- Over the past 20+ years, CareerBuilder has helped millions of people find jobs and has equipped hundreds of thousands of employers with the talent they need. It’s what we do and we do it better than anyone else.

CareerOneStop-Sponsored by the US Department of Labor to provide tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals.

EdJoin- EDJOIN is the number one education job site. Find your next great job today.

Glassdoor- Built on the foundation of increasing workplace transparency, Glassdoor offers millions of the latest job listings, combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. and search "jobs" to see a list of jobs available. You can also use the filters to narrow down the type of job you are looking for. There is a description of the position and there are options to direct you to the company website to apply for the position.

Government Jobs-Find a government job today! Use our job search engine to browse federal, city and state jobs, and apply online. From entry-level to executive, find your career.

Indeed- Indeed strives to put job seekers first, giving them free access to search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies. Every day, we connect millions of people to new opportunities.

Snagajob- Snagajob is America’s #1 hourly work marketplace. 

USA Jobs- USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the Federal Government’s official employment site, USAJOBS helps the right people find the right jobs.

Zip Recruiter- Search for jobs hiring in your area using ZipRecruiter’s job search engine - the best way to find a job. 

Applying for Jobs Online Tips


Today, many employers expect job seekers to apply for jobs online.

You may need to apply on the employer's website or on an online job board, like or CareerBuilder. Do not e-mail your resume to an employer unless the job ad asks for this. To apply online, you will need access to the Internet and an e-mail account.

Hampshire College-Emailing Your Cover Letter and Resume-When sending your cover letter and resume electronically, try to find out if the employer would prefer them as attachments or in the body of your email. If you can't determine a preference, send them both ways in a single message.

Minnesota State University-Practice Online Job Application-Practice filling out an online job application. 

University of Albany-Applying via Email-Learn how to apply for a job using email. 

Applying for Jobs Through Social Media

Purdue University Global-LinkedIn for Job Seekers: How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile-The power of LinkedIn comes from its ability to match individuals with companies, groups, and other individuals who share interests, experience, knowledge, and education. For anyone looking to hire or get hired, it’s important to have an optimized LinkedIn profile.

San Jose State University-Social Media for the Job Search-Having a social media presence is a very effective way for you to market yourself, to develop networking connections, to join groups and be connected to resources in your field(s) of interest, and to be accessible to others who are seeking a person with your skills, qualifications, interests, and expertise.

State University of New York| University of Buffalo-Social Media and Your Job Search-Social media can provide information and connections that are vital to your job search.

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