Career Center Resources
The Career Center on the second floor features information about job fairs, employment opportunities and local resources in our area. There is a computer with a scanner for scanning resumes and documents to upload to online applications and emails. A special book collection contains books on career planning including topics such as specific careers, career success, resumes and cover letters, interviewing and job searching.
Find career help by scheduling a 30 minute online appointment with a member of the Reference Department staff. Call 615-595-1243, extension1, or stop by the Reference desk to schedule your session. One-On-One sessions are limited to Williamson County residents. A Library card is required for sessions on Library computers. All appointments are via Zoom or Webex between 10 and 12 or 2-6.
Session topics include:
- How to modify your traditional resume into PDF or scanned format
- Review Microsoft Office programs
- Review a resume for content and appearance
- Setting up an email account
- Social networking sites
Library online computer classes are offered online via Zoom or Webex. They cover basic, library-resource instruction for beginning and intermediate Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint programs. Visit the current class schedule for more information and to register online.
Library materials are available to Library patrons with an account in good standing. For a complete list of titles please review the Career Center’s New Book List.
Search in the Catalog
Many items are available for checkout and may be requested online through the library’s catalog. Try searching for topics such as career development, employment interviewing, resumes employment and cover letters.
Library guests may use Reference materials, computers and online resources while visiting the library. Reference materials with a call number beginning with an "R" are available only for in-house use.
Online resources are accessible from home and require a current library account number.
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Career Transitions ends September 30, 2020
Career Transitions is an online career guidance and planning resource. Patrons of all ages may explore careers, education and training options, strengthen job search skills and build their own portfolio. Login = library account number.
Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)
Utilize TERC to find the help you need, from the basic skills throughout your academic career to assistance with your career goals. Citizenship assistance is included! Take online practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals. This database includes a college planning center, practice tests and courses, and online books.
ReferenceUSA is a database of companies throughout the United States. Remote access requires a current library account number.