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Job and Career Training at the SMART STORE

You've come to a great place to freshen up your job skills. We here at THE SMART STORE™ have assembled many different resources related to Job and Career Training. These resources are organized by specific job skills and contain online databases, blog posts, video training materials, and much more.

Our library staff is also an excellent resource, and if you ever want to schedule a personal session with one of our SMART STAFF, simply schedule a FREE appointment by calling or emailing one of the branches listed below:

Lake Community Branch | 330.877.9975 | lake@starklibrary.org
Madge Youtz Branch | 330.452.2618 | madgeyoutz@starklibrary.org
Main Library | 330.458.2743 | askalibrarian@starklibrary.org
Technology Training Services | 330.458.3150 | trainer@starklibrary.org
North Branch | 330.456.4356 | north@starklibrary.org
Perry Sippo Branch | 330.477.8482 | perry@starklibary.org

Finally, there are thousands of resources available from books to videos to articles available in our catalog. Simply search "job and career training" in the search bar above or any variation that more specifically points to your topic of interest.

The Employment Source connects job seekers with employers by providing numerous resources in a single location. It is a free service made possible through funds provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and operated locally by the Workforce Investment Board, the Stark and Tuscarawas County Commissioners and the Mayor of the City of Canton.

America's Service Locator connects people to local offices providing employment and training services. It provides maps and driving directions to the nearest American Job Center, and unemployment insurance filing assistance.

O*NET Online supports workers in career planning by accessing key data for identifying and developing workplace skills.

Occupational Outlook Handbook profiles hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online  Articles cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as unusual occupations, tips for jobseekers, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Employability Checkup provides a snapshot of your ability to find employment with a specific occupation at a specific wage and location.

Skills Profiler creates a list of your skills and match them to job types that use those skills.

CareerOneStop includes tools to help job seekers explore careers, investigate salary and benefit information, research education and training opportunities, plan a job search and browse job sites, write and improve re-sumes and cover letters, prepare for a job interview, and search for jobs.

Also see CareerOneStop Veterans Reemployment Portal and CareerOneStop Reemployment Portal

My Skills, My Future enables job seekers and intermediaries to match a worker’s occupational skills and experiences with the skills needed in other occupations, in order to facilitate their career mobility and economic prospects. For any occupation, users can get a list of job listings in their local area (i.e. state or zip code) and click directly through to the hiring company’s website.

My Next Move gives individuals three main ways to explore careers, including an online O*NET in-terest assessment, and then provides an easy-to-read, one-page profile of each occupation highlighting important knowledge, skills, abilities, technologies used, simplified salary and outlook information, and links to find specific training and employment opportunities.

My Next Move for Veterans is designed for U.S. veterans making the transition to civilian ca-reers and provides tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900 different careers.

Healthcare Virtual Career Network provides career exploration and training tools to help job seekers prepare for careers in healthcare. Job seekers can explore healthcare careers, identify education, and training programs, access online courses, get credit for prior learning, and search for local healthcare jobs Careers.org  Detailed information about over 1000 Occupations, including wages, skills, and links to corresponding college programs.

Atomic Training--Access online, on-demand video training tutorials on the most popular software available.

Workforce Skills for the 21st Century-- begin your road to achievement, choose one of the easy-to-use learning centers—each provides the skills and strategies to find a job or enhance your career.Assess Interests, Explore Careers, Find Jobs, Write Resumes and Cover Letters.

LearningExpress Library features over 770 practice tests focusing on workplace skills, career certification and licensing exams, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam, GED exam, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages.

 

  • Tech Tuesdays

    Main Library

    SCDL Technology Trainers and IT Specialists present various technology "I didn't know you could do that" demonstrations at each session. Click here to see what we'll be talking about.

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    Summer 2015 Program Guide

    The latest Smart Scene is here! Find fun and FREE activities at your library. Pick up a copy at your nearest SCDL location or read it online.

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    Grades 4–8: Bring your device and join with others to build cool, new biomes in Minecraft worlds. Must have Minecraft app and WiFi enabled device. Click for dates and more information.

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    We have free programs with Cindy Petitti, a Master Gardener from Petitti Garden Center, and Jill Manda of Manda's Plant Farm, and our Annual Plant Swap. Register today for these free programs.

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    The Stark County District Library is a Seed Sharing Library, a resource for distributing free heirloom seeds to the community. Seeds are provided through the Master Gardeners of Stark County and OSU Extension Services.

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