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Career Services

The Library can help you toward a career through one-on-one help, online tutorials on our blog, workshops, or point you in the right direction for navigating local supports around Indianapolis.

Career Services

Career Centers

Adults needing help with creating a resume, searching for a job or career online, or filling out an online job application are invited to receive free one-on-one assistance.

See our full listing of career and job related programs or browse our computer classes.

Take free classes anytime, at your own pace on LinkedIn Learning

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Learn relevant, professional, technology skills on LinkedIn Learning. Your library card gives you free unlimited access to classes in technology categories like cloud computing, data science, database management, IT help desk, mobile development, network and system administration, security, software development, and web development. Learn how here.

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Local Unemployment and Re-employment Support

Automated resume readers are utilized by many employers, and it is important that your resume contains the right words so that it stands out - both to the humans and the computers reviewing it. Visit our blog to see how you can fine-tune your resume to get seen.

WorkOne Indy is Marion County's provider of state-level unemployment and career services. Take a look at their website for helpful links, workshops, and services related to job-seeker resources, training opportunities, job boards, and more.

Unemployment insurance is handled by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD). residents who have lost their job can find information and resources related to filing for unemployment insurance on the DWD website.

YES Indy is a program specifically designed to help young adults - age 16-25 - get the guidance and financial support they need to complete their education, train for a job, and get employed. Learn how they work with community partners to help.

The High School Equivalency, or HSE (formerly known as the GED), is an alternative for earning a high school diploma in Indiana. An HSE Diploma is considered a minimum requirement for many employers, and can be earned through Indiana's network of Adult Education Providers.

Leveling Up Your Career Skills: Test Prep & Continued Education Resources

Want to reach that next level in your career? The library has training and resources to help! Check out this list of career specific test prep books, as well as databases for professional learning and continued education. As always, be sure to check with your professional licensing agency for the most up-to-date information about professional standards and requirements.

Barron's CDL Commercial Driver's License Truck Driver's Test

A perfect place to start for those looking to kick start a career in transportation. Contains information for drivers and covers material in the tests required by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Nursing School Entrance Exams Prep

Your All-in-one Guide to the Kaplan and HESI® Exams

Prepares students for two common nursing school entrance exams. Build confidence with content review, practice tests and explanations.

2023/2024 ASVAB

Johnston, Angie Papple

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test (ASVAB for short) is used by the military to screen applicants and assign enlisted members to jobs based on their strengths. Find help preparing for your test in this straightforward and updated guide.

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