Workforce Services

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This section includes resources to help your library provide services and support to job seekers, small business and entrepreneurial start-ups, and the unemployed. Browse the Materials section for resources to create localized staff training session on workforce services in your library or region. Many of the resources here were collected as part of the IMLS-funded Project Compass, a national initiative to support public libraries' services to the struggling workforce.

See also the Project Compass Curriculum Workbook and Materials.

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Connecting Libraries to Employment with Workforce Literacy

 News / Last Modified: 16 June 2015

Public libraries are often the go-to resource for job seekers whether they are using the internet for online searches, updating or crafting a new résumé, or laying groundwork to acquire new skills. To assist libraries in compiling resources and suppo...

Re-tooling Frontline Staff with E-government Resources

 Webinar / Last Modified: 03 June 2015

Archive and associated resources for June 3, 2010, webinar with Florida librarians on services and partnerships that leverage e-government resources to respond to increased workforce development needs.