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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Trailblazer Profile: Norma Fultz, Rio Grande City Public Library

 News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

Library rock stars - we all know a few and can't wait to know more. They are full of passion, constantly form connections and seek to support their community in as many ways as possible. One library rock star we'd like you to know is Norma Gomez Fult...

Resources and Websites for Careers & Employment

 Document / Last Modified: 09 May 2017

A collection of resources for supporting patrons in career and employment services shared during the 5/6/15 webinar, Workforce Literacy: Supporting Job Seekers in Your Community.

Serving Job Seekers: Partnerships With a Common Goal

 News / Last Modified: 03 May 2017

Last week WebJunction was pleased to host a webinar on Serving Job Seekers that brought together perspectives looking at national resources, state efforts, and work at the public library level. Michael Harding, WorkForce Analyst with the Employment a...