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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Library Partnerships with Workforce Agencies

 Document / Last Modified: 17 August 2016

The Department of Labor (DOL) and other workforce agencies can be potent partners for libraries who are in the front line of response to unemployed patrons.

Trailblazer Profile: Norma Fultz, Rio Grande City Public Library

 News / Last Modified: 14 July 2016

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...

Libraries Continue Job Seeker Support

 News / Last Modified: 23 September 2015

As libraries continue to support economic success in their communities, WebJunction remains committed to bringing you programming which showcases libraries who continue to innovate in their Workforce Services. This recent WebJunction webinar zooms in...