Free Job-Seeker Resources
Computers and Technology
Goodwill Industries has a comprehensive, free online resource for learning software, typing and mouse skills
Palm Beach County Library has some excellent and fun exercises to practice using the mouse
Everyoneon is a part of a federal initiative that will allow you to get connected to Internet access at home, and find places to take classes or get help learning to use the Internet.
Northstar Digital Literacy Project has basic computer digital literacy standards and self-guided modules and assessments in six main areas: Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows, Mac, Email and Word Processing.
Lynda.com is available to patrons with a MORE library card and has higher level courses about software, design, programming, and more. Many provide certificates that can be added to Linked In profiles.
Other Job Skills
Learning Express Library Career Preparation is available free to all Wisconsin residents through BadgerLink, and includes occupation exploration resources and prep for career exams, along with tips on resume-writing and more.
Learning Express Library Adult Core Skills is available free to all Wisconsin residents through BadgerLink, and includes practice for GED exams and other skill-building resources.
Lynda.com is available to patrons with a MORE library card and has higher level courses about management, design, and creative fields (along with several related to technology, see above). Many provide certificates that can be added to Linked In profiles.
Wisconsin Job Search Sites
Job Center of Wisconsin, operated by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and the Wisconsin Job Center system, is a Wisconsin-centered employment exchange, linking employers in all parts of the state and in communities that border Wisconsin with anyone looking for a job. Visit your local Job Center for additional, in-person help!
Wisconsin Job Network is a compilation of Wisconsin job opportunities, created from Wisconsin LocalJob Network.
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation provides services to job-seekers who have disabilities.
Wisconsin WORKnet has information about careers with the most job growth and other statistical information that may be helpful to job seekers, along with some job listings.