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Los Angeles Public Library's Job Hunting Guide

This guide lists more than 200 employment-related Web sites and resources, offers referrals to assistance available in-person and by telephone, and highlights selected online and print resources available from the library.  The guide is designed for first-time job seekers, the unemployed, job seekers making career transitions, and employers with job opportunities.

The guide is divided into five chapters and provides valuable information about:

Part 1: Coping with Unemployment, Financial and Health Care Issues
Part 2: Where to Look for Jobs
Part 3: Exploring Career Opportunities, Education and Training
Part 4: Researching Potential Employers
Part 5: Interviewing, Resumes, Cover Letters, Exams, Dress for Success, etc.

LAPL's Financial Resource Guide

You work for your money. Learn how to make your money work for you.
Visit the Los Angeles Public Library's Financial Resource Guide for library and online resources providing information, education, and tools covering savings, credit, investments, budgeting, financial planning, and consumer protection.

Click here for a video introduction to the Financial Resource Guide

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Haga clic aquí para un vídeo de introducción a la Guía de Recursos Financieros.

LAPL's Jobs and Careers Gateway

Jobs & Careers Gateway - A gateway to links, databases, eBooks, book lists and other resources for Jobs and Careers. Career Center LogoThe Los Angeles Public Library offers free online career tutoring and resources from




JobsLA Logo

JobsLA offers services for both job seekers and employers, including job listings, resume building, recruitment, training videos, labor market and career information, services for youth, seniors, and veterans. From the City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board which oversees a system of 17 WorkSource Centers for adults and 13 OneSource Centers for youth.


CalJOBS is a new enhanced online resource to navigate California's workforce services and provide employment and labor market information for the state.  Users can search for jobs, build résumés, access career resources, find qualified candidates for employment, and gather information on education and training programs.


WorkSource Centers

Directory of WorkSource Centers and nearby libraries:
By Library | By WorkSource Center