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Job Help

Job Help Database

Learning Express Library
Provides advice on writing an effective resume, cover letter, and interviewing under the Resume and Interviewing Skills Success heading. There is also advice on searching for a job and what to do to keep a job once you have it under Job Search and Success Skills. You can also take practice exams for a wide range of careers, such as postal worker, cosmetology, nursing and many more. Create a log in at the library and get access to job prep from anywhere.

Local Job Help

West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board

Virginia Employment Commission

Local Newspaper Classifieds

Chatham Star Tribune

Danville Register

Lynchburg News and Advance

Other Job Sites

AAR/EEO Affirmative Action Register
Lists job alphabetically by company, by state, and by type of position. Listings are updated around the 20th of each month.

Career Builder Includes sites for specific industries, partnerships and alliances, employers, job databases, online job fairs, and international jobs.

USA Jobs
Provides job listings for the federal government.

Career Exploration

America's Career InfoNet
Lists career information including market trends, wage and salary statistics, and entrance requirements for a variety of occupations.

Lists career information about accounting, banking, and finance.

A good site for construction/skilled trade and health care jobs in the USA.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Users can search by three methods: by name of occupation, by occupation cluster, or by an alphabetical listing. Areas of information include Nature of the Work, Working Conditions, Employment, Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement, Job Outlook, Earnings, Related Occupations, and Sources of Additional Information.
Lists over 1600 company snapshots, provides resume and interviewing tips, includes searchable job and internship listings through the country.