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Working It Out! Job and Career Guide   Tags: libguides  

Last Updated: Jul 28, 2014 URL: Print Guide Email Alerts

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About This Guide

Are you on the path to a new job, or a new career?  The resources in this guide can help you get started, discover your options, and expand your career profile and skill set.

The featured resources combine to help you:

  • Locate and apply for jobs
  • Explore career options
  • Work on skill building
  • Prepare a resume and hone interview skills


Help for Difficult Financial Times

Find information and resources from on:

  • Employment, Jobs and Training
  • Family Support
  • Housing
  • Health Ccare and Insurance
  • Debt and Credit

Services @ Your Library

Discover the resources available at all ABC Library locations to support your job search and career discovery work:

Books - search the online catalog for topics including careers, resumes, occupations, professions

Magazines, Newspapers and Articles - all library branches offer a mix of current popular magazines and daily newspapers.  You'll also find a wealth of information and data through our online magazine and newspaper services.

Desktop and Office Services, including:

Public Access Computers
- Accessible with an ABC Libraries card set up for PC use (no charge)
- Internet service and Microsoft Office applications are available on all workstations
- Printing is available at $.15 per page

Fax Service
- Outgoing transmissions only, to local or toll-free numbers
- Cost is $1.00 per transmission (up to 5 pages), plus $1.00 for each additional 5 pages (ex:  12 pages = $3.00)

- Available at all ABC Libraries locations
- Copiers are self-service
- $.20 per copy (coin boxes accept $1.00 bills)
- Letter, legal or ledger size, black & white only
- Available at all ABC Libraries locations
- No charge for connectivity
- Check details on settings and access to optimize your experience

Promote Your Talents and Skills to Employers!



TalentABQ is a joint initiative led by Innovate+Educate in partnership with the City of Albuquerque, the Department of Workforce Solutions, Central New Mexico Community College (the state’s largest) and Mayor Richard Berry to connect employers and job seekers across Albuquerque to both education and employment opportunities. TalentABQ is a “marketplace” where employers and job seekers connect through the common language of skills.

Skill up Center Resource Page - TalentABQ Skill Up Centers are public establishments in the community where jobseekers can access KeyTrain®, a free online curriculum that will help them “skill up” by improving their workplace skills. The 26 TalentABQ Skill Up Centers are located in libraries, community centers and community college student support centers across Albuquerque. Skill Up Centers support jobseekers in Albuquerque by providing free information, resources and computer access for jobseekers who would like to register for and use KeyTrain.





Selected Local Job Listings

Selected Local Job Listings


New Mexico Workforce Solutions - A workforce delivery system that prepares New Mexico job seekers to meet current and emerging needs of New Mexico businesses; and ensures that every New Mexico citizen who needs a job will have one; and every business who needs an employee will find one with the necessary skills and work readiness to allow New Mexico businesses to compete in a global economy.

New Mexico Workforce Connection - New Mexico's official online portal to virtual job-matching services and related workforce resources.

City of Albuquerque - Current openings and information jobs with the City. 

Bernalillo County - Current job opportunities with the County.

City of Rio Rancho - Job postings, information and details about City of Rio Rancho jobs.

Sandoval County - Current job postings for Sandoval County positions.

Valencia County - Current job postings for Valencia County positions.

State of New Mexico - Current job postings for State jobs.

ABQJournal Online - Classified listings from New Mexico's largest daily newspaper.



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