Use these library and online resources to assist you in your job search.
Job hunting and career guidance
Central Ohio ReEmployment & Resource Virtual Hiring Events
Get the Job
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the U.S. Bureau of Labor that provides information and forecasts for hundreds of different career choices. The latest edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook is also available online.
Ohio Labor Market Information
United States Bureau of Labor Statistics
What Color is Your Parachute?
Central Ohio jobs
Columbus Civil Service Commission
Columbus Dispatch Jobs
Ohio Means Jobs
State of Ohio Job Search
Job hunting on the web
CareerOneStop's Job Finder
Resumes, cover letters and interviews
CareerOneStop's Interview and Negotiate
Indeed Career Guide on Interviewing
LiveCareer Cover Letter Builder
Monster Resumes & Letters
thebalance.com's Interview Questions and Answers
The OWL at Purdue's Resume Workshop
ZipRecruiter.com Resume Training and Templates
Where the jobs are: Employer directories
The Almanac of American Employers
Book of Lists
LinkedIn for Dummies
Central Ohio networking groups
Career & Business Meetups
Columbus Ohio Area Networking Guide
Columbus Young Professionals (CYP)
Networking Professionals of Columbus
The Transition Network, Ohio Chapter
Job training and education
CareerOneStop's Find Training
Columbus Public Schools Department of Adult and Community Education
Columbus State Community College Adult Learner Services
Gale Courses is a collection of online courses taught by experts and college instructors. Classes begin and end on fixed dates, though students can access the lessons at their convenience. Classes also feature quizzes and exams, and have interactive elements that allow students to communicate with both instructors and fellow students.
Formerly known as Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning offers courses and online video tutorials (complete with captions and searchable transcripts), including the most current and popular software programs from Apple, Microsoft, Adobe and more.
Ohio State University Office of Extended Education
U. S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration
Filing for unemployment in Ohio
If you've recently lost your job, you may qualify for unemployment. Below are some sites that can help you through the process of filing an unemployment compensation claim.
Filing for Unemployment Benefits in Ohio: Quick Tips and Step-By-Step Guide
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Unemployment Benefits Online
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services "How to File for Unemployment"
Wage, salary and relocation information
Columbus Region Moving Here
Occupational and Employment Statistics
Starting a business
City of Columbus Economic Development
Columbus Region Doing Business
Columbus Small Business Administration
Looking for a legal form? This database provides a wide selection of legal forms specific to Ohio, as well as multi-state forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord/tenant, patents and power of attorney.
Ohio Business Gateway
Ohio Small Business Development Center Columbus
Small Business on usa.gov
Related job-hunting subjects
Browse the library catalog or the shelves using these links and Dewey numbers. To find the most targeted results with these links, use the “Type” filter to limit to “Non-fiction” titles.
- Business Networks: 650.14
- Civil Service Positions— United States: 353.001, 351.3
- College Graduates— Employment: 650.14
- Cover Letters: 650.14
- Employment— Interviewing: 650.14
- Executives— Recruiting: 650.14, 658.3111, 658.407
- Internship Programs: 331.259
- Job Hunting: 331.702, 650.14
- Job Hunting— Computer Network Resources: 025.0665, 650.14
- Job Hunting— United States— Directories (i.e. employer directories): 331.128, 331.2, 338.7, 620.0023
- Resumes (Employment): 650.14
- Social Networks: 650.14