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Do you find it challenging to find the job section on a company’s website?  Here is an extensive list of sites that will help you get to them quickly!  Acura of Boardman  Advance Auto Parts  Akron Children’s Hospital  Aldi  Amazon Jobs AT&T  Barnes and Noble Bath and Body Works Burlington Coat Factory  Coca-Cola Consolidated Dominion Energy  Gasser… read more >>

COVID-19 Journal Project


The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County would like to encourage Mahoning Valley residents of all ages and backgrounds to share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic through writing, drawings, photographs, or other methods of expression. Our library has a great Local History collection and we would like to create a journal of written or… read more >>

Back to Work – Researching Businesses for Job Seekers

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As you start applying for jobs, it’s a great idea to research the businesses to whom you are applying. This research can put you ahead of other jobseekers as your knowledge of the company will be clear when you send a coverletter and/or when you are being interviewed.  Plus, some online job applications have added a text box where they ask… read more >>

Back to Work – Gale eBooks for Job Seekers

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The past few weeks, we have covered the educational library resources which will help gain skills to add to your resume and pass tests in order to be hired at a job.  This week we will look at a resource which we have linked on the CAREER/OCCUPATION/VOCATIONAL INFORMATION part of the Career Resources webpage: Gale eBooks.  This… read more >>

Back to Work – Language Resources for Job Seekers

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The library has two great resources which job seekers can use to improve or gain language skills to add to your resume:  Mango Languages Transparent Language Online  Mango Languages has over 70 courses to choose from. Transparent Language Online has over 100 courses.  Both resources provide full language courses with lessons to work on reading, writing,… read more >>

Small Business Saturday

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Saturday, November 28th is Small Business Saturday. After celebrating Thanksgiving, it is an American tradition to go shopping.  Lots of people like to get started early with their holiday shopping.  A number of stores even open the night of Thanksgiving (to some controversy).  The next day is famously (or perhaps infamously) known as Black Friday.  Black Friday is typically… read more >>

Back to Work with Universal Class

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With your PLYMC Library Card, Universal Class gives you access to 500 FREE instructor-led online courses on many subjects, from academic skills to hobbies to general interest, with continuing education credits certified by the IACET.  All the courses are unlimited, instantaneous access. The one limit in Universal Class is that you can only actively work on… read more >>

Back to Work with LearningExpress Library

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We have looked at and Hoopla thus far.  Today, we’ll checkout the first overall educational online resource from the library: LearningExpress Library.  This resource has full tutorials on a variety of subjects to take at your own pace. There are also a variety of study guides and practice tests. Plus ebooks are in this resource as well.  Similar… read more >>

Back to Work – Hoopla for Job Seekers

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Let’s talk about Hoopla. Here you can borrow, instantly stream and download free movies, TV shows, eBooks and more with a valid library card. This is our streaming resource that is an all-age resource with both recreational and educational content.  Currently, all the content is unlimited, instantaneous access which means a million people could want… read more >>

Back to Work – for Job Seekers

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Last week, I talked about using the library’s paid online resources to help you gain skills and become successful job seekers.  Today, we will look at the first of the educational paid resources the library has available for you:    This is actually a resource that is freely available to you through a partnership between the library and … read more >>