Career & Job Center

CJC Career & Job Center graphic

The Career & Job Center (CJC) is located at the Brownlee Woods branch. The space adds another aspect to the Library’s work with businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals in areas of jobs, career development, and business growth.

The Center is used for programming and one-on-one consultations with librarians.

Career & Job Center and Business Support Appointments:

Schedule AppointmentThe Brownlee Woods branch library offers by-appointment Career and Job Center and Business Support services and will have a librarian available by appointment to help people search for jobs, use job resources, and much more.

The Brownlee Woods Library will also have 4 public access computers for general use. Brownlee Woods – (some services by appointment only) Mon. through Thurs., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Fri. and Sat., 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (capacity 19) Patrons can reach a live librarian by calling 330-744-8636 for reference questions or other questions about the Library.

Career and Job CenterJudy Jones is a certified Career Facilitator.  She has worked with many patrons over the past three years assisting them in writing effective resumes and cover letters.  She has guided individuals through the online job application process and has helped them register for Ohio Means Jobs.

If you need assistance or would like to send her your resume for review, please email her at  If you email her your phone number, she can call and talk to you in person if this is your preference.

Podcast-PLYMC-IGPLYMC’s Podcast – Career & Jobs Advice with Judy

Tune in to the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County’s podcast where we discuss books, programs, and all things library and community related in Youngstown and Mahoning County. Listen as our librarians clue you in on career and job advice.


Back to Work: Resume Gaps


Back to Work: Resume Worksheet

Back to Work! Bright Outlook with High Demand

Back to Work! Hard Skills & Soft Skills

Action Verbs for Resumes

Back to Work!

Dealing with Difficult People

Conflict Competence in the Workplace

Looking to Make a Career Change?

Introduction to LinkedIn

Networking Your Career

Job and Career Blog by Judy

Resumes: Objective vs Summary of Qualifications

References for Resumes

Cover Letters

Interviewing for Jobs

What is an Apprenticeship?

Unemployment Resources for Ohioans