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Job Searching

Looking for Work?

Whether you're new to the job market or interested in changing careers, the library has resources to help.  Explore the links below to get started, or contact the County Library for help.

 

Job Postings

Northern Virginia Daily

Search for local job postings or browse selected "Top Jobs" here.

Shenandoah County Employment

Click here to browse positions with the county.

Virginia Jobs

Search for government jobs with the Commonwealth of Virginia, download application materials, and more.

USA JOBS

Search here for federal government jobs, both in Virginia and throughout the country.

 

Unemployment Assistance

Virginia Unemployment Commission

File an unemployment claim here, as well as apply for emergency assistance and register for job services.  The Unemployment Commission office for Shenandoah County is located in Winchester; contact information is available here.

 

Résumés and Cover Letters

Books available at the Shenandoah County Library

The library has a number of guides that can help you craft effective résumés and cover letters.  Click here to search for print materials on writing résumés, and click here for books on writing cover letters.

Downloadable eBooks available via OverDrive

Visit OverDrive and search for books on résumés and cover letters that you can checkout from the comfort of your home.  Sample items can be found here and here.

Internet Resources

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL):  Find tutorials on all aspects of job search writing, as well as examples of effective résumés and cover letters.

LearningExpress Library:  Access this free database with your library card to learn time-tested strategies for preparing for job interviews and writing résumés and cover letters.

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