Using Library for Job Search

The library is regarded as the ultimate source of information. Virtually, everything you want to learn is possible in the library. Almost every city in the country have very impressive collection of books that some of the popular titles that are still being sold today are now available in the library.

Even multi-media files are also available in the library. Your favorite artists and some of your favorite movies can be found in the library and they can be borrowed without additional cost. The learning atmosphere of the library is also good for everyone since the library will help to focus on learning without any disturbance.

But aside from information, education and learning, your library could be a good tool if you’re looking for a job. There are opportunities and services offered in the library that will help you land a job fast.

Internet Access

Almost every library in the country offer free internet access. Although they are relatively slower than the internet in your home, it’s good enough to access important websites that can help you land a job. You’ll be able to visit various job search sites and know the latest vacant positions.

This service offered by the library is very ideal for those who do not have internet access or for those who are not very familiar with the internet. Librarians will be more than willing to help you connect online. Of course, you have to search for the websites yourself but job search engines should give you the information you need in no time.

Job Application Tips

Aside from free internet access, the library is also a good source of tips in order to land a job. There are books and CDs in your library that will help you prepare for a job interview, draft a better resume or even tips on which industry that you will most likely excel. As already indicated, the silent atmosphere of the library should help you in study about the techniques on how to land a job. Job search is highly competitive so you need all the information you can get.

Knowing What You Need

Most public libraries are overwhelming because of the volume of books that you have to go through just to find what you need. To cut time in book search and find the information you need, list down the things you’ll be looking for in the library. Your librarian should be more than willing to look at your list and direct you to the books that you want to read. Some libraries are even willing to look for the specific book and give it to you.


If you want to maximize your learning to land a job from the library, never hesitate to borrow books. You will be able to read the book at your convenient time and learn more on how to land a job. Just be sure to return the book on time so that you can avoid the late penalties.

Editorial Team at Geekinterview is a team of HR and Career Advice members led by Chandra Vennapoosa.

Editorial Team – who has written posts on Online Learning.

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