Careers
Careers and Job Searching

Richmond Hill Public Library can help you with your career and job search

You may be ready for a career change or are just starting out after graduation. The Library has a selection of current books on resume writing, cover letters and career development in the 650s section of our library. Just been laid off? Going back to work? Have you just left school or are you looking for new career opportunities? Helping job seekers find the information they need is an important part of what public libraries do. We can help you:

  • connect with local career counselors and resources
  • research company information
  • do industry research
  • search for job openings
  • learn how to write an effective resume and cover letter
  • how to prepare for an interview and tap in to the hidden job market through networking.

Resources

Books

 You're hired-- now what? : an immigrant's guide to success in the Canadian… cover
You're hired-- now what? : an immigrant's guide to success in the Canadian…
 An introduction to the Canadian labour market cover
An introduction to the Canadian labour market
 Negotiating your salary : how to make $1,000 a minute cover
Negotiating your salary : how to make $1,000 a minute
Associations Canada. cover
Associations Canada.
 101 salary secrets : how to negotiate like a pro cover
101 salary secrets : how to negotiate like a pro
 Your network is your net worth cover
Your network is your net worth
 The networking survival guide  cover
The networking survival guide
 Seven days to online networking  cover
Seven days to online networking
 Power networking  cover
Power networking
 Perfect phrases for professional networking cover
Perfect phrases for professional networking
 One phone call away : secrets of a master networker cover
One phone call away : secrets of a master networker
 Nonstop networking  cover
Nonstop networking
 Never eat alone : and other secrets to success, one relationship at a time cover
Never eat alone : and other secrets to success, one relationship at a time
 Networking magic cover
Networking magic
 Networking in a week cover
Networking in a week
 Networking for nerds cover
Networking for nerds
 Knock 'em dead social networking : for job search and professional success cover
Knock 'em dead social networking : for job search and professional success
 Jeffrey Gitomer's little black book of connections [sound recording]  cover
Jeffrey Gitomer's little black book of connections [sound recording]
 Instant networking cover
Instant networking
 How to instantly connect with anyone cover
How to instantly connect with anyone
 Highly effective networking cover
Highly effective networking
 Fast track networking  cover
Fast track networking
 Don't keep me a secret! : proven tactics to get more referrals and introductions cover
Don't keep me a secret! : proven tactics to get more referrals and introductions
 Build your dream network cover
Build your dream network
 A foot in the door cover
A foot in the door
 21 days to success through networking cover
21 days to success through networking
 Your first job : the recent grad's indispensable guide to getting a job! cover
Your first job : the recent grad's indispensable guide to getting a job!
 Winning job interviews cover
Winning job interviews
 Why you? : 101 job interview questions you'll never fear again cover
Why you? : 101 job interview questions you'll never fear again
 When can you start? : ace the interview and get hired cover
When can you start? : ace the interview and get hired