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Job Search Guide

I want to...

Search job listings

Nail the job: resume, cover letter, interview

Increase my education/training

Prepare for a job-related test

Research careers

Harbor Freight Tools


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lady looking at job postings

Local and South Carolina Listings

We recommend this tutorial first if you're just beginning a job search.

AARP Work Search - Job listings for adults over 50 Bi-lo McDonald's South Carolina
Clinton Chronicle Classified Ads SC Dept. of Employment & Workforce
Experience Works - Training and employment for low-income seniors SC Health Jobs
Food Lion SC job resources on Jobs SC State Government Jobs - Job training opportunities
Greenwood One-Stop Workforce Center SC Tech Jobs
GwdToday Classified Ads SC Vocational Rehabilitation Dept. - Training and employment for adults with disabilities
Index-Journal Classified Ads SC Works - Previously SC Virtual OneStop - Jobs in the Greenwood area SCiway Jobs Link
Kraft Foods Louis Rich - Hourly jobs in the Greenwood area
Lander University Walmart
Laurens Advertisor Classified Ads WorkSC

More Job Listing Sites

America's Job Bank Indeed
Atlanta Journal Constitution Jobs searchable by zip
CareerOneStop -Hourly jobs searchable by zip USAJOBS -Job listings in the non-profit sector -Job listing site for Veterans

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Resume, Cover Letter,Interview


Click the logo above to get started with resume tips and learning about email. Resume help includes Microsoft Word help, cover letter guide, helpful explanations.

Career OneStop

Click the logo to find helpful features including resume, cover letter, and interview advice.

Visit one of the local SCWorks centers for resume assistance and other job search services.
Click logo for locations and hours.

The library has many books in print on how to write resumes and cover letters and how to succeed in an interview. We also offer free computer and internet access with a library card (or ID for non-residents), and free Wi-Fi for laptop users. Call the Computer Lab at 864-941-3043 for questions about computer use. Reference staff will do their best to assist you with your resume and job-seeking questions and concerns while you are here.

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Education/ Training


Click the logo to find links to local training and education information, including local colleges, GED and literacy classes, financial aid information, WorkKeys and WIN for WorkKeys.

Learning Express

Click the logo to find GED preparation, skill-building in computers, job and workplace skills, WorkKeys preparation, Spanish resources, subject skill building for adults.
*Requires one-time free registration.

GCF LearnFree
Free online lessons about computers, reading, math, money management, everyday topics, careers, job searching.

South Carolina Career Information Systems

Investigate schools in South Carolina and nation-wide, create a list of schools that match your preferences, investigate majors and programs, search for scholarships and loans you may qualify for, create a portfolio to save information.
Call Reference Desk at 941-4655 for username and password.


Online learning resources featured on WorkSC website, including computer basics exercises and free college-level course materials.

South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department

View the library's bookmarks for Online Learning: Adult Education

Free basic computer classes...

Check the SCWorks workshop calendar for computer classes for beginners or call the Greenwood SCWorks office at (864) 941-8050 for upcoming class times and locations.

The Greenwood County Library also offers computer classes for beginners. Check back here, inside the library, or call the Reference Desk at 864-941-4655 for more information.

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Test Preparation

Learning Express

Click the logo to find practice tests and skill building. Some practice tests available:
ASVAB,SAT, GRE, PRAXIS, civil service, GED 2005, U.S. citizenship, firefighting, law enforcement and WorkKeys.

*Requires one-time free registration.

Check our catalog, call the Reference Desk 864-941-4655, or stop by to see about a study book in print. The library keeps copies of study guides for many tests. Some are for in-library use only, and some can be checked out.

WorkKeys Industrial Skills Classes
at Piedmont Technical College

Brush-up on Industrial WorkKeys Basic Skills.

For information, call:

Continuing Education at 864-941-8400/ 1-800-868-5528
Greenwood County One-Stop Workforce Center at 864-223-1681
Upper Savannah One-Stop Workforce System at 864-941-8050

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Career Information

America's Career InfoNet

Wages and employment trends,Occupational requirements,State by state labor market conditions,Millions of employer contacts nationwide,Extensive resource library

Career eBook Collection

Over 250 electronic books that focus on career selction, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, changing careers, test-taking strategies and more.

Please stop by or call the Reference Desk at 864-941-4655 to create a free account.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Information on more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries: Articles and videos that provide advice on job applications, the interview process, professional behavior, career skills and more;Sample resumes and cover letters; Search for information on scholarships, internships, and more.

For home access, please call the Reference Desk at 864-941-4655 for username and password.

Kuder Journey /SC Personal Pathways to Success
Career assessment instrument to help you... Explore career interests, Consider new or additional education and training, Prepare for today's workforce and find job opportunities.

A one-time registration process is required for login access.

Labor Market Info. on SC Virtual OneStop

Local labor market facts including highest/lowest paying jobs in area, Information on local employers and industries, Occupation outlook

South Carolina Career Information System (SCOIS)

Detailed descriptions of hundreds of occupations; assessments to help match career possibilities to your skills, interests, and aptitudes; information about career options in the military; self-employment guidance; option to create portfolio.

Call the Reference Desk at 941-4655 for username and password.

Wall Street Journal Careers

Career management, Salary news, Industry news and trends, Job hunting advice, Postings for professional jobs across the country

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