Table of Contents:
1 LIBRARY REFERENCE SERVICES
2 INTERLIBRARY LOAN SERVICE
3 JOB SEARCH SITES
4 WORKFORCE CENTERS
5 FREE COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS,COMPUTER INSTRUCTION
6 RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND INTERVIEWING SKILLS
7 RELOCATION SITES
9 WORKPLACE LITERACY
10 SENIOR CITIZENS
11 VETERANS' RIGHTS
12 ONLINE TUTORIALS, GUIDES AND WEBINARS
13 TESTING RESOURCES
14 LAID-OFF AND DISPLACED WORKER
15 FREE NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICE
16 CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS
LIBRARY REFERENCE SERVICES
- Beaufort County Library Information Services
Free, expert and confidential assistance and referrals for your specific questions. Ask by phone, e-mail instant messaging, or visit one of our five branch libraries .
- If we don't have it in our collection, we'll try to
get it for you for free.* Any topic, any language -- from libraries across the nation
and around the world. For more information, contact: Patricia Porter,
Interlibrary Loan Coordinator, 843-470-6521, firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Whenever lending libraries charge for the service, the library will ask you whether you wish to pursue the transaction.
- Beaufort Workforce Center of the S. C. Employment Security Commission - Online information about employment, unemployment claims,
and other frequently asked questions.
ADDRESS AND CONTACT INFORMATION:
Location: 64 Castle Rock Road, Beaufort Map
Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 1067, Beaufort, SC 29906
- Beaufort County Library - Access to the Internet and to public computers is free of charge to registered borrowers (printing charges are ten cents per page of copy for the first 100 pages and fifty cents per page thereafter). The public computers are also equipped with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint products for the use of our customers. Free wifi access is available to all laptop users at all five library branch locations.
- Free Computer Classes: See the online calendars for your nearest branch's offerings.
- University of South Carolina Beaufort Libraries - Non-students may use the public-access computers at the North and South Campus Libraries without charge, subject to general availability and student demand. Fees apply to printing. See directions to the libraries.
- CareerLab - Use "Cover Letter Index" or "Search for Letters" options to find a wide array of cover letter models.
- Job Star Central: Resumés - Model resumés and tips. Includes a job search engine.
- JobWeb - "Career development and job-search advice for college students and new college graduates." Features resumé and interviewing information, a database of employers, and a library of career-related articles. Sponsored by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
- Quintessential Careers - "Where job-seekers find resumé, cover letter, interviewing, salary history, and many other free job-search samples and examples." Also: search for jobs and post your resumé.
- The Riley Guide: Resumés and Cover Letters and Network, Interview, & Negotiate - Articles on aspects of each topic.
- Sperling's Best Places - Rate and compare hundreds of cities and communities by cost of living, schools, crime, homes and climate.
- CityRating.com - Includes and "Occupational Outlook" search option.
- Detroit Public Library Career & Employment Information Center: Links to online salary Surveys in Many Fields and Surveys by Profession, Occupation.
- Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry: Workplace Literacy -
This web page gives details and contact information for vocational English for speakers
of other language and basic skills training for workforce ESOL instruction for English
speakers (math, reading, writing and communicating).
SEE ALSO: Information on LVL's general ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and BL (Basic Literacy) programs at www.lowcountryliteracy.org/basic_literacy_esol.htm.
- JOB SEARCH SITES: SeniorJob Bank and Workforce50com.
- Job Tips for 50+ Workers, from AARP - A handbook for seniors: Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews|Job Search Strategies | Your Talents and Skills |Career Planning Help | Self-Employment and Small Business.
- Hire Vets First, from the U. S. Department of Labor - The mission statement for the Veterans' Employment & Training Service is to provide veterans and transitioning service members with the resources and services to succeed in the 21st century workforce by maximizing their employment opportunities, protecting their employment rights and meeting labor-market demands with qualified veterans today.
- Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce - Visit the Chamber's website, e-mail or phone (843-785-3673) for information on upcoming and site-archived webinars for jobseekers.
- The Riley Guide - An extensive source of articles on many topic areas: How to Job Search |Before You Search | Sites with Job Listings | Resumés & Cover Letters | Research & Target Employers | Network, Interview& Negotiate | Salary Guides.
- Learning Express - Online practice tests in a wide range of vocational fields. Learning Express scores your work and explains any errors. Visit your nearest Beaufort County Library Branch to learn how registered borrowers can access Learning Express (LearnATest) --immediately and free of charge! Our reference staff will be happy to locate test preparation resources in book form as well, on our own shelves or through loans from other libraries.
- Dislocated Worker Unit Manager, South Carolina Department of Commerce:
CONTACT: Ms. Michelle Paczynski Dislocated Worker Unit Manager
South Carolina Department of Commerce
1201 Main Street, Suite 1600 Columbia, South Carolina 29201-3200
Telephone: 866-721-7867 or 803-737-3828 FAX: 803-806-3505
- Laid Off or Displaced? Get Help, from AARP - Articles and other information about programs and contacts.
- Ileana Herrick, Beaufort County Library Administrative Assistant, will assist you as South Carolina Notary Public
Monday -Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The offices are located in the Beaufort Branch Library (2nd Floor), 311 Scott
Street, Beaufort, SC 29902. Map
Se habla español.
Please make an appointment: Telephone 843-470-6548, email@example.com