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The parking lot at the MPL Zablocki Branch will be closed for a construction project. The front entrance on Oklahoma Ave. will remain open and curbside service is available. Learn more.

Center Street Parking Lot Closed as of Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The parking lot at the MPL Center Street Branch will be closed for a construction project.
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Job Seeking

Job Seeking

Let the Milwaukee Public Library help with your job search. The Milwaukee Public Library offers a number of online and print resources to assist job seekers. Listed below are resources available at Milwaukee Public Library and in the Milwaukee area on conducting job searches, applying for jobs, and writing cover letters and resumes. For more information please contact us.

Job Readiness 101

Tuesdays, 2-3 pm 
View/Print PDF of Flyer (January-March, 2021)
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Looking for a job? The library is a great place to start your job search, with resources for discovering a new career path, creating a cover letter and resume, and finding job opportunities. This series of programs on job readiness skills will be held virtually via Zoom and is presented by Annette DiZinno, a Workforce Connection Consultant/Specialist with Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin. 

March 16

Build Your Resume
In today’s employer market, it’s not enough to have a resume that’s just okay. You need one that stands out from the crowd. But what should job seekers include to make sure their resume stands out among all the others? Register Here.

April 20

Key Words and Understanding the Applicant Tracking System
The maze of job search and resumes involves analytics, algorithms and applicant
tracking systems. Each of those are a means to scan, sort and search for the right person, the “Match.” Keywords are your way to match and land that job. Resumes are all about getting the attention of the recruiter. But first, that resume must get through the magical chamber of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS). How do you improve your odds?
Register Here.

May 18

Biggest Resume Mistakes to Avoid
You’ve been applying to jobs like crazy, but it seems like all your applications are
disappearing into a black hole. It might be common resume mistakes you have
overlooked. Register Here.

June 15

Virtual Interviewing Skills
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many employers to conduct job interviews virtually. Learn all the do's and don'ts to prepare for a virtual interview. Register Here.

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Cover Letter and Resume Help

Job Skills

Books and More

Milwaukee Public Library has a large collection of books and other materials that can help with anything from interview skills to resume templates. Click a category below to see titles available for check out:


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