The Alachua County Library District has great eSources and referrals to help you find a place in the workforce.
Check out these five resources:
- Our collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks
- Santa Fe College’s Career Coach
- CareerSource Florida
- Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
- Who's hiring?
1. Our collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks
The Power of Focus: How to hit your business, personal and financial targets with confidence and certainty by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Les Hewitt
2. Santa Fe College’s Career Coach
Santa Fe College’s free online Career Coach tool allows you to:
- Explore Potential Careers
- Search Local Job Postings
- Build an Effective Resume
- Connect to Santa Fe College
Career Coach is available at www.sfcollege.edu/careercoach
“Through a simple keyword search, you can learn about the employment prospects of careers you want to research. The real-time information is customized for Alachua County and includes detailed pay estimates and up-to-date job postings. You will even be directed to Santa Fe College programs that can help prepare you for your dream job.
If a career doesn’t look like the right fit for you, you can search for similar jobs and see what is needed to move to that career. You can also search for careers based on SF’s top training programs – or the programs that interest you. Additionally, Career Coach includes a resume builder to help you quickly and efficiently put together a resume that highlights your key skills and job experience.”
One of the best things about Santa Fe College’s Career Coach is their current list of local work opportunities.
3. CareerSource Florida
In Gainesville, call CareerSource Florida at 352-955-2245. You can also visit the locla office's at CareerSource North Central Florida.
The Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce also launched a Facebook Group to assist job seekers. Find the group at PROPEL GNV.
4. Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Visit this website to sign up for Florida’s Reemployment Assistance Program
5. Who's hiring?
Who else is hiring? Here's a list!
- Alachua County
- Alachua County - Businesses - Workforce
- Dollar General
- Dollar Tree
- Family Dollar
- United States Census 2020
- University of Florida