Jobs & Careers Center
The Jobs & Careers Center is full of books with practical information on topics such as job-hunting skills, career exploration, education sources and employment agencies. Librarians at the Business, Science and Technology Center reference desk can offer information services about jobs and careers.
Finding a Job includes resources on how to write cover letters and resumes, how to interview and network, research your employers, using various job search engines, looking at SFPL and SFGOV jobs and gig jobs.
Resources for Groups lists organizations that help job seekers of various groups such as young adults, 50+, veterans, LGBTQIA, re-entry, immigrant professionals and people with disabilities.
In Getting Support you will find community job centers, coaching and support groups and jobs clubs.
Find job training and apprenticeship, computer skills, ebooks, and elearning resources for Career Development and Training.
Look in Exploring Careers for labor market information, salaries and wages, salary negotiation, self-assessment resources, career exploration, job descriptions and industry exploration.
Did you know...
Live Job Coach
The library offers online job coaching through a service called Brainfuse JobNow. Their job coaches are available everyday from 1 pm to 10 pm. You can access this service by clicking on the link above. You'll be prompted enter your library card number and PIN/password. Once you're at the Brainfuse JobNow homepage, create a profile to get started.
Helpful links for Jobs and Careers during COVID-19
COVID-19 Resources for Employers and Workers
What employees are entitled to may be confusing. Find guidance for employers and workers in the face of the COVID-19 from the Labor & Workforce Development Agency.
FAQs on Laws Enforced by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office
Is an employee entitled to compensation for reporting to work and being sent home? What options do I have if my child's school or day care closes for reasons related to COVID-19?