Find a Career in Top Industries During In-Demand Jobs Week

Written by Joe Armstrong, Content Specialist, Downtown Main Library

Are you ready for your first or next career?  Looking for a change or ready for a new challenge?

Connect with employers in Ohio's top industries – health care, transportation & logistics, construction & trades, information technology, and manufacturing – at the In-Demand Jobs Week Career Fair on Wednesday, May 8. Learn more about the event taking place at the Forest Park Branch Library.

Find more information, schedule of events, and pre-registration for this job fair and others throughout In-Demand Jobs Week on the OhioMeansJobs website, opens a new window.

The In-Demand Jobs Week Career Fair is made possible in partnership with OhioMeansJobs, opens a new window and The Workforce Council of Southwest Ohio, opens a new window.


Create Resumes, Practice Interviews, and More at Library Events

No matter what stage of the job hunt you're in, you'll find helpful resources and services at upcoming library events. Take a look at just a few coming up this week:

  • Resume Workshop - Monfort Heights Branch - May 8: Kick-off Ohio's In-Demand Jobs Week by learning how to update or create a resume! Remember to bring your education and job history to get the most out of this event. 
  • Hamilton County Youth Employment Office Hours - Clifton Branch - May 8: Looking for a summer job? As part of In-Demand Jobs Week, staff from the Hamilton County Youth Employment Program, opens a new window will be holding office hours at the library.  Meet with staff to learn how they can help you find work and explore careers.
  • Career Connections at CHPL - Harrison Branch - May 9: Job hunting? Thinking of changing careers? Looking for new skills to beef up your resume? The library is here to help! Learn about multiple services available to you with your free library card! From live resume and interview help for any position, to practice tests and study guides for nursing, law enforcement, or education exams, our online services have you covered. 
  • LinkedIn Learning Basics - Miami Township Branch - May 10: Join us for a LinkedIn Learning session at the library! In this class, we'll explore the fundamentals of online searching using LinkedIn Learning's vast resources. Learn to search for and access courses covering a wide range of topics, from academic research to professional development.

Search all upcoming jobs and careers events across CHPL's 41 library locations.

Education, Resources, Training. Free with Your Library Card
The Library has services, resources, and staff to guide you through your job search and connections with community organizations in nearly every career field. With your library card, you can jumpstart your career with free resources, including: 
  1. Appointments with expert Library staff, opens a new window to discuss your goals and unlock your potential. 
  2. Online resources such as JobNow, opens a new window, which provides live, expert job coaches to help you with your job search, and LinkedIn Learning, opens a new window, with thousands of video tutorials on technical software, technology, creative pathways, and soft skills. 
  3. Virtual or in-person events, opens a new window for job-seekers to clean up your resume, learn interview tips, and more. 
  4. Thousands of books and audiobooks, opens a new window available to borrow with your library card.

Visit the Adult Learning Center at the Downtown Main Library, opens a new window or our website, opens a new window to get started. 

Find more information, schedule of events, and pre-registration for this job fair and others throughout In-Demand Jobs Week on the OhioMeansJobs website, opens a new window.


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