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Job Resources

Resources available in the library...

education & learning

  1. PA Job Gateway is the state’s premier job-matching tool developed to transform the landscape of how job-seekers find jobs and how employers find talent. 
  2. PA Workforce Statistics for timely, objective and credible workforce and economic statistics and analysis to help users make informed policy, business and career decisions that strengthen Pennsylvania’s economic security.
  3. Career OneStop:  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Helps you explore careers, salary & benefits and get help with résumés and cover letters.
  4. CareerBuilder: Search jobs in Columbia and nationally.
  5. Careers in the Military:  The Military offers more than 4,100 unique jobs for both officers and enlisted personnel. Each year, the Armed Services hire a combined 365,000 people to fill those positions.
  6. Civilian Careers in the Department of Defense:  The Department of Defense employs over 700,000 civilians in more than 700 occupations around the world.
  7. Indeed.com:  Easy-to-use “what” and “where” job search engine with the ability to “create a job alert that notifies the user via e-mail whenever new jobs matching his or her profile are posted.”
  8. LinkedIn Jobs: Leverage the world’s largest professional network to connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Jobs to harness the power of your network and get hired. LinkedIn Jobs surfaces insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search. 
  9. LinkedIn Salary: Discover your earning potential with LinkedIn Salary. Explore salaries by job title and location. See how years of experience, industry, location and more can impact your salary.
  10. ​LinkedIn ProFinder: LinkedIn's new professional services marketplace that helps to connect entrepreneurs and freelancers with real business projects.
  11. Monster.com:  Search for jobs nationally, post your résumé, and get career advice.
  12. USAJOBS.gov:  USA jobs is the official job site of the United States Federal Government.​
  13. PA Unemployment Benefits:  Find information on applying for unemployment benefits (for Pennsylvania residents)

online resources

  1. Education Planner:  This is a public service of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) and serves as your one-stop career and college planning website.
  2. ERIC:  an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
  3. The Internet Archive:  a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge". It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including web sites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.

A valid library card is required for POWERLibrary resources and resources available to the Wilcox Public Library.  When the Wilcox Public Library barcode number is requested, you must enter our POWERLibrary code:  PL3819 followed by eight digits.  These eight digits must include your library card number using zeros as fillers between PL3819 and your card number.


Power Library resources are made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

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