Libraries Transform: Employment

According to the American Library Association, three‐quarters of job seekers now use the Internet to seek employment, in part because this is the only way to apply for many job opportunities. At the same time, millions of Americans lack home Internet access and/or 21st Century technology skills. One essential community institution is positioned to meet this growing need – your local public library.

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According to the Information Policy & Access Center:
77.5% of libraries help people create resumes
84.1% of libraries report that providing employment services is important to their communities
92.2% of libraries help people access online job resources
76.0% of libraries help people apply for jobs online

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That’s why this week, we’re highlighting the ways Public Libraries bolster employment statistics for their communities…

#LibrariesTransform

http://www.ilovelibraries.org/librariestransform/

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