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How to make your Bloomington job search more successful

Contents: Computer/Technology Assistance | Resumé Writing and Cover Letters | Need to build your skills? | Additional Resources/Assistance

Computer Access

If you do not have access to a computer, IU provides computer access for potential employees on the first floor lobby area of the Poplars Building, 400 East 7th St.

The IU main library at the corner of Jordan and 10th St. provides computers in the lobby area.

The Monroe County Public Library provides computers to patrons and offers FREE beginner courses on navigating the internet as a job seeker. Pre-register for classes by calling 812-349-3228. To learn more about using computers and applying on-line, pick up a brochure in the Adult Services department on the second floor of the Monroe County Public Library.

Resume Writing and Cover Letters

For resume templates and samples, visit this website:
http://ucso.indiana.edu/cgi-bin/resumes/templates/templates.cfm

Need to Build Your Skills?

University Information Technology Services, IT Training & Education, provides workshops on more than 80 topics including training on Word and other Microsoft Office programs. These workshops are available at a moderate cost. Visit: http://ittraining.iu.edu/workshops/ for additional information.

Additional Resources and Assistance

WorkOne Bloomington assesses individual needs, abilities, and interests to help you match your skills with local, state, or federal government jobs. Vocational counseling staff can help you write a resume, sign up for an interactive job interviewing seminar, teach you appropriate dress, and provide you with all kinds of employment and training job search techniques. Special services are available for Veterans.

Address: 450 Landmark Ave., Bloomington, IN 47403

Phone: (812) 331-6000

Web: www.workforce.in.gov

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WorkOne also includes the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides services needed by eligible individuals with disabilities to prepare for, enter, and retain employment consistent with each individual's strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, and informed choice.

For information regarding vocational rehabilitation services, such as employment services, supported employment, assistive technology, transition services or the Independent Living Program, contact WorkOne.

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Toll Free: 1.877.847.9893,
TDD: 812.332.9372
Counties served: Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan, Owen
http://www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/2636.htm

MCCSC, Adult Education, 705 West Coolidge Drive, 812.330.7731, provides Adult Basic Education and evening computer classes.
www.mccsc.edu/Domain/30

Hoosier Hills Career Center is an excellent resource for free materials and services in helping with a job search. Call 330-7730 to find current information.

If you have a disability and wish to speak with someone about an accommodation at IU for the application process, please contact Frank Epperson, Accommodations Specialist, by phone at 812.855.7511 or by email at .

 

Page updated: 24 June 2014
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