The Colony Public Library

Job & Career Resources

Information on all aspects of finding a job

Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment Insurance Benefits Information

Información Sobre Beneficios del Seguro de Desempleo



Library eResources



Reference USA contains data access to 25 million job postings nation wide. This database updates monthly to maintain the most up to date data. Learning Suite's Adult Career Center has tutors who can help you with your job search and a wealth of information on all aspects of careers.

The Live Tutor section puts you in touch with a certified tutor who can give you personal, one-on-one help with your resume, GED preparation, citizenship and back to school issues. You can also have any document reviewed by a specialist who will give you recommendations for improving your written work. This section is open from 3 - 10 p.m. daily.

The Skills Center Resource Library contains sample resumes and cover letters, job search help, GED preparation and citizenship information, as well as standardized tests preparation. This Center is open 24/7.

Gale Courses

Gale Online Adult Courses

Gale Courses are 6-week instructor-led classes that you can take online. Gale Courses includes classes in computer applications, programming and web design, as well as classes for writers, teachers, medical personnel; test preparation classes and personal development courses. Free to TCPL cardholders.


 Job & Career Accelerator

Job & Career Accelerator

Job & Career Accelerator gives you occupational profiles, job listings, and helps you create professional resumes and cover letters and organize your career plan.

evelopment courses. Free to TCPL cardholders.


 Labor Market & Career Information 


Labor Market & Career Information Provides links to resources designed to help you make the career choice that is right for you.



Job Search Strategies gives you an inside look at company reviews, interview questions, & salary information for thousands of jobs.

mySkills myFuture: Find a new career based on past job skills.

Researching the Job Market video

Ten Keys to Success at Job and Career Fairs 

Texas Job Hunters Guide: from the Texas WorkForce




Job Listings




Career Information

Big Future

Careers and Occupations List


Occupational Outlook Handbook

Quint Careers



Resumes and Interviews

Job Interviewing Videos

Job Networking Videos

Prepare Your Resume for Email and Online Posting

Resume Videos

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