Practical Money Skills - Advice for creating a budget and saving for the future. The financial guides are designed to give you the power to take control of your financial situation. After all, the most powerful financial tool that you can have is knowledge.
Career: Job Searching in Michigan
Pure Michigan Talent Connect - A government site that allows you to search government job listings, find Michigan temporary work agencies, discover job and career fairs, and more.
MLive Jobs – Allows for job searching and resume posting.
JobWeb - A site directed at new college graduates. Find information on jobs, job searching, and industry information, plus career planning resources.
Monster.com - A site for job seekers and recruiters; seekers may search for jobs, post resumes, and find career assistance; recruiters may search resumes and post job ads.
Homefair.com - For those who are looking to relocate, this site can help you check the cost of living, quality of life, schools, and other factors with a variety of easy to use calculators.
Job and Career Accelerator - Use this amazing site to create your resume, cover letter, track your applications, and more. This excellent resource may be used from home, but you must first create your account at one of the 16 Monroe County Library System facilities.
My Future – This site offers career and personality tests, resume help, budget planning, and more.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Locate career information and the outlook for specific occupations, as well as projections of industry and occupational employment.
Resume-Help.org – Improve your resume, cover letter, interviews, and job searching.
Michigan Business One Stop - Everything you need to do business in Michigan is right here in this one stop shop -- from information about licensing and permits, to tax registration and unemployment insurance.
General Business File ASAP - This database provides company and industry trends and reports from national journals, newspapers, and periodicals. To use this resource from your home computer, you will need a password. Please contact your local branch of the Monroe County Library System for the password or pick up our online resources brochure with all of our database passwords the next time you are in the library.
National Small Business Development Center - Information for the potential or ongoing entrepreneur, links to industry specific information, tax and legal information, and resources covering patents, trademarks and copyright.
Demographics Now - Business & People provides detailed demographic data on more than 23 million businesses and 206 million consumers. Designed with an intuitive interface, interactive mapping tooks and comprehensive data, this new resource makes it easy for all types of researchers to collect, analyze and act upon information, all from one location. To use this database you will need a password which is available in our Online Resources brochure or you can call your local branch.
U.S. Small Business Administration - Useful site for information on starting, financing and expanding a business, local SBA resources, and links to other business-related topics.