Having a library card can make a difference when looking for employment

Tom Henihan
Express Staff

With the downturn in the economy, many people who have been laid off are applying for jobs and a well-crafted cover letter and resume that provide clear, pertinent information is an essential first step in finding employment.

Conversely, a poorly formatted resume with disjointed information can prejudice one’s chances of finding employment.

Anyone searching for employment with a library membership in McLennan, Falher or any library in the Peace Library System can now access Cypress Resume, an easy to navigate online resource that helps those searching for employment take that crucial first step and make that decisive first impression.

Cypress Resume is straightforward resume-formatting software and along with many other eResources pertaining to education, entertainment, languages, and ECE, Cypress Resume can be accessed online from home.

To access Cypress Resume either take out a library membership or use one’s existing account to log into your library’s website and click on eResources, next on Business & Career and then Cypress Resume which will take you to the login screen which again requires a library barcode.

The easy, self-guiding program offers the means of creating a professional resume quickly by following a few easy steps.

Thorough a library account, eResources also offers resources on career and education planning, business journals, Government of Canada Job Bank and numerous other resources as diverse as literature, science, applying for grants, early childhood education and small engine repair.

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