Jefferson Davis Parish Public Library

Job Resources

Searching for jobs can be a big task. We’ve compiled a list of valuable resources to help make it a little easier.

Cypress Resume

Create easy professional resumes with Cypress Resume (you will need a library card)

Homework Louisiana

Get live online help with resumes, cover letters, job searching & interviews. You can also submit your resume & cover letter for someone to review and suggest improvements. You will need to create a free account to use all features.

Learning Express Library

Free test prep for Civil Service, Social Work, Electrician & Plumber, Culinary Arts, Cosmetology, CDL, Nursing, Law Enforcement & More!

Career & Interview Help

Find My Profession

Get ready for your next job interview by reviewing the top 50 interview questions asked by employers, as well as the sample answers for each question.

My Next Move

This is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options.

Find a Job

LA Works

The Louisiana Workforce Commission — one stop shop for jobs in Louisiana

Search for Jobs on Google

You can find job opportunities on Google. For example, you can search for: jobs near me or entry-level jobs in finance. Currently, job search works for jobs in over 100 countries. Searches work in English, Arabic, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Where jobs come from

Jobs come directly from employers and career sites across the web. As soon as these sites publish new jobs, they’re added to Google.

 

Search for jobs

Search by location
  • Find jobs near you: Search for a job with no location, like server jobs. Or enter: server jobs near me.
  • Find jobs elsewhere: Add the location to your search. For example, cashier jobs in los angeles.
  • Find jobs you can do at home: Search for work from home or search for specific jobs. For example, work from home customer service jobs. You can also use the work from home filter to find jobs you can do from home.
Search by major or field of study
  1. Go to Google.
  2. Search for jobs.
    • Without specifying a location: Search jobs for biology majors.
    • Within a specific location: Search jobs for economics majors in New York City.
  3. To narrow your search, above the job listings, select an occupation.
Narrow your search
  1. Go to Google. Search for a job.
  2. In the blue box, tap or click Jobs.
  3. To narrow your results, use the filters.
See jobs from a specific website
  1. Go to Google. Search for a job.
  2. Under the blue box, tap or click a job.
  3. Under “Apply,” tap or click a job site.
Search by military occupational specialty (MOS) code
If you are, or will be, a U.S. military veteran, you can find civilian jobs to match your military skills. You can use your MOS, AFSC, or NEC. Currently, you can search for jobs by MOS in English, for jobs in the U.S. only. You can search while in some other countries, including: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, India, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa, Spain, and the U.K.
  1. Go to Google. Search for a job.
  2. Search for jobs.
    • If you’re in the U.S., search for jobs for veterans.
    • If you’re outside the U.S., include a U.S. location, like jobs for veterans in Texas.
  3. In the blue box, enter your MOS code, like11B.
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