Employment and Career Resources
Employment and Career Websites
One-Stop Shopping for Job Seekers
- Anoka County WorkForce Center
- CareerOneStop (US Department of Labor)
- MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency)
- Positively Minnesota (MN Dept of Employment and Economic Development)
Career Exploration and Planning
- Career Gateway
- GPS LifePlan
- Minnesota Careers Pathways
- Minnesota Programs of Study
- My Skills My Future
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- O*Net Resource Center
- Positively Minnesota - Career Investigation
Digital Literacy Skills
- Computer Tutorials (Goodwill Community Foundation)
- Digital Learning (Public Libraries Association)
- My Digital Literacy (DEED and Blandin Foundation)
- New Technology User Tutorial
- Northstar Basic Computer Skills Certification
- Skillful Seniors
- Typing Skills
Find a Job
- Local: Internet Job Search Sites, Jobs in Minneapolis, Minnesotajobs.com, MinnesotaWorks and Star Tribune Jobs.
- National: Monster, Career Builder, indeed, Glass Door, Snagajob, Riley Guide and Simply Hired
- Government: USAJobs (federal) and MN Job Postings (state)
Job Seeking Skills
Websites to Help Start a Business
- Business Plans Handbooks - Compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America. Includes templates.
- Entrepreneur.com - Provides articles and videos on a wide variety of topics for entrepreneurs including marketing, legal and innovation. From the popular trade publication, “Entrepreneur”.
- Entrepreneurship.org - Provides information and resources on education, issues and events for entrepreneurs. Written by the Kauffman Foundation’s bloggers.
- James J. Hill Reference Library - Business sites selected and reviewed by the Hill Library Business Information Specialists, organized by topic.
- Made in Minnesota - An online database of Minnesota manufacturers and suppliers (DEED)
- Minnesota Business 101 (DEED) - Provides practical guidance for aspiring entrepreneurs and new business owners in Minnesota
- Minnesota Small Business Resource Guide (Minnesota Small Business Administration)
- Resources for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities (Small Business Administration)
- "Resources for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs" – an Anoka County Library Guide
- Small Business Resources from MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency)
- SCORE Minneapolis - resources to help you start and grow a small business
- SCORE Minnesota Learning Center - FREE online on-demand webinars for entrepreneurs and small business owners
- Starting a Small Business - (Small Business Administration)
- Women Venture - Tools to help women and men start and grow their business.