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Job Search & Career Tools

This guide provides information and resources for job seekers.

Welcome to PPLD's Job Search and Career Tools Guide!

This guide is intended as a starting place for finding resources to help you with your job search and career within our collection at Pikes Peak Library District. Use the tabs on the left or the tools listed below to find library, local, and general frequently recommended resources. 

Frequently Used Resources - Databases & Local Resources

Looking for a job in Colorado Springs? Downtown Partnership has launched an online source for job openings at: restaurants, retailers, and other storefront businesses in the city center. 

This is a one-stop resource for Colorado residents impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 Pandemic. This site allows you to be matched to resources, training, and jobs. Life Essentials resources include money, food, shelter, child care, etc. Training has opportunity to upskill, reskill, and refresh. Job Search provides resources to help you find work. 

SkillUp helps COVID-impacted workers get rehired for in-demand jobs. It is a new resource designed to help you break into a new, growing field. SkillUp gives you access to career guidance, free and low-cost training resources, and connections to jobs that will help you advance in your education and learn new skills. 

These library databases provide specific assistance with resume writing and editing. 

These library databases provide interview tips and virtual interview practice.

Data Axle also provides self-serve content to help you maximize their job search tools. 

This instructional video shows you how to use Reference USA in your job search.

These library databases provide specific resources to build skills in a variety of areas.

These library databases provide practice tests and study tools for high school equivalency tests, college entrance exams, grad school entrance exams, and career related tests. 

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is the American Job Center serving El Paso and Teller counties. They connect vital businesses with work-ready job seekers and employer-driven services. Their clients range from entry-level to professional, including youth, adults, people returning to the workforce, and those with barriers to employment. Veterans have priority for all PPWFC services. PPWFC provides job search and training opportunities at no cost.

  • Provides the resources needed for career transitions to residents of El Paso and Teller Counties, whether they are unemployed, underemployed, or employed.
  • Provides career guidance and development through career assessment workshops and websites that can help you determine your skills, interests, and occupations that might be a good fit for you!
  • Provide educational and training opportunities in a variety of ways.


Contact Information

Address: 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Phone: (719) 667-3700

Connecting Colorado is part of a state and county-run system that delivers immediate, tangible results for your future. You can post your resume, apply for a specific job or do a self-directed job search through our jobs database.

Connecting Colorado provides current, vetted positions available throughout the state and is updated regularly.

New job seekers will need this information to set up an account.