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.
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.
If COVID-19 has affected your job, this tool will help connect you to the companies in the Colorado Springs community hiring right now. Visit the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC's blog that includes resources and tools to guide you through this time.
This site includes Colorado Springs’ best career resources in one place, including employers who want to hire you and resources to help you learn more about opportunities in the community.
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.
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.
Internet Access: All library branches have free access to the Internet. Anyone can use our wireless access on a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Additionally, there are desktop computers and laptops available to search for jobs, type a resume or apply for a job online. Please bring a flash drive if you would like to save your work.