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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

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

These library databases provide interview tips and virtual interview practice.

undefinedReference USA 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.

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. 

Employment Recovery resources are available for individuals who have lost a job or had their hours cut. 

  • Find a job now - Search immediate openings plus virtual work, resumes, networking, and more.
  • Unemployment resources - File for unemployment plus resources for housing, food, health care, and more.
  • Explore a new career - Match your skills to a new career, find free training, get self-employment ideas, and more.

Library Services

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.