The Reference librarians are happy to review the resumes and suggest improvements for residents, those who work in Town, and Friends. Request an appointment. In the comments, include some information about the job to which you are applying. This information will help us look for opportunities to tailor your resume to that specific position.
Please check the calendar for the next résumé and job application drop-in.
Use the Bloomberg Terminal to search for job openings in the financial district. It also tracks real-time financial market data so you can stay on top of the market and your investments. Darien residents, people who work in Darien, and Friends may reserve the Terminal in advance. Just stop by the Reference Desk on the Second Level to reserve your spot. Or call 203-669-5236 or email us.
Monthly Business Workshops
We partner with SCORE of Fairfield County and other organizations for monthly business workshops. The topics presented will help you keep your skills up to date while you job hunt. You can use what you learn to offer employers new strategies to meet their business needs.
Business Book Group
Network with others at our Business Book Group discussions every eight weeks. Each session is focused around a non-fiction book that is specifically chosen to help you succeed in your business aspirations. Prior reading of the books is not necessary to attend the discussion. After the discussion, attendees network over beer and light refreshments. Check event listings for the next meeting.
Business Book Group is sponsored by the DR Bank.
Connecticut State offers resources supporting job seekers and employers.
Databases are not just for finding articles but another useful career resource! We offer access to premium career and job resources to help you succeed in your job hunt or career change. Use the databases to look up businesses, take quizzes to discover what career fits you best, find resume help, or receive interview coaching.
Need to get your papers for work notarized? The Library tries to have a Notary Public available during all opening hours. On the weekends, please call ahead to make sure someone is available before coming in. Check which types of ID you will need.