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Careers & Jobs

Searching for a job? Let the Library help you get started with job-seeking resources selected by our expert librarians. Using PPL’s Career Resources, you can learn about careers, create a resume, find and apply for jobs, prepare for interviews, take practice tests, and more. We offer free computer access to the Internet, as well as wifi service, expert staff assistance and robust collections to support your search.

The Job Search

Searching for a job? Get started with job-seeking resources  about careers, creating a resume, finding and applying for jobs. You can also prepare for interviews, take practice tests, and more! Check out these informative videos from the Maine State Library: How to Navigate Job and Employment Websites and Uploading/Sending a Resume.

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Finance & Financial Literacy

Sometimes we all need help understanding money. PPL provides effective, unbiased financial and investor information through our print collections and online databases like Morningstar Investment Research Center and Value Line. In collaboration with KeyBank, PPL also offers programs on financial topics throughout the year – with the highlight being Money Smart Week each April.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook Visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook for in-depth career information. The profiles featured cover hundreds of occupations; describing What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.

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