Workforce Wednesdays

Community Partner Event: Workforce Wednesdays

Looking for help finding or preparing for a new career? Are you anxiously practicing for an interview or not sure how to structure your resume? Tri-Parish Works, the local public workforce agency that provides employment and training services to St. Tammany, St. Bernard, and Plaquemines Parishes is hosting Workforce Wednesdays at the Northshore Prosperity Center in Covington!

Meet with a Career Specialist for job search and referrals, development and employer connections, resume guidance, career coaching and so much more every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.! They also offer free online courses and support services, even when you are in training at a new job! All these services are available at the Northshore Prosperity Center, located at 834 N Columbia Street here in Covington. Tri-Parish Works would like to acknowledge their valued partners United Way of Southeast Louisiana, opens a new window for generously providing the space for the workshops.

How to schedule an appointment/contact:

Call or text this number to schedule your appointment today! 985-326-9614

Got a question? Call 985-646-3940 for more information about Tri-Parish Works! If you are not available for Workforce Wednesdays, you can use this link to book an appointment with Tri-Parish Works outside of Workforce Wednesdays

Meanwhile, check out other great job and career planning resources our library has to offer:

Job and Career Planning Resources:

Career One Stop- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Career One Stop provides current information for job seekers looking to try a new career

Louisiana Workforce Commission- Provides information and resources to Louisiana citizens about jobs

Driving-Tests.Org- Offers free access to exam materials and handbooks that will help new drivers study for their Louisiana Driver’s License exam. Materials include the car, motorcycle, and CDL study guides and practice tests, as well as basic information about the permit and driving test.

Louisiana Jobs & Career Center- LAJaCC pulls together resources for those seeking new careers, changing jobs, need help preparing for the job market, online one-on-one tutoring and access to free workforce development classes.

Occupational Outlook Handbook- Published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this resource provides information on a wide variety of careers.

*Career Preparation Center by EBSCO Learning Express- Learn about a career, take an occupational practice test, or learn how to create an eye-catching resume through the Learning Express Career Prep Center.

*Learning Express Library- a comprehensive, interactive learning platform of tests, courses, software tutorials, and career preparation for students and adults

*College Student Center by EBSCO Learning Express -  use this resource to prepare for graduate school admissions exams. Materials include practice tests and exercises for the GRE, MCAT, and LSAT with practice materials to help you brush up on your math, grammar, reading, and writing skills.

*Gale Courses- offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Homework Louisiana- Offers job search assistance 7 days a week, including: online job search and applications; resumes and cover letters, interview preparation, as well as drop-off cover letter and resume review.

*These resources require a library card to use while outside of a library branch.