Job Search

Local Job Openings: In South Georgia Job Openings: Florida Local Large Employers Improve Your Skills Job Super Sites Research Career Opportunities Career Tests Online Resume Assistance Salary Guides

How do I apply for a job with TCPLS?

TCPLS is pleased to offer you help in finding your perfect job. From the resources below, you can:

  • Search job openings in our area

  • Check into educational opportunities to improve your skills

  • Find tips for creating resumes, cover letters

  • Take interactive career tests and review salary guides

  • Connect with employment agencies

You can also find books and other materials on careers, resume writing, and jobs at the library. Search our stacks online (click here) or visit the library in person.

LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help library users -- students and adult learners -- succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

Whether library users are an elementary or middle school student interested in skills improvement, a high school student preparing for an advanced placement test or the ACT or SAT, or an adult wanting computer skills tutorials or needing to prepare for any number of professional exams, LearningExpress Library will be of interest to them. In fact, there are more than 300 practice exams that will help your library users achieve their academic and career goals.

It's almost like having the test in advance!

Adult Literacy

Are you interested on improving your reading skills or know of someone who might be? Contact Kathryn Sawyer at 229-225-5252 or kathryn@tcpls.org for more information about Adult Literacy.

Local Job Openings: In South Georgia

New Hire Solutions (employment agency)
174 Big Star Dr., Thomasville, GA 31792
229-228-5453

Labor Finders (employment agency)
2004 Ga. Hwy 122, Suite 9, Thomasville, GA 31792
229-226-6317

Ambassador (employment agency)
15068 US 19, Thomasville, GA 31792
229-226-0647

Job Openings: In Florida

Local Large Employers:

Where to find information about larger employers in Thomas and Grady Counties

Improve Your Skills:

These sites offer information on Georgia Work Ready Certification and on local colleges and universities that provide further education.Southwest Georgia Technical College (SWGTC) offers a free Georgia Work Ready assessment as well as a variety of training programs.

Job Super Sites:

These sites offer information on jobs across the country, but you can limit job searches to specific states. In addition to job listings, these sites also may offer resume data banks and career guides.

  • Flip Dog A job and resume posting site that allow you to search through jobs posted at employer's websites

  • Indeed A job search engine that pulls job listings from major online job boards, newspapers, associations, and company career pages

  • Monster One of the largest online job sites

  • Nation Job Offers job listings, including a section with jobs in specific employment categories

Research career opportunities:

  • Georgia Career Information Center Provides occupational and educational information to help young people and adults make informed career choices

  • Career One Stop A U. S. Dept. of Labor site that offers information on general career outlook, wage trends, state employment profiles, and links to sites related to specific career fields

  • Career Guide to Industries A U.S. Dept. of Labor Statistics site that provides information on careers by industry, including occupations, training, and employment outlook

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook A U. S. Dept. of Labor Statistics publication containing information on hundreds of careers

  • O*Net OnLine Offers information on more than 900 occupations, including skills, abilities, work activities, and interests associated with various types of jobs

Career Test Online:

Tests to help you evaluate your interests and aptitudes so you can find the perfect career field

  • Queendom.com Career Tests A selection of useful career search tests that address specific character traits, such as assertiveness, leadership, and IQ

  • Keirsey Temperament Sorter Take the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, a test designed to help people assess their job preferences by identifying four personality temperaments

Resume Assistance:

Get tips on how to design and format a resume

Salary Guides:

Find salary information for specific industries and occupations

  • Job Star Salary Information Descriptions of more than 300 salary surveys and state and regional salary information

  • Salary.com Create salary reports for hundreds of different positions

  • Pay and Benefit Statistics This U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics site gives regional wage rates for occupations and an overview of benefits and earnings by industry