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Résumé and Job Search Tutor

Our free Résumé and Job Search consultations are offered as either in person and virtual. Our tutors draw on their experience in human resources and career counselling to evaluate résumés and cover letters, and help you to develop effective interview strategies. 

Call the Downtown Information Desk at 780-459-1682 during Library hours to book your appointment.

Career Workshops at the Library

Achieve your career goals with workshops from employment and career development leaders, BGS Career Ventures. For more online workshops or other workshops in the St. Albert and Edmonton area, refer to BGS Career Ventures or call 780-425-6655 for more information.

LinkedIn Learning courses

LinkedIn Learning is an online learning tool that helps anyone develop business, software, and creative skills. Access thousands of courses, free with your library card.

Career Resource Centre (Downtown Library, second floor)

  • Staff support for career planning, education and job search;
  • Dedicated public computers for work search and résumé writing;
  • Free printing of essential documents: résumés, cover letters, certificates and job postings;
  • Free faxing and scanning of career and job search documents;
  • In-Library use of laptops with webcams and headsets for interviews, training modules, and other career-related needs.

Career Resource Centre (Jensen Lakes Library)

  • Free printing of essential documents: résumés, cover letters, certificates and job postings;
  • Free scanning of career and job search documents.

Looking to work at the Library? Check out our job postings.

The St. Albert Job Connector provides support to both local businesses and job seekers. Employers, job seekers and students can access these free tools and resources to find jobs, training, financial assistance and other supports. Access Resources

Upcoming Events

Title: Transferable Skills
Date: Saturday, April 15
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Training Room
Categories: Adult, Adult, Career Resource Centre

Transferable Skills

What if you had the skills and ability to lend to the success of any team, customer or company?

This 1-day workshop will help you to understand that everyone, including YOU, already have these skills!

Through a range of facilitated activities, self-assessment and discussion, you will unlock the “hidden skills” already in your possession and explore ways to leverage these assets in your job search, your resume and in that all-important interview!

  • Discover the skills employers consider to be essential
  • Gain control of your career path especially during transitional times
  • Learn how to use your Transferable Skills to succeed in different roles and even industries

Register with BGS Career Ventures phone at 780-425-6655

Workshop facilitated by BGS Career Ventures


Title: Work Search
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 10:00am - 4:00am
Location: Training Room
Categories: Adult, Adult, Career Resource Centre

In this general workshop you will learn traditional and nontraditional work search strategies that you can apply for job search success in the ever changing work world, including:

  • Traditional Vs. Hidden Job Market- Differentiating between the two and strategies for job search success in each. Sources of gathering employment leads is discussed.
  • Networking- Gain an understanding of networking and network etiquette. Gain insight into identifying and building your network. Learn how to network for employment leads and to connect with potential employers.
  • Information Interviews- The purpose of an information interview, how to gather relevant employer information. Conducting the information interview.
  • Thank You Letters- The benefits of sending thank you letters. Review sample letters for different situations.
  • Personal Support System- Explore the benefits of a support system and how to identify and develop support systems that meet your needs.

Register with BGS Career Ventures by phone at 780-425-6655

Workshop facilitated by BGS Career Ventures


The Career Resource Centre is made possible through a partnership with the Government of Alberta