For Job Seekers

Watsonville Job Resources

man working on a laptop with text Learn new job skills with Careeer Pathways

► Learn new job skills with a variety of free online classes offered through the library from Coursera, The Great Courses, Learning Express Library Job & Career Accelerator, Transparent Language Online, and Universal Class. 

These resources are supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.

Watsonville Career Center through the County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department - Provides resume help, job search workshops, access to computers, phones and fax machines, training and support services.

Sueños Program through the Santa Cruz County Office of Education helps teens and young adults ages 16 - 24 develop workplace skills.

City of Watsonville Jobs - Current job listings for the City of Watsonville.

free online tutoring and career assistance available through brainfuse job now service

JobNow from Brainfuse

JobNow offers one-on-one assistance in a wide variety of topics related to finding a job, writing a winning resume, and interview coaching. Live tutors are available Monday through Sunday from 1-10pm. You will need your library card to log in to this free service.

♦  PDF User Guide from Brainfuse

♦  Tutorial Video from Brainfuse on how to use the JobNow service.

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LearningExpress® Job & Career Accelerator

LearningExpress® Job & Career Accelerator  gives you the tools you need to explore careers, find open positions, apply for jobs and get hired. Content Includes:

• Job and internship search engines
• Skills and interest assessments
• Occupation explorers
• Resume and cover letter builders
• Interviewing tips
• Career advice library

This resource are supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library. 

Tutorials from NicheAcademy

Learn how to use Job Now, LinkedIn, and other services to increase your skills. 

City Resources

Local Resources

County Resources

California State Resources

  • Cal Grows - CalGrows helps you grow your career, develop your skills, and provide quality care. CalGrows offers you free career coaching and free training courses. 
  • CAreer Pathways - Access to workforce development platforms for all Californians through local public libraries. See which platforms are offered and where to access them. 

Federal Resources

General Resources

Websites are provided for informational purposes. Inclusion on this list does not constitute endorsement by WPL. Other relevant sites also exist.