Do you know about the Reference Department's free Computer Help service? How about our free weekly Job & Resume Help?COMPUTER HELP
We offer Computer Help during the following times:
At computer help, you can get one-on-one assistance with the following issues:
- Runs or starts too slow
- Annoying popups and toolbars, or missing toolbar
- What is this strange error message?
- Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome?
- How do you put icons on the desktop?
- What's a good password?
- How do you lock the screen quickly?
- Why do I have so many updates?
- What antivirus to use - can I get it for free?
- How do I add a printer?
- Can I get MS Office for free? Or cheap?
- How do I run old games on a new PC?
- ...and more!
Our drop-in Job and Resume Help Clinic is every Tuesday (except April 22) from 10:00am to 12:30pm. Meet one-on-one with expert Job-Search Coach Mary Wasmuth, who will help you with Resumes, Cover Letters, and Job-Search Strategies.
In the meantime, if you are in need of job assistance, have a look at our updated Job Hunt page (done by Mary.) Browse carefully selected websites and helpful books that cover topics such as job hunting, resumes, interviews, and social media. You'll find these books located in the job-hunting section of the Library's Job Resource Center.
Here's a list of local resources from our new page to get you started:
Employment and Training Resources
Framingham: 1671 Worcester Road. 508-766-5700
Norwood: 275 Prospect Street. 781-769-4120
Individual career and job-hunting assistance. Training programs include resumes, cover letters, interviews, skills assessment, computer skills (Introduction to computers, Word, Excel, more).
Massachusetts Department of Workforce Development
Select the "For Workers and Unions" tab for job hunting and the "For Claimants" tab for unemployment information.
MetroWest Career Center
7 Bishop Street, 2d floor; Framingham MA 508-620-2677
Computer resource room; job listings; workshops on computer skills, resumes, interviewing, Internet job skills, and other subjects.
The job-search assistance, education, and training offered by this Boston-based organization are geared to individuals 45 and older, but most of their services are open to all.
Where do computer help and resume help meet? On the top floor of the library. Any more questions, please call Reference at 508-532-5570 x4361 or e-mail us at email@example.com.