Resources & Databases

Local Links

Local Assistance Finder

Business Links


Employment Links


Library Catalog

We carry a great selection of new and classic books to help with the job search, resume & cover letter writing and interviewing. Most are shelved in the 650s.


Library Databases

Online Continuing Education

An online continuing education program with over 500 courses on topics ranging from lifestyle to test prep to office skills. You can view course offerings here.
You must first create an account with Universal Class to view course materials or take a class. You may do this in the library or from home with an OLDSMAR library card, please call us at 813-749-1181 if your card is from another Pinellas library. You must have a working e-mail account to register


Local Job Search Assistance

Career Source Pinellas (formerly WorkNet Pinellas)
Provide access to computers, fax, telephone, & copy services for job seekers. Career education, training & development programs, resume & interview preparation, job listings, job banks & career fairs.
Oldsmar Works
Assists Oldsmar residents in finding jobs by providing an access point of local resources and programs, identifying training opportunities and tapping into resources to gain new skills. They also offer resume writing, proofing & printing. Visit their website to make an appointment.


Government sites/Unemployment Info

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Unemployment compensation and workforce development

Employ Florida
Links all of Florida's state and local workforce services and resources. Has a searchable job bank as well as a resume creator.


Job Banks/Resume Posting Sites


Career Builder

Searches job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages

Listings of jobs in the Tampa area


Listings of jobs in Oldsmar & the Tampa area


Simply Hired.com

Government Jobs

Federal jobs

People First
Jobs with the State of Florida

Pinellas County Job Listings

City of Oldsmar Employment Opportunities - (Library job listings are included here)


Career Exploration, Information and Job Skills

Career Cruising
Provides career interest assessments and extensive career, education & financial aid information. Users who create an account can create a portfolio and build a resume.

Career Transitions (Remote use requires library card #)
Allows you to search for and track jobs, create targeted resumes and cover letters, practice and master interview techniques, explore and identify career paths according to your interests, experience and what's in demand, and find schools and education/training programs

Learn to Earn
St. Petersburg College's fast track courses to upgrade job skills, starting at $25

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Gives the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, expected duties, and working conditions for hundreds of different careers.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Tracks employment & other statistics for the entire U.S., and offers specific aids for both job seekers and students doing career exploration.


Job Seekers over 50

AARP's Work & Jobs page
Features a job search engine as well as tips and advice

Encore Careers
Dedicated to those starting or thinking about starting a second career that improves communities and the world

Retired Brains
For retirees and those about to retire who are looking to find jobs, volunteer opportunities, educational resources and retirement information.

Retirement Jobs Online
Offers instruction on how to utilize the internet for a job search as well as how to get started in an online career

Provides information and resources helpful to experienced workers to find jobs and make career changes and advocates for the hiring of older or more experienced workers.

Last updated 06/05/2017