Home /

Career and Employment Services

Contact Information for our Coaches:

  • Library @ PeterboroughNH.gov
  • 603.924.8040

Learn Job Search Strategies

Resume review- make an appointment and we will assist you in creating a resume or critique the one you have now.

Mock Interviews- make an appointment for a test-run. We’ll ask you common interview questions and then go over strategies to improve your approach.

Create a job search strategy and find networking opportunities.

Local Job Opportunities

PTL Librarians maintain a job board online for local postings. Check it out for job opportunities! If you’d like to have your job posted, please email Library@PeterboroughNH.gov and tell us the job title, brief description of duties, link to any online postings, application deadlines, and the contact information.

Explore Career Options

Get the boost you need with our coaching services and tools to explore the best career path for you!

One-on-One Coaching session – email Library @ PeterboroughNH.gov for an appointment. Bring your questions and an open mind. A coach will help talk through your goals and assist you with creating a plan for your next steps. We are currently offering coaching by zoom or by phone.

Tools for exploring careers and matching your skill set to a job:

https://www.careeronestop.org/

https://www.mynextmove.org/

https://www.myskillsmyfuture.org/

Develop Employment Skills

Take online classes, receive certificates for completion, and improve your skills. We have lots of online classes and opportunities that will help you become the right candidate for a great job.

Tools:

NH WorkReady: designed to help you gain the essential skills for the workplace. NH employers value this certificate and there is scholarship available! During Covid-19 response, NH workready is doing an online course.

Lynda.com has lots of technology courses and relevant classes.

Use your library card number and your library account password for the “pin”.

Lynda allows you to print certificates after you complete a course. This is a great thing to add to your resume to show you have updated relevant skills.

Tech classes at PTL

We have weekly technology classes on all types of tech topics. Check our website or email us and find out how to participate. We are glad to provide certificates of completion.

GCFLearnFree.org

Provides comprehensive technology tutorials on a broad range of topics like Word, Excel, internet, and online safety. They also have tutorials on reading, math, and career development. Learn how to use LinkedIn, create a Podcast, and brush up your interviewing skills all in one place

Phaze Welding Programa local certification program at MAXT Makerspace.

Earn an AWS training certificate right here in Peterborough. Check out their website for more information. Scholarships are available. If you are interested, contact us so we can help you complete this program.

Unemployment Resources:

To file for unemployment in NH: visit www.nhes.nh.gov and click on the File a Claim for Benefits button on the left side of the homepage, or call the NH Unemployment Assistance Hotline, 603-271-7700.

Forms may also be printed and returned by mail. The library can print forms and make them available upon request.

Form NHES 0178Form NHES 0180