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Career Help

Wherever you are on your career path, Henderson Libraries is here to help. Here are resources related to unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, searching for jobs, developing computer and technical skills, and test preparation and certification.

Career Help

Zoom Rooms

Available at the Paseo Verde Library, our Zoom Rooms are specially designed for individuals to participate in virtual meetings. These private spaces are equipped with a video calling enabled computer (or you can use your own computer with library wifi) and a ring light so you can look your best.

Reserve a Zoom Room


Learn about desired job skills, with a focus on technology, and opportunities for employment directly from fantastic local companies and organizations through in-person VIBE events, webinars and virtual chats. 

Watch our Virtual Vibe videos

unemployment help

COVID-19 Nevada Unemployment Insurance Information for Claimants & Employers
From the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR), here you can find continuously updated information regarding unemployment insurance information for claimants and employers specific to COVID-19.

Nevada Unemployment Insurance Claim Filing System
Self-service website page where you can register, apply for, and claim benefits.

Nevada Unemployment Insurance Step-by-Step How to Videos
Videos showing you how to register as a new claimant, apply, and claim benefits.

Nevada Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
PUA is a federal program that provides payment to workers not traditionally eligible for unemployment benefits (self-employed, independent contractors).

Three Square Emergency Food Distribution Lists
Updated listings of drive-thru and walk in pantry locations.

CARES Housing Assistance Program
Nevada's $30 million residential rental assistance program is now taking applications.

job search

Visit EmployNV Career Hubs at the Green Valley Library and Gibson Library. Plus, access a complete set of employment tools for job seekers on the EmployNV website. Find jobs with employers who are currently hiring, create a resume, and get information for education and training.

Nevada Career Explorer
This discovery platform guides you through self-assessment and employment options and any training, certification and preparation required.

Free online job assistance service that includes resume templates, interview tips, career assessments, and live resume and interview coaching. Use your library card to access.

Got Resume Builder
This site guides you step-by-step through the resume creating process and allows for downloading and emailing your resume in multiple formats.

Indeed - The Essential Job Search Guide
Resources to help you find, apply to, interview for, and get the job that's right for you.

How to Ace an Online Job Interview
Wired has complied 14 tips from experts and professionals to help you prepare for a remote interview.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Information on what workers do, education, training, pay, job outlook, information on state and area data, and similar occupations for over 300 occupational profiles.

Ask a Career Coach: Job Searching During COVID-19
Watch this webinar presented by Justin Gomez and Kass Moore from UNLV Career Services featuring lots of great answers and advice for those seeking employment in the Las Vegas/Henderson area. They also provided excellent resources related to job skills, resumes, LinkedIn, and interviewing.

skill development

These skills, although not technical nor job/industry-specific, are widely considered to be the most in-demand for employers.

  • Downloadable eBooks & Audiobooks 
    Use Hoopla and Libby to access an extensive collection of free eBooks and audiobooks covering the top desired soft skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, teamwork, interpersonal, and time management. Use your library card to access.
  • Master In-demand Professional Soft Skills
    Free LinkedIn Learning courses for essential soft skills that employers value most, from communication fundamentals and being a team player to advancing your critical thinking skills. 


  • Digital Learn
    Learn basic technology needed for job searching in today's employment environment with short, simple step-by-step tutorials.

  • GFC Global
    Try the Technology section in this user-friendly service if you are intimidated by computers or new to email or the web. Also covers lessons to help you apply for jobs and get training.

  • Learning Express Library
    Go to the Computer Skills Center to learn popular software and computer basics. Use your library card to access.


  • LinkedIn Learning
    An on-demand library of over 16,000 quality instructional videos in business, technology, and creativity. Advance your career and explore in-demand skills. 
  • W3Schools
    Free online tutorials for learning in-demand developer skills, including HTML, CSS, SQL, PHP, Python, Java, jQuery, and JavaScript.

  • Digital Skilling for Employment Post COVID-19
    Free LinkedIn Learning courses for in-demand jobs which require skills that can be learned online, including Sales Representative, Digital Marketer, Customer Service Specialist, IT Support, Graphic Designer, and more.


  • Learning Express Library
    Access exam and certification practice tests, flashcards, and tutorials for a variety of occupations including medical assistant, nursing, EMT/paramedic, teacher, culinary arts, and civil service. Use your library card to access.
  • WorkKeys
    Mastering WorkKeys core assessments can lead to earning an ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate, which is a credential that verifies the skills found to be most essential across industries and occupations. Learning Express Library provides access to WorkKeys assessment practice tests.