Resume and Interview Best Practices

A new year brings new opportunities. With widespread labor shortages and high demand for qualified workers, this is an ideal time to change careers or look for a new job.

Join us online on February 18 at 2 p.m. for a virtual Resume/Interview Workshop presented by HR professionals from Capital One. Discover best practices for creating a resume. Learn how to turn your interview responses into personalized stories using the SAR (Situation, Action, Result) Method. Pick up tips and tools for interview success and find out how to follow up after the interview. Teens and adults are welcome. Register here.

To view previous career and business workshops, visit our YouTube channel.


Additional Programs & Opportunities
How to Conquer Overwhelm

Meets virtually on Friday, February 11 at 1 p.m. Register here
We all feel overwhelmed from time to time. It’s not a good feeling and it can be quite paralyzing. Learn how to recognize overwhelm for what it is and get past it, so you can achieve your goals. Presented by Debra Austin, Chaos2Results Business Coaching & Consulting.


Meets at Haggard Library on Tuesday, February 22 at 7 p.m.
Are you looking to start a new career, switch fields or return to work after time off? Do you wonder what the job market is like? Learn ways to think about careers and navigate the education path to get there.



Collin College Career Fair – 2/23 CANCELLED

Meets Thursday, February 24 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Collin College Plano Campus. Register here
Explore countywide opportunities with dozens of employers in a variety of industries. Hiring managers will be on-site to discuss job openings.


Looking for more? Plano Public Library offers a wide variety of resources for job seekers:

To access all these resources, visit our website.

Check it Out

Get started with these titles from Plano Public Library:

Amplify Your Job Search: Strategies for Finding Your Dream Job by Jeffrey S. Ton  Print

The Big Book of Job-Hunting Hacks: How to Build a Résumé, Conquer the Interview, and Land Your Dream Job by Brenda Bernstein Print

Career Choreography: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Finding the Right Job and Achieving Huge Success and Happiness by Ken Lindner Print

Getting Your First Job by Roberto Angulo Print

The Job Closer: Time-Saving Techniques for Acing Resumes, Interviews, Negotiations, and More by Steve Dalton Print | eBook

Modernize Your Resume: Get Noticed…Get Hired by Wendy S. Enelow  Print

Small Mistakes, Big Consequences for Interviews by Anne Corley Baum Print

Browse our online catalog for more.


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