The Chronological Resume

One of the most crucial parts of writing an effective resume is choosing the right format. We usually distinguish between chronological, functional, and hybrid formats, with each having distinct pros and cons. To that end, we will be discussing different resume formats and which ones work for which job seekers. Today, we’ll look at the […]


I reached out for help preparing a resume. I have been out of the workforce for several years. Within 2 hours of my email, [Staff] provided back a huge list of ways I could highlight my experience and expertise. With that help, I’m glad to say I got the job. I could not have done […]

Email and Telephone Etiquette for Jobseekers

Ahh, technology. It can make communication so much faster, easier, and more convenient. But if used improperly, it can also give the wrong impression. It’s important for all professionals, especially those currently on the job hunt, to make sure they’re using technology to present a positive image of themselves. Recently, we posted an article about […]

YouTube Video Roundup: March, 2021

Spring has sprung, and so have some more videos from your local library’s Career Center. Some highlights for March include a Spanish version of our popular Walmart application video, a how-to for your first resumé, and how to get organized with Google Sheets. Take a look at our YouTube channel and see all of our […]

Social Media Etiquette for Job-Seekers

Most of us regularly use social media of some sort, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, or LinkedIn. We use these platforms to maintain our connections with friends, keep up with news and local events, and express our ideas and emotions. Yet there’s a hidden danger for jobseekers – your social media image could be […]

February 2021 Youtube Video Roundup

Another month, another crop of videos to help you in your job search! As always, you can visit our website, give us a call at (225) 231-3733, or email us if you have more specific questions. Small Business Services If you’re interested in starting your own business and working for yourself, check out this new […]


To all in need of career services, whom have never used the EBRPL’s Career Center, I highly recommend you reconsider. I was lost, after being laid off, not having looked for a job in 18+ years, and my resume was outdated. [Staff] helped me tremendously. I felt more positive when I left than when I […]


I went to the Career Center’s YouTube Channel, and spent 3+ hours watching educational video’s pertaining to resume & cover letter writing, as well as the do’s & don’ts of job interviewing. All of the videos were extremely helpful and very easy to follow, as the presenters offered a wealth of expert knowledge while also […]

YouTube Video Roundup: January 2021

Happy New Year! In the first month of 2021, we here at the Career Center have been busy producing new videos to help you with your job search. Check ’em out, and be on the lookout for more new videos in February! Seven Deadly Sins of the Job Search Part 2: “I just want a […]