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COVID-19 Resources

Resource Description
Job Center of Wisconsin In-Demand Jobs Search by industry for job openings in industries that need employees during the pandemic. 
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Department of Workforce Development's Coronavirus page with information for DWD partners and the public.
How to job hunt during the coronavirus pandemic Article from Fortune Magazine ( March 31, 2020) giving advice on how to find a job during the pandemic.
Your guide to job searching during the Coronoavirus pandemic Article from U.S. News (April 7, 2020) about searching for a job during the pandemic.

Wisconsin Resources

Resource Description
Resources for Job Seekers List of job resources compiled by the South Central Library System.
City of Madison Careers Job listings for the City of Madison.
Dane County Employment Dane County employment opportunities.
Job Center of Wisconsin A WI agency charged with building and strengthening the workforce.
Jobs at UW-Madison Contains all of the job listings for UW-Madison.
Wisc Jobs The offical employment site of the Wisconsin State Government.
Wisconsin Veterans Affairs Employment Dedicated to helping veterans transition into civilian careers.
Worker Unemployment Benefits Apply for unemployment insurance through the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. 

Resume and Coverletter Resources

Resource Description helps you build a resume online in minutes.
GoodProspects Sign up for a free account to start looking for a job, building a career, or become a mentor. Use this resource to locate activities in your community, build your network, and improve your skills. GoodProspects is a project of Goodwill Industries International, Inc.
LiveCareer's Cover Letter Builder Your cover letter is your first chance to impress potential employers. Cover Letter Builder gives you the tools to get noticed. Write and print your resume in a few simple steps. This website provides many styles and options with tips to guide you. No fees or memberships required.
Writing Cover Letters from UW Madison Writing Center Learn about what goes into writing a cover letter from UW Madison Writing Center.