ECARL Career Resource Center

Whatever you're looking for, we've got it.



This resource was created to assist our patrons search for employment.  We understand that each applicant comes in with a different level of experience.  With this website, we hope to bring together many resources to assist you in successfully finding a new job.  If you are using the website outside of one of our library branches, you may be asked for your library card number.  All residents of Cross and Woodruff Counties, and also those who go to school, work, or own property in our counties, are eligible for a free library card. 


Where do I start?

Before you start searching for jobs, answer these questions:


1.  Do you have an email address?

2.  Do you have a resume and cover letter?

3.  Are you comfortable on the computer and the Internet?

Your East Central Arkansas Regional Library partners with the Arkansas Workforce Development Agency to provide career planning and services to the residents of Cross and Woodruff counties. These services are offered monthly at our main branch locations.  For more information please contact:

Cross County
Sterling Washington, Career Advisor 
Workforce Development Board of Eastern Arkansas
(870) 633 - 2900

Woodruff County
Jackie  Donaldson, Manager
Arkansas Division of Workforce Services Newport
(870) 523-3641


Computer Basics

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Looking for a job?  Not sure what you want to do?  These resources can help with that.  Take a quiz and find careers that match up with your goals and interests.  Maybe, you know exactly what you're looking for.  That's great!  You'll also be able to search and apply for jobs in your area.  Creating an account is not always required, but you may find it helpful when you need to look back and see where you have applied.

Arkansas Joblink is a web-based job-matching and labor market information system.  Arkansas Joblink provides job seekers, employers, and training providers with easy-to-use tools that support a wide range of activities.  As a service of the public workforce system, Arkansas Joblink is completely free for you to use.

My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options.  My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers.  

O*NET OnLine is an application that was created for the general public to provide broad access to the O*NET database of occupational information.  O*NET OnLine offers a variety of search options and occupational data.