Job Skills

CADL has a variety of resources and online tools to help you improve your skills and search for jobs.  

To use some of our Premium Online Tools, you need an active Capital Area District Libraries card. If you do not have a card, you can sign up online.

If you have a Student Success Initiative card and need more information on how to use it, visit our Student Success Initiative page.

Premium Online Tools


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Covers subjects of interest for elementary aged children through adults, including: test preparation materials, interactive practice exams, job and career acceleration tools, and skill building resources.  



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Thousands of high-quality online courses developed by recognized industry experts on the latest software, creative, and business skills. Log on and learn at your own pace. This resource can only be accessed with an individual library card account. Due to vendor restrictions, we cannot provide access to business card accounts.

When logging in, although it asks for a "PIN", you need to use the same password that you use to log into your account in our catalog.

After you have activated your LinkedIn Learning account for the first time using a web browser (Chrome, Edge, Safari, etc.), you can download the LinkedIn Learning app from your app store. When you sign in to the app, use "cadl" for the Library ID.

Learn How to Get Started Using LinkedIn Learning

CADL library card required (this includes Student Success Initiative cards)


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Access live online tutors with no need for an appointment from 2-9pm. Or, use a number of services anytime, including: Drop-Off Review for essays/writing, resumes/cover letters, and even math help; and Self-Study Tools, with standardized test prep resources and more! 

Learn How to Get Started Using

CADL library card required (this includes Student Success Initiative cards)

Job Searching

Career Builder

Search for and apply to local and national job listings.


The one-stop career and self-development site devoted to serving the cultural and career-related needs of underrepresented minorities.

Michigan Works

Learn more about Michigan’s workforce development system.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

A guide to career information and projections about hundreds of occupations!

Pure Michigan Talent Connect

Statewide job listings, and career development.

USA Jobs

A free web-based job board enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations.

Hire Heroes USA

Hire Heroes USA empowers U.S. military members, veterans, and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce.

Other Resources

CADL Resume and Job Interview Help

Need help with reviewing your resume or preparing for a great job interview? We are here to help!