Jobs, careers and employability

If you are looking for information on starting a career, finding a job, or starting a training course, our libraries can help you.

Discover a wealth of free resources at Aberdeen City Libraries to assist you. Find information on topics including

  • Improving your employability skills
  • Finding employment
  • Routes to further education
  • Career options

Please ask any member of staff for assistance.

Books to borrow

Visit the Aberdeen City Libraries catalogue to search for both print, eBooks & eAudiobooks to borrow on

  • Job searching
  • CV & cover letter writing
  • Interview skills
  • Employability skills including communication, time management & leadership
  • And much more!


Here you can access selections of books on employability skills, business start-up & job seeking stocked by Aberdeen City Libraries. Clicking on the links in the booklists will take you to the library catalogue where you can find out more information on any of the books, search for more books in the same topic, borrow eBooks & eAudiobooks & also find out which of our libraries has a copy of print books in stock. Books may be reserved free of charge & delivered to your local library for collection.



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Free email, PC & Wifi access

Why not take advantage of the free email,  PC  & Wifi access available in our libraries to research current job opportunities, create/update your CV, apply for jobs? Find more information on accessing the public PCs and free Wifi in Aberdeen City Libraries on our Free internet, email and computer access web page.

Premium e-resources



Read or download to your PC or mobile device full digital editions of key newspaper & magazine titles from around the world including the Press & Journal, Evening Express & The Scotsman.

Visit our Online Resources web page to view the full range of excellent e resources accessible to library members.

Useful links

Aberdeen Foyer

Aberdeen Foyer delivers accredited learning and training opportunities, to suit people at different points of moving towards, into work and in work in Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

ABZ Works

Aberdeen City Council's employability team ABZ Works can help you move into education, training, and work, gain qualifications, upskill, and much more

Apprenticeships.Scot supports young people who would like to become apprentices with detailed information on the Apprenticeship family and a search function to look for their ideal opportunity. 

Employability in Scotland

Employability in Scotland helps out of work people in Scotland find work that meets their specific needs & circumstances.


Search for Scottish local government jobs.

My World of Work

My World of Work by Skills Development Scotland provides trustworthy, expert information and advice – free to access at any time, for people at any stage in their career.

NHS Scotland Careers

An interactive guide to careers in NHS Scotland including information on qualifications required & places to study.

The Prince's Trust

The Prince's Trust offers free training and advice to help you gain confidence and get into work. 

Planit Plus

Planitplus Is a source of Scottish careers, learning and school information.


Business and Employability
Central Library
Rosemount Viaduct

AB25 1GW
Tel. 01224 652514

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