Career Coaching at The Westport Library

The Westport Library offers career coaching support to members of the community who are exploring career opportunities, actively looking for a job, or looking for additional part-time employment.

Our career coach, Tarin Evans, has 10+ years of experience in the human services field specific to employment training, case management, and supportive services. She’s known for her positive energy, enthusiasm, and jokes — and for being passionate about helping people at all career levels. Tarin understands that job searching and planning can be stressful and overwhelming. Her creative coaching style makes the process fun and enjoyable all the while you are confidently achieving your goals.

Services Offered

  • Resume Writing
  • Career Assessment and Planning
  • Interview Skills Training
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Networking Skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Workshops/Trainings

Service to Employers

If you are an employer or recruiter, we would love to connect to learn more about your hiring needs, as we may be coaching candidates who could be a good fit for your job opportunity.

Hours & Appointments

Career coaching is available on an appointment-only basis, with limited opportunities Monday through Saturday. To make an appointment, click here. And for more information, email Tarin at [email protected].

Additional Resources

Business and Career Resources


Recurring Events

Walk-in Career Coaching Support
Held every other Monday, starting May 22
7 pm
Room 216 (McCall Room)

Bring your laptop and let’s get to work! This biweekly session is designed for patrons who are waitlisted, receiving services but will like additional support, or anyone else interested in working on their career goals in a study group-style session. Assistance with resumes, work feedback, interview prep questions, job search, and more will be offered. During this time, the career coach will be offering support to multiple patrons at a time.

Connections Networking and Career Development Group
Held the first Friday of every month, starting June 2
10 am
Brooks Place (Library Main Level)

The Westport library is launching our Pro Links Networking group! This is a great opportunity for professionals to come together to exchange information, build relationships, and create opportunities for collaboration and growth. These groups are designed to offer members the chance to learn new skills and connect with others who share similar goals and challenges. Through regular meetings, events, and online interactions, members can expand their knowledge, gain new insights, and build a supportive network of peers and mentors.


Previous Events

Resume Writing Skills Training
Monday, May 22, 5:30 pm
Room 216 (McCall Room)

In a fun, supportive environment, learn how to develop a resume that reflects your strengths and achievements and focuses on your value in order to land critical interviews.

Interview Skills Training 
Monday, June 5, 5:30 pm
Room 216 (McCall Room)

Are you preparing for a job interview? Learn how to develop the best interview skills to help you be successful during the job interview process and secure a top job. You will learn about interview formats, how to answer common situational, technical, and behavioral questions, along with what you should and should not do during the job interview in order to ensure that you are successful.

Page update: June 6, 2023

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