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Employment Support Resources: Career and Business Development

Career Development

Career Changer's Manual - a one-stop resource for someone on a job search. It includes chapters such as "Identifying a Career Niche" and "Market Thyself".  This resource is provided by Learning Express, so be sure to register as a Stevens Memorial Library patron in order to access this material.

Looking at this at home? To access Safari Books Online and the below trainings follow these steps:

  1. Open up Safari Books Online using this link
  2. Enter in your Library Card number, and use the last 4 digits of your card as the "Password"
  3. Now you can access the resources referenced in this guide and click on any of the links.
  4. When you click the links, press the "Play/Pause" two times to get it to load and play.
  5. If you are having trouble and are using the browser "Safari" on a Mac, clear your cookies and then try again. To clear cookies on a Mac try this article. 

Online Video Training: Building the Skills to Succeed as a Remote Worker in 90 Minutes - This video training is an excellent resource to learn about remote and virtual work. During the COVID-19 crisis many jobs have moved online. This can be a jarring change for many, so enjoy this resource from Safari Books Online to learn more and fine-tune your skills.

Online Video Training: Success Skills for the Introvert - It can be hard to be an introvert in a workplace. Use this training's modules to guide how to highlight your strengths as an introvert. 

Business and Career Development for Women

Looking at this at home? To access Safari Books Online and this audio-book resource follow these steps:

  1. Open up Safari Books Online using this link
  2. Enter in your Library Card number, and use the last 4 digits of your card as the "Password"
  3. Now you can access the resources referenced in this guide and click on any of the links.
  4. When you click the links, press the "Play/Pause" two times to get it to load and play.
  5. If you are having trouble and are using the browser "Safari" on a Mac, clear your cookies and then try again. To clear cookies on a Mac try this article. 

Recruiting Resources

RESOURCES 

From Charley Polachi, Recruiter

https://execthread.com/view/94d79083e1c7d7aa0fb5cccb572727     cf4438bd4dd7d3f2534bdd8f63449b4096

  • The Insider’s guide to headhunter networking

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Z-b40xSUTUisvaeka3rYqg

 

Business Development

The resources found here are for those who are interested in starting their own business or expanding their own current business.

Looking at this at home? To access Safari Books Online and the below trainings follow these steps:

  1. Make sure you are using Google Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge as your browser
  2. Open up Safari Books Online using this link
  3. Enter in your Library Card number, and use the last 4 digits of your card as the "Password"
  4. Now you can access the resources referenced in this guide and click on any of the links

How to Scale Your Small Business - This short video gives an introduction to this topic. Small business owners looking to expand may find this resource interesting.

Test Prep

Outside of the Library Business Development Resources

BPL Kirstein Business Library Career Skills

Free Resume Review & Resume Writing Assistance

Email your resume to kirstein@bpl.libanswers.com

any time for free help from our expert staff of business librarians.

 

Career-expanding classes from General Assembly

Free for BPL patrons - Limited seats! Sign up now!

Get the Picture: Introduction to Infographics

     June 28 at 6:00 pm via Zoom                                                MORE INFO & REGISTER

   

Entrepreneur programming