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5 Tips for the Beginning Indie Writer

by Victoria, Marketing and Communications

 

What’s the deal with indie publishing? What is it and why are so many writers skipping the traditional publishing route? Writers who’ve published traditionally for years have made the switch to “indie” (aka independent or self-p...

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Get That Job: Computer and Email Basics

February 9, 2023
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Computers & Technology, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Gain the skills you need to succeed in the job market. In this workshop, you will learn the computer and email basics that you need to land your next job or excel in your current one. Laptops will be provided but feel free to bring your own. This pro...

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The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Goodwill Mobile Job Connection Center

February 28, 2023
10:00am - 1:00pm
Wright Library
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Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Outdoors (Wright)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Computers & Technology, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Goodwill's job skills training is now on the road with the Job Connection Center Mobile unit! Join us at Wright Library to access our mobile computer lab and get help with job searches, completing job applications, resumes, and more! Registration ...

Get That Job: Computer and Email Basics

February 28, 2023
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Computers & Technology, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Description:
Gain the skills you need to succeed in the job market. In this workshop, you will learn the computer and email basics that you need to land your next job or excel in your current one. Laptops will be provided but feel free to bring your own. This pro...
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Leadership

Leadership skills are important in many areas of life. Improving your leadership skills in business provides more opportunities for success for you and your company.

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Teamwork in the Workplace

Businesses look for and promote individuals who work well in a team. Check out these books to learn how to be a better team player or to build an amazing team of your own.

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In this fast-paced world, it can be easy to throw yourself into work while building your career. Be sure to create a work-life balance that works for you.

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Business Source Premier

Provides the full-text of thousands of journals covering all business disciplines, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics. Additionally, it provides market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.

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Cypress Resume

Create professional resumes, cover letters and reference lists in minutes by simply entering basic information about yourself.

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JobNow

JobNow features job and career resources such as chatting with a live job coaching expert, resume and cover letter templates, interview tips, expert resume review, and more.

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LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library contains study guides and practice tests to help you prepare for career- and school-related tests (GED, ACT, SAT, ASVAB, CDL, NCLEX-RN, etc), job and career resources to help you search for a job, write a resume, and guide you through the interview process, and self-paced tutorials for computer and internet basics.

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LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn learning contains over 16,000 self-paced online courses in 7 different languages that you can use to learn more about business, CAD, design, education, hardware and software, technology, video, web design and much more. This resource will help you achieve your personal and professional goals. NOTE: To sign in, use your last name as your Library Card PIN.

Previously known as Lynda.com

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SkillSurfer Learning Library

Visit the SkillSurfer Learning Library to read lessons, watch videos, and take practice tests on a variety of subjects. Get ready to apply for college, brush up on Microsoft Office skills, learn about different careers, and study for the GED, SAT, ACT, AP, CLEP, GRE, GMAT, ASVAB, Praxis, or TOEFL.

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Value Line

Provides comprehensive information and expert investing advice on thousands of stocks, mutual funds, options, and other securities.

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VetNow

VetNow has resources carefully tailored to veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce. Visit VetNow for live help navigating veterans’ benefits, resume building, job coaching, and skills building.

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