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Putting Research into Your Job Search

One of the problems facing first-time job seekers, or those contemplating a career change, is that they may have a general idea of the kind of work they’d like to do but lack detailed knowledge about what this work involves.

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2021 Career Makeover Tips!

A results oriented (and dare I say, fun) approach to addressing four key career development areas.

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Get Your News with U.S. Newsstream

If you have grown weary of paywalls impeding your access to reliable news (or of “free” subscriptions that offer only limited access, at the cost of surrendering some personal information), consider using U.S. Newsstream to essentially bypass paywalls and find the latest on US politics, COVID-19 vaccines, and world news.

O'Reilly for Public Libraries

O'Reilly for Public Libraries (formerly Safari Tech Books Online) contains thousands of titles covering nearly 1000 topics in technology and business with new content and features.

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Seasonal Employment Opportunities

Midlands employers have already started advertising to hire seasonal workers as the holiday season approaches. 

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Career Development: Discover Yourself

Self-discovery is essential to making career decisions that will build a happy life. Here are four questions to help you discover yourself.

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The Virtual Job Interview

Job interviews conducted via videoconferencing programs such as Zoom and Skype were already in wide use before the coronavirus pandemic, but for understandable reasons they are now more popular than ever.  Just as for an in-person interview, you should carefully prepare beforehand, but there are other considerations specific to virtual interviewing that you will need to keep in mind.

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Support for Small Businesses

Small and local businesses are working through COVID-19 with creativity. We've pulled together a list of assistance and resources for small business owners, and several ways the community can help during this time.

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Through His Lens

In a sit-down interview with self-taught professional photographer Michael Dantzler I got to pick his brain...