| By Gale Staff |
In these unprecedented times of layoffs and furloughs, job seekers and workers are looking for ways to ensure employability and evolve their career paths. But many don’t know where to start.
According to Strada Center for Consumer Insights, only 35 percent of Americans say they have access to the education and training needed to upskill, reskill, or make a change.1 How can your library provide patrons with professional development and programming resources to feel confident about their career futures?
In this webinar for public libraries, you’ll learn how you can open doors to new career fields and advancement opportunities for patrons. Your colleagues from Enoch Pratt Free Library and Howard County Library System will discuss the convenient career tools they currently use and share their experiences of successfully helping patrons shape their career paths. Now more than ever, libraries of all sizes are essential for patrons navigating the changing job market.
Be Your Community’s Career Development Anchor
Sponsored by Gale and Library Journal
Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 2:00 PM ET
|Kim Montenyohl, e-Curriculum Specialist and Data Analyst, Howard County Library System|
|Kathryn Troeschel, Business Librarian, Enoch Pratt Free Library|
Register for this event and you’ll also see a short demonstration of two new digital resources to help workers get where they want to be—Gale Presents: Udemy, 7,000+ on-demand video courses for in-demand skills across business and technology, and Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep, equipped with career assessments, job search capabilities, and advanced resumé-building tools and templates.
1. Strada Center for Consumer Insights, Public Viewpoint: COVID-19 Work and Education Survey dashboard, October 15, 2020.