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Careers & Employment

We are here to help with...

 

  • Resume tips and guidance from 100's of great sources.
  • Preparing for an interview.
  • Researching a potential employer using our reference materials
  • Investigating training and education options.
  • Background reading (suggested books, etc.)
  • Finding and attending a networking event in your field.

 

Have you tried LinkedIn? LinkedIn is a social media networking tool that allows you to communicate and build your own network of personal contacts and give or receive recommendations from past employers. 

 

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Career Cruising is innovative career exploration web site full of useful real-world career information. Users will gain the knowledge and information needed to help define their goals and shape their future. For students of any age it helps define interests and shape educational paths. Parents can use it to ensure their children have the power to achieve their full potential in school. It is composed of four tools: Career Matchmaker, Career Portfolio Tool, Explore Education & Training and Explore Careers. You will need to enter your 14 digit library card number to access the site. 

 

Also, don't forget to check out the library's business resources page.

Gale Courses

Introducing...

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NEW! Gale Courses offers hundreds of courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week long courses are taught entirely online by instructors, and new sessions begin every month.


It is as easy as 1-2-3 to start learning online with Gale Courses: 

 

1.  Click on this link http://education.gale.com/l-ko_nmpl/ to view the catalogue of courses and make sure you read the "About Us" page too. 

 

2.  Watch this video to learn how to sign up and register as a student: 

http://assets.cengage.com/training/GaleCourses/GettingStarted.htm

Please Note: as a Newmarket Public Library member you can enroll in as many courses a year as you wish, not just 5 as mentioned in the video. 


3. Check out this infographic too: Over 300 online instructor-led courses!


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