Blogs: Business

  • eSpotlight - Online Courses - icon

    What do you want to learn today? is an online learning site that hosts a growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. The courses are delivered by expert instructors on creative, business and technology topics.
    Posted by: Laurie Willis on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 11:52 AM | Comments: 9
  • Be Green-Minded and Career-Minded at the Same TimeGreen Careers in Energy

    If you think every day should be Earth Day, you may be able to make a career out of it! Here are some resources in the library collection geared toward creating a more environmentally friendly work life.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Friday, April 22, 2016 - 12:12 PM | Comments: 0
  • SCORE: Simple Steps for Starting Your BusinessSCORE - for the life of your business

    SCORE is a fantastic organization that offers free counseling and mentoring to small business people. We are excited to partner with the SCORE Silicon Valley chapter and offer a 5-part workshop series on "Simple Steps for Starting Your Business." The workshops will be held at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, every Wednesday, beginning May 11, 2016, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Pre-registration is not required.
    Posted by: Yelena Giannuzzi on Monday, April 4, 2016 - 6:00 PM | Comments: 3
  • Women’s History Month: Our Local Career Barrier Breakers Clara Shortridge Foltz, California's First Female Lawyer

    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Monday, March 21, 2016 - 1:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Working Together: Career Success in Multigenerational EnvironmentsGenerations at Work

    Much has been written about the “newness” of today’s multigenerational workplaces. For the first time in history, three or four different generations of employees are working alongside each other. As the world changes at a speed that gets faster all the time, different generations who aren’t always used to communicating with each other are suddenly co-workers and peers. The following works in the SJPL collection aim to help each generation in the mix find individual career success. Often a crucial part of that success comes from understanding co-workers from different generations, and getting past negative stereotypes about the other groups.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 11:00 AM | Comments: 0