December 01, 2008

Library's free classes can give job seekers an edge

Very COOL to see this highlighted!


free classes can give job seekers an edge


Technology Learning Center Manager, Charleston County Public Library

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DEC. 1,
2008 - "Applicant must be extremely proficient with all Microsoft
Office programs, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint." This
sentence seems to shriek from the pages repeatedly as anxious job seekers
thumb through the classifieds each week. Layoffs, furloughs, service cutbacks
and shutdowns have fostered an environment of uncertainty among the employed
and unemployed alike. So, with fewer available jobs and an increasing
number of applicants, how can you emerge as a qualified contender?

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1 comment:

  1. Excellent to see library resources featured! Here's a related story covering the King County Library System's free computer classes, and a mention of the KCLS "Look to Your Library" outreach campaign: