TAG: business

Business Research Just Got Easier

Posted in News on April 17, 2014 at 11:32 am

News_Feature_DigitalLibrary Spokane County Library District is dedicated to supporting local businesses. With these two new additions to our Digital Library, local businesses and non-profits have more tools to develop and maintain successful enterprises. 1. Business Source Complete This comprehensive collection of business information offers highly targeted searching of milli […]

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No Small Change: Bitcoin for Beginners

Posted in Business and Careers on April 2, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Bitcoin Guest blog by Doug Slaton, workshop presenter My co-presenter, Zach Doty, and I have been long time computer techs and continually explore any new innovations in technology. We have an unbridled fascination with all the amazing things happening with and on the Internet. We’ve followed Bitcoin for about 2 years and when we started seeing […]

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Get a Leg Up on Retirement: Free Online Events from Morningstar

Posted in Business and Careers on March 11, 2014 at 6:00 am

hourglass by Carlie Hoffman Planning for retirement can feel overwhelming. Learning the importance of sound financial strategies today can help you feel prepared for the future. That’s why Morningstar® Investment Research Center℠ is offering the opportunity to take part in a complimentary, live online event with Christine Benz, Morningstar’s director […]

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Know Your Industry

Posted in Business and Careers on December 11, 2013 at 6:00 am

B&C_Feature_KnowYourIndustry by Vanessa S. When enough people tell you how great your product or service is, you might think about starting your own business. Whether it’s food, knitted socks, or a mobile app, it pays to know what you’re getting into. Trade magazines are a great way to get to know your industry. For example, my […]

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Microsoft IT Academy

Posted in News on November 12, 2013 at 12:00 pm

News_Feature_MITA 1 out of 2 jobs today require information technology (IT) skills. In less than 10 years, this number will increase to 3 out of every 4 jobs requiring IT skills*. Are you ready? Through a partnership with Microsoft, Washington state libraries now offer Microsoft IT Academy to the public at no cost. E-learning from Microsoft […]

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Business and Careers

Posted in Business and Careers on October 14, 2013 at 11:30 am

B&C_Feature_Interview Welcome to our Business & Careers blog page. Supporting job seekers and local businesses is a top service priority. It is our goal to provide local businesses and non-profits with the tools they need to develop and maintain successful enterprises, and teens and adults with the resources and opportunities they need to attain meaningful employmen […]

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Posted in Business and Careers on September 28, 2013 at 5:12 pm

B&C_Feature_Learn4Life One of the best ways to get ahead and stay ahead in your profession or job search is to seek out opportunities to learn new skills or sharpen your skills. The growth of online courses means that you no longer have to travel and take time off of work. The District also offers a way […]

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