Business and Careers

Finding or Switching Your Career? Check Out These Free Assessment Tools

Posted on September 8, 2022 at 6:30 am

By Stacey Goddard What do you want to be when you grow up? Just about everyone is asked this question countless times when they’re young. When I was a child, I always had a ready answer, and I spent a lot of time playacting as a child. One month I wanted to be a doctor, […]

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Business Matters: Q&A with SCORE Spokane Mentor Ron Barkley

Posted on June 16, 2022 at 4:30 am

By Stacey Goddard The SCORE Spokane chapter might be one of the area’s best kept secrets as a useful and enlightening resource for entrepreneurs, established small business owners, and individuals just starting to consider opening their own business. You might be asking yourself “What is SCORE?”—which proves my point! SCORE’s name origina […]

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Your Business Matters: Training & Resources for Startups, Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Posted on February 8, 2022 at 6:00 am

Whether you’re trying to figure out what your product or service might be, consider yourself an entrepreneur with lots of different business ideas in various stages, or have recently launched your business, the library can help you with a variety of programs and resources! […]

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Looking for Expert Business, Career & Personal Finance Classes? Try LinkedIn Learning

Posted on June 30, 2021 at 6:00 am

You may know this resource for its technology-focused classes because Lynda.com had a (deserved) reputation for those. While LinkedIn Learning definitely has technology courses covered, it offers so much more! I’m going to focus on these non-technology subject areas today: business, professional development, and financial literacy. […]

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Udemy: Easily Improve Work Productivity to Increase Your Value and Efficiency

Posted on May 25, 2021 at 6:00 am

BY CRYSTAL MILLER For anyone working at an office job, remotely or on-site, work performance has probably looked a bit different this past year than previously. I know I would benefit from some training to spruce up some of my office-related skills and tasks. If you are in the same boat, Gale Presents: Udemy is […]

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How to Strengthen Your Business This Summer with SCORE Workshops & Online Training

Posted on May 20, 2021 at 4:30 am

When local businesses thrive, the whole community thrives. That’s why the library has workshops, resources, and services dedicated to businesses and entrepreneurs. This summer, check out our live, online workshops presented by SCORE Business mentors, our online training resources, and our digital tools that can help your business hit its next tar […]

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Udemy: New Resource with High-Quality Content That Makes Learning Enjoyable

Posted on April 27, 2021 at 6:00 am

By STACEY GODDARD I don’t usually “geek out” about a new library resource. But I have to confess that I was having geek-out levels of excitement when I heard the library would be getting Udemy. Here are the reasons why I’m so excited: You can take Udemy courses whenever it is convenient for you. There […]

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Goodbye, Lynda.com. Hello, LinkedIn Learning.

Posted on March 10, 2021 at 6:00 am

Lynda.com is changing to LinkedIn Learning. All of the business and technology courses and content from Lynda.com will be integrated into the LinkedIn Learning platform. This digital resource will be temporarily unavailable on Thursday, March 11, as all customer information is transferred to LinkedIn Learning to create a seamless transition for lea […]

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Monetizing knowledge with Gale Courses

Posted on February 2, 2021 at 6:00 am

BY CRYSTAL MILLER Taking an online class from Gale Courses can help you attain your entrepreneurial pursuits, make money from your hobbies and interests, polish your job hunting skills, and boost your resume with new marketable skills. We offer Gale Courses as a resource in our Digital Library. The courses are held online, and most […]

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ReferenceUSA is now Data Axle Reference Solutions

Posted on October 6, 2020 at 6:00 am

ReferenceUSA has changed its name to Data Axle Reference Solutions. You’ll still find all of the functionality and features that you’ve come to know as well as improved navigation of this digital resource. Data Axle Reference Solutions is a powerful digital resource for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers, job seekers, a […]

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