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Preparing for a Job Fair: Useful Resources & Helpful Tips for Job Seekers

Posted in Business and Careers on May 17, 2023 at 6:00 am

By Stacey Goddard This month brings us the 10th anniversary of the NonStop Local KHQ/WorkSource Job Fair. Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 25, 11am to 2pm, at the Spokane Convention Center, for this spring job fair where anyone and everyone is invited to attend! This is the biggest event of its type in the […]

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JobNow: Live Coaching & Online Help for Your Job Search or Career Change Is a Click Away

Posted in Business and Careers, News on December 7, 2022 at 4:30 am

By Crystal Miller What Is JobNow? JobNow from Brainfuse is a one-stop resource for job seekers and anyone looking to change up their career. This online resource can be accessed while you are in any of our 10 libraries and onboard LINC. And with an in-district library card, you can access JobNow from home or […]

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

Posted in Business and Careers 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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Finding comfort & resources during a pandemic

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 13, 2021 at 6:00 am

By Susan Goertz The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to re-evaluate, reschedule, reimagine, and even relocate. This has been a time of radical transformation for many, if not all of us. While the pandemic has left few lives untouched, its effects have not been equitable. Some of us have struggled with cabin fever and online […]

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Job seekers find help with new enhancements from Testing & Education Reference Center

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, News on August 5, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller If you are on the hunt for a new job, sprucing up your resume, or looking for tools to help you explore a career change, the resources in our Digital Library can help you find the success you’re looking for. You probably already know about digital resources JobNow and Data Axle Reference […]

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JobNow helps job seekers with resumes, interviewing techniques, and career changes

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on May 21, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller With alarming rates of employees being laid off or furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no surprise that many people are concerned about employment security, unemployment, and their future careers. If you or someone you know are looking for resources to help with a job search, our digital resource JobNow can […]

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Answering the question: “What does it take to be a librarian?”

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Dana Mannino As I have shared before, being a librarian is pretty awesome. So it’s no wonder that I am often asked, “What does it take to be a librarian?” Of course, I treat this as a serious reference question and immediately launch into a technical description of the degrees and experience that we […]

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New website showcases local talent and library workshops aim to assist artists

Posted in News on October 1, 2019 at 6:00 am

Discover local creators and artists at the Spokane Creators website (www.spokanecreators.org). Visual artists Musicians Performance artists Literary artists Other creators & artisans The website is a great way to discover local artists that you can support by purchasing their work or seeing a performance. Spokane County Library District has cre […]

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Job seekers: Get an advantage with WorkSource Spokane

Posted in Business and Careers on November 28, 2017 at 6:00 am

by Melissa Rhoades At the end of 2015, right after Christmas, the entire department where I worked at a local company was laid off—not the happiest New Year’s surprise. The change was big and sudden, and one I hadn’t planned for. After over a decade at the same company, I didn’t know how the job-search […]

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Insider tips for writing the perfect cover letter

Posted in Business and Careers, For You on July 29, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Aileen Luppert I have never applied for a job without the help of one of my favorite people—Aunty Eve. I trust her, not only because she is my brilliant aunt, but also because she happens to have one heck of a professional human resources background. Eve has been an HR maven for a slew of […]

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