The Library’s Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers on the third Wednesday of each month at noon. If you are questioning your career or thinking of changing your career direction, this is an opportunity to look at “what’s next”. Your interests, skills and talents will be reviewed with an opportunity to reflect on your uniqueness. Network, share and learn from guest speakers in a friendly and helpful atmosphere. Bring your lunch. Click here find out more and to register.
Dustin Mathews suggests that there are more gains and opportunities than just monetary ones when public speaking. Click here and see what he says. He just might have the perfect ideas for you.
Do you need information about a business sector or a specific company? RefUSA is the place to look. You can use the Quick Search feature or the powerful Advanced Search for a more detailed search. You can feel confident that you are accessing the most accurate information available. Click here and find out more.
The Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE offers free mentoring sessions to small business owners and start-ups at the Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL on the second and fourth Mondays of the month, 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Space is very limited, and registration is required. Go to foxvalley.score.org, click on Book Now! and follow the steps to register at the Plainfield Public Library. SCORE is a nationwide, non-profit organization dedicated to helping the owners of existing and start-up businesses assure that their businesses grow and prosper.
Beginning June, 2017, the RefUSA database will be available from Online Resources at the Plainfield Public Library.
RefUSA contains business information from companies that is updated monthly and contains the most accurate data available.
RefUSA has current information about new and existing companies, U.S. historical business information, job postings, U.S. consumers/lifestyles information and more.
Please take a moment to look at this database. There is a wealth of information at your fingertips. For small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers, job seekers, students and anyone needing business information, click here to have a look.
LinkedIn is a way to present a professional “you,” connect with colleagues and be a visible, standout presence for possible employers. Click here to find out what Richard Lorenzen says are good ways to be more visible on LinkedIn.
Gordon Tredgold strongly encourages small businessmen and women to build a powerful network and cites what others have said about the value of networking. Click here and find out what he and they say.