Plano Library Speaks: Career Programs & Resources
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Plano Library Speaks: Career Programs & Resources

For this episode of the Plano Library Speaks podcast, hosts Bob and Rachel chat with Librarian Caitlyn and Library Instructor Nikki about upcoming career-focused workshops and resources available from Plano Public Library.

Previous Event Recordings

You can view all Business & Job Seeker Workshop recordings on the library’s YouTube channel. Here are a few:

Upcoming Workshops

Navigate Job & Career Options | Register Here for the virtual event
Are you looking to start a new career, switch fields or return to work after time off? Do you wonder what the job market is like? Learn ways to think about careers and navigate the education path to get there
Tuesday, January 17 at 12pm

Reference Solutions | Register Here for the virtual event
Learn to use Reference Solutions to start a business, conduct market research and find marketing prospects
Friday, January 20 at 3pm

Building Your Brand | Register Here for the virtual event
Identify the key needs of building a brand such as developing a style guide, marketing tools and audience needs
Tuesday, January 31 at 3pm

Essential Soft Skills | Register Here for the virtual event
When conducting a job search or advancing your career, soft skills remain vital to success. Learn how to assess, develop and demonstrate your soft skills at any experience level
Thursday, February 2 at 3pm

Winning Resumes & Interview Skills | Register Here for the virtual event
HR professionals from Capital One will review best practices for creating a resume and discuss interviewing using the SAR Method. Learn tools for answering interview questions and tips for following up after the interview
Friday, February 10 at 2pm

Social Networks for Job Success | Register Here for the virtual event
Learn the basics to set up your social network accounts and utilize their features for job search success
Wednesday, February 15 at 3pm

Online Resources

These are available using your Plano Public Library card. Sign up for one online here. See our entire “Business & Career” database list on our website.

LinkedIn Learning: provides online training courses that cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications)
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Udemy: Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and more. Includes 10,000+ on-demand video courses in multiple languages
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Learning Express Library: Online practice tests for civil service, firefighter, emergency medical services, law enforcement, GED, FRE, TAKS, ASVAB, real estate, SAT, TOEFL, TASP, plus other occupations/subjects, college prep, software tutorials, and more excellent learning tools
Access Now Live online tutoring from real tutors, every day from 2pm to 11pm. Student subjects include math, science, English, history and more. Adult tutoring includes career coaching, ESL and citizenship test help
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Vocations & Careers – Gale One File: Research a vocation, find an appropriate institution of learning, and get assistance on job searches and maintaining a career
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