You’ve settled your kids, relatives, friends, and significant others into the semester – now it’s time to learn something for yourself. Lynda’s self-paced, online courses can help you learn a fun new creative skill or make you more competitive on the job market. Take a look at the top ten courses here in Baton Rouge, and see what you could learn!
- Programming Foundations: Fundamentals
- Time Management Tips Weekly
- Angular 2 Essential Training
- Tableau 10 Essential Training
- Time Management Fundamentals
- Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Essential Training
- Illustrator CC 2018 Essential Training
- Python 3 Essential Training
- CompTIA A+ (220-901) Cert Prep: 5 Networking
- Teacher Tech Tips Weekly
These and many, many more are free with your library card! You can access Lynda wherever you use the internet.
Job fairs can be a great place to make connections with employers. . .but only if you know how to do it well. If you’d like to improve your job-fair know-how, please join us for a free seminar Monday, January 29th, from 10AM – 2PM. Career Center staff will discuss what to expect at job fairs, how to prepare, how to make a good first impression, and how to avoid common mistakes.
You can register online, or by calling the Career Center at 225-231-3733.
This seminar is a great chance to prepare for the upcoming Job Fair on February 1st at BRCC, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, hosted by EmployBR and Capital Area Re-Entry Coalition. Attending the Career Center’s seminar will make you a VIP for the fair!
Okay, you went to the Online Job Search seminar, so you learned how to find a great new job! And then you went to the Resume Seminar, so your shiny new resume was ready to send to all the awesome jobs you found. Maybe you’ve gotten an offer already, and maybe you haven’t – but you surely will soon, and what better way to prepare than making sure you’re ready for your background check? Come to the Main Library on Wednesday, January 24th, from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM, to get some tips from an expert on presenting your past in the best possible light. Call the Career Center at (225) 763-2250, or visit the event website, to register.
Practice The Artist’s Way with other artists and creatives who want to set fire to their spark with the Career Center’s 13-week program! Sessions are every Tuesday (except Mardi Gras) from January 23rd-April 24th, 2018, from 6-8 PM, at the Main Library on Goodwood. You can register for this excellent program by calling the Career Center at (225) 231-3733 or visiting the event website.
After you learn how to find a great new job online, polish up your resume so you can start applying! Come to the Main Library on Goodwood on Saturday, January 20th, from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM for advice from an expert. To register, call the Career Center at (225) 231-3733 or visit the event website.
Stuck in a career rut? Start the new year with a new job! Come to the Career Center’s seminar on how to ace the online job search on Wednesday, January 10th, from 11 AM-12:30 PM at the Bluebonnet Regional Branch. Call the Career Center at (225) 763-2250, or visit the event website, to register.
The semester’s over, but whether you’ve finished school for now or are long done with your degree, that’s no excuse to stop learning! Check out the ten most popular classes available now on Lynda, a free resource you can access from home with your library card. You can find it in the Digital Library.
- Excel 2016 Essential Training
- Programming Foundations: Fundamentals
- HTML Essential Training
- Project Management Foundations
- Excel 2013 Essential Training
- Online Marketing Foundations
- Data Science Foundations: Fundamentals
- WordPress Essential Training
- Premiere Pro 2017 Essential Training: The Basics
If you found a cool new job opportunity at one of the “Cool Careers” seminars, don’t miss this chance to brush up on your interview skills! Registration is available online or by calling the Career Center at (225) 231-3733.