Work at Home 101

Want to earn some more money from the privacy of your own home? On Wednesday, January 29th, at the Main Library on Goodwood, we will discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly about working at home. Join us from 6:30-8 PM to learn about what kind of work-at-home jobs are available, how to avoid scams, and how to find legitimate opportunities.

Registration required. Please call (225) 231-3733 or register online here.

Grow with Google 2020

Join us at the Main Library on Goodwood for two classes on how to use the power of Google to build your business and jump-start your job search! On Thursday, January 23rd, you can take the following classes:

  • Get Your Business Online, 1PM – With a Business PRofile on Google, your business can stand out for free across Google Search and Maps. Learn about Google’s tools for customer engagement and reaching new customers.
  • Power Your Job Search with Google Tools, 3PM – Discover and keep track of job opportunities on Google Search. In this workshop, you will use collaborative tools of G Suite and Google Search to enhance your job search experience.

How to Buy a Business

Do you want to become an entrepreneur but don’t want to start from scratch? Join us at the Main Library at Goodwood on Tuesday, August 20th, beginning at 6 PM, and learn how to buy a business. Robert Bourgeois, CEO of Sunbelt Business Brokers, will discuss the advantages of buying an existing business, how to choose which business to buy and what kind of financing it takes.

Registration is required. Please call 225-231-3733 or register online here.

Dependable Strengths: Identifying Your Own Excellence

If you are ready to take your job, career, or life in a new and more fulfilling direction, come and start here. In this workshop you will identify your own unique potential for excellence and get tips on how to develop it. You will identify your strengths and plan your next steps for developing them.

This seminar is presented by Mike Cragin, a Certified Facilitator from the Center for Dependable Strengths.

Registration is required. Please call (225) 231-3733 or register online.

How to Organize for an Efficient Job Search

Join Louisiana’s only Certified Professional Organizer, Alyssa Trosclair, to learn about how to organize for an efficient job search. We will discuss the importance of staying organized throughout the job-seeking process. You will also learn various organizational methods and tools that can help make sure you stay organized and maximize your employment potential.

Registration required. Please call 225-231-3733 or register online here.

Yes, They Are Hiring: State and City-Parish Civil Service

If you’re interested in getting a civil service job with the state or city-parish government, you won’t want to miss this seminar. Our panel will feature a representative from the Louisiana State Department of Civil Service, as well as a representative from the City of Baton Rouge/Parish of EBR Recruitment Division. Each of them will discuss the types of career paths offered within their organization, the openings they’re seeking to fill at the moment, and the proper procedures for applying.

Please note that this is an informational seminar, not a job fair.

To register, please call the Career Center at (225) 231-3733, or visit their website.

Reach Customers Online with Google

Your East Baton Rouge Parish Library is proud to partner with BlinkJar Media to present Get Your Business Online with Google, a free program specifically tailored for local small businesses. Google is spending the money and resources to send Google’s National Trainer, Sixcia Devine, to Baton Rouge to discuss directly with business owners the Ultimate Marketing Playbook for Using Google

Join Google, Simply-360, and BlinkJar Media for this one time opportunity on December 13, 2018, at the Main Library on Goodwood. The event starts at 8:30 AM. Breakfast and lots of coffee will be served.

Make sure to RSVP online! The first 75 RSVP-ers get awesome Google swag!