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Re: Follow up from virtual discussion on 7/7

July 8th 2020

Found this doing a quick google (COVID-19 pivot New Jersey) for possible speakers (too tired to think hard and beats watching the clock so we can leave the library) COVID-19 Prompts Two NJ Chefs to Pivot Business JUNE 23, 2020 00:56:21 Audio Player https://flavorsunknown.com/covid-19-prompts-two-nj-chefs-to-pivot-business/  =========== How This New Jersey Factory Is Pivoting Its Business To Manufacture Essential Face Shields In Response To COVID-19https://www.newsbreak.com/news/0OVyOMLU/how-this-new-jersey-fa ...Continue Reading

Follow up from virtual discussion on 7/7

July 8th 2020

Hello all,   Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for yesterday’s discussion.  I will send a Doodle poll next week to put our next meeting time on the calendar, but if anyone has any suggestions for discussion topics, please let me know.   Here are a few notes, including information from Luis regarding Skills to Succeed: ·       Diane (Rider) suggested adding faculty members to the business speakers spreadsheet.  As a reminder, if anyone wants to share ...Continue Reading

Upcoming ALA/Grow with Google events

July 8th 2020

ALA’s Libraries Build Business team invites you to join the cohort of 13 grantees for a Lunch & learn on Wednesday, July 22, at 12:00 noon (ET), when they will discuss cohort libraries’ unique programs as well as the goals and scope of the project and plans to share findings with the greater library community.  Register for the Lunch & Learn here.    With funding supported by a $2 million grant from Google.org announced in Fall 2019, the Libraries Build Business selection committee identified a ...Continue Reading

Re: Next virtual discussion (7/7) and collecting speaker information

June 26th 2020

Hello everyone, I apologize for my delay in forwarding you tips on Grow with Google - but I will have comprehensive notes and maybe a short 10-15 presentation on this topic for our next meeting. Take care, Mariela Osorio, Library Assistant Technology and Career CenterLong Branch Free Public Library 328 Broadway Long Branch, NJ 07740 732-222-3900 ext. 2270 mosorio.lbpl@PROTECTED ...Continue Reading

Heldrich Center Survey of NJ Business Owners

June 25th 2020

Hello all,   The State of New Jersey partnered with the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University to administer a survey of NJ businesses on the impact of COVID-19.  The results are very interesting, and they might be useful as you consider strategies for supporting your local business communities.   Here is the press release with a link to the full results: https://www.heldrich.rutgers.edu/newsroom/heldrich-center-survey-finds-nj-business-owners-eager-reopen-concerned-about-consu ...Continue Reading

Next virtual discussion (7/7) and collecting speaker information

June 25th 2020

Hello all,   Thank you to everyone who completed the Doodle poll.  Our next virtual discussion will be Tuesday, July 7 from 1-2pm.  Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpc-CppjoqHNJMDa2styl0KkvB6b9YOjil  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   The virtual discussion will be a little different this time.  I will have everyone type their introductions and updates in the chat, and ...Continue Reading

Re: Notes from June 17 meeting and scheduling the next one

June 22nd 2020

Thank you for all of this information, and the login, Luis.  I will check it out. Lisa Kelly, Library AssociatePublicity & Outreach ManagerLong Branch Free Public Library 328 Broadway Long Branch, NJ  07740(732) 222-3900, Ext. 2350Fax: (732) 222-3799lkelly.lbpl@PROTECTED www.longbranchlib.org "The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night." - Isabele Allende ...Continue Reading

Re: Notes from June 17 meeting and scheduling the next one

June 22nd 2020

The Skills to Succeed Academy (s2s) is a corporate philanthropy program from Accenture.  Accenture is a Fortune Global 500 company.  Becoming an s2s partner does not cost anything.  Butler has reached out to s2s and we are looking to become a partner, but I think this is something that could and should go beyond the Butler Library. This is the URL for s2s. https://s2sacademy.org/ To get into the courses, a registered partner has to provide you a code. I found a code while googling for information on s2 ...Continue Reading

Re: Notes from June 17 meeting and scheduling the next one

June 22nd 2020

Lisa - The Butler Library is looking to become a partner with Accenture's Skills to Succeed Academy to provide free access to their interactive tutorials.  The tutorials help a job seeker learn interviewing skills and resume writing.  I have a trial for S2S which anyone can use.  Below is the trial information.  I am going to send another email with links to  information on S2S [*]Go to s2sacademy.org (works best in Chrome but can be used in IE or Safari) [*]Click on Log In [*]Enter a user ...Continue Reading

Re: Notes from June 17 meeting and scheduling the next one

June 22nd 2020

 Someone mentioned some programs/trainings available for Accenture.  Can that info be shared, please.  I didn't catch all of it. Thank you! Lisa Kelly, Library AssociatePublicity & Outreach ManagerLong Branch Free Public Library 328 Broadway Long Branch, NJ  07740(732) 222-3900, Ext. 2350Fax: (732) 222-3799lkelly.lbpl@PROTECTED www.longbranchlib.org "The library is inhabited by spirits that come ...Continue Reading

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