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LinkedIn Top Attractors

Posted on June 21st, 2016 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources

 

LinkedIn

Yesterday, LinkedIn released several lists of companies who attract and keep talented employees. LinkedIn’s researchers assembled a global list and lists of companies in select countries (more…)

Help the Folks from Flint on One Boston Day

Posted on April 12th, 2016 by Amber De Angelis in Kirstein Business Library

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Please join Mayor Marty Walsh in celebrating our city’s strength and resiliency on #OneBostonDay by joining together and supporting the people of Flint, Michigan. On April 15th, the City will be running a donation drive for specific items Flint has indicated are most needed:

  • Pre-mixed baby formula
  • Baby wipes
  • Hand sanitizer

You can drop these critical supplies off at your closest Boston Public Library branch (as well as, BCYF Locations, Police and Fire Stations, Boston City Hall and 1010 Mass Ave). Learn more via http://www.onebostonday.org/

Learn a New Language with Mango!

Posted on March 1st, 2016 by Amber De Angelis in Electronic Resources

mangoGoing on a business trip overseas? Want to give yourself an edge when applying for jobs? Just looking for a new hobby?

Why don’t you learn a new language?

Using your library card (or eCard) and pin you can access Mango Languages from home or from the office. Register for a free account so you can track your progress and resume your lessons at any time.

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Networking better: Preparation counts

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by Amber De Angelis in Electronic Resources, Kirstein Business Library

 

This is part 1 of a series on networking better.

Why is networking important? Well, it’s an opportunity to meet new people and to find new resources. When most people thing of networking they think of LinkedIn. That’s only part of the story.

Do your research!

Remember these words: Proper Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance

By researching the event beforehand, one can make an effective attack plan. Maybe you want new clients or maybe you just want to connect with former colleagues to catch up. Keeping your goals in the back of your mind will help you focus and maximize your limited time with these influential people.

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Killer Presentations

Posted on May 21st, 2014 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources, Kirstein Business Library

Let’s face it. Making a power PowerPoint and reciting the slides just doesn’t cut it. Depending on the presenter or the venue the audience will have a hard time becoming engaged. And some presentations might not translate well when uploaded to the web or viewed on a mobile device. Luckily, there are some software packages and some resources on the web that can help you be a better presenter.

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