Business, Job Seeker and Veterans Resources

Business Resources

Coursera                                                                                                            coursera logo Opens in new window

Helps individuals build skills they need for in-demand jobs.  Offers more than 5,000 cutting edge courses taught by top instructors from leading universities and companies.  Placer County Library users can sign up for 6 months of Coursera access on the California State Library page.  After registering, Coursera can be accessed directly at coursera.org

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. Available through September 2022.

Get Set Up                                                                                                                    get set up Opens in new window

Explore this social learning platform for individuals 50+ taught by peers.  Live classes center on digital learning, vocational health, social health, physical health, and mental health.   Placer County Library patrons will receive a one month pass to access unlimited classes.

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.  Available through September 2022. 

 

Learning Express                                                                                            learning express logo Opens in new window

Find online practice exams for professional certifications, academic admissions, job related and more. Also includes ESL Spanish basic skills course.

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.  Available through September 2022. 

 

LinkedIn Learning                                                                                        LinkedInLearningLogo Opens in new window

Access this award-winning learning site taught by recognized industry experts.  Videos, tutorials, and courses are offered in the following languages:  English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin and Portuguese. 

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.  Available through September 2022. 


Northstar                                                                                                    ns-logo-horiz-notag Opens in new window

Learn new computer and technology skills with these online, self-guided modules. Designed for adults wanting to improve their digital literacy or for English language learners.  Available through September 2022. 

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Skillshare                                                                                                                    skillshare Opens in new window

Discover thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people.  Figure out your next side project, pick up new skills for your day job, or pursue a lifelong passion.  Follow this link to create an account for 3 months of free access.

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.  Available through September 2022. 

 

 

Job Seeker and Veterans Resources

JobNow/VetNowJobNow

Get the practical tools you need to find a job with: JobNOW. Log in with your library card number. Generously supported by the Placer County Literacy Support Council.  

Now also offering VetNow. As a veteran, there are many benefits to help you and your family buy homes, earn degrees, start careers, stay healthy, and more. It can be difficult find the help you need. Brainfuse Veteran       Navigators are available to help you determine your eligible benefits.


County of PlacerPlacer County

Visit the Placer County Jobs website for employment opportunities with the County Of Placer.


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