In these trying times, losing a job adds even more stress to your life. Here are some ways to get back on your feet:

While at home, you can use the library’s resources to improve your employment skills.

  • offers many professionally-produced video tutorials that can improve your computer and business skills. Look under Career Development to find interviewing and networking advice, along with Learning Paths such as Finding a Job During Challenging Economic Times.
  • LearningExpress Library has a Career Center with tutorials on Job Search and Workplace Skills, along with exam preparation for specific careers, such as Allied Health or Commercial Driver’s License.
  • If you have more time, sign up for a six-week, instructor-led Gale Courses online class to develop your computer and business skills or learn how to start your own online or work-from-home business.