February 6, 2013 (Traverse City, Mich;) The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) will offer a series of ReferenceUSA® webinars in March at the Main (Woodmere) Branch focusing on how to utilize ReferenceUSA’s tremendous database of individual and business records in your research. Webinars are free, but registration is required due to limited seating. Please register online at www.tadl.org/referenceusa or by calling Adult Reference at 231-932-8502. The webinars are as follows:
- Uncovering the Hidden Job Market: Career Search Strategies using ReferenceUSA
Thinking about changing careers, returning to the job market or just starting out in the job market? Then this is the webinar for you! Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their career searching strategy. Some key topics will including the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research.
March 13 at 3:30 p.m.
March 27 at 3:30 p.m.
- Search Essentials: the Basics of ReferenceUSA
This session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA. The training will cover the Four Essentials you would want to know in order to be successful using this resource. It is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks, and techniques.
March 1 at 12:00 p.m.
March 15 at 12:00 p.m.
March 22 at 12:00 p.m.
- Start, Manage & Grow Your Business Using ReferenceUSA
Entrepreneurs and business owners will learn how to use ReferenceUSA to find the mission critical information necessary to start, manage and grow a business. Some key topics include understanding community demographics, conducting competitive analysis, sourcing new employees, locate hard to find vendors locally and nationally, finding investors and venture capitalists, and much more.
March 4 at 3:30 p.m.
March 18 at 3:30 p.m.
A powerful online research tool from Infogroup®, ReferenceUSA is provided by TADL to offer patrons instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 17 million U.S. and Canadian businesses, 210 million U.S. residents and 12 million Canadian households. It is very easy to navigate, so even computer novices will feel at ease searching ReferenceUSA.
ReferenceUSA is part of a robust online resource collection available to library patrons through www.tadl.org. Additional online resources include e-books through Overdrive and Safari Books, Mango foreign language learning tools, Foundation Directory, Access Video’s 24 hour online streaming video, ValueLine investment information, and more. Learn more at www.tadl.org/adults.
The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) is a network of community libraries serving Grand Traverse County through the following libraries: Main (Woodmere) Branch, East Bay, and Kingsley Branches, Fife Lake Public Library, Interlochen Public Library, Peninsula Community Library and online at www.tadl.org.
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